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
13 June, 2019
Researchers from the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast are set to investigate the damage that nano plastics and microplastics can have on the human body.
Governance news | 12 June, 2019
IGFS is delighted to announced its new International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) ahead of the group’s inaugural visit to Queen’s University this week.
Staff appointments | 12 June, 2019
Queen's University Belfast is delighted to welcome Professor Aedin Cassidy as Director of Interdisciplinary Research at IGFS. She will take up the role on 1 September 2019.
Awards | 30 May, 2019
Congratulations to Dr Karl Butterworth from the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology has won a highly prestigious international award from the Radiation Research Society in the United States.
Health | 21 May, 2019
New research by Queen’s University Belfast has found that offering glaucoma screening in China could be highly cost-effective while reducing blindness among the population.
Health | 16 May, 2019
A research team from Queen’s University Belfast has today been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.
University News | 7 May, 2019
Queen’s University Belfast is to host an independently organised TEDx event later this month. PwC is the event corporate partner.
Health | 10 April, 2019
Queen’s University Belfast today (Wednesday 10 April) officially opened the Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence (PMC), which will radically change the landscape of modern medicine in Northern Ireland and beyond.
Research | 3 April, 2019
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new way of treating major diseases of the eye caused by the abnormal growth of new blood vessels.
Student placement programme | 2 April, 2019
Marks & Spencer CEO, Steve Rowe, has delivered the annual KPMG Lecture where he announced a new student placement programme.
Annual Lecture | 1 April, 2019
One of the most high-profile figures from the worlds of environmentalism, tourism and public engagement has been confirmed to deliver the 2019 IGFS Annual Lecture
26 March, 2019
Researchers at Queen’s have found that spending large amounts of time sitting or lounging around during the day is linked to around 70,000 deaths per year in the UK.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have coined jellyfish, ‘the gingerbread house’, conveying their newly discovered role in providing both food and shelter to fish.
Cancer | 12 March, 2019
The Queen’s University N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Tuesday 12 March) released the number of new cancer cases diagnosed (incidence) in Northern Ireland in 2017.
7 March, 2019
A number of degree courses at the School of Biological Sciences and IGFS have been granted the prestigious status of being formally accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.
7 March, 2019
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a novel experimental treatment for chronic lung diseases that could improve the lives for people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Queen’s University Belfast will launch its unique €3.2 million interdisciplinary research programme, SPaRK on Wednesday 27 February.
21 February, 2019
Queen’s University Belfast is part of a large transdisciplinary project to provide better support to people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers.
14 February, 2019
Queen’s University Belfast is again opening its doors to the public as part of this year’s Northern Ireland Science Festival.
Opportunity | 14 February, 2019
Applications are now open for “From Waste to Worth”! If you are a student at Queen’s, you can participate in this EIT Food project where through international teamwork and scientific exchange, you will create a waste database protype.
Special Recognition | 11 February, 2019
Congratulations to Queen’s University research experts who were named in the UK’s top 25 most influential researchers who study diabetes complications.
Health | 17 January, 2019
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a highly innovative new enzyme biomarker test that has the potential to indicate diseases and bacterial contamination saving time, money and possibly lives.
Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded 6.1 million euros, in collaboration with 11 other global partner universities and institutions, to develop a test to identify harmful chemicals that affect female fertility.
First time at home eye test is trialled in UK | 20 December, 2018
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, are leading a cutting-edge project, named the “MONARCH” study, that could benefit eye disease patients whilst saving both time and money within the NHS.
Queen’s University Belfast experts | 17 December, 2018
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new way to analyse bowel cancer tumours, which could lead to more personalised treatments and better prognosis for patients.
Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences | 4 December, 2018
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Leeds, as part of a pan-European partnership have won the prestigious 2018 European Health Award.
School of Nursing and Midwifery | 7 November, 2018
On the front cover of the recent publication of British Medical Journal (BMJ), Professor David Thompson from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast has appealed for the end of the Doctor – Nurse Game.
11 October, 2018
A joint team from Queen’s and HSCNI Business Services Organisation (BSO) has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent charity, to be part of the first round of its new £1.2 million pounds data analytics programme.
11 October, 2018
Cancer experts warn that Brexit will seriously harm UK cancer research and could trigger a manpower crisis that will negatively affect the health of our citizens.
1 October, 2018
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a ground-breaking therapeutic process that can target and kill bowel cancer cells, which may improve survival rates for bowel cancer patients globally.
1 October, 2018
An iconic and world class building, the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, has been opened at Queen’s University Belfast.
24 September, 2018
People from both sides of the border will benefit from new health and social care research trials thanks to a new Cross-Border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN).
7 September, 2018
Following on from our successful Technician Event in June, we are delighted to offer an opportunity for our MHLS technicians to find out more about Professional Registration.
13 August, 2018
Queen’s University Belfast will hosting AIMday Big Data, AI and the One Health Agenda on Friday 19th October 2018 at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast.
15 June, 2018
A chance conversation between researchers at Queen’s University Belfast led to their combined expertise in developing a ground-breaking approach for the treatment of pneumonia.
7 June, 2018
Calling all Masters students, PhD candidates, post-docs and professionals: Are you ready to bring your ideas for a sustainable food supply chain to life?
7 June, 2018
The Queen’s Marine Laboratory in Portaferry will host its annual Open Day on Saturday 30th June as part of the Portaferry Sails and Sounds Festival.
17 May, 2018
Queen’s University Belfast’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has revised its current selection process and introduced a new values-based approach to its recruitment procedure to ensure an increased focus on personal attributes and values.
9 May, 2018
The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences were delighted to welcome Professor William C. Campbell, Nobel Laureate,to deliver a prestigious lecture in The Great Hall on Tuesday 21st November 2017.
9 May, 2018
The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s has claimed a place in the top 50 of the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2018, details of which were announced at the end of February.
9 May, 2018
Research Innovation Prize winner: Dr Denise Fitzgerald (School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences) – ‘Harnessing the immune system to repair the brain’
19 April, 2016
Beneath the rippling surface of the world’s lakes and rivers, a struggle is going on and Professor Jaimie Dick is fighting to influence its outcome.
19 April, 2016
Researchers at Queen’s are leading a €50 million, Europe-wide, project to develop new drug treatments that could improve the lives of patients with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis.
1 June, 2018
Congratulations to the MITS Team who won the 2018 award for Clinical Excellence in Medical Education from the Royal College of Physicians, London.
31 August, 2018
Queen’s University and Swansea University have been granted a £54 million investment to transform healthcare through data science.
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