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New research suggests climate change could reduce lifespan among hundreds of species

ENVIRONMENT | 14 February, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and Tel Aviv University in Israel have carried out one of the most comprehensive studies to date to better understand what affects life expectancy among all living vertebrates in the world.

Queen’s research indicates clear link between meditation and stress reduction

Health | 10 February, 2020

New collaborative research at Queen’s University and Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia aims to better understand the link between meditation and improved mental health outcomes.

Brain tumour research could help future precision medicine

HEALTH | 7 January, 2020

New research on brain tumours could improve patient diagnosis and treatment options as part of a precision medicine approach.

Strongest link yet between nitrites and cancer - but ‘not all processed meat has same risk’

Health | 19 December, 2019

Researchers from Queen’s have questioned the World Health Organisation’s blanket classification of processed meat as carcinogenic after finding significant evidence gaps between processed meat treated with nitrites and nitrite-free processed meat.

Midwife Vince celebrates success at Queen’s graduation

13 December, 2019

Vince Rosales will graduate today (Friday 13 December) with a BSc degree in Midwifery from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast.

Graduation success for mum Meghan

12 December, 2019

Meghan-Louise Meban is graduating today (Thursday 12 December) with a First-Class Honours degree in Microbiology with Professional Studies from the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s University.

Other News around the Faculty

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

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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

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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.

Robin on  a tree

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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