Queen's Belfast News Releases


22nd December, 2004
Queen's honorary graduands 2005 Queen's honorary graduands 2005   One of national television's best-known presenters, Northern Ireland-born Gloria Hunniford, and award-winning journalist and author Fergal Keane, are among those to be honoured by Queen's University when they receive honorary...
20th December, 2004
Get on course at Queen's this New Year Get on course at Queen's this New Year If your New Year's resolution is to return to study, whether for leisure purposes or to learn a new skill, then take a look at the variety of options on offer within the pages of the New Year Open Learning programme from the Institute...
17th December, 2004
"The face of TV science programmes" honoured by Queen's "The face of TV science programmes" honoured by Queen's TV science presenter Dr Adam Hart-Davis, the face of ground-breaking programmes including 'What the Romans Did for Us' and 'Local Heroes', was today honoured by Queen's University. At Friday...
17th December, 2004
A double celebration for mother and daughter A double celebration for mother and daughter Graduation is a double celebration in one Belfast household for mother and daughter Carol Stewart and Carolyn Jess who both graduate from Queen's University on Friday morning (17 December). 26-year-old daughter Carolyn Jess...
17th December, 2004
A tale of cross-border smuggling A tale of cross-border smuggling Eileen McMahon, who will receive her MA degree in Irish Studies from Queen's University on Friday morning, has learnt a thing or two about cross-border smuggling operations over the years, as the result of her dissertation research into the...
17th December, 2004
First Queen's TESOL graduate First Queen's TESOL graduate Cathriona Connor, who will collect her degree on Friday afternoon (17 December), is the first student to graduate from Queen's University Belfast with a Masters from the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) course. Originally...
17th December, 2004
Queen's honours leading Irish entrepreneur Queen's honours leading Irish entrepreneur One of Ireland's most successful technology entrepreneurs received his second degree from Queen's University today, 25 years to the day after his first, when he was honoured at this afternoon's graduation ceremony. Bill...
17th December, 2004
Queen's Music graduate plays in Salvation Army band Queen's Music graduate plays in Salvation Army band Heather Wright, who graduates from Queen's University Belfast on Friday with an MA in Composition and who also plays baritone horn in the Salvation Army band. 22-year-old Heather Wright from Portadown will be among those crossing...
16th December, 2004
First for diploma in trauma studies First for diploma in trauma studies The first group of students to complete a new course at Queen's University, which offers help to those affected by "the Troubles", will graduate this afternoon. (Thursday) A total of 19 people will receive a Diploma in Trauma Studies,...
16th December, 2004
Fertility expert Lord Winston honoured by Queen's Fertility expert Lord Winston honoured by Queen's Fertility expert and TV presenter Professor Lord Robert Winston of Hammersmith was today honoured by Queen's University. Described in the citation by Professor Sheena Lewis, Director of the Reproductive Medicine research...