Queen’s University Belfast

Can the promise of biomethane be fully realised?

Can the promise of biomethane be fully realised?

The results of a study, looking at the potential for biomethane production in Northern Ireland, show considerable promise. However, those...

May 11, 2022

Leading NI agri-food scientist awarded honorary professorship

Leading NI agri-food scientist awarded honorary professorship

A distinguished agri-food scientist from Northern Ireland has been awarded an honorary professorship by Queen’s University Belfast. Dr. Elizabeth Magowan...

May 9, 2022

North and south agriculture ministers link up for food integrity initiative

North and south agriculture ministers link up for food integrity initiative

The Minister for Agriculture, Environment, and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots, and his Republic of Ireland counterpart, Charlie McConalogue, Minister for...

March 23, 2022

Investment in soils could not only benefit the environment – research

Investment in soils could not only benefit the environment – research

Investing in soils could benefit the environment, animal and human health as well as achieving a net zero target, according...

February 23, 2022

Research: Prevention measures for invasive species could save ‘trillions’

Research: Prevention measures for invasive species could save ‘trillions’

New research has found that the damage costs by invasive species are at least 10 times the management expenditure and...

February 9, 2022

Funding for research on antibiotic alternatives for pigs

Funding for research on antibiotic alternatives for pigs

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Martin Heydon, has announced a grant award...

November 10, 2021

Belfast researchers explore ‘wonder technology’ that could help fight AMR

Belfast researchers explore ‘wonder technology’ that could help fight AMR

Queen’s University Belfast is to establish a dedicated research facility to investigate a new technology with the potential to fight...

July 22, 2018

‘Globally competitive’ NI strategic alliance launched

‘Globally competitive’ NI strategic alliance launched

A new strategic alliance has been announced between the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) and Queen’s University Belfast to create...

May 21, 2018

Artisan food sector given £88,000 research boost

Artisan food sector given £88,000 research boost

Northern Ireland’s artisan food sector has been given a £88,000 (€99,138) boost from Invest NI funding to help increase the...

November 2, 2017

Ex-farming union leader appointed to global food institute at Queen’s

Ex-farming union leader appointed to global food institute at Queen’s

The former President of the Ulster Farmers’ Union, Ian Marshall, has been appointed as Business Development Manager at the Institute for...

July 28, 2017