School of Nursing and Midwifery claims top 50 spot in QS World University rankings
The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast recently joined the top 50 in QS World University Subject Rankings 2018.
Pro-Vice Chancellor for Medicine and Health Sciences, Professor Chris Elliott, commented: “As a world-class university, it is pleasing that we are being recognised for research and teaching on the global stage. This reflects our continued commitment to making a positive impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally.”
Queen’s University Belfast opens new renewable energy centre
Queen’s has opened a GBP 9.7 million cross-border research centre for renewable energy projects. The centre is funded by the European Union’s (EU) INTERREG VA Programme and managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). The Bryden Centre for Advanced Marine and Bio-Energy Research will recruit 34 PhD students across the marine and bio-energy disciplines for the projects.
The Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in Ireland are also funding the projects.
New construction for the School of Biological Sciences
The new School of Biological Sciences, being built at Chlorine Gardens, will house state-of-the art teaching and research facilities for its 750 students and 170 staff.