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Family Business Programme at Queen’s University to help keep it in the family

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A new programme to support family businesses, which make up 75% of firms in Northern Ireland, has been launched at Queen’s University in Belfast. Only 3.2% of family companies survive past the third generation and the aim of the ‘The Family Business Programme’ is to help prepare future leaders for their role as owners, managers and entrepreneurs. Anne Clydesdale, of ... Read More »

Queen’s University launches online course on the dynamics of expression of identity

Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s University, Belfast, has launched a free online programme, titled ‘Identity, Conflict and Public Space: Contest and Transformation. The six-week programme, developed by Dominic Bryan, director, School of History and Anthropology, Queen’s University, focuses on the use of public space to express identity. “The broad theme of the course is to study the nature of group conflicts in public spaces. ... Read More »

Ulster launches NI Clinical Research Network for mental health

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The University of Ulster is leading improvements in mental health with the launch of a dedicated Clinical Research Network for Northern Ireland. The new network means that mental health patients from Northern Ireland can now be involved in major national and international research trials. It will also ensure that researchers and health professionals have a better understanding of mental health ... Read More »

International students give Queen’s top marks

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A global survey that gauges the experiences of international students shows the learning experience at Queen’s University is the best in Canada and one of the best in the world. The International Student Barometer Survey involves thousands of students from about 200 institutions worldwide. The survey asks students about a range of topics, including pre-arrival experience, arrival experience, learning experience, ... Read More »

Queen’s partners with Northern College

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Queen’s University and Northern College in Timmins, Ontario, are starting a new partnership aimed at establishing an accredited Mining Engineering Degree program offered at Northern’s Porcupine Campus. Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has a national reputation as a leader in innovative educational initiatives. Through its internationally renowned programs in geological sciences, geological engineering, civil and mining engineering, Queen’s ... Read More »

Canada: UBC leads alliance to improve science education with Sloan grant

The University of British Columbia is partnering with seven top North American universities to study how to speed up the adoption of improved teaching techniques in science classrooms. The Bay View Alliance (BVA) – which includes Queen’s University, University of California Davis, University of Kansas, University of Saskatchewan, Indiana University Bloomington, the University of Texas Austin and UBC – is ... Read More »

Queen’s University in £140m bid to join the top 100 elite universities

Queen’s University has launched a campaign to raise £140m to help it become one of the top 100 universities in the world. The Belfast university is 166 in the QS world rankings — a trusted international league of top universities. But Queen’s is hoping to break in to the top 100 by 2020 through extra investment in its facilities. The ... Read More »

Canada: Queen’s University to offer fast-track to medical school

For the first time, some Canadian medical students can shave two years off their required education. Queen’s University has launched an initiative that reduces the undergraduate requirements for entrants to its medical school by as much as two years. The pilot program will be offered to 10 “exceptional” high schools across Canada next year, said Dr. Richard Reznick, dean of ... Read More »

UK: Queen’s University to establish college in China

Queen’s University in Belfast is to establish a college in China in partnership with the China Medical University. The announcement comes as leading Chinese politican Liu Yandong continues her three day visit to Northern Ireland. The new college will be based in Shenyang and will be formally announced at a ceremony later. Queen’s President Sir Peter Gregson has said it ... Read More »

University of Waterloo among seven schools partnering with IBM

The University of Waterloo is among seven Ontario universities that will be working with tech giant IBM in computer research, accessing a virtual “cloud” computing centre from all seven schools. The $210-million public-private partnership will allow professors and graduate students to share research and collaborate, said Tim Jackson, vice-president, external relations, at the University of Waterloo. “Bright people working with ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes