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16 May, 2024

Recipient of the Dunville Scholarship, Hannah Maguire, a first-year PhD student at Queen's University Belfast, shares her inspiring journey from undergraduate to researcher

15 May, 2024

€2.5 million grant to explore the connection between coal mining and architecture across Europe, examining its impact on the cultural and architectural history of the region

CITIZEN SCIENCE | 25 April, 2024

Eagle-eyed, armchair astronomers have almost certainly made a number of thrilling discoveries, including two possible Jupiter-sized ‘exoplanets’ – planets outside our solar system – in an international, citizen-science project run out of Queen's

Professor Gianluca Sarri Receives Prestigious KAW Legacy Award
Professor Gianluca Sarri Receives Prestigious | 30 April, 2024

We're pleased to announce that Professor Gianluca Sarri has been awarded the KAW Legacy Award, an important recognition in the field of plasma and nuclear fusion research.

Man wearing blue shirt sitting in cockpit of space shuttle
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 23 April, 2024

Professor Chris Johnson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen’s University, has today been announced as the UK Government’s Chief Scientist in the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology.

RECOGNITION | 12 April, 2024

The grave of a Northern Irish scientific visionary has been rededicated in a special ceremony after weeks of restoration work in a Belfast cemetery.

RECOGNITION | 11 April, 2024

A chemistry professor whose research was responsible for the development of a life-saving piece of medical equipment has been honoured with an illustrious blue plaque at Queen’s.

INVESTMENT | 28 March, 2024

Invest Northern Ireland and the Department for the Economy today announced the £16.3M investment in new, state-of-the-art AI Collaboration Centre (AICC), to be based at Ulster University in partnership with Queen's University Belfast.

27 March, 2024

Visitors flocked to Belfast's Botanic Gardens for an Open Day to mark the next stage of the UPSURGE sustainability project - a partnership between Queen's University, Belfast City Council (BCC) and community group Friends of the Field (FOTF).

SOCIETY | 27 March, 2024

Researchers from the School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast are recruiting male participants to take part in brand-new research investigating the experience and impact of intimate partner violence against men in Northern Ireland.

Sustainability | 21 March, 2024

Recycling waste energy from High-Performance Computing (HPC) to heat hospitals, homes and schools is just one of the many ideas behind a radical, new project led by Queen’s University Belfast.

Research Investment | 14 March, 2024

Queen’s is one of two academic leads on a highly prestigious, £8 million, UK initiative to train an expert workforce to deliver secure networks in the AI era.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 12 March, 2024

Part of a delegation led by the University, Emma Stephenson and Khaula Bhutta will be addressing Congress to discuss the economic opportunities afforded to them in Northern Ireland, following 25 years of peace.

CyberNI Week | 8 March, 2024

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen's welcomed a visit from Steve Baker MP (Minister of State for NI) and Viscount Camrose MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for AI and Intellectual Property) to mark CyberNI Week.

1 March, 2024

Professor Máire O’Neill has been awarded a Gold Medal in Engineering Sciences from the Royal Irish Academy (RIA).

HEALTH | 29 February, 2024

A global research team has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms that will automate the screening process of remote eye tests for Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), a common complication of diabetes that can cause blindness if left untreated.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | 13 February, 2024

Previously unknown properties of the precious metal gold and its melting point have been uncovered by an international team of scientists led by Queen’s University Belfast.

OUTREACH | 9 February, 2024

Members of the public will be able to get their hands dirty as part of an exciting three-year programme of community archaeological activity, launched at Queen’s University Belfast.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 6 February, 2024

Dr M. Satish Kumar, Associate Professor from the School of Natural and Built Environment, Geography, Archaeology & Palaeoecology, at Queen's University Belfast, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Kerala Urban Policy Commission in India.

SOCIETY | 30 January, 2024

Families of ex-Service personnel need to be consistently identified, recognised, and supported according to a new report by Queen’s and King’s College London.

A supernova event in space
Research News | 17 January, 2024

An international group of astronomers, including a team led by Queen’s, has found a direct link between the explosive deaths of massive stars and the formation of the most compact and enigmatic objects in the Universe — black holes and neutron stars.

SOCIETY | 30 November, 2023

New research has found that a student’s perception of their school’s building conditions is related to their anxiety. It found that students who had a negative perception of their school’s physical environment reported higher levels of anxiety.

4 December, 2023

Queen’s University Belfast and Allstate Northern Ireland have proudly opened the Allstate Software Studio, a new, purpose-built training facility for software-engineering students.

In recognition of his contribution to wireless communications, Professor Michalis Matthaiou, Deputy Director of the Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) at Queen's University Belfast, has received the prestigious Argo Award for Innovation.

TECHNOLOGY | 22 November, 2023

A new report into the future of the Metaverse in the UK has been launched by Queen’s.

Maire O'Neill
21 November, 2023

Professor Máire O’Neill has been awarded a Gold Medal in Engineering Sciences from the Royal Irish Academy (RIA).

RESEARCH | 15 November, 2023

A new method to investigate more environmentally friendly ways of cooling down electronic components has been developed by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast.

RESEARCH | 10 November, 2023

People naturally adapt to make conversation flow more easily when communicating with people with schizophrenia – even when they’re not aware someone has the condition – according to new research from Queen’s and the University of Gothenburg.

SOCIETY | 10 November, 2023

New research from Queen’s has found that NI veterans who are exposed to traumatic events and experience increased barriers to care preventing them from seeking help, are at greater risk of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) distress.

Hi-res detail of the magnetic surface of the 'Quiet Sun' as captured by DKIST telescrope by Queen's University Belfast astrophysicists
ASTROPHYSICS | 18 October, 2023

Astronomers at ARC are one step closer to understanding an enduring solar mystery by capturing the most detailed representations to date of the magnetic field of the ‘quiet Sun’ - and discovering something unexpected in the process.

Public Events | 17 October, 2023

A Nobel prizewinner has agreed to give a free, public lecture at Queen’s – just days after this year’s Physics award was announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.

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