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New York Post
Elon Musk’s hot mama has a future as bright as her son’sa private practice, I’d do talks, write newsletters.” At 42, she moved to Cana
Elon Musk’s hot mama has a future as bright as her son’s
New York Post / Posted 8 hours ago
a private practice, I’d do talks, write newsletters.” At 42, she moved to Canada to follow Elon, who went to college at Queen’s University in Ontario. (He later transferred to the University of Pennsylvania.) Her other children then moved to... Read more
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The Irish Times
The wind that danced the tilia trees, a short story by Michael McGladebeat like a marching drum. Michael McGlade has an MA in English and creative w
The wind that danced the tilia trees, a short story by Michael McGlade
The Irish Times / Posted 9 hours ago
beat like a marching drum. Michael McGlade has an MA in English and creative writing from the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast. His stories have appeared in the Saturday Evening Post, Ambit, Grain and Shimmer;... Read more
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Calgary Sun
New Dinos challenge: Rebuild football offence following great seasonchapter and it’s never going to be quite the same,” said Sheahan, the second-ye
New Dinos challenge: Rebuild football offence following great season
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
chapter and it’s never going to be quite the same,” said Sheahan, the second-year Dinos offensive co-ordinator and son of Queen’s University Golden Gaels head coach Pat Sheahan. “What we’re doing in spring camp is we’re taking a look at what our... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The price we won't payrefusal to negotiate is the right call, agrees Christian Leuprecht, a professor
The price we won't pay
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
refusal to negotiate is the right call, agrees Christian Leuprecht, a professor at the Royal Military College and Queen’s University in Kingston. “A new prime minister doesn’t want two dead Canadians on his watch,” Leuprecht admits. “But... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Author and musician visitingand locally in his hometown of Kingston, Ontario. This JUNO-nominated children’
Author and musician visiting
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted yesterday
and locally in his hometown of Kingston, Ontario. This JUNO-nominated children’s artist teaches songwriting workshops at Queen’s University and offers Song, Story & Sound Workshops and Concert Performances in schools, libraries and festivals... Read more
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Irish Examiner
David Attenborough profile: the man who has brought wonder to millionsbroadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough with an Australian bearded dr
David Attenborough profile: the man who has brought wonder to millions
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough with an Australian bearded dragon after receiving an honorary degree from Queen’s University in Belfast (Paul Faith) In 1993 he presented the spectacular Life in the Freezer, which was a celebration... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why a military charity is denying scholarships to the children of soldiers who died by suicideservice was so discounted,” Ms. Elms says, her children, Jake and Stephanie, by
Why a military charity is denying scholarships to the children of soldiers who died by suicide
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
service was so discounted,” Ms. Elms says, her children, Jake and Stephanie, by her side in their old brick house near Queen’s University. “How is 33 years of service, four tours, any less honourable?” Capt. Elms is part of a growing list of... Read more
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EuroNews
Legal and lethal: the rise in deaths from new-wave drugsconsumption” Knowing what chemical compounds are inside these so-called legal
Legal and lethal: the rise in deaths from new-wave drugs
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
consumption” Knowing what chemical compounds are inside these so-called legal highs is what Stephen Bell is undertaking at Queen’s University in Belfast. He and his team of chemists have created a new fast-track approach to identifying these... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Facebook page vows to lift the lid on Eritrea's secret reign of terrorhave criticised the way in which Samuel is releasing the information. Awet Weld
Facebook page vows to lift the lid on Eritrea's secret reign of terror
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
have criticised the way in which Samuel is releasing the information. Awet Weldemichael, professor of African history at Queen’s University, says he is concerned about the ethics of the way in which the information is being released. “I am not... Read more
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The Irish Times
North is the region most at risk from Brexit, says reportvisa arrangements between the UK and the Republic would be disrupted. Mr MacFl
North is the region most at risk from Brexit, says report
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
visa arrangements between the UK and the Republic would be disrupted. Mr MacFlynn discussed the report yesterday at Queen’s University in Belfast,which hosted a public debate on Brexit. According to Prof John Turner more than 630 people had... Read more
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Newsmax
Rice Exposes Infants to Arsenicrespiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the I
Rice Exposes Infants to Arsenic
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
respiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. “This is of particular concern for young children, who are more sensitive to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Rice and rice products may expose infants to arsenic: studyrespiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the I
Rice and rice products may expose infants to arsenic: study
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
respiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. “This is of particular concern for young children, who are more sensitive to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Eating rice-based foods may expose infants to arsenicrespiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the I
Eating rice-based foods may expose infants to arsenic
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
respiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. “This is of particular concern for young children, who are more sensitive to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rice and rice products may expose infants to arsenicrespiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the I
Rice and rice products may expose infants to arsenic
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
respiratory and metabolic diseases, said Dr. Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. “This is of particular concern for young children, who are more sensitive to... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
