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Research reveals prostate cancer affects quality of life for up to five years post diagnosis

18 September, 2020

A research collaboration between Schools of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast and the National University of Ireland, Galway, has found that after surviving prostate cancer men continue to deal with reduced quality of life.

Queen’s astronomer part of international team to capture stellar winds in unprecedented detail

SCIENCE | 18 September, 2020

A team of astronomers from around the world has discovered an explanation for the mesmerising shapes of planetary nebulae.

Queen's and Lough Neagh Landscape Partnership launch "Community Archaeology Toolkit" online resource

SCIENCE | 17 September, 2020

The Centre for Community Archaeology (CCA) at Queen’s University Belfast and Lough Neagh Landscape Partnership (LNLP) have launched a free online learning resource – the Community Archaeology Toolkit.

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Shaping A Better World: 2020 And Beyond

VIRTUAL ACADEMIC DEBATE AND DISCUSSION

Amidst this period of global change and uncertainty, academics at Queen’s are at the heart of local, national and international efforts to expand our knowledge of the pandemic and in helping society to comprehend a way forward.

Vibrant academic debate and discussion continues at Queen’s, virtually. Here we share a range of recent virtual conferences, podcasts and articles.

Shaping a Better World: 2020 and beyond
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Building a better future

CSIT international and local impact

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University is being used by the UK Government as a case study on how investment in research, development and innovation can deliver economic impact to the surrounding area and beyond.
CSIT aims to couple major research breakthroughs in the field of secure information technologies, with a unique model of innovation to drive economic and societal impact, and achieves this through world-class research, new value and venture creation and entrepreneurial approach in the area of cyber security.

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Business

New book on the stock market by Management School

Boom and Bust
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Queen’s academics admitted to the British Academy

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Environment and Sustainability

Pine martens predate on grey squirrels more than red

Critically Endangered

Health

Coating to reduce catheter pain and risk of infection

New antimicrobial coating
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Society

English Heritage visits Queen’s

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Science and technology

Powerful plasma accelerator closer to becoming reality

"Game-changing"

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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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