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RESEARCH

Queen’s University Belfast lead first UK trial using exercise to aid recovery from deadliest cancer

Pancreatic cancer patients in Northern Ireland will be the first in the UK to trial an innovative new exercise programme to aid their recovery from the traumatic 12-hour operation needed to save their lives.



Research

LISTENING TO MUSIC CAN HELP REDUCE STRESS

The latest research from the School of Psychology at Queen’s has concluded that music listening – often associated with higher levels of wellbeing – can help decrease stress, and it has a bigger impact the older you get.

Graduate News

THE CLASS OF 2019 – MEET THREE TOP GRADUATES

Three of our amazing new graduates talk to Queen’s about their time at University, the skills and experiences they accrued here, and their hopes and plans for the future.



Graduate News

70TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS IN THE MUSIC BUILDING!

An evening of fine food, reminiscing and friendships renewed were the order of the day as over 90 guests marked Queen’s Music Department's 70th birthday in style.

Student News

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS POSTGRADUATE IS QUEEN’S STUDENT OF THE YEAR

The winner of the 2019 First Trust Bank Queen’s Student of the Year Award has been announced as final year PhD law student Gift Sotonye-Frank – a passionate advocate for women and a dedicated supporter of international students.

GraduatE News

GRADUATION DAY – A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES

Catching up with staff in the Development and Alumni Relations Office – the directorate that maintains links with graduates after they leave Queen’s – find out what makes for a great graduation day.

Health

NEW TRIAL TO FIND TREATMENT FOR SHORT-SIGHTEDNESS RELATED BLINDNESS IN CHILDREN

A new trial led by Queen’s is investigating the efficacy of low dose eye drops to stop the progression of myopia in short-sighted children. 



Graduate News

MEET BRIAN DOWNIE – 116TH PRESIDENT OF SAICE

Queen’s BSc Civil Engineering graduate Brian Downie (1970), is just over half way through his year as President of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering.



Student News

QUEEN’S STUDENTS 'GO GLOBAL' WITH INTERNATIONAL WORK PLACEMENTS

Over 30 students from Queen’s are set to take part in international work placements this summer as part of the IAESTE mobility programme.

 

Research

NORTHERN IRELAND RISKS BEING LEFT BEHIND BECAUSE CHILDREN ARE NOT REQUIRED TO LEARN A SECOND LANGUAGE IN PRIMARY SCHOOL

Writing in The Conversation, Queen’s researcher Ian Collen puts the case for children in Northern Ireland learning a second language from as young as the age of eight or nine.

 

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