How a self-taught Canadian game designer sold a winning pitch to SonySony deal is a major win for Swink, 29, who learned to make video games in her
How a self-taught Canadian game designer sold a winning pitch to Sony
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 7 days ago
Sony deal is a major win for Swink, 29, who learned to make video games in her dorm room while studying psychology at Queen’s University from 2004 to 2008. Raised in Markham until age 10, Swink now lives in California, where she runs her... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Dromintee's jersey tribute for tragic PeterThe 19-year-old’s two friends, Gavin Sloan and Conall Havern, also lost their l
Dromintee's jersey tribute for tragic Peter
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
The 19-year-old’s two friends, Gavin Sloan and Conall Havern, also lost their lives in the two-car collision. The three Queen’s University students had been returning home from Belfast after finalising their accommodation for the college year.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
100 years later, Yeats’s Easter 1916 still stirs debate about its meaningon in 1916 “was traversed at a terrible price.” When people read Yeats’s poem,
100 years later, Yeats’s Easter 1916 still stirs debate about its meaning
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
on in 1916 “was traversed at a terrible price.” When people read Yeats’s poem, says historian Fearghal McGarry, of Queen’s University Belfast, “they tend to focus more on the ‘beauty’ than the ‘terrible’ and it becomes a kind of euphemism.”... Read more
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Boston Globe
A clear-eyed look back at Easter RisingMcGarry. Sectarian violence was so bad in 1991, many said they should skip a co
A clear-eyed look back at Easter Rising
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
McGarry. Sectarian violence was so bad in 1991, many said they should skip a commemoration altogether. McGarry teaches at Queen’s University in Belfast, and his “The Rising: Ireland: Easter 1916” (Oxford University, 2016) offers a clear-eyed look... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Fill Inspector General of Intelligence post urgently R2Kfrom the University of Stellenbosch; and a PhD in International Relations and D
Fill Inspector General of Intelligence post urgently R2K
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
from the University of Stellenbosch; and a PhD in International Relations and Development Studies (Cum Laude) with Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His PhD thesis topic was: "GEAR and Labour in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A... Read more
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U TV
NI marks Queen’s 90th birthday with beaconsat Hillsborough Castle, the Queen’s official residence in Northern Ireland, als
NI marks Queen’s 90th birthday with beacons
U TV / Posted 10 days ago
at Hillsborough Castle, the Queen’s official residence in Northern Ireland, also marked the milestone. Members of the Queen’s University Training Corps fired the ceremonial shots, under the supervision of the Field Artillery Unit, the Ulster... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday celebration at Hillsborough CastleHillsborough Castle on Thursday to mark Her Majesty the Queen's 90th Birthday.
Queen's 90th birthday celebration at Hillsborough Castle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Hillsborough Castle on Thursday to mark Her Majesty the Queen's 90th Birthday. Members of the Armed Forces and members of Queen’s University Officer Training Corps gathered at Hillsborough Castle grounds for celebrations for the special... Read more
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U TV
Queen’s 90th birthday marked by 21-gun saluteMembers of the Queen’s University Training Corps fired the ceremonial shots, un
Queen’s 90th birthday marked by 21-gun salute
U TV / Posted 10 days ago
Members of the Queen’s University Training Corps fired the ceremonial shots, under the supervision of the Field Artillery Unit, the Ulster Gunners. Children from the nearby Downshire Primary School also helped mark the occasion. The Queen visited... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Thursday's letters to the editoris starting to organize our annual “Community Week” for first year medical stud
Thursday's letters to the editor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 10 days ago
is starting to organize our annual “Community Week” for first year medical students from the University of Ottawa and Queen’s University for the weeks of May 24 to 27 and May 30 to June 3, 2016. “Community Week” provides first year medical... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Celebration of light for Queen's special dayevent will be marked at Hillsborough Castle with a special 21-gun salute. The g
Celebration of light for Queen's special day
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
event will be marked at Hillsborough Castle with a special 21-gun salute. The guns are to be fired by members of Queen’s University Officer Training Corps (UOTC) under the watchful eye of Gunners from 206 (Ulster) Battery Royal... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Study Settles Age-Old Debate About Uncircumcised Penisesexplained the study’s lead author Jennifer Bossio, PhD candidate in Clinical Ps
Study Settles Age-Old Debate About Uncircumcised Penises
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 12 days ago
explained the study’s lead author Jennifer Bossio, PhD candidate in Clinical Psychology of the Department of Psychology, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada. “This study indicates that neonatal circumcision is not associated with changes in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Liberals targeted four B.C. ridings with party funds, spending data showhelp their associations pad the local war chests for the next election in 2019,
Liberals targeted four B.C. ridings with party funds, spending data show
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
help their associations pad the local war chests for the next election in 2019, said Kathy Brock, a politics professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. A previous analysis by The Canadian Press found Conservative riding associations were... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Victoria Kwakwa Appointed World Bank EAP Vice President2000-2001 World Development Report on poverty. She holds a bachelor’s in econom
Victoria Kwakwa Appointed World Bank EAP Vice President
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
2000-2001 World Development Report on poverty. She holds a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Ghana, Legon and earned a master’s and doctorate from Queen’s University in Canada.For more information, visit www.worldbank.org/eap© Scoop Me... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Steering a public broadcaster through turbulent timesquestion. John Meisel was chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Teleco
Steering a public broadcaster through turbulent times
