“Brain-inspired computing offers an intriguing and radically different approach that is remarkably power efficient. Focusing on a centre of excellence in this area is timely.”- Professor Woods
“This study shows how the microplastic pollution crisis is threatening biodiversity more than is currently recognised.”
Researching the use of willow tree leaves to make farming more carbon-neutral is being undertaken by the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast.
“What is now being proposed is the least likely model to get at the truth, victims and survivors will get less information not more.” Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past
“The current proposals – to introduce an amnesty while at the same time reducing the legal powers to achieve information recovery – are very likely to be in breach of human rights law”
New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown that dogs can predict epileptic seizures, offering a warning sign to owners that has the potential to save lives.
Why should we bother tackling the issue of invasive species?
” “Our research shows that the sulphuric acid clouds in Venus have too little water for active life to exist, based on what we know of life on Earth.” Dr John E. Hallsworth
In a groundbreaking first, research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found thousands of ‘Achilles Heels’ or ‘cancer vulnerabilities’ in an analysis of more than 700 different cancer cell types.
The impact the covid pandemic has had on cancer treatments has been devastating. In March 2020 when the country went into its first lockdown, other medical procedures were put on hold, including many of those for people undergoing cancer treatments.
“While the aim is, first and foremost, to help secure the future of this species, the initiative also has importance for tropical limestone forest biodiversity more generally. “