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Society

QUEEN’S ACADEMICS CONTRIBUTE TO REPORT ON IMPACT OF SEX PURCHASE OFFENCE

School of Law staff have contributed to a report that finds it is not possible to say legislative change is responsible for an increase in crime against sex workers, but a fear of crime has left them feeling further marginalised and stigmatised.



Sport

QUEEN’S SOCCER ACADEMY ANNOUNCES DEAL WITH SCAN ALARMS

Queen’s University Belfast Soccer Academy has announced a new sponsorship arrangement with Scan Alarms and Security Systems Ltd for the 2019-20 season.

Graduate News

MEET ROGER CONNOR – PRESIDENT, GLOBAL VACCINES GSK

Top Queen’s graduate Roger Connor, who was born in Belfast but grew up in Downpatrick, County Down, is assisting science-led global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) to ‘help people do more, feel better, live longer.’



Research

NEW TECHNIQUE TO TRANSFORM USED MILK BOTTLES INTO KAYAKS AND STORAGE TANKS

Queen’s researchers are working on novel techniques that could help tackle the growing global issue of single-use waste plastics.



University News

UNIVERSITIES LAUNCH CITY DEAL WEBSITE

Queen’s University and the UU – two of the stakeholder partners in the £850m Belfast Region City Deal – have launched a joint website outlining their integrated key sector projects to invigorate the local economy.



Philanthropy

THE ANDREW MARK GODDEN PRIZE

A three times graduate of Queen’s, who recently took up a new post in the School of Law, has set up a prize to help Law students from a ‘widening participation’ background.



Research

9/11 SURVIVORS HELP SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS IN UNDERSTANDING OF TRAUMA

First responders and evacuees from the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in 2001, have been helping students deepen their understanding of trauma.

Graduate News

FRANK ORMSBY - NEXT IRELAND PROFESSOR OF POETRY

A central figure in Ulster poetry since the late 1960s, Queen’s graduate Frank Ormsby (BA English, 1970), has been announced as the next holder of the highly prestigious Ireland Chair of Poetry.

Philanthropy

HOSPITAL SATURDAY FUND – SUPPORTING MEDICAL ELECTIVES

A group of six students from Queen’s, who earlier this year received support from HSF to undertake overseas medical electives, have attended a special reception at the University.

Graduate News

COCHRANE CORRY CUP REUNION – SEPTEMBER 2019

Former members of the Queen’s 1968 Cochrane Corry Cup winning team are being invited to a special get-together in September to mark the occasion.

 

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