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NI Cancer Registry


Latest NI cancer incidence and survival statistics  released

The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) - which is operated by Queen's University Belfast - has released the latest update on cancer incidence trends and survival statistics for the period 2012-16.

Graduate News

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Queen’s University is calling on its graduates to 'opt in' to continue receiving regular email updates about alumni events and reunions, their fellow graduates, the latest University research and ongoing fundraising from their alma mater. 



COULD POST-SURGERY Confusion BE AN early sign of Alzheimer's  DISEASE?

A study of patients who experience confusion after joint replacement surgery may be in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease – or could be more likely to develop dementia in the future – according to Queen’s researchers.


'Goldilocks' temperature for tiger sharks

A team of international researchers lead by Queen’s University has discovered that the tiger shark, which is second only to the great white in recorded attacks on humans, has an optimum sea temperature for feeding in.


Top 50 spot in QS World Rankings for School of Nursing and Midwifery

Queen’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has moved into the Top 50 in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.


Queen's cracks 70-year-old mystery of the sun

Scientists at Queen's have made a ground-breaking discovery that may be key to how the sun heats its atmosphere, cracking a decades-old mystery.



New blood test could detect heart disease say Queen's researchers

Queen’s researchers are set to explore whether certain gene markers in the blood could be used to identify coronary heart disease thereby improving the lives of patients through better treatment, care strategies and survival.


Queen's launches full-time MBA programme

A new full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme has been launched at Queen’s to address the increasing demand from local employers for business school graduates.


Queen's to mark 20th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement period are set to gather at Queen’s next month for a ‘sold out’ event to mark its 20th Anniversary.

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Queen's names Class of 2018 Honorary Graduates

Queen’s University has named 15 leading figures from the world of business, science, sport, academia and the arts as Honorary Graduates for 2018.





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