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Latest News

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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Network of rising stars!

   

Thirty ambitious and talented second year students became Queen's Young City Leaders – joining a network of rising stars - at a special event at the University.

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Study USA 'Student of the Year'

   

Law undergrad Cara Heaslip has been named British Council Study USA ‘Student of the Year’ after a life-changing scholarship in Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.

 

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Apply today for Queen's Annual Fund support!

   

Applicants to the Queen’s Annual Fund have until 12 noon on Friday 31 October, to submit projects for consideration for this year’s £100k+ funding round.   

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Bid to save thousands of mothers' and babies' lives

   

Researchers at Queen’s have received $250,000 for a two-year project to find an effective – and cheap – treatment for pre-eclampsia.

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Uncovering the birth of Sailortown

   

A Queen’s academic been awarded a three-year British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to uncover the birth of Sailortown.

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'Changing Lives: Our Specialist Subject'

   

A compelling display of pioneering work by Queen’s academics is currently on display in a new exhibition in Belfast City Hall.

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Tackling the global food crisis - register now for Queen's next MOOC

 
 

Interested in finding out more about the integrity of our food supply chain? Sign up now for Queen’s latest MOOC, which ‘goes live’ on 17 November.

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Student volunteers recognised by Cabinet Office

   

A 21-year-old Queen’s business student from Milton Keynes has been honoured by Prime Minister David Cameron for his volunteer work.

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Business start-ups shine at INVENT Awards

   

Queen’s researchers have won two of the six main prizes at the Northern Ireland Science Park’s INVENT Awards 2014.

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Queen's to protect the national grid

   

Researchers at Queen’s have received funding of almost £400k to help reduce cyber-attack threats to the UK’s national electricity grid.

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Queen's scores hat-trick at regional KTP awards

   

Queen’s has picked up three prestigious local KTP awards – including Northern Ireland Regional Winner – for its links with business.

 

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Search for a new Chancellor

   

Graduates and staff are invited to submit nominations for the University’s next Chancellor, to succeed Kamalesh Sharma who steps down at the end of the year.

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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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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 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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