Queen's Belfast News Releases


30th November, 2009
New Director for Queen's Gender Initiative New Director for Queen's Gender Initiative Professor Yvonne Galligan, who founded the Centre for the Advancement of Women in Politics at Queen’s, has been appointed Director of the University’s award-winning Gender Initiative.  Announcing her appointment,...
26th November, 2009
Queen’s University among best in Europe for political science Queen’s University among best in Europe for political science Professor Richard English Queen’s has been named as one of the best universities in Europe for political science. The School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen’s is...
26th November, 2009
Encourage our young people to consider STEM subjects – parents urged Encourage our young people to consider STEM subjects – parents urged Dr Geoff Cunningham from Queen’s with Alison Black from FG Wilson and Jonny McLaughlin, a student at Dalriada School in Ballymoney.” Parents of fifth and sixth formers from throughout Northern...
24th November, 2009
Queen's 'powers' global wave industry Queen's 'powers' global wave industry Oyster in the evening light Queen’s University has helped the global wave energy industry take a major stride forward with the launch of the world’s largest working hydro-electric wave energy device by Aquamarine Power. Known...
24th November, 2009
East Belfast residents set to benefit from Queen's research East Belfast residents set to benefit from Queen's research Professor Frank Kee  Watch the QTV story Increases in levels of physical activity by residents in the Connswater area of east Belfast will be the target of a new five year £800,000 Queen’s University...
23rd November, 2009
Local schools make 'smart moves' in global competition Local schools make 'smart moves' in global competition Over 140 local young scientists hope to make the 'right moves' at W5 in Belfast on Tuesday 24 November. The budding innovators, from 14 secondary schools in Northern Ireland, are competing in the regional heat of...
19th November, 2009
Money + advice = financially aware students at Queen's SU Money + advice = financially aware students at Queen's SU Queen’s Students’ Union supported by Barclays Money Skills has launched a new initiative aimed at encouraging students to become more financially aware. The money+ programme is being run by Queen’s...
19th November, 2009
Male infertility focus of international event at Queen's Male infertility focus of international event at Queen's Male infertility and tackling falling birth rates across Europe will be among the topics addressed at this year’s British Andrology Society’s annual conference at Queen’s. World leaders in the field...
18th November, 2009
‘Sharing innovation’ key to business success ‘Sharing innovation’ key to business success Innovation guru Professor Henry Chesbrough (second left) with Queen’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor James McElnay, Liam Nellis, Chief Executive, InterTradeIreland; and Dr Nola Hewitt-Dundas, Senior Lecturer in Innovation...
17th November, 2009
Indian and Irish poets create ‘world first’ cultural event Indian and Irish poets create ‘world first’ cultural event Professor Ed Larrissy, School of English Some of Ireland’s most distinguished poets have joined together with their Indian counterparts to celebrate a week long festival of languages and culture in New...