To be distinguished by our academic strengths and recognised globally for the social, economic and cultural benefit we deliver through our research
Excellence in research and innovation,
in research ambition
Tackling global challenges
through supporting new interactions
Fostering a vibrant community
by growing our postgraduate family
Valuing all contributions
We will tackle cross-disciplinary research priorities.
We will approach issues of global significance and encourage rounded contributions to research life.
A nurturing environment
Queen’s seeks to provide the flexibility for talent to flourish.
We draw postgraduate and postdoctoral students into our wider research culture, and provide the highest-quality learning and training environment.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Eighth in the UK for research intensity
This positive reflection on our research environment provides a strong foundation from which to embark on the next phase of research development at Queen’s, which has started with the development of our Research Strategy 2015 – 2020.
Support for researchers
With our researchers and research support staff we will work to create an inspiring research environment, that nurtures talent and rewards outstanding leadership and excellence.
Supporting the creation of international research partnerships and access to international funding streams
And attracting the most talented international research staff and students.
Research impact and environment
Maximising the potential for our research to deliver academic, societal and economic impact.
Creating and sustaining a world-class research environment characterised by cutting-edge facilities, linked with high-quality training and professional support.