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Brexit: Advice for Staff and Students

As we approach the scheduled date of the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 October 2019, there remains a significant level of uncertainty around the UK’s exit and the future shape of UK-EU relations. A dedicated website has been established to provide information and support to both staff and students and to help keep you up to date with the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations.

Brexit: Advice for Staff and Students

Brexit: Insight and Analysis

Informed by years of internationally-recognised research excellence, Queen’s on Brexit brings together leading academics from Queen’s University who can provide an authoritative voice on the Brexit process, the many policy areas affected by Brexit, and the subsequent impact on Northern Ireland, the island of Ireland, the UK and the EU-27.

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Border issues

What does the ‘New Decade, New Approach' agreement mean for NI’s Brexit?

January 2020 - The New Decade, New Approach (NDNA) agreement was announced by the Irish and British governments on 9 January 2020 and endorsed by all the main political parties in Northern Ireland (NI) on 10 January. It is significant not only because it paved the way for the restoration of the Northern Ireland devolved institutions (beginning with the Assembly and Executive on 11 January), but also because it comes at a momentous time for the future of the region.

Dr Katy Hayward and Professor David Phinnemore
UK in a Changing Europe

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Border issues

Now Stormont is back, Northern Ireland has hope once again

January 2020 - The DUP and Sinn Féin, gripped by the fear of new assembly elections, agreed a compromise. But there are no guarantees, and Brexit looms

Dr Katy Hayward
The Guardian

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Border issues

Northern Ireland may find itself between a rock and a hard place after Brexit

January 2020 - If Northern Ireland has been given hope this weekend, it is due, ultimately, to the courage of five individuals – the leaders of the political parties.

Dr Katy Hayward
Irish Times

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Research Activity

As an institution, Queen’s has a long-standing history of research into European integration, with our academics offering key insight into the work of several high-profile Brexit research projects.

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