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Graduate News 

REMEMBERING HELEN WADDELL – THE WRITER WHO ‘LIFTED A VEIL FROM THE PAST’

One hundred years ago, Queen’s graduate Helen Waddell (BA, 1911) was a national literary celebrity, mixing with Prime Ministers and Royalty, and admired by her peers such as Virginia Woolf and George Bernard Shaw.

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Graduate, Student and Volunteer news

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR THE GRADUATE, STUDENT AND ALUMNI VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The window is now open for nominations for three prestigious University awards for the Allstate NI Queen's Graduate, Student and Alumni Volunteer of the Year.

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Student News

‘YOU HAVE DEMONSTRATED COURAGE’ HRH THE PRINCESS ROYAL TELLS STUDENT MIDWIVES FROM NORTHERN IRELAND

The diligence and resilience of Queen’s midwifery students during the additional challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic has received Royal acknowledgement.

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Philanthropy

HARDSHIP FUND TO SUPPORT STUDENTS FROM MALAYSIA

An entrepreneur whose work in education has been successful in bringing different cultures together, has established a fund to help current Malaysian students at Queen’s.

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University News

FREE UPSKILLING COURSES IN LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Over 200 places are available on Queen’s courses for people in Northern Ireland effected by the pandemic through furlough, redundancy, or inability to find a job in their field.

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Graduate News 

MEET EDWARD MCCANN – QUEEN’S ALUM, FORMER LECTURER AND LAWYER, AND ENDURING RUGBY FAN

With a passion for his sport that has intertwined with his education and career, Canada-based graduate Ed McCann reflects on his time at Queen’s and his life in rugby.

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Society and History

QUEEN’S HISTORIAN LAUNCHES BOOK EXPLORING LIFE FOR WOMEN IN 19TH-CENTURY CONVICT PRISONS IN IRELAND

New book shines a light on the hardships experienced by women in prisons – their poverty and survival strategies – in post-Famine Ireland.

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Health

QUEEN’S PARTNERS WITH INDIAN SCIENTISTS TO ADDRESS SOME OF SOCIETIES BIGGEST HEALTH CHALLENGES

Vaccine design for pandemic threats, artificial intelligence, and genomic analysis in cancer were on the agenda when Queen’s researchers held an online symposium with leading scientists from India.

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Health

ALL-IRELAND MS RESEARCH NETWORK PROVIDES HOPE TO THOSE AFFECTED BY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A new multiple sclerosis network has been launched aiming to limit the progression of MS, to train future generations of researchers and to contribute to global MS research, and with it are launched the first AIMS-RN Research Summer Scholarships.

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Society

QUEEN’S RESEARCH SUGGESTS LARGESCALE ANTIBODY TESTING COULD LOWER CONTAGION OF COVID-19

Antibody tests are more important than we thought and could help reduce the communication of coronavirus from one person or to another by close contact, according to latest Queen's research.

 

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