GUIDANCE | 26 February, 2020
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, Queen’s University Belfast has produced the following guidance for our staff and students.
Science | 27 February, 2020
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.
Science | 26 February, 2020
A new research study led by Queen’s University highlights the crucial role that recovering native predators can play in conserving the natural ecosystem.
RESEARCH | 26 February, 2020
Queen’s recently hosted English Heritage - one of the UK’s leading cultural and heritage organisations – as part of a visit to look at how best the organisation can engage with our academics and researchers.
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 21 February, 2020
Queen's University Belfast has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for the seventh time, for its work on Shared Education.
SOCIETY | 20 February, 2020
To mark the 20th anniversary of ARK the seminar 'Is the UK stronger or weaker after 20 years of devolution' recently (19 February) took place at Queen’s University.
SOCIETY | 20 February, 2020
Queen’s academic, Dr Sarah Miller has been appointed to the What Works Trial Advice Panel (TAP) to improve the quality and quantity of impact evaluation across central government in the UK.
SOCIETY | 19 February, 2020
Overcrowding in housing in parts of London and the South East of England is worse now than at any other period in 40 years, according to research by Queen’s University Belfast.
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 17 February, 2020
Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University have been awarded a major grant of £2.1million for a state-of-the-art computing facility.
ENVIRONMENT | 14 February, 2020
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and Tel Aviv University in Israel have carried out one of the most comprehensive studies to date to better understand what affects life expectancy among all living vertebrates in the world.
SOCIETY | 13 February, 2020
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.
Health | 10 February, 2020
New collaborative research at Queen’s University and Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia aims to better understand the link between meditation and improved mental health outcomes.
5 February, 2020
A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has invented a low cost telecommunication system using drones which provides early warning on natural disasters and acts as a wifi ‘hotspot’ when phone signal is disrupted during extreme weather.
6 February, 2020
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.
5 February, 2020
The UK’s cyber security industry is now worth an estimated £8.3 billion, with total revenues in the sector up 46 per cent since 2017, research from Queen’s University Belfast has revealed.
29 January, 2020
A researcher from Queen’s University Belfast has developed an innovative new algorithm that will help make artificial intelligence (AI) fairer and less biased when processing data.
30 January, 2020
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 28 January, 2020
Michel Barnier delivered the William J. Clinton Leadership lecture at Queen's University.
27 January, 2020
Takabuti, the famous ancient Egyptian mummy on display at the Ulster Museum, suffered a violent death from a knife attack, a team of experts, including Queen’s University Belfast academics, have revealed.
HEALTH | 23 January, 2020
New research led by Queen’s University Belfast aims to better understand the link between diet and disease in India.
27 January, 2020
World leading cybersecurity expert Professor Máire O’Neill has been assigned a rare and prestigious Regius Professorship by the Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast.
SOCIETY | 20 January, 2020
Queen’s Junior Music Academy (JAM) has been successful in the latest round of funding by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, one of Britain’s leading charities supporting the arts and music.
16 January, 2020
Airport security queues could be slashed and screening for weapons could become much more effective after Queen’s University Belfast researchers have been awarded £1 million to develop a ground-breaking solution.
ENVIRONMENT | 10 January, 2020
Queen’s University Belfast and Belfast City Council have today (Friday 10 January, 2020) launched the ‘Belfast Climate Commission’, to drive action on the climate crisis.
EDUCATION | 9 January, 2020
Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship, and launched the 2020 call for scholarship applications.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | 8 January, 2020
Rakuten Mobile, Japan’s newest mobile network operator, is collaborating with Queen’s University Belfast to set up an Edge computing hub, which will be based in Belfast.
SOCIETY | 8 January, 2020
Queen’s University Belfast - with event corporate partner PwC – is to host its second independently organised TEDx event, where participants will include current staff and students of the University, along with a number of graduates.
HEALTH | 7 January, 2020
New research on brain tumours could improve patient diagnosis and treatment options as part of a precision medicine approach.
INTERNATIONAL | 2 January, 2020
Queen's University today announced the appointment of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton as its new Chancellor.
HEALTH | 18 December, 2019
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that bacteria often found in the lungs became more harmful and caused increased inflammation when they were exposed to e-cigarette vape.
CULTURE AND ARTS | 19 December, 2019
Students from the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast recently attended the Sakharov Prize Ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
10 December, 2019
A new competition which seeks to encourage primary schools to develop new ways to manage and recycle their plastic waste has recently launched at Queen's.
27 November, 2019
An innovative engineering academy, which brings together students from universities in the UK and China, has been held in Chongqing University as part of their week long 90th anniversary celebrations.
26 November, 2019
A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has developed a low cost technique to convert left over barley from alcohol breweries into carbon, which could be used as a renewable fuel for homes in winter, charcoal for summer barbecues or water filters in
Health | 19 November, 2019
Prostate Cancer UK and Movember have awarded £1.25m to Queen’s and The University of Manchester to continue advancing treatment for prostate cancer as part of the Belfast-Manchester Centre of Excellence.
Health | 9 October, 2019
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new way to predict the aggressiveness and future behaviour of prostate cancers.
Technology | 4 October, 2019
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have unveiled a newly revamped echo-free chamber which allows them to work on cutting-edge solutions to develop higher frequencies for advanced wireless systems, such as 5G.
Health | 30 May, 2019
Professor Mark Lawler from Queen’s University Belfast will present on the urgent need to address global cancer inequalities at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, the premier cancer conference in the world
The Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) at Queens University Belfast has been selected as part of a US-Ireland tripartite center-to-center (C2C) collaboration to develop smart cardiovascular repair technologies.
A leading scientist from Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded over £855,000 from Cancer Research UK to find new ways to prevent oesophageal cancer and improve survival rates.
Health | 17 December, 2018
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new way to analyse bowel cancer tumours, which could lead to more personalised treatments and better prognosis for patients.
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