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
question. John Meisel was chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, and a professor at Queen’s University, where Ms. de Wilde studied for a year. “He said to me in his sort of wonderfully quizzical way, ‘Have you... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
WB names new VP for Asia PacificBank as a young professional in 1989 and worked on the 2000-2001 World Developm
WB names new VP for Asia Pacific
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
Bank as a young professional in 1989 and worked on the 2000-2001 World Development Report on poverty. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Ghana, Legon and earned a master’s and doctorate from Queen’s University in Cana... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Candidate profile -- 'Brandon is always first' for Caldwellwhere he served as president of the Brandon University Students’ Union. He went
Candidate profile -- 'Brandon is always first' for Caldwell
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
where he served as president of the Brandon University Students’ Union. He went on to receive his education degree from Queen’s University and has taken graduate studies at McGill University. He served two and a half terms on Brandon City... Read more
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Farming Life
Financial pressures dominate calls to the Rural Support teamcarrying out arable crop and renewable energy research until he retired in 2012
Financial pressures dominate calls to the Rural Support team
Farming Life / Posted 15 days ago
carrying out arable crop and renewable energy research until he retired in 2012. He was also a lecturer in Agriculture at Queen’s University. Over this time Lindsay worked with many farmers and farming groups across the region. Having been a... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Caribbean Irish: the other Emerald Isleincluding representatives of several Galway “tribes”, set up plantations and im
The Caribbean Irish: the other Emerald Isle
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
including representatives of several Galway “tribes”, set up plantations and imported thousands of African slaves. Queen’s University Belfast academic Donald Akenson and Sir Howard Fergus, Montserrat historian and poet, have researched the... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Burke behind the benchJr. was a talented player who played a year of major junior with the Barrie Col
Burke behind the bench
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Jr. was a talented player who played a year of major junior with the Barrie Colts as well as four seasons at Queen’s University. He took a brief shot at pro hockey but when that didn’t work out he found himself back in Niagara... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Burke behind the benchJr. was a talented player who played a year of major junior with the Barrie Col
Burke behind the bench
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 16 days ago
Jr. was a talented player who played a year of major junior with the Barrie Colts as well as four seasons at Queen’s University. He took a brief shot at pro hockey but when that didn’t work out he found himself back in Niagara... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Burke behind the benchJr. was a talented player who played a year of major junior with the Barrie Col
Burke behind the bench
Welland Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Jr. was a talented player who played a year of major junior with the Barrie Colts as well as four seasons at Queen’s University. He took a brief shot at pro hockey but when that didn’t work out he found himself back in Niagara... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Encyclopaedia Westerosa: the biggest Game of Thrones mysteries, solvedthe Seven Kingdoms to go cap in hand to the Iron Bank Of Braavos. Dr James Davi
Encyclopaedia Westerosa: the biggest Game of Thrones mysteries, solved
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
the Seven Kingdoms to go cap in hand to the Iron Bank Of Braavos. Dr James Davis, senior lecturer in medieval history at Queen’s University Belfast, sees a parallel with Edward III, “who borrowed heavily from Italian banks”. But he was a step... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Project needs cash infusionthe pilot’s end aren’t being left completely out in the cold as they’ve been in
Project needs cash infusion
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 16 days ago
the pilot’s end aren’t being left completely out in the cold as they’ve been included in another study being done through Queen’s University. That study puts technological devices in people’s homes to monitor patient vital signs. “We actually... Read more
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Farming Life
Charity calf auction to aid Cancer Researchthe open day and Holstein NI stockjudging event will be donated to CCRCB – Cent
Charity calf auction to aid Cancer Research
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
the open day and Holstein NI stockjudging event will be donated to CCRCB – Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology at Queen’s University in Belfast. “We are hosting the open day to raise funds for CCRCB in memory of Cecilia’s sister, Carol... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Building Strong Kids at Yrates are rising. Mastorakos referenced a recent article in the Toronto Star t
Building Strong Kids at Y
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 18 days ago
rates are rising. Mastorakos referenced a recent article in the Toronto Star that stated the physical education program at Queen’s University – used to stream into teaching programs at Queen’s – is suspending enrolment in 2017. “They have done it... Read more
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IMF
Spring Meetings Seminar 2016: Conflicts and the Refugee Crisis: An International Call for Actionco-author with CNN’s Christine Romans of “How to Speak Money”. Born in Nairobi
Spring Meetings Seminar 2016: Conflicts and the Refugee Crisis: An International Call for Action
IMF / Posted 18 days ago
co-author with CNN’s Christine Romans of “How to Speak Money”. Born in Nairobi and raised in Toronto, Velshi graduated from Queen’s University in Canada with a degree in Religion, and will be awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws from his Alma Mater... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Protest at Queen's University Belfast turns sour as senior staff member tries to climb over students A peaceful protest at Queen’s University turned sour after a senior member of
Protest at Queen's University Belfast turns sour as senior staff member tries to climb over students
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
A peaceful protest at Queen’s University turned sour after a senior member of staff attempted to climb over the student demonstrators. Around 40... Read more
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Quartz
Should your baby share your bed?a problem of the way science method has been applied to these studies.The probl
Should your baby share your bed?
