News around the Faculty

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.

EPS in the News

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Queen’s-led collaboration confirms discovery of new minimoons in next decade

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | 23 November, 2020

A Queen’s University Belfast-led global collaboration which detected only the second minimoon ever recorded earlier this year has confirmed that many more will be found in the next decade.

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Queen’s Researchers Awarded Future Leaders Fellowships from UKRI

University News | 15 October, 2020

Two researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships as part of a £109 million investment from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Dr. M. Satish Kumar

Queen’s academic awarded Belfast Ambassador Medal

BUSINESS | 2 October, 2020

Dr M. Satish Kumar, Director for Internationalisation in the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen’s, has been awarded a Belfast Ambassador Medal for his ‘standout contribution’ to the city of Belfast.

Professor Cherie Armour

Queen’s Professor receives national award for research impact

SCIENCE | 2 October, 2020

A Queen’s research project, the Northern Ireland Veterans Health & Wellbeing Study (NIVHWS), has been awarded the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) ‘Lord Ashcroft Research Award’ for innovation in the conduct of the research and potential for future impact

Research reveals more than a quarter of people felt lonely during the COVID-19 lockdown

SCIENCE | 30 September, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found that more than a quarter of people felt lonely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.

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Queen’s associate wins National KTP Awards

TECHNOLOGY | 29 September, 2020

Emanuele Scarabino, an associate with Queen’s University Belfast and IG Masonry Support, was crowned winner of the ‘Engineering Excellence’ category at the National Knowledge Transfer Team (KTP) Awards, hosted by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN).