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Launch of Queen's new Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network 'iRise'

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The official launch of Queen's University Belfast's first Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic ('BAME') and International Staff Network, known as 'iRise', took place on Wednesday 12 June.

IN PICTURES: iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International) Staff Network Launch

Diversity | 14 June, 2019

The official launch of Queen's University Belfast's first Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic ('BAME') and International Staff Network, known as 'iRise', took place on Wednesday 12 June.

Queen’s University announces achievement of Carbon Management Plan target at annual Green Awards

Sustainability | 7 June, 2019

Queen's University celebrated its ninth annual Green Awards on Tuesday 4 June with a reception in Riddel Hall.

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Directorate of Academic and Student Affairs Recognised as an Investor In People

Recognition | 7 June, 2019

The Directorate of Academic and Student Affairs has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating the Directorate's commitment to realising the potential of its people.

In Pictures: Queen's University celebrates ninth annual Green Awards

Recognition | 5 June, 2019

Queen's University celebrated its ninth annual Green Awards on Tuesday 4 June with a reception in Riddel Hall.

Queen's recognised at the Universities Human Resources (UHR) Awards 2019

Recognition | 30 May, 2019

Queen's University Belfast have won the award for Equality and Diversity at the Universities Human Resources (UHR) Awards 2019 in Manchester.

Queen's Professors Elected as Members of the Royal Irish Academy

Society | 28 May, 2019

Four professors from Queen's University Belfast have been elected as members of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) in recognition of their exceptional academic achievements.

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Queen’s academic delegation visits Nashville, Belfast’s Sister City

University News | 16 May, 2019

An academic delegation from Queen's University recently visited Nashville, one of Belfast's sister cities.

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Queen's cyber security expert appointed to UK Artificial Intelligence Council

University News | 16 May, 2019

Queen's University Belfast cyber security expert, Professor Máire O'Neill, has been appointed to the UK's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Council.

Queen's University team named among Nation's Lifesavers

Health | 16 May, 2019

A research team from Queen's University has today been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.

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In Pictures: Staff and students enjoy a Purple Picnic for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Wellbeing | 15 May, 2019

Staff and students enjoyed a Purple Picnic in the Great Hall and quadrangle on Wednesday 15 May, as part of the programme for Mental Health Awareness Week at Queen's.

Queen's KTP team celebrate recent achievements

Recognition | 15 May, 2019

Queen's KTP team are celebrating two recent accomplishments with their latest national award and a milestone in their portfolio.

'Healthy. Connected. Well.': Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 at Queen's

Wellbeing | 13 May, 2019

Queen's University Belfast will this year partner with Action Mental Health to host Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (Monday 13 May – Friday 17 May 2019), holding a range of events and talks for staff and students.

In Pictures: Students' Union Education Awards 2019

Recognition | 13 May, 2019

The winners of the Students' Union Education Awards 2019 were announced at an awards ceremony in the Great Hall on Friday 3 May.

Queen's geographer honoured with Royal Geographical Society award

Recognition | 8 May, 2019

Dr Gemma Catney, a Lecturer in the School of Natural and Built Environment, is the 2019 recipient of the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Gill Memorial Award.

QUEEN’S SCIENTIST WINS PRESTIGIOUS ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY AWARD

Recognition | 8 May, 2019

Professor Andrew Mills has been named winner of the prestigious Materials for Industry-Derek Birchall Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Nathalie Trott (Walker) appointed Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Appointments | 29 April, 2019

Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathalie Trott (Walker) as Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

Queen's academic recognised with reviewer award from highly respected nursing journal

Recognition | 29 April, 2019

Dr Peter O'Halloran, Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, was recently awarded the 'Reviewer Excellence Award 2018' from the International Journal of Nursing Studies (IJNS), the top ranked journal for nursing research.

In Pictures: Queen's Learning and Teaching Conference 2019

Educational Development | 18 April, 2019

Queen's Annual Learning and Teaching Conference took place on Wednesday 17 April 2019.

New Registrar and Chief Operating Officer takes up post

New Staff | 16 April, 2019

Joanne Clague took up the post of Registrar and Chief Operating Officer at Queen's University on Monday 15 April 2019.

Queen's University shortlisted for Wellbeing at Work award

Recognition | 11 April, 2019

Queen's University Belfast is among 10 companies shortlisted for a Wellbeing at Work Award as part of the Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland.

In Pictures: Queen's at the 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards

Diversity and Inclusion | 10 April, 2019

Queen’s University’s LGBT+ Staff Network, ‘PRISM’, has been named ‘Best LGBT Initiative’ at the 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards.

PRISM named 'Best LGBT Initiative': 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards

Diversity and Inclusion | 10 April, 2019

Queen's University's LGBT+ Staff Network, 'PRISM', has been named 'Best LGBT Initiative' at the 2019 Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards.

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Staff Survey 2019 now live

Have your say | 29 March, 2019

The 2019 Staff Survey launched on Friday 29 March 2019 and will be live for three weeks until Thursday 18 April.

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Queen’s academics named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellow by Eisenhower Fellowships

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 March, 2019

Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have recently been named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellows by Eisenhower Fellowships.

QUILL celebrates two decades of addressing the most urgent technological challenges of our times

Impact | 29 March, 2019

Staff and students of the Queen’s University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) celebrated the Centre's 20th anniversary this week.

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People and Culture launch new Leadership and Management Framework

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A new Framework launched by People and Culture this week will ensure that our leaders at all levels are informed and equipped to lead with confidence.

Staff celebrate 20 years of DARO at Queen's

ANNIVERSARIES | 28 March, 2019

Staff in the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) are today celebrating the unit’s 20th anniversary.

Queen's Lecturer wins two awards for her book on Late Medieval Ireland

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Dr Sparky Booker, a lecturer in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, has received two awards from the American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) for her book 'Cultural Exchange and Identity in Late Medieval Ireland'.

IGFS Professor appointed to new plasma centre

Appointments | 27 March, 2019

Professor Brendan Gilmore has been announced as the Director of the Centre for Plasma in Agri-Food (AgriPlas), which has been established within the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's.

IGFS researcher lands top award

STAFF RECOGNITION | 11 March, 2019

An IGFS researcher who investigates the link between nutrition and cancer has received a prestigious award from a leading cancer charity.

In pictures: International Women's Day celebrated with Queen's Gender Initiative networking lunch

QUEEN'S WOMEN | 8 March, 2019

Queen's Gender Initiative brought female staff together for a networking lunch on Wednesday 6 March to celebrate International Women's Day 2019.

Winners of the Big Christmas Switch Off 2018 announced

Sustainability | 25 February, 2019

Colleagues from the People and Culture Directorate and the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work have won the latest Big Switch Off competition at Queen's.

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Science Shop celebrates 30 Years at Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 20 February, 2019

A joint collaboration between Queen's University Belfast and the Ulster University, the Science Shop, which supports hundreds of community groups across Northern Ireland, today (Wednesday 20 February) celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Four academics named among UK's 25 most influential researchers studying diabetes complications

Health | 19 February, 2019

Four Queen's University Belfast academics have been named among the UK's most influential researchers who study diabetes complications.

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Chinese New Year Celebrations at Queen's

Culture | 19 February, 2019

Queen's celebrated the Year of the Pig with a series of cultural events and talks hosted by the Language Centre between 1 – 15 February, with Chinese New Year's Day commencing on Tuesday 5 February 2019.

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Queen's Professor appointed to prestigious National Institute for Health Research role

Health | 13 February, 2019

Professor Danny McAuley has been appointed as the new Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme Director at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Queen’s astrophysics expert honoured with a Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal

Science and Technology | 13 February, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast astrophysics expert, Professor Stephen Smartt, has been awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Irish Academy.

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Queen's University awarded £1m to boost social and economic research impact

SOCIETY | 12 February, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded more than £1m to support academics using social science-based research to tackle major societal challenges across the world over the next four years.

Academics visit University of Virginia in Charlottesville to explore contested uses of the past

Society | 12 February, 2019

Two academics from Queen's School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics recently visited the University of Virginia in Charlottesville to explore contested uses of the past.

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Queen's Students' Union launches OMNI student Mental Health campaign

Student Wellbeing | 7 February, 2019

Queen's Students' Union has launched an ambitious new campaign to tackle mental health issues facing students.

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In pictures: Staff Excellence Awards 2018

Celebrating Our People | 6 February, 2019

Winners in the Staff Excellence Awards 2018 were announced at a gala ceremony on Friday 1 February in the Whitla Hall, hosted by comedian and actor Tim McGarry.

Winners of the 2018 Staff Excellence Awards photographed outside the Whitla Hall with President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer

QUEEN’S STAFF CELEBRATED IN 3RD ANNUAL STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Celebrating our People | 5 February, 2019

Congratulations to all the winners in the Staff Excellence Awards 2018. The winners were announced at a gala ceremony on Friday 1 February in the Whitla Hall, hosted by comedian and actor Tim McGarry.

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Dr Lezley-Anne Hanna awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Recognition | 1 February, 2019

Dr Lezley-Anne Hanna, a Senior Lecturer (Education) from the School of Pharmacy, has just been awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA, now part of Advance HE).

Queen's University Belfast celebrates Gender Diversity Charter Mark Award

Diversity | 26 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has received a Women in Business Gender Diversity Charter Mark Bronze Award.

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Professor Emma Flynn appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise

Appointments | 25 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Emma Flynn as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise.

CSIT Shortlisted for Research Laboratory Team of the Year

Recognition | 24 January, 2019

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) has been shortlisted for Research Laboratory Team of the Year in the Irish Laboratory Awards 2019.

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Queen's research receives significant 'success project' recognition by the European Commission

Recognition | 23 January, 2019

A research project in Queen's Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine has been recognised by the European Commission as a 'success project', the only EU-funded project in the Faculty of MHLS to have recently received this recognition.

Queen's University named world's top online university brand for 2017–18

Reputation | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has recently been judged by an independent panel to be the 'Top Overall Online Brand' among 100 top ranked universities in the world.

Human Resources becomes 'People and Culture' Directorate

People and Culture | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast's Human Resources Directorate has been renamed the People and Culture Directorate.

University shortlisted for three National Diversity Awards

Diversity and Inclusion | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has been shortlisted in three categories in the 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Gala & Awards 2019.

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Dr Sinead O'Sullivan awarded AHRC Leadership Fellowship

Awards | 21 January, 2019

Dr Sinead O'Sullivan, Senior Lecturer, from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen's has been awarded a prestigious Leadership Fellowship by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Queen's technicians gather for first cross-faculty Technician Commitment Event

Celebrating our staff | 11 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast hosted its first Technician Commitment Event on Wednesday 9 January 2019, celebrating the unique expertise and contribution of its 240 technicians.

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Queen's cybersecurity expert Professor Máire O'Neill wins prestigious Blavatnik Award

Recognition | 9 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast cybersecurity expert Professor Máire O'Neill has been awarded US$30,000 in the second annual Blavatnik Awards in the UK, which honour outstanding young scientists under the age of 42.

Joanne Clague appointed as Registrar and Chief Operating Officer

Appointments | 8 January, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Clague as the next Registrar and Chief Operating Officer at the University.

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Queen's staff recognised in New Year's Honours list 2019

Recognition | 3 January, 2019

The New Year's Honours list 2019, published on Saturday 29 December, recognised the achievements of five members of staff at Queen's.

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Smithsonian Institute's Dr Deborah Mack delivers the Annual Keith Jeffery Lecture in Public History

Public History | 21 December, 2018

Dr Deborah Mack, Associate Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, spoke to a packed lecture theatre in the Ulster Museum on Thursday 13 December when she delivered the annual Keith Jeffery Lecture.

Winners of the Vice-Chancellor's research Prizes 2018 were announced at an awards lunch hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer, in Riddel Hall.

Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2018 – In pictures

Awards | 14 December, 2018

The winners of the Vice-Chancellor's research Prizes 2018 were announced on Monday 10 December 2018 at an awards lunch hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

Queen's hosts Human Rights Futures Conference

Events | 13 December, 2018

Queen's University recently hosted 'Human Rights Futures: The Agenda for the next 50 years', to mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland.

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Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2018

Awards | 14 December, 2018

The winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2018 were announced on Monday 10 December at an awards lunch hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

Queen's named among NI's top companies for environmental leadership

Sustainability | 5 December, 2018

Queen's has achieved Platinum status – the highest scoring level – in this year's Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

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Queen's Professor calls for Chief Government Linguist

IMPACT | 29 November, 2018

Modern language researchers at some of the UK's leading Universities are calling for the appointment of a 'Chief Government Linguist' to champion the importance and relevance of languages to policy-making.

Queen's academic earns prestigious Pharmaceutical Society Fellowship

Reward and Recognition | 16 November, 2018

Professor Carmel Hughes, from Queen's School of Pharmacy, has been appointed as a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

Queen's academics visit Yale University for the Early Childhood Peace Consortium

Impact | 28 November, 2018

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Group on Early Childhood Development (ECD) for Peacebuilding network to meet at the Early Childhood Peace Consortium at Yale University on Thursday 29 November.

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Queen's receives international recognition as a gold standard cycle friendly employer

Environment and Sustainability | 14 November, 2018

Queen’s is celebrating international recognition, as the first organisation to achieve GOLD standard in Cycling UK’s Cycle Friendly Employer accreditation, which rewards companies in the UK who make their workplaces awe-inspiring through cycling.

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Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2018 – Shortlist Announced

Employee Recognition | 15 November, 2018

The shortlist for the Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2018 has been announced, with 12 world-class researchers and three research groups named for the positive impact of their work.

Launch of LGBT+ Staff Network an important milestone for inclusive university community

Diversity and Inclusion | 14 November, 2018

The official launch of the University's LGBT+ Staff Network, PRISM, took place on Tuesday 13 November in the Naughton Gallery and was attended by the Vice-Chancellor, senior leaders and staff from across the University.

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ECIT Director recognised for outstanding scientific contributions to computing

Recognition | 12 November, 2018

The world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery), has named Professor Dimitrios Nikolopoulos among 49 Distinguished Members recognised for outstanding contributions to the field.

Queen's Professor elected President of AEA-Europe

Impact | 9 November, 2018

Professor Jannette Elwood – Dean of Graduate Studies (AHSS) and Professor of Education in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work – has been elected the next President of the Association of Educational Assessment (AEA) – Europe.

Star Queen's employee wins Northern Ireland Cleaning Operative of the Year Award 2018

Recognition | 7 November, 2018

Renee (Sarah) Starbuck, a long-serving employee of the University, recently won 'Cleaning Operative of the Year' in the Education category at the regional awards of The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc), held in Belfast City Hall.

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Queen's Professor appeals for end to professional hierarchies in clinical practice

Healthcare | 7 November, 2018

In a British Medical Journal cover story, Professor David Thompson from Queen's School of Nursing and Midwifery has appealed for the end of the Doctor – Nurse Game.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award for School of Law

Equality | 6 November, 2018

Queen's School of Law has achieved Bronze in the latest round of Athena SWAN awards, adding to a growing number of these awards across the University.

Queen's wins at Belfast Ambassador Awards

Recognition | 30 October, 2018

Three Queen's staff were recently honoured by Visit Belfast for their work in bringing major international events, worth millions to the local economy, to Belfast in the coming years.

'Think Difference, Act Differently' - Queen's launches new Diversity e-Learning resource for staff

e-Learning | 5 November, 2018

Queen's has launched a new Diversity e-Learning resource for staff, called 'Think Difference, Act Differently'.

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Vote for Queen's scientist John Stewart Bell to feature on £50 note

Vote now | 2 November, 2018

As we mark John Bell Day on Monday 5 October, staff, students and the Northern Ireland public are asked to vote for famous Belfast quantum physicist John Stewart Bell to feature on the Bank of England's new £50 note.

Queen's researcher awarded RAE Industrial Fellowship

Engineering | 17 October, 2018

Dr Zafer Kazancι, from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded an Industrial Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Awards for Queen's collaboration to improve sexual health of male prisoners

Recognition | 26 October, 2018

A collaboration involving researchers in the School of Nursing and Midwifery to improve the sexual health of men in NI's prisons has been recognised at the South Eastern Trust Chairman Awards and 2018 CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards.

Queen's appoints new Ensemble in Residence

Performing Arts | 24 October, 2018

Queen's has appointed Belfast-based contemporary music group Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble as its new Ensemble in Residence for 2018/19.

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Leading cancer research team win The 2018 European Health Award

HEALTH | 3 October, 2018

Researchers from Queen's and the University of Leeds, as part of a pan-European partnership called the European Cancer Concord (ECC)®, have won the prestigious 2018 European Health Award.

Two National Teaching Fellowships 2018 Awarded in Queen's

Recognition | 8 October, 2018

Dr Lezley-Anne Hanna from the School of Pharmacy and Professor Gerry Gormley from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences have each been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2018.

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New Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

NEW APPOINTMENT | 28 September, 2018

Professor Stuart Elborn has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences and Professor of Medicine.

Professor David Jones elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Recognition | 20 September, 2018

Professor David Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Alan Jones elected next RIBA President, 2019-21

Impact | 19 September, 2018

Alan Jones – architect, Senior Lecturer in the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen's, and currently the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Vice President for Education – has been elected the next RIBA President.

Good Vibrations at the Lyric Theatre

Arts and Entertainment | 24 August, 2018

The Seamus Heaney Centre's Professor Glenn Patterson and Colin Carberry (Finance Directorate) bring their stage musical adaptation of popular biopic 'Good Vibrations' to the Lyric Theatre on Saturday 1 September for its world premiere.

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Queen's staff member in Northern Ireland's first legally recognised humanist marriage

Diversity | 29 August, 2018

Paul Malone, from Queen's Accommodation team, was recently wed in Northern Ireland's first legally recognised humanist marriage.

Queen's Professor elected to Royal Historical Society Council

Recognition | 21 August, 2018

Professor Chris Marsh, from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, has been elected to the Royal Historical Society (RHS) Council.

Dr Leila Moura awarded RAEng Research Fellowship

Staff Recognition | 9 August, 2018

Dr Leila Moura, from the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious research fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Seamus Heaney Centre lecturer launches debut film in USA

Visual Arts | 25 July, 2018

Aislinn Clarke, lecturer in scriptwriting at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, launched her debut feature film 'The Devil's Doorway' on Friday 13 July in the USA.

Queen's hosts the British Shakespeare Conference

Cultural History | 21 June, 2018

The British Shakespeare Association Conference took place at Queen's from 14–17 June 2018.

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Queen's University Teaching Awards 2018

Awards and Recognition | 18 June, 2018

Ten individuals and teams from across the University have received Queen's University Teaching Awards in 2018 in recognition of their excellence in teaching and learning.

Fulbright Scholarship awarded to research the US government's involvement in the NI Peace Process

Awards and Recognition | 18 June, 2018

An academic from Queen's has been awarded a UK-US Fulbright Visiting Scholarship to the US to explore the role of Irish-America and the US government in both the Northern Ireland conflict and peace process.

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Queen's academic receives first US-UK Fulbright Scholarship in Social Work since 1967

Awards and Recognition | 18 June, 2018

An academic from Queen's has been awarded the first UK Fulbright Scholarship award in the discipline of Social Work for over 50 years.

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Staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Awards and Recognition | 12 June, 2018

Two members of Queen's staff have been honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Wiles Lecture Series 2018

History | 13 June, 2018

This year's Wiles Lecture Series, organised by the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP), took place from Wednesday 16 – Saturday 19 May.

