community | 15 January, 2020
EastSide Partnership and Rachel O’Grady, of Queen’s University and OGU Architects, have launched a temporary exhibition at EastSide Visitor Centre to celebrate the Built:East pavilion at CS Lewis Square.
Sustainability | 9 January, 2020
Dr Julie MacArthur of the University of Auckland addressed a workshop on community ownership and clean energy on Thursday, 9 January 2020
Sustainability | 6 December, 2019
A new competition inviting Key Stage 2 (P5 to P7) and Key Stage 3 (Year 8 to Year 10) school pupils to investigate the use and disposal of single-use plastics in their school has been launched.
Sustainability | 9 November, 2019
Delegates from across Ireland and the UK gathered to discuss the issue of a ‘just transition’ from a fossil-fuel based economy to a clean economy on Saturday, 9 November 2019
Civic Culture and Intercultural Dialogue | 20 September, 2019
Researchers from a range of institutions, and from as far afield as East and South Africa, gathered at Queen’s on Friday, 20 September 2019 to reflect on the role of universities in relation to social justice.
Education with a Social Purpose |
Key stakeholders in healthcare, criminal justice, education, policy and the voluntary and community sector gathered in Queen’s on Friday, 13 September 2019 to address forensic mental health.
Sustainability | 7 August, 2019
Sir Jonathon Porritt, one of the UK’s most respected environmentalists, called for an increased sense of urgency in addressing the climate emergency at events held in Belfast on Tuesday 6 August 2019.
Civic Culture | 15 June, 2019
Following on from the Crescendo concert (see below), more school pupils, this time from the Junior Academy of Music (JAM) held their end-of-year concert in the Whitla Hall at Queen’s on Saturday 15 June 2019.
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.
Sustainability | 10 June, 2019
A new £1 million project to address the problem of plastic waste was launched at Queen’s University Belfast on Monday 10 June.
Social Responsibility | 30 April, 2019
The rest of the campus may have been closed down last week, but scholars from a range of Belfast schools were hard at work in the GCSE Easter Schools in Maths and English in Queen's University's Peter Froggatt Centre.
Food Safety | 17 April, 2019
Contamination of rice with inorganic arsenic is a major risk in many parts of the world where rice is a staple food. Queen's University's Professor Andy Meharg and colleagues have developed ways to reduce the levels of this toxic substance.
Shared Education | 28 January, 2019
Researchers from the Queen's University Centre for Shared Education and from the University’s Centre for Identity and Intergroup Relations were in Kosovo in January to take part in a symposium on peacebuilding through shared education.
Social Charter Celebration | 22 January, 2019
On Friday 18 January 2019 Queen’s University Belfast reaffirmed its commitment to ‘shaping a better world’ at an event celebrating the successful first year of its Social Charter.
Intercultural Dialogue | 3 December, 2018
A team of researchers from Queen's in partnership with a range of UK Universities, has called for the creation of a Chief Government Linguist post to reflect the importance of developing language skills for the future of the UK.
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)®
Education with Social Purpose | 2 October, 2018
Twenty or more primary and post-primary schools (including children from Primaries 5 and 6, Buick Memorial Primary School Cullybackey, pictured) will be participating this year in Project 500, a Queen’s University project.
UK-China UCEER | 24 August, 2018
Some 200 engineering students from seven institutions in China came to Queen’s for a summer school hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences from 23 July to 19 August.
Social Charter | 22 August, 2018
The Together: Building A United Community (T:BUC) Junior Leadership Programme is an exciting new opportunity for Young People aged 14 – 17 to be part of Queen’s Sport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inspiring Leaders | 23 April, 2018
The Inspiring Leaders programme held its second semester Graduation event in the Great Hall on Tuesday 17 April 2018.
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.
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.
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
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.
Community Engagement | 26 February, 2018
On Tuesday 27 February Queen’s University Belfast and the South Belfast Partnership Board hosted the fifth Annual Digital Youth Event in the Whitla Hall, Queen’s University.
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.
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.
Shared Education | 31 January, 2018
Representatives from UNESCO sites and projects across the UK gathered in Belfast on 31 January to mark Northern Ireland’s connection with the UN body.
Pathway | 29 January, 2018
Some 113 pupils representing over forty schools from across Northern Ireland took part in the launch of this year’s Pathway Opportunity Programme in The Whitla Hall on Monday 29 January.
NIHR Group on ECD | 22 November, 2017
The NIHR Global Health Research Network on Early Childhood Development (ECD) for Peacebuilding at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a workshop from 20-22 November 2017, attracting participants from across the world.
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