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8 June, 2022

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences has today (Wednesday 8 June) won ‘The Institutional Commitment to Scholarship Award 2022’ from the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME).

2 May, 2022

PolyPrime is one of 11 Cross-border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN) studies has completed. PolyPrime is a randomised pilot study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary

2 December, 2021 |

Roisín O’Hare, Lead Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist of the Northern Ireland University Network, has been appointed Honorary Professor of Practice in the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s

David Grieve - Dean of Internationalisation in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences (MHLS), November 2021
APPOINTMENTS | 25 November, 2021

Professor David Grieve has been appointed as Dean of Internationalisation in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.

05 October, 2021 |

Nursing and Midwifery students and partnerships have been recognised in a number of shortlist categories

MHLS in the News
HEALTH | 21 May, 2024

Professor of Ophthalmology at Queen’s University Belfast, Noemi Lois, has been honoured with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh King James IV Professorship.

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HEALTH | 21 May, 2024

The Queen’s University Northern Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Tuesday 21 May) released the official statistics on cancer diagnosed in Northern Ireland during 1993-2021.

HEALTH | 20 May, 2024

A new €7.5 million research project involving a team of academics from Queen’s University Belfast seeks to improve the care and quality of life for those with advanced dementia living in care homes.

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HEALTH | 15 May, 2024

A new “rising stars’ fellowships programme, co-led by Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) and Queen’s University Belfast, will enable six talented early career researchers to accelerate their careers for a future in health data science.

HEALTH | 14 May, 2024

Microbiologists at Queen’s University have made a breakthrough in bacteria research which could lead to increased effectiveness of currently available antibiotics, helping in the global fight against antibiotic resistance.

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24 April, 2024

Today, Conor Murphy, Minister for the Economy, Northern Ireland and Dara Calleary, Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation in Ireland will jointly launch the All-Island Oncology Industry Report.

HEALTH | 26 March, 2024

Queen's University and MOBILion Systems, Inc. have launched a new partnership to advance food safety by innovating test methods and tools that aim to quickly identify contaminants, enhancing current technologies for better detection.

HEALTH | 19 March, 2024

A world-first mega-trial for people living with progressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) has launched a new site in Northern Ireland.

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HEALTH | 15 March, 2024

A delegation of cancer specialists from across the island of Ireland has briefed the US Congressional Cancer Caucus in Congress on how a quarter of a century of transatlantic collaboration has delivered significant impact in cancer research and care.

HEALTH | 11 March, 2024

A report published today details the findings of the Independent Review of Equity in Medical Devices.

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HEALTH | 29 February, 2024

Today, Rare Diseases Day 2024, is the official launch of the All-Ireland Children and Young Adults Research Advisory Group for Rare Diseases (RAIN CRAG), the first of its kind on the Island of Ireland.

HEALTH | 27 February, 2024

People in Northern Ireland received less key cancer treatment than comparable countries, two landmark international studies have found.

RECOGNITION | 19 February, 2024

Dr Simon Doherty from Queen’s University has been announced as the winner of the “One Health” category of the World Veterinary Association (WVA) Global Veterinary Awards.

HEALTH | 13 February, 2024

Scientists from Queen’s and the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Scotland Institute in Glasgow have made a series of groundbreaking discoveries into tumour biology that may be used to deliver a more effective personalised medicine approach for bowel cancer.

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HEALTH | 5 February, 2024

Leading researchers from Queen’s University Belfast will hold the 'Bowel Cancer Research Science Cafe’ event at the Patrick G. Johnston Centre for Cancer Research (PGJCCR) on Friday 16 February.

HEALTH | 5 February, 2024

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new method for improving the safety of radiotherapy for patients receiving treatment for lung cancer.

HEALTH | 15 January, 2024

A breakthrough in the field of microbiology made by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast may lead to better treatments in the fight against antibiotic resistance.

Science | 25 May, 2021 |

UKRI CEO announced a collaboration with the Minister for Science Research and Innovation to find 101 people, doing 101 different jobs that make major contributions to research and innovation, but who are not researchers

06 May, 2021 | 13 May, 2021

A live, online event hosted by Queen’s University, examining the health & socio-economic impact of Covid-19 in the most vulnerable countries

International Partnerships | 5 March, 2021

The Institute for Global Food Security has been recognised for the quality of its science by an agency within the larger United Nations family.

Queen's Fellowship Academy Launch
18 January, 2021 |

The Queen’s Fellowship Academy celebrates its one year anniversary

5 January, 2021 |

Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

30 OCTOBER, 2020 |

Professor Mark Lawler, has been working on collecting real time data from cancer centres across the UK to analyse the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer services and most importantly cancer patients.

23 October, 2020

Calling All Students! The 2021 Mary Mulvihill Award on the theme of Virus is now launched!

23 October, 2020

DATA-CAN’s scientific lead, Professor Mark Lawler, presented at the BioIndustry Association UK Bioscience Forum on the use of Real World Evidence in helping to transform cancer services

18 September, 2020

Congratulations to the 48 members of Faculty staff who have been progressed in the Academic Progression Scheme 2020

Date: 23/09/2020
Time: 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Location: Online
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Date: 24/09/2020
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Online (Zoom)
Category: Lecture / Talk / Discussion

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Date: 22/07/2020
Time: 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Category: Lecture / Talk / Discussion

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As well as being a global health crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic is intricately linked with food – from the origins of the virus through to the impact on international food systems, the food industry and the wider food economy.

30 June, 2020

Research led by Professor Mark Lawler

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!

Health | 22 April, 2020

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

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

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.

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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.

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
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
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
Awards |

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

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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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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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