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Queen’s announces multimillion-pound investment to boost screen industries in Northern Ireland

Queen’s University Belfast has announced a £2.5 million investment for an interdisciplinary research facility, MediaLab, focusing on virtual production that will help drive R&D for the screen industries and upskill the local sector in Northern...
18-Dec-2020 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Survey finds pandemic had a major impact on children’s experiences and rights

A global survey of children’s views and experiences of life under COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has found that the pandemic had wide-ranging impacts on children’s experiences and rights.
9-Dec-2020 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research finds new link between cell damage in astronauts and geriatric-type health problems observed during space missions

Damage caused to human cells during spaceflight appears to be the underlying cause of many health issues observed in astronauts, it has been discovered by researchers from the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) and School of Biological...
25-Nov-2020 7:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Queen’s University academic appointed to the EU Commission Platform on Sustainable Finance

An academic from Queen’s University Belfast is one of two academics on the island of Ireland appointed to the Platform on Sustainable Finance at the European Commission.
5-Nov-2020 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Queen’s University Belfast Academics elected to the Academy of Social Sciences

Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences.
30-Oct-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Universities launch database on amnesties granted during conflict and peace processes

Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Edinburgh have launched the first public, open access database which explores amnesties that were granted during ongoing conflicts, or as part of peace negotiations, or in post-conflict periods.
31-Aug-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UK-wide study shows children with gastrointestinal symptoms should be included in COVID-19 testing strategies

Over 1,000 children from Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, known as ‘COVID Warriors’ have had their antibodies measured in the UK-wide trial called ‘Seroprevalence of SARS-Cov-2 infection in healthy children’.
28-Aug-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Queen’s part of £7 million consortium to improve outcomes for patients with early stage cancer

The Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence (PMC) at Queen’s is leading a ground-breaking collaboration with the world’s largest biotech company Roche, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialist, Sonrai Analytics.
9-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Brexit expert available - Dr Katy Hayward, Reader from Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland

16-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Why belief in ‘Limbo’ has disappeared in recent decades – Queen’s University Belfast research

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast 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.
7-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

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Queen’s Award Honorary Professorship to Declan Kelly

Queen’s University Belfast have awarded Irish-American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist Declan Kelly, Chairman and CEO of global consulting company, Teneo Holdings an Honorary Professorship at Queen’s Management School.
13-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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Queen’s University Photography Exhibition Shows the Changing Face of Belfast

The Queen’s University Belfast led ‘Belfast Self-Portrait’ exhibition will today (Friday 7 July) officially open to the public at the Ulster Museum, Belfast.
7-Jul-2017 6:05 AM EDT

Ransomware Expert Available to Discuss in Non-Technical Terms What Happens During an Attack, What the Risks Are to Businesses and General Public and How to Protect Against Cyber Attacks

15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Queen’s University Launches the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

Queen’s University launch The Visual Voices of the Prison Memory Archive project.
29-Mar-2017 2:00 AM EDT

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Scientists Unveil Why Microbe Klebsiella, Cited as an Urgent Threat to Human Health by WHO, Is Resistant to Antibiotics.

1-Mar-2017 5:05 AM EST

Queen’s Scientists on the Hunt for Source of Gravitational Waves

Yesterday saw the announcement of the discovery of gravitational waves by LIGO, in what is being described as the most important breakthrough in physics for decades. Now scientists from Queen’s University Belfast are leading the hunt for the...
12-Feb-2016 9:00 AM EST

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