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Chief Executives' Club Breakfast at Pinsent Mason

Chief Executives' Club | 13 June, 2019

The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's were hosted by Pinsent Masons for an executive breakfast.

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Crescendo in the Ulster Hall

Equality and Excellence | 12 June, 2019

School pupils from a range of schools across north and west Belfast joined members of the Ulster Orchestra in the Ulster Hall on Wednesday 12 June to perform songs and musical works at the end of a year of music-making with the Crescendo project.

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Making political institutions more inclusive

Civic Culture | 6 June, 2019

Two MLAs, a former Northern Ireland Justice Minister and a former Deputy Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly joined civil society representatives and Queen’s researchers on Thursday 6 June for a roundtable discussion.

Commons Speaker delivers lecture at Queen’s University Belfast

6 June, 2019

The Right Honourable John Bercow, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, delivered a lecture at Queen’s University on 6 June urging students to play a more active role in politics.

TEDx Conference

TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast | 23 May, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast hosted the first ever TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast event on Thursday 23 May in Riddel Hall.

"Leadership: Caring for and Empowering your Team"

Chief Executive's Club at Queen's | 14 May, 2019

The President of Chartered Accountants Ireland Feargal McCormack delivered a lecture on the importance of caring for your staff and clients at Queen's University on Tuesday 14 May 2019.

M&S Food: Transforming with Integrity

Annual KPMG Lecture | 27 March, 2019

The Annual KPMG Lecture in association with The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's and Queen's University Management School presented a keynote lecture from Steve Rowe, Chief Executive at Marks and Spencer on Wednesday 27 March 2019.

Creating Low-Carbon Sustainable Organisations: Leadership Challenges

Chief Executives' Club at Queen's | 21 March, 2019

Professor John Bratton, Visiting Professor at Edinburgh Napier University & Strathclyde University, addressed the issues linking organisational leadership and the challenges faced in trying to lead low-carbon sustainable changes in organisation.

Queen's University Belfast proud sponsors of the 2019 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards

Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards 2019 | 15 March, 2019

The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards were launched on Tuesday 26 February in Hickson's Point. Attending were representatives from many of Northern Ireland's leading business organisations, including the initiative's eight business partners.

Enhancing Democratic Debate in an Era of Fake News

Queen's University Policy Engagement | 26 February, 2019

Stephen Nolan, BBC Broadcaster gave a short address on Tuesday 26 February to an audience at Queen's University as part of the Queen's University Policy Engagement Lecture Series, and held an extended Q&A session with the audience.

Excellence from Technology: The Rolls-Royce Trent Engine

Chief Executive's Club at Queen's | 19 February, 2019

The 18th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture hosted by Queen's University Belfast and Engineers Ireland, in association with The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Positive Externalities

Chief Executive's Club at Queen's | 7 February, 2019

Breakfast Lecture with Martin Taylor, Financial Policy Committee Member, Bank of England

It's not all about Unicorns...Growth through Innovation: Start-up to Scale-up

All Island Innovation Programme | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast hosted a keynote lecture and masterclass to a capacity audience at Riddel Hall as part of the All Island Innovation Programme on Tuesday 22 January.

Maintaining the Habit of Co-operation

Queen's University Policy Engagement | 9 January, 2019

As part of the Queen’s University Policy Engagement Lecture Series, the University Welcomed Tánaiste Simon Coveney to a packed room of more than 300 people for meaningful discussion, engaged debate and open dialogue.

Delegation of Senators from the Seanad Independent Group

Irish Senator Visit | 14 December, 2018

Queens University Belfast was delighted to welcome a delegation of Senators from the Seanad Independent Group on Friday 14 December, at Riddel Hall.

Making Customer Experience your Competitive Advantage in 2019

InterTradeIreland All Island Innovation | 29 November, 2018

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen's hosted a keynote lecture and masterclass with Alex Genov, Head of Customer Experience at US shoe giant Zappos with Adoreboard, as part of the InterTradeIreland All Island Innovation Programme.

