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Life in the gingerbread house: how fish need jellies more than we thought

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have coined jellyfish, ‘the gingerbread house’, conveying their newly discovered role in providing both food and shelter to fish.
20-Mar-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Queen’s Researchers Make Breakthrough Discovery in Chronic Lung Disease

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a novel experimental treatment for chronic lung diseases that could improve the lives for people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
5-Mar-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Science Shop celebrates 30 Years at Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University

A joint collaboration between Queen’s University Belfast and the Ulster University, the Science Shop, which supports hundreds of community groups across Northern Ireland, today (Wednesday 20 February) celebrates its 30th anniversary.
20-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Queen’s University researchers develop new test to detect disease and infection that could save time, money and lives

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a highly innovative new enzyme biomarker test that has the potential to indicate diseases and bacterial contamination saving time, money and possibly lives.
17-Jan-2019 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Queen’s University awarded 6.1 million euros to address fertility issues

Queen’s University have been awarded 6.1 million euros, in collaboration with 11 other global partner universities and institutions, to develop a test to identify harmful chemicals that affect female fertility.
15-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New approach to bowel cancer analysis could lead to better prognosis for patients

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.
17-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Queen’s Research Finds Electoral Reforms Did Not Cause the Rise of Sinn Féin in 1918

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that the 1918 electoral reforms in Britain and Ireland did not cause Sinn Féin’s subsequent electoral victory, as previously proposed.
4-Dec-2018 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers discover that calcifications in the eye increase risk for progression to advanced AMD by more than six times

• New research show that calcified nodules in the eye increase the risk for progression to advanced AMD more than six times • There is an urgent need to identify early events that might lead to visual loss in people so interventions can be...
14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST 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


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


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


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


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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