Queen's Belfast News Releases


22nd December, 2003
Jolly Good Fellows at Queen’s Three of Queen’s top flight academics have been elected to the prestigious US based Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) The trio who received the accolade, which is effective from 1 January 2004, are Professor Vincent Fusco, and Professor George Irwin, both from the...
19th December, 2003
Honorary graduate inspects ancestors’ masonry at Queen’s One of the UK’s top scientists and President of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious academic body, the Royal Society recently received an honorary degree at Queen’s University Belfast. ‘Alas poor Yorick!’ Lord May of Oxford, who was awarded an honorary doctorate...
15th December, 2003
Queen’s flagship audio research centre links up with California A new partnership announced today (Monday) between Queen’s University’s Sonic Arts Research Centre and world-leading Californian digital technology company DTS (Digital Theater Systems, Inc.) will help Northern Ireland lead the world in the development of music technology. Tracy...
15th December, 2003
Excellence award for Dromore firm A Co Down company which linked up with Queen’s University to forge a highly successful partnership has scooped an award in engineering excellence. Jacqui Smith, Minister of State for Industry and the Regions presents representatives from Queen’s University and Steve Orr Ltd...
15th December, 2003
Simulating rainfall – in Northern Ireland? Provoking analogies of ‘bringing coals to Newcastle’, an environmental scientist recently came all the way from New Zealand to visit researchers in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science at Queen’s University – bringing with him a special machine to simulate...
12th December, 2003
Pro-Vice-Chancellor calls for respect for diversity For today’s young people, the empty space where the twin towers once stood in New York will have an enduring significance like that of the Hiroshima Peace Park for an earlier generation, a graduation ceremony at Queen’s has heard. Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Academic Planning and Resources...
12th December, 2003
Local man comes home for University honour University of Limerick President Professor Roger Downer has been awarded an honorary degree by Queen’s University for his services to higher education. Professor Roger Downer, who has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Queen’s University for services to higher education. A...
12th December, 2003
University award for top UK scientist and stonemason’s descendant The President of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious academic body has received an honorary degree at Queen’s University. Lord May of Oxford, who has been awarded an honorary doctorate at Queen’s University for his distinction as a scientist, and for public services Lord...
12th December, 2003
Queen’s in dramatic link-up with Monaghan The first output of graduates from a unique cross-border course in drama took to the stage at Queen’s University this morning. The 24 graduates, mainly teachers from Monaghan, Cavan, Louth, Donegal and Armagh, are the first to complete the new Master’s course in drama which Queen’s...
11th December, 2003
University’s contribution to dairy industry on show Queen’s plays a pivotal role in agriculture, Northern Ireland’s main industry, the University’s chief researcher said today. Speaking at the University’s stand at the annual Royal Ulster Winter Fair in Belfast’s King’s Hall, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research...