Queen's Belfast News Releases


18th December, 2007
Bessbrook student overcomes cancer to win top Biology award Bessbrook student overcomes cancer to win top Biology award The Institute of Biology will today honour a Co Armagh schoolboy who overcame a battle with cancer to become one of the top four A- level Biology students in Northern Ireland. Kevin O’Reilly, from Bessbrook,...
17th December, 2007
Additional funding 'vital' for economic growth, Queen's graduates told Additional funding 'vital' for economic growth, Queen's graduates told Additional funding for more postgraduate students is vital for the future growth of Northern Ireland’s economy, Queen’s University graduates have been told. Speaking during graduation...
14th December, 2007
Hunt sisters strike the right chord at Queen's Hunt sisters strike the right chord at Queen's Fionnuala (right) and Una Hunt, who were awarded honorary Doctorates of Music for services to the performing arts. Two of Ireland’s most distinguished classical musicians, Belfast-born sisters Fionnuala and Una Hunt, were today...
14th December, 2007
Distinguished artist 'in the frame' at Queen's Distinguished artist 'in the frame' at Queen's Artist Neil Shawcross One of Northern Ireland’s most significant portrait artists, Neil Shawcross, was honoured by Queen’s University today. At this morning’s graduation ceremony, he was awarded an honorary...
14th December, 2007
Portstewart woman named top nursing student at Queen's graduation Portstewart woman named top nursing student at Queen's graduation Laura McNabb from Portstewart, recipient of the Florence Elliott Prize   Award winner, Ailsa Metzing Heggarty from Broughshane Portstewart woman, Laura McNabb, has been named top nursing student at Queen’s....
14th December, 2007
Queen's student joins Taoiseach's office Queen's student joins Taoiseach's office Lyndsey and Stephen Herron   Joanne Robinson Queen’s will today award honorary doctorates to artist Neil Shawcross and musicians Fionnuala Hunt and Dr Una Hunt, drawing to a close winter graduation for 2007. By 4.00pm...
13th December, 2007
Battling student defies the odds Battling student defies the odds Shauvaun Caldwell, Ballyrobert and Ricky Barklie, Carrickfergus   Damien McHugh from Belcoo A young man who has battled against heart disease will today achieve one of his greatest ambitions when he graduates from Queen’s. Stephen...
12th December, 2007
Teaching inspires Ballymena family Teaching inspires Ballymena family Ibby Patterson, Ballymena Winter graduation begins at Queen’s this evening when over 290 graduands will receive their degrees from the School of Education in the University’s Whitla Hall. More than 1,800 Queen’s students...
10th December, 2007
Winter graduation marks end of term for leading lights at Queen's Winter graduation marks end of term for leading lights at Queen's Armagh student Lyndsey Heron, who graduates this week with an MSc in Ecological Management This week’s winter graduations at Queen’s University will mark the end of term for two of Northern Ireland’s...
10th December, 2007
Australia seals plastics deal with Northern Ireland Australia seals plastics deal with Northern Ireland Australia and Northern Ireland join together in an international partnership to develop new plastics for the world's economy, from left: University of Queensland, Head of Research, Dr Darren Martin, Queen's Pro-Vice Chancellor,...