The Irish Universities Association (IUA) would like to express its deepest sympathy on the sudden death of Professor Patrick Johnston, Vice-Chancellor of Queens University Belfast.
Professor Johnston, along with the 7 IUA University Presidents, and Prof Paddy Nixon of Ulster University was a member of Universities Ireland, founded in 2003 by the nine university presidents on the island of Ireland to promote and develop cooperation between their institutions.
A leading expert in Cancer research, Professor Johnston was Vice-Chancellor of QUB from 2014 – 2017.
We extend our condolences to the family and colleagues of Professor Johnston at this sad time.
Belfast Telegraph Obituary: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/obituary-prof-patrick-johnston-a-great-mind-whose-work-saved-lives-35788127.html