Queen's Belfast News Releases


22nd December, 2008
New £1.5M cross-border cancer research project New £1.5M cross-border cancer research project New treatment options for cancers with low survival rates are to be developed as the result of a new £1.5 million project between Queen’s University Belfast and Trinity College Dublin. Researchers at Queen’s...
16th December, 2008
Universities should encourage female entrepreneurs Universities should encourage female entrepreneurs Fiona McCartan receives the Queen's University Science Shop Student Award from Queen's Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Gerry McCormac Universities can play an important role in encouraging women to follow entrepreneurial career...
15th December, 2008
Queen's students bank on top sports awards Queen's students bank on top sports awards Eithne Bradley, Queen's Sport and Stephen Cruise, Ulster Bank with World University Equestrian champion Ben Crawford Northern Ireland’s next generation of sporting stars has been given a valuable boost by Queen’s University...
12th December, 2008
Theology soul mates Theology soul mates A husband and wife team have made the long journey from India to graduate together at Queen's University. Jaison and Jessy Thomas will graduate today with PhDs in Theology. The couple are from Kerala in southern India, where Jaison is the Principal of...
12th December, 2008
First Interdisciplinary Arts graduates from Queen's First Interdisciplinary Arts graduates from Queen's A Choreographer, a singer and a teacher will be amongst the first ever students to graduate with a unique Masters degree in Interdisciplinary Arts at Queen's today. And graduation is set to be just one special occasion...
12th December, 2008
Hi-tech leader to be honoured Hi-tech leader to be honoured One of Northern Ireland's leading business figures will be honoured by Queen's University today in recognition of his distinguished contribution to business and commerce. Frank Graham, who was founder of thriving Belfast firm Kainos and Managing...
11th December, 2008
MSc in Multimedia just the medicine MSc in Multimedia just the medicine An MSc student who hopes to increase the quality of online information about Down Syndrome will graduate this afternoon from Queen’s University. Dr Khaled Abbas El-Hayes, an Obstetrician Gynaecologist in Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry,...
11th December, 2008
Queen's plays leading role in Europe-wide tests for safer food Queen's plays leading role in Europe-wide tests for safer food Professor Chris Elliot A top food scientist at Queen’s is playing a major role in a £4m European project to develop new techniques to detect chemical contaminants in food and animal feed. Professor...
11th December, 2008
Triumph over tragedy at Queen's Triumph over tragedy at Queen's A Portadown man has triumphed over tragedy to graduate from Queen’s today. Forty-nine year old Gregory Skelton was just one week away from completing his nursing studies when he was involved in a serious road accident in June 2007....
11th December, 2008
Sisters on the wards Sisters on the wards Jennie Sims and Rosie Hanna from Banbridge It will be a double celebration for two Banbridge sisters who graduate from Queen’s as nurses today. Jennie Sims graduates in Mental Health Nursing while Rosie Hanna will receive her degree in Children’s...