UNIVERSITY STRUCTURE AND GOVERNANCE
Honesty, Rigour, Openness and Transparency, Care and Respect, and Accountability. The University is committed to the application of these principles within our Institution or on our behalf.Leadership and structure
OPERATIONAL SUPPORT TO OUR ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
Queen’s directorates ensure the university’s professional and academic needs are fully supported. This ensures effective communication, decision-making and advice on issues of critical importance to the working of the university.Professional support directorates
Professor Maire O'Neill
Maire is a British Female Inventor of the Year and the youngest-ever engineering professor at Queen’s University Belfast
She is widely regarded as one of Europe’s leading cryptography experts and the inventor of a high-speed silicon security chip that is used in more than 100 million TV set-top boxes. Her current work focuses on the design of novel security solutions for communications applications.
Fionnbharr Brady, MEng Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The winner of the 2018 First Trust Bank Queen’s Student of the Year Award has been announced at Summer Graduation. Fionnbharr Brady from Newry, County Down – a MEng Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering student – also graduated at the same morning ceremony on Tuesday 3 July.
Fionnbharr, who received the winner’s trophy and a cheque for £500 from Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor James McElnay, was chosen for his contribution to student life and his role as an engineering volunteer.
Lisa McGee, stage and screen writer, and creator of Channel 4 smash hit sitcom Derry Girls has scooped the coveted First Trust Bank Queen’s Graduate of the Year Award. Lisa graduated with a BA in Drama in 2002.Read Lisa's story
A Queen's graduate in his own right, Heaney was honoured in 1982. Regarded as one of the most recongisable poets in the world, he won a Nobel Prize in 1995.Honorary Graduates
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For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.
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