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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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Swedish Society NI founder, Maren Dunsby, remembered

   

The Swedish Society of Northern Ireland has remembered its founder, Maren Dunsby, at an event to wind up its affairs held at Queen’s in July.

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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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Queen's going for gold!

   

Nine students from Queen’s will be ‘going for Commonwealth gold’ in Swimming, Athletics, Netball, Judo and Badminton in Glasgow over the next 11 days as part of the Team NI.

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Bowel cancer breakthrough

   

Researchers have made a ‘significant breakthrough’ in the potential treatment of bowel cancer that could benefit thousands of patients. An international clinical trial will now be led by Queen's CCRCB researcher Dr Sandra van Schaeybroeck.

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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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Katie Melua, Dermot Desmond and Ciarán Hinds receive honorary degrees from Queen’s

   

Musician Katie Melua, businessman and football director Dermot Desmond and award-winning actor Ciarán Hinds, were among nine people to receive honorary degrees from Queen’s during Summer Graduation.

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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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Queen’s Medical Dean in major cystic fibrosis breakthrough

   

A Queen’s University Professor has played a key role in a major breakthrough which will reduce hospitalisations and change the lives of cystic fibrosis sufferers.

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A sense of belonging

   

A new study conducted by Queen's and the UU reveals that less than half of people from minority ethnic groups feel a sense of belonging in Northern Ireland.

 

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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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€4m bid to tackle superbugs

   

Scientists at Queen’s are leading a €4 million international research project to develop new treatments for some of the world’s top killer infections.

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£8.1m Centre at Queen’s to tackle world’s data storage needs

   

With the coming decade likely to see a huge challenge – and numerous opportunities – in providing society with the data storage solutions it requires, Queen’s new £8.1m Centre is well equipped to develop the skilled staff required for the task.

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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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