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Read about the latest alumni achievements and find out more about current University news. For full details, just click on the title.

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Queen's and NASA to investigate 'solar flares'

   

Dr Ryan Milligan, from the University’s Astrophysics Research Centre, is to lead a major international investigation into ‘solar flares’ in conjunction with NASA and the Catholic University of America.

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Queen's scientists in hospital 'superbug' breakthrough

   

A team from Queen’s University Belfast has developed a gel that kills some of the most resistant hospital superbugs, including staphylococci and E.coli.

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The perfect host...could be you!

   

Thanks to an initiative called HOST, Queen’s graduates (and staff) now have the opportunity not only to be part of the special memories of visiting international students but to find out a little more about overseas cultures.

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Festival hits high note with new music sponsors

   

The 2014 Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s has revealed new backers for the Music Club and the Classical Music elements of this year’s programme.  

 

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Lights! Action! Lux Film Prize for Queen’s alum

 
 

Film Studies graduate, Amy Moore, has enjoyed an exciting 12 months which included attending a major international film festival in Venice, working as a locations scout on the latest Ridley Scott movie, and winning a placement in Strasburg and Brussels on the LUX film prize.

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Queen’s awarded £500,000 to tackle global food fraud

   

Scientists at Queen’s have received £500,000 to investigate food scams, explore the impact on business from fraudulent practice and restore consumer trust.

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Researching aggressive breast cancers

   

Research by a Queen’s scientist, which could greatly improve survival rates for women with more aggressive forms of breast cancer, has received funding from Breast Cancer Campaign.

 

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Emmy nomination for Hillsborough documentary

   

A documentary based on long-term research by a Queen’s Professor has been nominated for an Emmy. Hillsborough, is derived from Professor Phil Scraton’s research previously published in two influential reports on the disaster and his book Hillsborough: The Truth.

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‘Double First’ - Women in Physics scoop major Queen’s awards

   

The First Trust Bank Queen’s University Graduate and Student of the Year Awards were presented at the Summer Graduation evening ceremony on Friday 4 July. And in a ‘double first’, both winners are women who studied Physics!

 

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Seats up for grabs at leading independent cinema

 
 

QFT, Northern Ireland’s leading independent cinema, is inviting individuals and companies to sponsor a seat at the famous Belfast cinema at Queen’s.

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Queen’s social networks

   

As a graduate of Queen’s there are numerous social networks and groups to help you stay in touch with your Alma Mater. Make sure to keep up with the conversation via LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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