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Release of the cancer incidence and survival statistics for Northern Ireland 1993-2018

2 April, 2020

The Queen’s University N.Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Thursday 2 April) released the number of cancer incidence and survival statistics in Northern Ireland during 1993-2018.

Queen’s University Belfast provides NHS with protective facemasks

RESEARCH | 26 March, 2020

Academic researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are pursuing two parallel technologies to help meet the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Queen’s University Belfast awarded grant to find COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus | 23 March, 2020

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded a grant of £295,626 in a bid to find a treatment for COVID-19.

Study shows how unique global collaboration has doubled cancer research, saving thousands of lives

Health | 9 March, 2020

A new study led by Queen’s University highlights how invaluable cross-border collaboration is to enhance research, leading to improved cancer care.

Researchers develop new coating to reduce pain and risk of infection for catheter users

RESEARCH | 5 March, 2020

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a new antimicrobial coating which can be applied to urinary catheters to significantly reduce pain and lower the risk of infection.

Research shows significance of native predators to naturally restore ecosystem

Science | 26 February, 2020

A new research study led by Queen’s University highlights the crucial role that recovering native predators can play in conserving the natural ecosystem.

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Chris Scott, VC and Patrick Johntson's wife at the front of the PGJCCR

Queen's honours former Vice-Chancellor in renaming ground-breaking Cancer Centre

Research Centre |

On Tuesday 21 January, Queen's welcomed guests to a special evening event renaming its flagship Cancer Research facility to The Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research.

2020 NCRI Cancer Conference comes to Belfast

Event |

Queen’s University Belfast has a proud tradition in Cancer Research and its translation into improving the lives of our citizens, locally, nationally and internationally.

“6 Nations” Symposium held at Queen’s University Belfast

Policy stakeholders share best practice on Relationship and Sexuality Education


11 October, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast has a long and proud history of working with institutions and partners across the globe.

How Best to Feed the World? A public discourse at Queen's

flagship events | 6 September, 2019

Internationally leading figures from the worlds of nutrition, health and agriculture will gather at Queen’s University Belfast to discuss the opportunity to join up food, farming and diet to improve public-health outcomes for a growing population.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Researchers develop early detection test for ovarian cancer

Research |

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a test that may be able to detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier than current approaches.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s researchers discover first ever species endangered from deep sea mining

Research |

Queen’s University Belfast researchers have discovered that the scaly-foot snail, or as it’s otherwise known - the sea pangolin, is the first species at risk of extinction due to potential deep sea mining by humans.

Gerry Gormley Johanne Barry and Sharon Haughey and Catriona Cooke

Queen's staff recognised for their research on UK and European platforms

Awards |

Congratulations to following staff members who have won the various awards below;

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Professor David Thompson to become Member of Academia Europaea

Congratulations to School of Nursing and Midwifery’s Professor David Thompson who has been invited to join the Academia Europaea as a member.

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New evidence shows noise pollution is hampering birds communicating with each other

Research | 24 June, 2019

New research from Queen’s University shows man-made sounds mask signals between birds, hampering their ability to communicate with each other through song

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