Queen’s University physicists have discovered how electricity is conducted in a type of two-dimensional material – a breakthrough that could herald a new era in electronics.
Two astronomers from the Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen’s observed the recent solar eclipse from a research base in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains.
The Royal Irish Academy and The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's present a lecture by Professor Antonio Acín, Group Leader, Quantum Information Theory, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona. Monday 6 November.
Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have led an international team to the ground-breaking discovery that magnetic waves crashing through the Sun may be key to heating its atmosphere and propelling the solar wind.
The first ever interstellar visitor to our solar system has had a violent past which is causing it to tumble around chaotically, a Queen’s University Belfast scientist has discovered.
A scientist from Queen's University is working with researchers at two other UK universities to test one of the fundamental laws of physics as part of a major Europe-wide project awarded more than £3m in funding.
Scientists at Queen’s have led worldwide investigations into a mysterious object that passed close to Earth after arriving from deep interstellar space.
Astronomers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new type of fiery explosion in a distant galaxy.
A giant planet – the existence of which was previously thought extremely unlikely – has been discovered by an international collaboration of astronomers, including Queen’s University Belfast researchers.
A Queen’s University Belfast scientist is leading an international team in studying a new visitor to our solar system - the first known comet or asteroid to visit us from another star.
A Queen’s University Belfast scientist has led an international team to a historic and ground-breaking discovery, proving that a burst of gravitational waves detected in August came from a smash up of two neutron stars.
An astronomer at Queen’s University Belfast, working with a team of international researchers, has detected titanium oxide in an exoplanet atmosphere for the first time, revealing incredible information about WASP-19b.
A group of scientists from Queen’s University Belfast and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany have looked at how an alien observer might be able to detect Earth using our own methods.
Share The sun’s largest solar flare in more than 12 years – and the eighth largest since modern records began in 1996 – has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Sheffield.
Dr Kane Esien won Best Poster Prize at the 2018 International Conference on Magnetism held in San Francisco 15-20 July 2018
An international collaboration led by the Quantum Technology group at Queen's University (QTeQ) has made an important breakthrough in quantum thermodynamics.
A new research paper suggests that abundant interstellar objects like ‘Oumuamua may help new star systems to form planets quickly.
An international team of astronomers, including scientists from Queen’s University Belfast, have identified an asteroid that is spinning itself into oblivion.
The Queen's Postdoc Showcase is a must attend for all QUB postdocs! In 2019, the Postdoc Showcase returns as part of the international strand of National Postdoc Appreciation Week and focuses on wider public engagement with research.
Are you a female first time undergraduate student on a modest income? Have you had a gap of at least 5 years since attending post-primary school? If YES, you may be eligible to receive a Queen’s Women Graduates’ Scholarship to a value of up to £1,000
Dr Lisa McFetridge was the Programme Chair of the International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society which came to Belfast from 2-5 September. 2019
An international team of astronomers, including Queen's University Belfast researchers, have made a historic discovery, detecting gas molecules in a comet which has tumbled into our solar system from another star.
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are looking for UK citizens to help contribute to world-leading research on capturing the largest ever movie of the changing night sky.
Global technology and business leader Dr Anita Sands recently delivered the Queen’s Management School Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture, in association with the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s.
The conclusion of a major international design study brings a plasma accelerator closer to becoming a reality, having potentially revolutionary implications for scientific research, and medical practices.
Sensum Ltd recently completed their second Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Queen’s University Belfast and was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ classification by Innovate UK.
A second year PhD student from Queen’s University Belfast has recently published a paper on the study of an extremely fast evolving astronomical transient, which turns out to be the first of its kind.
A team of astronomers from around the world has discovered an explanation for the mesmerising shapes of planetary nebulae.
A lecturer from the School of Mathematics and Physics has been awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship as part of a £109 million investment from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
A student from the School of Mathematics and Physics was awarded the prestigious undergraduate Hamilton Prize in Mathematics this year by the Royal Irish Academy.
A student from the School of Mathematics and Physics was awarded first place in the annual British Society for the History of Mathematics Undergraduate Essay Competition this year.
The School of Mathematics and Physics are delighted to announce the recent renewal of their Athena SWAN Silver Award until 2025.
A global collaboration led by a research fellow from the School of Mathematics and Physics which detected only the second minimoon ever recorded earlier this year has confirmed that many more will be found in the next decade.
A School of Mathematics and Physics professor has been announced as the winner of a prestigious award from the Royal Astronomical Society.
Thirty funded doctoral scholarships announced by Queen’s University Belfast are set to provide a unique opportunity to explore the challenges of Artificial intelligence (AI) for every area of science and society.
An asteroid strike on Earth could be prevented by new technology launching into space this year, involving a Queen’s University Belfast scientist.
Queen’s University Belfast has an integral role in a Northern Ireland nano technology consortium, which has been awarded £60m to develop new technology for medical devices, communication and data storage.
Experts at Queen’s University Belfast are calling for scientific, engineering, industrial and political communities to join forces and take quantum experiments to space.
Queen’s University Belfast is playing a key role in ensuring that people across the world can view the first inventory of the Universe recorded by the world’s largest digital camera.
A group of experts at Queen’s University Belfast have been using mathematical modelling to track the course of COVID-19 in Northern Ireland so that preparations can be made for future variants and diseases.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new tool, which will help to investigate more effective forms of cancer treatment.
The George Darwin Lecture is given annually by an authoritative and engaging speaker on a suitable topic in astronomy. The award is named after the astronomer Sir George Darwin, the son of Charles Darwin.
Research from Prof. Borghesi’s group in the Centre for Plasma Physics has been profiled in the January 2022 issue of Physics Today, magazine published by the American Physical Society.
Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis, Head of Centre, at the School Astrophysics Research Centre, has been awarded the 2021 Institute of Physics Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Medal and Prize for distinguished contributions to plasma, solar or space physics.
The beginning of March marks the start of Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. In addition, International Women’s Day will be taking place on 8 March.
Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women's equality.
A team of researchers from across the UK and India have discovered a connection between fluid vibrating on a bass speaker and the small jets of plasma that originate from the surface of the Sun.
As part of the "Our place in space project", in which Queen's University is a supporting partner, we will host a public talk at Queen's and discussion with world leaders in sky surveys and planetary defense. Entry is free, but tickets are required.
A key research talent in condensed matter physics will return to the UK to take up a prestigious fellowship at Queen’s University Belfast as part of a £97.8 million UK-wide programme.
Join us for an explorative journey through the Universe with Professor Lucie Green and Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt which will be chaired by TV presenter Mark Langtry.