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Queen’s-led research wins highly commended award at major UK data conference

30 June, 2020

Research led by Professor Mark Lawler

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Brave student’s graduation tribute to dad who died from COVID-19

GRADUATION | 3 July, 2020

Nicola Ward, aged 22 from Cabra in County Down, will graduate today with a Master’s of Pharmacy degree (MPharm) with First Class Honours from the School of Pharmacy from Queen’s University.

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Inspirational Queen’s student battles illness to achieve graduation success

GRADUATION | 3 July, 2020

Siobhan, aged 22 from Brookeborough in County Fermanagh, has overcome the odds this year to graduate with a Master’s in Pharmacy, despite being diagnosed with head and neck cancer in October 2019.

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Queen’s University leading UK-wide trial to measure COVID-19 antibodies in children

Health | 22 June, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast is leading a UK-wide trial called ‘Seroprevalence of SARS-Cov-2 infection in healthy children’ to measure antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in healthy children.

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Queen's and Belfast Trust partner for innovative research into COVID-19 DNA

Health | 17 June, 2020

Belfast-based researchers are playing their part in groundbreaking research on the DNA make-up of the Covid-19 virus.

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New programme launched aimed at graduates from other fields who want to pursue a career in nursing

Health Education | 17 June, 2020

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University has launched an innovative graduate entry Master’s programme in professional nursing aimed at existing graduates from other disciplines who want to move into a career in nursing

Recovering pine marten benefits red squirrels, but the grey squirrel still persists in urban areas

15 June, 2020

Research led by Queen’s has found that whilst red squirrels are responding positively to the increased presence of the pine marten in Ireland and Britain,its ability to control grey squirrel is limited by lack of forest and presence of urban refugia.

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reJoyce! - Bloomsday Facebook Live Event

Event | 16 June, 2020

reJoyce! Virtually join theatrical Professor, Mark Lawler, as he regales you with the words, songs and scandalous verse of James Joyce, on Bloomsday Tuesday 16th June at 7pm on Facebook Live!

Breaking down the data silos to create a “data translator” for enhanced cancer care

Health | 22 April, 2020

Scientists create a new online searchable resource to accelerate precision medicine for cancer patients

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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