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Queen's receives international recognition as a gold standard cycle friendly employer

14/11/2018 - Queen’s is celebrating international recognition, as the first organisation to achieve GOLD standard in Cycling UK’s Cycle Friendly Employer accreditation, which rewards companies in the UK who make their workplaces awe-inspiring through cycling.

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ARTS AND CULTURE

Queen’s announces Iain Archer, Lucy Caldwell and Lisa McGee as the next Seamus Heaney Fellows

12/11/2018 - The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s has announced the appointment of Iain Archer, Lucy Caldwell and Lisa McGee as the Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows for 2018 – 19.

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SOCIETY

Why belief in 'Limbo' has disappeared in recent decades – Queen's Research

9/11/2018 - A research study from Queen's has found that the belief in Limbo – a place for unbaptised babies - has declined throughout the decades in Ireland due to the changing beliefs and values of the nation.

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Health

Researchers discover that calcifications in the eye increase risk for progression to advanced AMD

8/11/2018 - New research show that calcified nodules in the eye increase the risk for progression to advanced AMD more than six times.

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International

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receives Honorary Degree

Secretary Clinton was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for her exceptional public service in the USA and globally, and for her outstanding contribution to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. At the honorary graduation ceremony Secretary Clinton addressed the audience of staff and students from the University, talking about the political situation in Northern Ireland; the peace process and Good Friday Agreement; Brexit and democracy.

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Environment & Sustainability

Basking sharks speed and strength surprise

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Northern Ireland: Post-Brexit

Culture, Language & Arts

ESRC Festival of Social Science at Queen's

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Business

adults over 50 who were breastfed as babies earn more

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Health

Brexit will harm UK cancer research and people's health

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Society

Pope did not do enough - survey reveals

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Science and technology

Major European Southern Observatory Project at Queen's

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Building a better future

£32m Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine opens

The iconic and world class building is supporting the expansion of experimental medicine – an institutional priority for the University.
The state-of-the-art building is made up of high-tech laboratories placed around a central, spacious and light-filled atrium. This facilitates a collaborative working environment enabling Queen’s researchers to tackle global health issues and improve patient outcomes.

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