Progress and Possibilities in Northern Ireland

20 Years of Peace | 10 December, 2018

Queen's University Belfast and Yale University co-hosted Twenty Years of Peace: Progress and Possibilities in Northern Ireland, in Yale.

Queen's University Staff and Student Community Clean up

Community Engagement | 21 November, 2018

Queen's University staff and students took part in a community clean up on Wednesday 21 November, the initiative organised by Queen's University Estates, Public Engagement, The Students' Union and Student Wellbeing, supported by Belfast City Council.

Creating 21st Century Towns and Cities

Regeneration NI Conference | 29 November, 2018

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s and Retail NI hosted a Regeneration NI Conference today to a capacity audience in Riddel Hall, entitled ‘Creating 21st Century Towns and Cities'.

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Conor McGinn, MP, Gives Inaugural Equality and Diversity Lecture

Equality and Diversity | 23 November, 2018

Conor McGinn, MP gave the inaugural Queen's University Equality and Diversity Lecture on ‘Rights, responsibilities and respect: building the common good’, on Thursday 22 November 2018.

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UKTGA comes to Queen's

Community Engagement | 19 November, 2018

The UK Town and Gown Association (UKTGA) held its annual conference at Queen's on Monday and Tuesday 19-20 November 2018.

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Robin Swann gives Leader's Lecture at Queen's

Policy Engagement | 2 November, 2018

Robin Swann, Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, called for a unionism "not for sections or factions, but for all" for his Queen's Policy Engagement Leader's Lecture on Thursday 1 November.

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Chief of Police for Boston College addresses Queen's

Civic Culture | 18 October, 2018

Queen's Public Engagement were delighted to welcome Mr William B Evans (pictured, centre), Executive Director of Public Safety & Chief of Police for Boston College, who gave an informative talk on crisis management and resilience on 18 October.

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Sinn Féin Vice-President gives Policy Engagement Leader’s Lecture at Queen’s

Civic Culture | 18 October, 2018

Michelle O’Neill, Sinn Féin Vice-President and Northern leader, addressed the legacy of the Agreement of 1998 and the challenges of Brexit in the latest in the Policy Engagement Lecture series on Wednesday 17 October 2018.

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Chief Executives' Club Breakfast at Allstate

Business Engagement | 8 October, 2018

Queen’s University Belfast’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer, attended his first Chief Executive Club event on Friday, 5 October 2018.

Social Charter Signature Project wins major European award

Research With Impact | 4 October, 2018

Professor Mark Lawler, Chair in Translational Cancer Research at Queen’s picked up the prestigious 2018 European Health Award on Wednesday 3 October, on behalf of a pan-European partnership called the European Cancer Concord (ECC)®

Borders and Belonging

Policy Engagement | 5 October, 2018

Orwell Prize-winning journalist Fintan O’Toole delivered the first of this season’s Queen’s University Policy Engagement lectures to a capacity audience in the Peter Froggatt Centre last night, Thursday 4 October 2018.

Sammy Wilson MP visits ECIT, Sept 2018

Sammy Wilson, MP, visits ECIT

Public Affairs | 26 September, 2018

Mr Sammy Wilson, MP for East Antrim, visited the Institute for Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) on Friday 21 September for discussions with Professor Dimitrios Nikolopoulos.

Global Conflict: The Human Impact Conference

Thursday 23 - Friday 24 August 2018 | 23 August, 2018

This two-day conference will examine the lessons learned from resolved conflicts, challenges presented by current conflicts, and the tremendous negative impact on individuals and families.

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Tidal power showcased in Strangford

Social Charter: Sustainability | 26 July, 2018

Guests, including Strangford MP Jim Shannon, joined the team from the Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy (CASE) on Wednesday 25 July, for a demonstration of the tidal turbines at the heart of some of their world-leading research.

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Minister Vara meets Cancer Researchers at CCRCB

Cancer Research | 28 June, 2018

Mr Shailesh Vara, MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, was introduced to the cutting edge research undertaken by Queen's University's Dr Niamh Buckley and Dr Paul Mullan, who receive funding from Breast Cancer Now.