Queen's wins at Royal College of Physicians Awards

Awards and Recognition | 5 June, 2018

Queen's Making Insulin Treatment Safer (MITS) Team has won The Royal College of Physicians 2018 Education Award for Excellence in Patient Care.

Queen's academics launch landmark book: The Cambridge History of Ireland

History | 15 May, 2018

Academics from Queen's are part of a team of leading historians from around the world who have contributed to one of the most comprehensive and authoritative compilations of the history of Ireland.

QUEEN’S CHEMIST WINS PRESTIGIOUS ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY AWARD

Awards and Recognition | 9 May, 2018

Professor Duncan Burns, currently based in the Institute for Global Food Security, has received the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Anne Bennett Memorial Award for Distinguished Service.

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Queen's Professor to receive Royal Geographical Society Award

Awards and Recognition | 4 May, 2018

Professor Keith Lilley, from the School of Natural and Built Environment, has been announced as the recipient of the Royal Geographical Society's (RGS) Cuthbert Peek Award.

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Global Health Symposium 2018

Events | 25 April, 2018

The Global Health Symposium 2018 will take place over the 26–27 April, at Riddel Hall.

National recognition for Queen's Equality and Diversity Champions

Equality and Diversity | 24 April, 2018

On Friday 23 March 2018, the winners of the Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards were announced at Titanic Belfast and it was a night of celebration for the University which collected two awards for its work in this field.

MAJOR AWARD FOR IGFS ACADEMIC

Awards and Recognition | 19 April, 2018

Professor Bob Elwood has won a major award for his pioneering research into the question of whether crustaceans can and do feel pain, and the impact of that research.

Queen's wins two DANI Awards for Clearing Campaign 2017

Awards and Recognition | 16 April, 2018

The University has won two prestigious DANI (Digital Advertising Northern Ireland) Awards for 'Best Digital Advertising Campaign' and 'Best Campaign in Education' for the Clearing Campaign 2017.

Queen's poet wins prestigious poetry award

Culture and Arts | 28 March, 2018

Queen's poet Dr Leontia Flynn has been awarded the Irish Times Poetry Now Award.

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Queen's to host Europe's largest History Conference

Events | 28 March, 2018

Queen's will play host to the European Social Science History Conference from Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 April 2018.

Queen's researcher awarded Royal Academy of Engineering research fellowship

Research | 16 March, 2018

Dr Myra Lydon, from Queen's School of Natural and Built Environment has been awarded a prestigious Research Fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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QUEEN’S RESEARCHER AWARDED ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY CHARLEMONT GRANT

Archaeology | 14 March, 2018

A Queen's postdoctoral researcher has been awarded a Charlemont Grant by the Royal Irish Academy (RIA).

Queen's research team produce first-of-its-kind, child-friendly report for the UN

Children's Rights | 7 March, 2018

A team of researchers from Queen's Centre for Children's Rights have produced a child-friendly version of a report entitled 'Children's Rights and the Environment' for the United Nations (UN).

QUEEN’S COLLABORATIVE PROJECT WINS ASTHMA / COPD PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Health | 28 February, 2018

A collaborative research partnership involving Queen's has won the Asthma / COPD Project of the Year at the 19th Northern Ireland Healthcare Awards.

Second award in six months for Queen's composer

Culture and Arts | 26 February, 2018

Professor Piers Hellawell, from the School or Arts, English and Languages, is one of eleven UK composers to win the 2018 Composers' Fund awards made by the PRS Foundation for Music in London.

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Two Queen’s academics win prestigious wireless industry awards

History | 7 February, 2018

Videos on the work of two Queen’s researchers have been selected as Gold and Silver Prize winners of the 2018 Mobile World Scholar Challenge.

Queen's staff and alumni mark the suffragettes centenary

History | 7 February, 2018

Queen's staff and alumni were involved in a number of events to mark the centenary of the enfranchisement of women in Britain and Ireland in 1918.

Queen's University shortlisted for national diversity awards

Diversity and Inclusion | 10 January, 2018

The new year brought good news for the University, which has been shortlisted for a number of national diversity awards.

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