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Recognition

Awards for Queen's collaboration to improve sexual health of male prisoners

26/10/2018 - A collaboration involving researchers in the School of Nursing and Midwifery to improve the sexual health of men in NI's prisons has been recognised at the South Eastern Trust Chairman Awards and 2018 CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards.

Recognition

Professor David Jones elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

20/09/2018 - Professor David Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Impact

Alan Jones elected next RIBA President, 2019-21

19/09/2018 - Alan Jones – architect, Senior Lecturer in the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen's, and currently the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Vice President for Education – has been elected the next RIBA President.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS

Universities working together to deliver City Deal projects that make a difference

27/08/2018 - Ulster University and Queen's University Belfast have announced their commitment to work together to support innovation and drive economic growth across the region.

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Public Engagement

Public Engagement with Research – Staff Consultation

6/07/2018 - Queen's is currently developing a university-wide Action Plan to bolster the institution's approach to Public Engagement with Research at the University, as Professor Paul Connolly, Interim Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise, explains:

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Awards and Recognition

Queen's academic receives first US-UK Fulbright Scholarship in Social Work since 1967

18/06/2018 - An academic from Queen's has been awarded the first UK Fulbright Scholarship award in the discipline of Social Work for over 50 years.

Peace Studies

Launch of Global Peace Index at Queen's

15/06/2018 - Today (Thursday, 14 June) saw the launch of the 2018 Global Peace Index and Positive Peace Framework for Northern Ireland at Riddel Hall.

Technology

Queen's opens £7.5 million advanced manufacturing technology facility facility

13/06/2018 - Queen's has opened a new £7.5 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing technology facility, supporting its mission to enable more competitive supply chains with increased productivity.

Public Engagement

CCRCB Open Day 2018

27/04/2018 - As part of Science Festival 2018, Saturday 17 February saw the third CCRCB Open Day, where Queen's welcomed visitors of all ages into the Centre to celebrate a decade of cancer research in Belfast.

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SOCIETY

Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement mark twentieth anniversary at Queen's

25/04/2018 - Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement gathered at Queen's on Tuesday 10 April 2018 for a public event to mark 20 years on from the signing of the peace agreement.

Science

Queen's University porous liquid discovery leads to new spin-out company

28/03/2018 - Scientists at Queen's, who invented a liquid that can dissolve remarkably large amounts of gas, have launched a new spin-out company Porous Liquid Technologies Ltd.

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Business

QUEEN’S WELCOMES LISTING OF SPIN-OUT COMPANY FUSION ANTIBODIES

13/12/2017 - Queen's has welcomed the announcement that Belfast-based CRO Fusion Antibodies is to be listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

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Innovation and Impact

QUEEN'S LAUNCH MBA PROGRAMME TO ENHANCE CAREER PROGRESSION

27/02/2018 - Queen's University has launched a new MBA programme in response to the increasing demand from employers for MBA and business school graduates.

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Innovation and Impact

Queen’s launches Social Charter

20/11/2017 - Queen’s has become one of the first universities in the UK and Ireland to launch a ‘Social Charter’, a formal initiative reflecting the breadth and depth of the University’s local and global impact.

Innovation and Impact

Queen’s success at prestigious INVENT 2017 award

9/10/2017 - Phion Therapeutics, a Queen’s spin-out company developed by Professor Helen McCarthy from the School of Pharmacy, was the overall winner of INVENT 2017.

Innovation and Impact

MHLS welcomes Chinese students

8/08/2017

Innovation and Impact

Queen’s data experts team up with local company to improve road safety

15/06/2017 - Data analytics experts at Queen’s University Belfast have teamed up with local company See.Sense to create an intelligent bike light, which could help to improve road safety.

L-R Queen’s University Registrar and Chief Operating Officer James O’Kane; The Right Honourable; The Lord Mayor; Alderman Brian Kingston; Chief Executive of Belfast City Council Suzanne Wylie; and Queen’s University Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick Johnston

Innovation and Impact

Queen’s University Showcases Impact of Higher Education

30/05/2017 - Investment in higher education is essential to the creation of a competitive knowledge economy, based on skills and innovation, which will underpin the growth and prosperity of Belfast and Northern Ireland.

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Innovation and Impact

Queen’s hosts Mini MBA in management and leadership for second year

15/05/2017 - Queen’s University Belfast has launched its Mini MBA for the second year running, which will give participants an insight into today’s modern business world.

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Innovation and Impact

Queen’s University signs new innovation and collaboration agreement with BBC Northern Ireland

12/05/2017 - Queen’s University Belfast has signed a new agreement with BBC Northern Ireland, which is aimed at supporting the latest research and stimulating innovation for cutting edge broadcasting.

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Innovation and Impact

Northern Ireland:Post-Brexit

29/03/2017

Innovation and Impact

Queen’s Architecture Students Bring Animation and Innovation to Urban Village Areas

14/03/2017 - Architecture students from Queen’s animated the streets of local communities throughout the five Urban Village areas for Street Society 2017.

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Innovation and Impact

Queen's and Mohammad Bin Rashid University: A Partnership for Tomorrow

21/12/2016 - In January 2015, an academic partnership Services Agreement was signed between Queen’s and Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) to support the development and establishment of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) in DHCC.

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Innovation and Impact

Queen’s to Collaborate with Cirdan Imaging on £2m R&D Project

30/01/2017 - The Northern Ireland Molecular Pathology Laboratory (NIMPL) at Queen’s will collaborate with Lisburn-based Cirdan Imaging on a major multi-million pound R&D project for the precision medicine market.

Thomas Hunter Magowan, Chief Executive of InterTradeIreland, and Anne Clydesdale, Director of the William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University

Innovation and Impact

Queen’s awarded £500k for IntertradeIreland FUSION programme

22/03/2017 - The William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s has successfully won a renewed contract of £500k with InterTradeIreland for the next five years.

Innovation and Impact

Queen’s Architecture Students Bring Animation and Innovation to Urban Village Areas

14/03/2017 - Architecture students from Queen’s animated the streets of local communities throughout the five Urban Village areas for Street Society 2017.