Staff Excellence Awards

The Staff Excellence Awards celebrate and recognise the achievements of staff right across Queen's. Open to all staff, awards will be presented in six categories with individual prizes of £1,000 available.

About the awards

Nominations can be made across six categories.

Nominations can be from staff and students and may include a mixture of: self-nomination; manager nomination; colleague or student nomination.

Award Categories

How to nominate

Online nominations for the Staff Excellence Awards are now closed.

Many thanks to all staff who took the time to nominate colleagues, and good luck to all our nominees.

Shortlisting and Judging

Marion Matchett

Judging Panel

Chaired by Senate member Marion Matchett, the Judging Panel is made up of representatives from the main staff categories from across the Faculties and Professional Services and a student representative.

The Panel will assess nominations against the criteria listed in each award category.

Meet the Judging Panel

Shortlist Announcement

The shortlist will be announced in January 2018.

Shortlisted candidates and nominators will be contacted directly. A list of the shortlisted candidates will be posted on the Excellence Awards website, in the weekly Staff Round Up and on the Staff Twitter account (@QUBstaff).

Awards Ceremony and Prizes

Awards Ceremony

The Staff Excellence Awards Presentation will take place in the Whitla Hall on Friday 9 February 2018.

Nominators and shortlisted individuals and teams, as well as key stakeholders and other staff, will be invited to attend the ceremony.


Individual winners will receive a personal prize of £1,000. Team winners will each receive £1,000 with a cap of £5,000 per team.

In addition, all winners will receive a trophy.

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