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Graduate News

Dr Sinclair Mayne appointed CeO of AFBI

A Queen's graduate who began his career at the English Grassland Research Institute near Okehampton in Devon, is to take over at AFBI - the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute based in Belfast.


Queen's publishes Brexit resource Guide

It is hoped that a new Brexit Resource Guide published by Queen's University will help in the understanding of issues relating to the UK's withdrawal from the EU.


Queen's and Almac Group in breast cancer discovery

A discovery which provides a new way of explaining how immune cells are targeted to certain breast tumours, has been made by Northern Ireland researchers.

Graduate News

New County Court Judges sworn in by Lord Chief Justice

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed two Queen's graduates - HHJ Ms Elizabeth McCaffrey and HHJ Mr Neil Rafferty QC - as County Court Judges in Northern Ireland.


The Graduate  is on its way!

The 2016 edition of Queen's alumni magazine - The Graduate  - has been published and will soon be making its way to almost 135,000 graduates worldwide!

Science and technology

Rosetta: Queen's comet expert reflects on successes

Professor Alan Fitzsimmons from Queen's Astrophysics Research Centre takes a look back at Rosetta - a mission which 'boldly went' where none had gone before. 

Graduate news

Space for Grace: Stories from the Catholic Chaplaincy  

A new book by graduate Dominic O'Reilly, which tells the story of the Catholic Chaplaincy at Queen's is to be launched next week (04 October).



Queen's international healthcare partner in Dubai - the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences - has welcomed its first group of medical students.

World health

Queen's Professor addresses UN Assembly in New York

Queen's medic, Professor Mark Lawler, has addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York on the important role precision and personalised health plays in improving disease outcomes.


Freedom of Liverpool for Queen's 'Hillsborough 96' academic

Professor Phil Scraton, who campaigned tirelessly on behalf of the families who lost loved ones in the Hillsborough Disaster in 1989, has been awarded the Freedom of the City of Liverpool.

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