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SOCIETY | 30 April, 2024

Four academics from Queen's were recently invited speakers at a Yale University Colloquium, 'Building Peace Across Generations'.

SOCIETY | 24 April, 2024

Queen’s welcomed Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Lonnie G. Bunch III, for an ‘In Conversation’ discussion exploring the vital role museums play in dealing with difficult pasts and divided presents.

SOCIETY | 15 April, 2024

Queen’s hosted an event on ‘Policing and Politics in Divided Societies’ with guest speakers Dr Barbara Stephenson and Sir Hugh Orde. 

EVENT | 26 March, 2024

Women and Peacebuilding: Reflections from Northern Ireland

Staff and Students at Thanksgiving dinner
THANKSGIVING | 29 November, 2023

Staff and students at Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated Thanksgiving with a special dinner in the Great Hall.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 19 October, 2023

Academics from Queen's embarked on a North American tour for a series of engaging public events, symposiums, partners institution visits, and lectures in Boston and Washington, D.C.

Front of Lanyon Building
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 June, 2023

Three academics from Queen’s were awarded prestigious book prizes at the annual American Conference of Irish Studies (ACIS), held in San José State University from 7–10 June 2023.

US delegation at Queen's for the Agreement 25 conference
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 26 April, 2023

Queen’s was delighted to welcome representatives from partner universities and organisations across the USA to the Agreement 25 conference in April 2023.

Katelyn Barnes, Maria Ballinska, Professor Michael Alcorn, Maria McGarrity, Lindsey Appell
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 April, 2023

Queen’s was proud to host the US-UK Fulbright Commission to celebrate its work in facilitating 75 years of education exchange between the peoples of US and UK.

Queen’s Welcomes North America Scholarship Recipients
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 7 November, 2022

Queen's University Belfast has welcomed a new cohort of scholarship recipients from the USA and Canada to campus.

Research mobility fund team
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 27 October, 2022

Queen’s has launched a new funding stream for academic staff interested in developing research links in Canada and the United States.

Student with Richard English
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 October, 2022

Queen’s University was delighted to welcome its first ‘Norman Houston – Study Northern Ireland – Award’ recipient to Belfast this semester.

ARTS & CULTURE | 23 September, 2022

Award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield has been appointed as the third Seamus Heaney International Visiting Poetry Fellow at Queen’s University.

Frederick Douglass Fellows outside the Lanyon
University News | 20 July, 2022

On 20 July, the University was honored to welcome the 2022 cohort of CIEE Frederick Douglass Fellows to campus.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 26 May, 2022

The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s has co-hosted two international conferences addressing issues on peace and conflict.

Group of US advisors in Belfast
Study Abroad | 8 April, 2022

On 8 April, Queen’s welcomed a diverse group of Study Abroad advisors from institutions across the USA.

Degree abroad pod logo
11 January, 2022

Studying for a degree abroad can be an amazing and life changing experience.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 December, 2021

Dr. Cheryl Lawther, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Fellow of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, will move to the University of California, Berkeley to take up a Fulbright Irish Scholarship.

29 November, 2021

Queen’s University has created an international scholarship in memory of honorary graduate and Former Northern Ireland Bureau Director, Norman Houston OBE.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 3 November, 2021

Queen’s University recently welcomed a delegation of academic staff from Belfast’s sister city – Nashville, Tennessee.

USA team in the Great Hall
2 September, 2021

Traditional ‘study abroad’ has returned to Queen’s this month with colleagues across the University working closely with two US strategic partners who are sending major cohorts to Belfast during this academic year.

Rohan Naik
News | 26 July, 2021

Rohan Naik from Houston, Texas, who graduated with an MA in Public History from Queen’s, has described his experience as “terrific” despite the onset of the pandemic during his time in Northern Ireland.

Diane Urquhart
9 July, 2021

An historian from Queen’s University has won the 2021 James S. Donnelly Sr. Prize for Books on History and Social Sciences at the American Conference of Irish Studies (ACIS) for their book on the history of Irish divorce.

Nurse wearing a mask with the words 'Pandemics, past, present and future' on it
STUDY ABROAD | 17 May, 2021

February 2021 saw the launch of Queen’s University Belfast’s first Online Winter School, centring on the theme of ‘Pandemics: Past, Present, Future’.

The Lanyon building
STUDY ABROAD | 13 May, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to welcome Sara Dayani Llopis Guevara, an International Affairs major from George Washington University, as the first Inclusive Ireland Scholar to study abroad at the university in 2021.

