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Sohar University Oman and Orpic visit Queen’s University Belfast
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
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.

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.

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.

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Sustainability | 21 December, 2021

Queen's University Belfast is part of a new consortium of leading businesses and academics, which has been formed to explore and develop deep geothermal energy projects in Northern Ireland.

Sustainability | 20 December, 2021

A group of leading industry experts, government representatives and academics have been funded more than £600k to develop skills and strategies to help deliver a Net Zero future.

10 December, 2021

Jenni Walsh will be awarded a Master’s in Software Development from the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science on Friday 10 December.

Graduation | 10 December, 2021

25-year-old Karthik Kumar is set to graduate with a Master's in Electronics with Professional Internship from Queen’s.

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Society | 9 December, 2021

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast will play an integral role in a UK-wide study which aims to understand the factors affecting the mental health and wellbeing of Armed Forces veteran families.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
9 December, 2021

It’s double celebrations for inspirational student Sinead Murray as she graduates with a Master’s in Applied Developmental Psychology, as well as securing a job with UNICEF in Kenya.

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SUSTAINABILITY | 8 December, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast will host a virtual interdisciplinary ‘Sustainability Summit’ that is designed to stimulate thinking and accelerate key debate on the pressing sustainability challenges facing our planet today.

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SUSTAINABILITY | 12 November, 2021

A new report has highlighted the extensive benefits to the UK economy if immediate action is taken by local authorities to address the climate crisis.

CLIMATE CHANGE | 10 November, 2021

As Cop26 continues to debate the role of methane in climate change, scientists at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) are to feed seaweed to farm animals in a bid to slash methane emissions by at least 30%.

Sustainability | 9 November, 2021

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have been interviewing people across the region to try to crack the puzzle of why some people recycle and others don’t.

ENVIRONMENT | 9 November, 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill, will today (Tuesday 9 November) launch the All-Island Climate and Biodiversity Research Network (AICBRN).

Society | 5 November, 2021

Study finds blocking or hiding facial movement can affect sharing of emotions and social interaction

Science | 4 November, 2021

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new tool, which will help to investigate more effective forms of cancer treatment.

2 November, 2021

World-leading researchers from the WTECH Centre at Queen’s University Belfast are travelling to COP26 this week to highlight Northern Ireland’s key role in developing zero-emission public transport vehicles.

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Society | 2 November, 2021

A study has revealed UK Armed Forces veterans experiencing problem gambling cost society more in terms of their higher use of health and social care services, brushes with the police, loss of working hours, welfare benefits and heavier debt burden.

Science | 19 October, 2021

Astronomers at Queen’s University Belfast have launched a new online initiative, calling for volunteers to come forward and help to search for extrasolar planets.

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Sustainability | 18 October, 2021

Computer hardware needs to be transformed to become more like the human brain if we are to lower greenhouse gas emissions and avoid future water shortages, a Queen’s University Belfast expert has said.

Engineering | 14 October, 2021

Queen's University Belfast is today celebrating the relaunch of the Northern Ireland Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre (NIACE), which is integral to the 10x Economy Plan for Northern Ireland.

ENVIRONMENT | 13 October, 2021

New research at Queen’s University highlights the impact that microplastics are having on hermit crabs, which play an important role in balancing the marine ecosystem. 

Research news | 7 October, 2021

A group of experts at Queen’s University Belfast have been using mathematical modelling to track the course of COVID-19 in Northern Ireland so that preparations can be made for future variants and diseases.

Science | 5 October, 2021

The fiery and inferno-like exoplanet WASP-76b, an ultra-hot Jupiter, may be even more sizzling than scientists thought.

Society | 2 September, 2021

A certain type of smile can help to restore trust in relationships after someone has been uncooperative or untrustworthy, according to new research by Queen’s University Belfast.

Dr John King
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 31 August, 2021

Queen's is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr John King, Chair of the University Foundation Board.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 August, 2021

Dr Aidan McGowan, a senior lecturer in Computer Science at Queen’s, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship 2021.

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PSYCHOLOGY | 13 August, 2021

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced the commissioning of two additional training places per year on the postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme provided at Queen’s University Belfast.

