Development & Alumni Relations Office 

Queen's University Belfast statement on sudden death of Professor Patrick Johnston 


05 June 2017

On Sunday 4 June, Queen’s University Belfast issued the following statement:

It is with a deep sense of shock and loss that I have to announce the untimely and sudden death of our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston earlier today.

We extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to Iseult, his wife, and their four boys, Seamus, Eoghan, Niall and Ruairi, and the wider family circle at this desperately sad time.

We will provide further updates in due course.

James O’Kane
Registrar and Chief Operating Officer


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