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Novel Coronavirus (2019 nCov): Guidance for staff and students

GUIDANCE | 12 February, 2020

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, Queen’s University Belfast has produced the following guidance for our staff and students.

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ARK hosts 'Is the UK stronger or weaker after 20 years of devolution' at Queen's

SOCIETY | 20 February, 2020

To mark the 20th anniversary of ARK the seminar 'Is the UK stronger or weaker after 20 years of devolution' recently (19 February) took place at Queen’s University.

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Queen’s academic appointed to Government What Works Trial Advice Panel

SOCIETY | 20 February, 2020

Queen’s academic, Dr Sarah Miller has been appointed to the What Works Trial Advice Panel (TAP) to improve the quality and quantity of impact evaluation across central government in the UK.

Housing overcrowding in parts of London and South East England soars to 40-year high

SOCIETY | 19 February, 2020

Overcrowding in housing in parts of London and the South East of England is worse now than at any other period in 40 years, according to research by Queen’s University Belfast.

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Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University

Secretary Clinton, who received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s in October 2018, will become the University’s 11th and first female Chancellor.
Accepting the position, Secretary Clinton, said: “It is a great privilege to become the Chancellor of Queen’s University, a place I have great fondness for and have grown a strong relationship with over the years. The University is making waves internationally for its research and impact and I am proud to be an ambassador and help grow its reputation for excellence.”
Secretary Clinton will serve as the University’s new Chancellor, for a period of five years, with effect from 1 January 2020.

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Business

Safer and faster security scanners at airports

Ground-breaking research

Culture, Language & Arts

JAM awarded Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation funding

“unlock hidden talent"

Environment and Sustainability

Transatlantic travel of endangered shark revealed

Crossing the Atlantic

Health

Brain tumour research helps future precision medicine

Diagnosis and treatment

Society

Royal recognition for work on Shared Education

Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Science and technology

Queen’s and Rakuten Mobile to set up Edge Computing hub

Internet use revolution

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Building a better future

Queen’s University contributes £1.9 billion to UK economy

An independent analysis by London Economics showed Queen's economic contribution represents an economic benefit to cost ratio of 6:1.
It also found that Queen’s University employs 3,700 staff and supports a further 2,570 jobs across the UK.
The ‘Economic Impact Report’ highlighted that the public purse benefits by an average of £101,000 per each of the university’s full-time undergraduate students, who graduate each year.

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