Screengrab of lots of faces on zoom
LATEST NEWS | 10 May, 2021

Students in Queen’s University’s Drama programme have had a unique opportunity this spring to learn and collaborate with students from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC) and the National Universities of Ireland-Galway (NUIG).

QUB Lanyon Building January 2020
SOCIETY | 6 May, 2021

An historian from Queen’s University has launched a new book on one of the most controversial political movements in the American Christian Right.

Beyond Decision 2020 event 150421
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 April, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast’s Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton has said that the new Biden administration in the USA is committed to the success of Northern Ireland economically and politically.

Georgetown Symposium 2020
SOCIETY | 18 November, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast yesterday (Tuesday 17 November) participated in the ‘Bridging the Atlantic: Ireland and the US’ symposium.

175 web
RECOGNITION | 10 November, 2020

Queen’s is this year celebrating a very special anniversary, with 2020 marking 175 years since the establishment of the Queen's Colleges in Belfast, Cork and Galway and the beginning of the history of Queen’s University Belfast.

General public
HEALTH | 9 November, 2020

Researchers from the Centre for Public Health, in collaboration with international partners, have secured a competitive grant to investigate how social circumstances and life adversity impact the epigenome and our health outcomes as we age.

US Scholars
LATEST NEWS | 3 November, 2020

On the day that an expected 140 million Americans will finally elect their next President, we celebrate Northern Ireland’s connections with the US by meeting some of the scholarship recipients presently studying at Queen’s.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
11 June, 2020

Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Ciarán Cannon T.D. has announced the 2020-2021 cohort of Fulbright Irish Awardees at an online celebration today.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SOCIETY | 10 June, 2020

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, and the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s recently hosted a virtual conference exploring human divisions in society.

Royal Irish Academy door
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 May, 2020

Academics from Queen’s have recently been admitted as members of the Royal Irish Academy.

Hillary Clinton
Queen's Community | 29 April, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, to the Queen's community.

Dr Declan Kelly
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 April, 2020

Irish-American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, Declan Kelly - Chairman and CEO of global consulting company, Teneo Holdings – was an executive producer of the recent ‘One World: Together at Home’ virtual concert.

Fulbright Scholars
27 February, 2020

Queen’s has recently welcomed two Fulbright US Scholars to the Seamus Heaney Centre.

EDUCATION | 9 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship, and launched the 2020 call for scholarship applications.

INTERNATIONAL | 2 January, 2020

Queen's University has announced the appointment of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton as its new Chancellor.  

Dr Katy Hayward
9 December, 2019

Dr Katy Hayward briefs academic and policy audiences on the latest developments on Brexit.

Staff and students celebrate Thanksgiving
28 November, 2019

Staff and students at Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated Thanksgiving with a special dinner at Riddel Hall.

Seamus Heaney Centre_NYC event
CULTURE AND ARTS | 29 October, 2019

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a showcase event to celebrate fifteen years of the Centre and to introduce new writers and initiatives.

Writer in Residence Dr Amy Hodges
23 October, 2019

A leading academic from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee has been appointed ‘Writer in Residence for Memoir and Trauma’ at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University.

George Washington University visitors
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 4 October, 2019

Queen’s recently welcomed scholars from George Washington University to explore the uses of the past in divided societies.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 September, 2019

The Institute of Irish Studies welcomed Irish-American political leader and activist, Dr Brian O’Dwyer, back to Queen’s as part of the institute’s Global Irish Studies initiative.

British Academy
SOCIETY | 23 September, 2019

Professor Richard English, from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation and Engagement, recently took part in a debate on civil resistance and terrorism at the British Academy.

George Washington university students and Queen's staff
INTERNATIONAL | 11 October, 2019

Queen’s University recently welcomed the first cohort of George Washington University students as part of a new and innovative Study Abroad programme – the Global Bachelor’s Program in Peace and Conflict Studies.

911 survivors
Research | 6 September, 2019

Queen’s academic finds 9/11 survivors significantly help Social Work students in their understanding of trauma at NYU

Students holding an American flag
SOCIETY | 16 August, 2019

Twenty-six students from Queen’s University Belfast are off to study in the USA this month.

Dr Kieran Connell
University News | 20 June, 2019

An academic from Queen’s University has been awarded a UK Fulbright Scholarship award to study the role that US social scientists played in studying race and immigration in post-war Britain.

Washington Ireland Program 2019
University News | 10 May, 2019

Eight students from Queen’s University will join a group of thirty-one students from across Ireland to spend this summer in the USA as part of the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP).

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 March, 2019

Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have recently been named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellows by Eisenhower Fellowships.