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Health officials pledge support for cancer research Queen's computer helps fight COVID-19
Robin Swann MLA and leading health officials in Ireland and Northern Ireland have signed up to reinvigorate the All-Ireland Cancer Consortium. A high-performance computer, Kelvin-2, is helping teams from Queen’s and healthcare staff track the spread of COVID-19 and discover new variants.
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Institute for Global Food Security honoured by UN PM Boris Johnson visits Queen's to discuss COVID-19
The Institute has been designated a 'Collaborating Centre' of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the first in the UK to focus on food and agriculture research. Queen’s hosted a visit by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in March, to discuss the University's contribution to COVID-19 research.
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Read about the new QUBIS Innovation Fund at Queen's Nominate a Graduate, Student or Alumni Volunteer
A new (S)EIS Innovation Fund has been set up by QUBIS Ltd, the commercialisation arm of Queen’s, to support their spin-out companies. Know someone amazing? Nominate them by April 30 for a Queen's Graduate, Student or Alumni Volunteer of the Year Award sponsored by Allstate NI.


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Do happy cows need happy pastures? Queen's joins UK-Ireland collaboration in social science
The latest research led by Queen’s has found that ‘livestock lockdown’ may also be damaging the emotional wellbeing of our dairy cows. Queen's is part of 20 new collaborations with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to study mental health, sexuality, public health, children’s welfare and more.
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Smaller amphibians have increased extinction risk Pandemic has acute impact on those with support needs
Queen’s has found that the risk of extinction among amphibians increases for species of smaller body size as females produce fewer eggs. Queen’s awarded grant to research the impact of the pandemic on families caring for loved ones with severe learning difficulties.


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Tribute to graduate Professor Jim Dornan Meet Chris McGale, author of The Million Dollar Irishman
The Queen’s community is saddened to learn of the death of Professor Jim Dornan, former member of staff and esteemed graduate of the University. Graduate, Chris McGale has released his new memoir, detailing his near fatal road accident and career involving multi-million-pound stock market deals.
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Dr Sandeep Sancheti is new Provost at Marwadi University Watch now: Marian Keyes & Louise Kennedy
PhD graduate, Dr Sandeep Sancheti, is the new Provost at Marwadi University, Rajkot, in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Queen's Alumni and the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's talk to Marian Keyes in the latest edition of The Book Club. Available to watch for free on QFT Player.


Partition and the Limits of Irish Commemoration: Reflections on 1921

Professor Ian McBride, Foster Professor of Irish History at University of Oxford, will deliver a keynote lecture on 'Partition and the Limits of Irish Commemoration: Reflections on 1921' on Wednesday, 31 March 2021.

Following the lecture, Professor Richard English, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Queen's University Belfast will moderate a Q&A session. Questions can be submitted during the live feed.

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QFT Player at Queen's Film Theatre's

The QFT Player is Queen's Film Theatre's streaming service. Packed with great local and international films to rent and to watch for free.

Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Minari is director Lee Isaac Chung's tender and sweeping semi-autobiographical story of a Korean-American family moving to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. Available to rent on QFT Player from Friday 2 Apr.

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The GAA and the ban: The Steadfast Rule: The GAA’s ban on rival games 1920s-1960s with Larry McCarthy

A two-part webinar series hosted by Queen’s University GAA Past Members Union to mark 50 years since the 1971 GAA Congress at Queen’s. Join part one with Cormac Moore and an introduction from Larry McCarthy, Uachtarán Cumann Luithcleas Gael, the current President of the GAA.

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The GAA and the ban: How the Ban was broken: The road to abolition at Queen’s in 1971 with Martin O'Neill

A two-part webinar series hosted by Queen’s University GAA Past Members Union to mark 50 years since the 1971 GAA Congress at Queen’s. Join part two with Dónal McAnallen and a discussion with Martin O'Neill OBE and current football manager.

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BEYOND DECISION 2020: In Conversation with Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

Join us for an online event on Thursday 15 April as US Consul General Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau is ‘in conversation’ with Queen’s University Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.

With reflections on the challenges facing the new administration, the future relationship with Northern Ireland and the broader UK and the role of women in politics today, this will be a unique opportunity to hear from Secretary Clinton on these issues.

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Do you live outside of NI?
If you or your children studied at Queen’s but now work outside of NI (or if your children chose to study outside of N.Ireland), Pivotal, the new public policy think tank would like to learn more about the factors affecting those decisions.

There are two phases of this study, the first phase is aimed at young people from NI currently studying elsewhere. Please click here to complete a short survey. The second phase aims to speak with professionals from NI working elsewhere to understand their motivations for living and working outside of NI. Please click here for details or contact if you’d like to take part in this phase of the study. The research aims to develop evidence to influence future policies in NI. More information about the study can be found here.

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