3 February 2015 - 1:00 PM
3 February 2015 - 2:00 PM
AddressA3 Education & Training
21-1, Lido Plaza
Jln Nosoob Hungab, Penampang
88300 Kota Kinabalu View map
Come and meet Dr Aisling Keane to explore the subject of Biomedicine and what the Queen’s University Belfast – a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland – has to offer.
The university is often referred to simply as Queen’s, or by the abbreviation QUB. The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as “Queen’s College, Belfast”, but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.
Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities Ireland and Universities UK. The university has been associated with three Nobel laureates and one Turing Award laureate. The university offers academic degrees at various levels and across a broad subject range, with over 300 degree programmes available.
The University has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education on five occasions – for Northern Ireland’s Comprehensive Cancer Services programme and for world-class achievement in green chemistry, environmental research, palaeoecology and law.
Five prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards further recognises the University’s contribution to society. Queen’s received the award for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts in 2008, was named the UK’s Entrepreneurial University of the Year in 2009, won the Outstanding Engineering Research Team of the Year category in 2010, received the Most Innovative Teacher of the Year Award in 2011 and was awarded the Outstanding Fundraising Team of the Year title in 2012.
With more than 17,000 students and 3,500 staff, it is a dynamic and diverse institution, a magnet for inward investment, a patron of the arts and a global player in areas ranging from cancer studies to sustainability, and from pharmaceuticals to creative writing.
The University also forms the focal point of the Queen’s Quarter area of the city, one of Belfast’s seven cultural districts.