SCIENCE | 12 August, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is playing a key role in ensuring that people across the world can view the first inventory of the Universe recorded by the world’s largest digital camera.

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SCIENCE | 4 August, 2021

Queen's University Belfast researchers have been awarded €740,000 (£630,000) to lead a cross-border digital humanities research project which will follow the footsteps of the surveyors who mapped Ireland 200 years ago.

SCIENCE | 3 August, 2021

Experts at Queen’s University Belfast are calling for scientific, engineering, industrial and political communities to join forces and take quantum experiments to space.

SCIENCE | 29 July, 2021

Archaeology students at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered prehistoric artefacts which date back to the Middle Neolithic era on the grounds of Stranmillis University College during a training excavation.

Paddy Martin
GRADUATION | 28 July, 2021

Dedicated student volunteer Paddy Martin is celebrating as he graduates today (28 July) with an MEng Chemical Engineering from the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Queen’s.

Aislinn McAleenan
GRADUATION | 23 July, 2021

Aislinn McAleenan is graduating today (23 July) with a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD opportunity to continue developing a robot which could revolutionise eye surgery.

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TECHNOLOGY | 22 July, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has an integral role in a Northern Ireland nano technology consortium, which has been awarded £60m to develop new technology for medical devices, communication and data storage.

Michael Downey
GRADUATION | 21 July, 2021

It’s double celebrations for inspirational mature student Michael Downey today (21 July) as he graduates with a First in Business Information Technology from Queen’s, as well as landing his dream job as a software engineer in New York.

Science | 24 June, 2021

The first-ever manufacturing ‘cyber seed’ which grows just like a plant and produces innovative designs for products ranging from aircraft parts to medical devices has been conceptualised by researchers – and now it is being brought to life.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | 17 June, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University are bringing together world class experts to deliver help deliver a research and engineering programme for the new £40million Advanced Research and Engineering Centre (ARC) in Northern Ireland.

Science | 10 June, 2021

A plastic device that could radically reduce the risks and complications of treating coronary heart disease, is being co-developed by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast.

Science | 10 June, 2021

World-leading researchers at Queen’s are collaborating with industry experts to develop the next generation of single and double deck hydrogen buses, helping in the global fight against climate change.

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Health | 2 June, 2021

Tooth decay is now the leading cause of planned hospital admissions for children under the age of 11 in England and Northern Ireland.

2 June, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is hosting a digital TEDx event to inspire creativity and share innovation on Thursday 24 June.

Science | 25 May, 2021

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are part of an international research team which has made an exciting new discovery of how magnetic waves can help to heat the Sun.

Technology | 20 May, 2021

A new Edge Computing Hub, based at Queen's University Belfast, aims to unlock the scientific and societal opportunities in the next Internet frontier, Edge computing.

Psychology | 20 May, 2021

Teachers grading their students’ work may be influenced by their perceptions of the students’ personalities, according to the findings of an international research collaboration

SCIENCE | 20 May, 2021

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown the zebrafish could help humans reach Mars by understanding how a form of hibernation, known as induced torpor (a state of reduced metabolic activity) may provide radio-protective effects.

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TECHNOLOGY | 18 May, 2021

A report launched at the Secure Connected Intelligence Summit, taking place this week at Queen’s (18-20 May) shows that Northern Ireland’s cyber sector now employs 2,300 people across 104 companies, generating £110m in salaries each year.


An international collaboration of astronomers led by Queen’s University Belfast has discovered a new chemical signature in the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet, a planet that orbits a star other than the sun.

HEALTH | 23 April, 2021

A research report launched today shows that over a third of veterans (36%) living in Northern Ireland who responded to a survey about their mental health and wellbeing are likely to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

SCIENCE | 2 April, 2021

A new book published today explains how the famous mummy Takabuti was likely to have been murdered over 2,600 years ago.

TECHNOLOGY | 26 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) today (Friday, 26 March) welcomed the new CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Lindy Cameron, CB OBE, at a joint virtual event.

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Two researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded prestigious fellowships from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) worth a total of £1.1m.