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Indian students begin new journey at Queen’s University Belfast

4 December, 2019

A group of seven students from Tezpur in the Assam region of India have travelled to Queen’s University Belfast to begin a new chapter of their lives after they were awarded government of India sponsored places to complete their PhDs.

Sohar University Oman and Orpic visit Queen’s University Belfast

International Collaboration Options for EPS

20 July, 2018

Representatives from Sohar University Oman, and Orpic visited Queen’s University Belfast today to discuss potential collaboration projects with the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

China Summer School Delegates outside the Whitla Hall

Queen’s University Belfast welcomes Chinese students for engineering summer school

1 August, 2018

Around 200 students from seven institutions in China have arrived at Queen’s for a summer school with the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Scholarship for Year-Long Study in China Announced

Two scholarships are being offered to provide the opportunity for any level 2 UG student from across the Faculty of EPS to study at Beijing Institute of Technology for 1 year.

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Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s academics part of development team for global COVID-19 risk assessment tool

3 June, 2020

An online tool for people to calculate their risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19, ‘Your COVID-19 Risk’, has been launched by a group of Queen’s academic alongside colleagues from 35 countries.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s survey reveals high rates of mental ill health in NI amidst current COVID-19 pandemic

1 June, 2020

The research survey from Queen’s University Belfast explored the psychological impact of lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic on people in Northern Ireland.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

International research team develop framework to investigate lockdown effects on physical health

society | 27 May, 2020

An academic from Queen’s and an international team of researchers have responded to the current global COVID-19 lockdown by developing a framework for public health research into the impact on physical and mental health.

Royal Irish Academy door

Queen’s academics admitted to the Royal Irish Academy

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 May, 2020

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


Queen’s academic receives funding to enhance farmed chicken welfare research

SCIENCE | 13 May, 2020

Academics from Queen’s University have been awarded $310,738 for research towards intelligent welfare monitoring of chickens farmed for their meat.