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.
By pairing the latest academic research with BBC Northern Ireland’s local expertise it is hoped that it will benefit the whole of the BBC, and the wider industry more generally.
The agreement was signed in BBC Broadcasting House (Thursday 11 May) by Peter Johnston, Director BBC Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick Johnston and Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Alastair Adair, from Ulster University.
Queen’s University Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick Johnston said: “Queen’s is committed to expanding its impact on wider society through innovative and high quality education and research, and collaboration with a diverse range of partners. BBC Northern Ireland plays a crucial role in our society, and through this agreement, we will work together to develop courses that will meet the future needs of creative industry employers, provide excellent work-related opportunities for our students and drive forward innovation in media technology and practice.”
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