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Scientist Leads International Team to Crack 60-Year-Old Mystery of Sun’s Magnetic Waves

A Queen’s University Belfast scientist has led an international team to the ground-breaking discovery of why the Sun’s magnetic waves strengthen and grow as they emerge from its surface, which could help to solve the mystery of how the corona of...
2-Dec-2019 6:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Leftover grain from breweries could be converted into fuel for homes

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...
20-Nov-2019 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

New research shows how use of cholesterol lowering drugs may cut risk of lethal prostate cancer

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found that men who are on statins, medicine used to lower blood cholesterol, may have a reduced risk of developing a more lethal form of prostate cancer.
21-Nov-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Show Noise Pollution Is Threatening the Survival of a Number of Species

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found noise pollution is threatening the survival of more than 100 different species.
19-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Academics launch training resource to improve responses to violence against children

A new training resource aimed at enhancing child-centred responses to violence against children, co-designed with children and young people, has been launched today (Monday 11 November) by academics from the Centre for Children’s Rights at...
11-Nov-2019 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Queen’s research finds that global activism has helped combat worker exploitation on South African vineyards

A new research study from Queen’s University Belfast has examined the changing inspection of labour standards on South African vineyards, arguing that activist pressure on wine global supply chains has added pressure on both private and public...
5-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Narcissism Might Be a Dark Trait but It Can Lower Stress Levels and Reduce Chances of Depression

People who have grandiose narcissistic traits are more likely to be ‘mentally tough’, feel less stressed and are less vulnerable to depression, research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found.
24-Oct-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study reveals complexities and sensitivities in managing the UK’s withdrawal from the EU for border region residents

Brexit is already having an impact on life on both sides of the border. Respondents from the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland report economic changes (e.g. job losses, business disinvestment, problems in labour recruitment,...
14-Oct-2019 11:05 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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