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
a problem of the way science method has been applied to these studies.The problem with the science Viara Mileva-Seitz, of Queen’s University in Canada, one of the review paper’s co-authors, says she admires McKenna’s work, but maintains that the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Once again, acupuncture doesn’t work for menopausal hot flashesMedical School, University of Melbourne; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technolog
Once again, acupuncture doesn’t work for menopausal hot flashes
ScienceBlogs / Posted 18 days ago
Medical School, University of Melbourne; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University; Southern Cross University, Queen’s University in Ontario, and Monash Health in Clayton, Victoria, Australia. It is a randomized clinical trial of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Watch: Senior staff member at Queen's University Belfast try to climb over protesting students A peaceful protest at Queen’s University turned sour after a senior member of
Watch: Senior staff member at Queen's University Belfast try to climb over protesting students
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
A peaceful protest at Queen’s University turned sour after a senior member of staff attempted to climb over the student demonstrators. Around 40 students... Read more
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The Irish Times
Investor interest in Northern Irish firms growingkeep their secrets and sensitive information safe. Set up in 2013 by three tec
Investor interest in Northern Irish firms growing
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
keep their secrets and sensitive information safe. Set up in 2013 by three tech veterans and entrepreneurs – all Queen’s University graduates – it develops products that employ multilayered encryption techniques to keep mobile... Read more
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CTV News
Petition pushes PM to fulfill promise of extended parental leavesaid. Making the problem worse? Kathleen Lahey, a tax law professor and the c
Petition pushes PM to fulfill promise of extended parental leave
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
said. Making the problem worse? Kathleen Lahey, a tax law professor and the co-director of Feminist Legal Studies at Queen’s University says it’s understandable that young parents are looking for solutions, given the high costs and long... Read more
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Farming Life
RSPB NI searches for swift surveyorsand for 2016 RSPB NI is again looking for some extra help to carry out this imp
RSPB NI searches for swift surveyors
Farming Life / Posted 20 days ago
and for 2016 RSPB NI is again looking for some extra help to carry out this important work. Training, in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast, will be held from 5pm to 7pm on Thursday 28 April in the Lanyon Building. Surveys will run from... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
University of Waikato honours former Vice-Chancellorturned down a promising football career to become an academic, completing a BSc
University of Waikato honours former Vice-Chancellor
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
turned down a promising football career to become an academic, completing a BSc, PhD and, a short time later, a DSc at Queen’s University Belfast. His research focus was mechanical and process engineering; his speciality was polymers, and... Read more
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express
A9 roadworks could uncover bodies of Renee MacRae and her son, claims forensic expertspot is to be dug up next year after this section of the A9 dualling project wa
A9 roadworks could uncover bodies of Renee MacRae and her son, claims forensic expert
express / Posted 21 days ago
spot is to be dug up next year after this section of the A9 dualling project was fast-tracked. We also sent the survey to Queen’s University Belfast to be examined by Dr Ruffell, a forensic geoscientist who has assisted in dozens of murder... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Cooler heads should prevail at BUreport making recommendations on how to improve BU’s sexual violence policy on
Cooler heads should prevail at BU
Brandon Sun / Posted 22 days ago
report making recommendations on how to improve BU’s sexual violence policy on campus were obviously copied from a similar Queen’s University document — its critics have failed to take into account why the contract was created. Rightfully or... Read more
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