Latest Queen's Belfast News Releases


29th November, 2010
‘Wish you were here’ at Naughton Gallery’s secret sale ‘Wish you were here’ at Naughton Gallery’s secret sale A unique opportunity for art-lovers to see if they can tell international artists from emerging local talent, and snap up a piece of original artwork at the same time, is on offer at Queen’s University’s...
26th November, 2010
Queen’s life-saving research wins education ‘Oscar’ Queen’s life-saving research wins education ‘Oscar’ Queen’s University’s work in protecting the lives and livelihoods of some of the poorest people on the planet has won a prestigious national award. At the Times Higher Education awards ceremony...
24th November, 2010
Research reveals future of UK infrastructure could be at risk Research reveals future of UK infrastructure could be at risk A leading Queen’s University Belfast academic has said that an urgent policy review is needed of the Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) that build many of the UK’s roads, hospitals and schools. Ten per...
23rd November, 2010
Queen’s awarded for breaking down communication barriers Queen’s awarded for breaking down communication barriers (L-R) Jim Edwards, Signature Chief Executive; Brian Symington, Director of RNID NI; Jayne Woodside, Queen's and Bobby Bailey, Sign Language Tutor, RNID Queen’s and RNID Northern Ireland have won a national award...
22nd November, 2010
The Priests to hit high note at Charter Day celebrations The Priests to hit high note at Charter Day celebrations Singing trio The Priests who will be performing at the Charter Day Dinner Singing trio The Priests will be performing at Queen’s Charter Day Dinner on Friday (26 November), ahead of the launch of their new album Noel,...
19th November, 2010
Knowledge Transfer key in helping local companies outlive economic downturn Knowledge Transfer key in helping local companies outlive economic downturn Paul Beaney, Cherry Pipes; Dr Iain Gray, Technology Strategy Board; Justyna Gabrowska, Cherry Pipes, Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Gregson. QTV covered the awards, watch the story here. Northern...
17th November, 2010
Feeding people sustainably: first Royal Society lecture at Queen’s in 20 years Feeding people sustainably: first Royal Society lecture at Queen’s in 20 years Professor Charles Godfray, FRS Members of the public are invited to attend the first Royal Society lecture at Queen’s in 20 years. Professor Charles Godfray, Fellow of the Royal Society,...
16th November, 2010
‘Never too early’ – Queen’s urges young people to ‘find their future’ ‘Never too early’ – Queen’s urges young people to ‘find their future’ Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Ellen Douglas-Cowie and Wellington College principal Matthew Pitts help Year 10 pupils Jonathan Lindsay, Dione Foster and Eoin Trainor 'find their...
12th November, 2010
Charity encourages regular eye tests to prevent sight loss from diabetes Charity encourages regular eye tests to prevent sight loss from diabetes Ahead of World Diabetes Day on Sunday 14 November, leading eye research charity Fight for Sight is urging people with diabetes to have regular eye tests to check for signs of diabetic eye disease. Fight...
12th November, 2010
EU Commissioner visit highlights universities role as key driver of economic growth EU Commissioner visit highlights universities role as key driver of economic growth Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn join with (left to right) ECIT researcher Maire O'Neill, ECIT Director John McCanny, Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster and Minister for Employment and...