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Researchers develop early detection test for ovarian cancer

Health | 23 August, 2019

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 University scientists find a protein which can improve repair of damaged blood vessels

10 July, 2019

Cells produced in the human body could be used to heal damaged blood vessels according to new research at Queen's University Belfast, which has recently been published in the journal, Cardiovascular Research.

Queen’s University selected to address data science skills shortage in the UK

Health | 9 July, 2019

Queen’s has been selected as one of six UK Universities to develop a health data science Master’s programme to address the significant skills shortage in data science that currently exists in the UK.

Queen’s research brings us a step closer to treating cancer using laser-driven proton therapy

Health | 20 June, 2019

A new study by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast brings us a step closer to alternative methods of treating cancers using proton beams accelerated by lasers, a method that can be less damaging to patients than other treatments.

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New health alliance aims to improve the quality of health of our citizens and boost local economy

Health | 5 June, 2019

Queen’s in collaboration with Ulster University and key Northern Ireland partners have today launched the ‘Health Innovation Research Alliance Northern Ireland’ (HIRANI).

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Queen’s joins innovative partnership to develop future leaders in Big Data

Health | 2 April, 2019

Queen’s has taken a major step forward in developing the future leaders who will use big data to drive improved healthcare and economic prosperity on the island of Ireland.

Other News around the Faculty

Celebrating 40 years’ service

16 September, 2019

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

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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.

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

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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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