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Global Peace Index Launched at Queen's

Civic Culture | 15 June, 2018

This year's Global Peace Index, a key publication from the Institute for Economics and Peace, was launched in Belfast, at Queen's University's Riddel Hall, on Thursday 14 June 2018.

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CESI Zones Project reaches Crescendo

CESI Zones | 15 June, 2018

Over 300 school pupils took to the stage of the Ulster Hall on 13 June to play alongside members of the Ulster Orchestra.

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Alzheimer's Society Coffee Morning Success

Charity Fundraising | 15 June, 2018

The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) Faculty Office raised over £850 at a charity fundraising coffee morning for the Alzheimer's Society on Tuesday 12 June.

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Rt Hon Peter Robinson gives Lecture at Queen's

Professorial Address | 8 June, 2018

Former First Minister of Northern Ireland, the Right Honourable Peter Robinson, delivered his first public lecture at Queen's University Belfast on Thursday 7 June 2018.

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President Higgins Addresses Reconciliation in Holkeri Lecture

Annual Harri Holkeri Lecture 2016 | 29 May, 2018

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins delivered the Sixth Annual Harri Holkeri Lecture at Queen’s University Belfast on Tuesday 29 May.

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Labour Leader visits Queen's

Public Affairs | 25 May, 2018

The Right Honourable Jeremy Corbyn, MP, spent the morning of his first official visit to Northern Ireland at Queen's, where he addressed a packed Whitla Hall on the legacy of the Belfast or Good Friday Agreement.

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QUEEN'S MAKES AN IMPACT AT THE 150TH BALMORAL SHOW

Balmoral Show 2018 | 17 May, 2018

Thousands of visitors to this year's Balmoral Show were able to get a glimpse of some of the cutting edge research carried out at Queen's, thanks to the team who set up and staffed our interactive exhibition.

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Queen’s International Students go Global on Lord Mayor’s Day

Civic Culture | 30 April, 2018

Queen’s students from across the world took part in the Lord Mayor’s ‘Global Belfast’ event on Saturday 28 April 2018.

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Student volunteers recognised at Graduation event

Inspiring Leaders | 23 April, 2018

The Inspiring Leaders programme held its second semester Graduation event in the Great Hall on Tuesday 17 April 2018.

MP visits Blood Cancer Research team

Research with Impact | 12 April, 2018

Queen’s researchers and practitioners striving to improve the treatment of blood cancers have been able to put their case to Mr Jim Shannon, MP for Strangford, who visited the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) on 11 April.

Queen’s Students Join St Patrick’s Day Parade

Civic Culture | 26 March, 2018

Queen’s International Student Support were delighted to give our international students the chance to take part in the Belfast St Patrick’s Day carnival parade this year, celebrating the theme of Global Belfast.

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Mary Lou McDonald Addresses Brexit at Queen’s

Public Affairs | 26 March, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald, TD, President of Sinn Féin gave her first public speech in Northern Ireland since becoming President of Sinn Féin at a QPOL Brexit event in Queen’s University Belfast on Monday 26 March 2018.

Professor Lawler launches Lancet series

Global Health | 20 March, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved from disease in low and middle income countries according to Professor Mark Lawler of CCRCB

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Queen’s researchers engage with UK diplomats

Shared Education | 14 March, 2018

Queen’s researchers hosted a visit from a group of UK diplomats in Riddel Hall on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

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Queen's Students' Union prepares for a Qulture Shock

Civic Culture | 9 March, 2018

Queen's International Student Society and partners prepare to put on a show

Jerusalem principals visit Belfast

Shared Education | 12 March, 2018

A group of principals from schools in Jerusalem arrived in Belfast on Monday 12 March to hear how Shared Education has helped deliver social and educational benefits in Northern Ireland.

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Innovateher Celebration

Enterprise SU | 15 February, 2018

Students and staff gathered in the Great Hall on Thursday 15 February to celebrate the success of the students completing the ‘Innovateher’ programme for this year.

Water: keeping us and our environment healthy

Infra2018 | 12 February, 2018

Researchers from Queen’s University Marine Laboratory are engaged in several projects that fit with the INFRA2018 monthly theme for February – Water: keeping us and our environment healthy.

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