The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has appointed Louise Kennedy and Padraig Regan as the inaugural Ciaran Carson Writing and the City Fellows for 2020–21.
Professor Claire Archbold, Barrister and Deputy Departmental Solicitor for the Northern Ireland Civil Service, has been appointed Honorary Professor of Practice in Public Law at Queen’s University Belfast.
Queen's University is partnering in a major UK-wide collaboration that will shape the research leaders of the next generation.
Four Queen's University Schools have been successful in the latest round of Athena SWAN awards, with a new Gold, two Silver renewals and a Bronze award.
The Careers Service at Queen's has been awarded an AGCAS Membership Quality Standard for their service to students and graduates, as the University climbs the Guardian League table to 11th in the UK for student employability.
Queen's University's Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network, 'iRise', has won 'Best Race Initiative' at the Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Gala and Awards 2020.
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the appointment of Oliver Jeffers, Marian Keyes, and Enda Walsh as the Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows for 2020 – 21.
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to announce the appointment of Manuela Moser as their inaugural Publishing Fellow for 2020 – 21.
Dr Sonya Clarke, Senior Lecturer of Education within Children’s Nursing from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded the prestigious Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Award of Merit for 2020.
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the winner of the 2020 Poetry Prize for a First Collection, supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.
Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Ciarán Cannon T.D. has announced the 2020-2021 cohort of Fulbright Irish Awardees at an online celebration today.
Queen's University has again been recognised by the European Commission for its commitment to supporting the personal, professional and career development of our researchers.
Queen’s University Belfast has announced its line-up for the University’s first TEDx Digital event, set to air on 10 June 2020, and supported by corporate partner PWC.
Five Queen's University Schools have been successful in the latest round of Athena SWAN awards, adding to the growing number of these awards across the University.
On Tuesday 5 May, Queen's University's Development and Alumni Relations Office launched an appeal to raise £50,000 to fund life-changing research to rehabilitate survivors of COVID-19.
The Diversity and Inclusion Unit has just marked its fifth year of our highly successful QUB Inclusive Employment Scheme in association with various Disability organisations.
Queen's University has signed the refreshed Researcher Development Concordat, demonstrating its continued commitment to supporting research staff.
Queen's Sport have announced the initiation of a 'Sporting Leaders' qualification, created in partnership with the William J Clinton Leadership Institute at the University.
Global technology and business leader Dr Anita Sands recently delivered the Queen’s Management School Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture, in association with the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s.
Congratulations to all colleagues recognised in the Staff Excellence Awards 2019. The winners were announced at a gala ceremony on Friday 7 February in the Whitla Hall, hosted by Alexandra Ford.
On Tuesday 21 January, Queen's welcomed guests to a special evening event renaming its flagship Cancer Research facility to The Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research.
Colleagues from across the University community came together on Thursday 9 January 2020 for our Institutional and School of Pharmacy Athena SWAN Celebration event.
Professor Gerry Gormley, Clinical Professor in Simulation and Clinical Skills in the Centre for Medical Education, has been announced as Queen's Alumni Volunteer of the Year for 2019.
Staff from across Queen's University Belfast came together on Wednesday 13 November for a special event in Riddel Hall to celebrate colleagues who have been a member of the Queen's family for a quarter of a century.
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the appointment of Anna Burns, Vahni Capildeo, and Jed Mercurio as the Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows for 2019 – 20.
Susan Carlisle, a Lecturer (Education) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, has been recognised with a Cavell Star Award for going above and beyond for every student and member of staff.
To mark World Mental Health Day, Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast are encouraging students and staff to take 30 minutes out of their day to Pause, Connect and Reflect.
On Wednesday 18 September 2019, we celebrated our postdoctoral, early-career researchers at Queen's second Postdoc Showcase. The Showcase was part of Queen's programme of events recognising National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2019.
As part of our continuing support of the Technician Commitment, Queen's University Belfast's first Technician Showcase took place on Monday 9 September in the Ashby Building and School of Biological Sciences.
On Saturday 3 August, over 600 Queen's staff and students attended this year's Belfast Pride Parade to show their support for LGBT+ colleagues and the wider LGBT+ community, with many others showing their support on social media.
Gary Daly, from Queen's University Belfast's Student Plus team, has scooped a coveted Rising Star award at the 2019 The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Awards.
The team behind Queen's University Belfast's Staff Wellbeing initiative have won the award for Excellence in an Outstanding Employee-Led Initiative at the Inspire Workplace Wellbeing Awards.
Professor Mauro Paternostro from the School of Mathematics and Physics has been announced as a recipient of the Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship 2018 Round Three.
Former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, today (Friday 21 June) launched the Queen’s Management School Annual Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture series during an event at Queen's University.
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.
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.
Queen's University Belfast have won the award for Equality and Diversity at the Universities Human Resources (UHR) Awards 2019 in Manchester.
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 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.
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.
Queen's University's LGBT+ Staff Network, 'PRISM', has been named 'Best LGBT Initiative' at the 2019 Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards.
Staff and students of the Queen’s University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) celebrated the Centre's 20th anniversary this week.
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.
Queen's Gender Initiative brought female staff together for a networking lunch on Wednesday 6 March to celebrate International Women's Day 2019.
A £150,000 investment to help enhance mental health services for students living in Belfast has been announced by Belfast HSC Trust, Queen's University and Ulster University.
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.
Queen's University Belfast has been shortlisted in three categories in the 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Gala & Awards 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.
Queen’s University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Clague as the next Registrar and Chief Operating Officer at the University.
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.
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.
Dr Geetha Srinivasan, Senior Research Fellow at Queen's University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL), has been announced as a winner in the WeAreTheCity Top 100 Rising Star awards in the Science & Engineering category.
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.
'People First', Queen's People and Culture Strategy – launched at an All Staff Event on Tuesday 27 March – aims to support the delivery of the Corporate Plan's strategic priorities through its key influencers, the people of Queen's.
Queen's has been recognised again by the European Commission for its commitment to supporting the personal, professional and career development of its researchers.
The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen's has announced the appointment of Jo Baker, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, and Peter Wilson, who performs as Duke Special, as the first Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows.
Four world-class researchers at Queen’s University have been recognised for the positive impact of their work at the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Prizes 2017.
Professor of Comparative Politics in the School of HAPP and Director of Queen’s Gender Initiative, Yvonne Galligan has been appointed to a prestigious UK body established to promote equality and diversity in academia.
Following the results of the first all Staff Survey in April 2016 and the subsequent Listening Exercise, a comprehensive action planning process has been taken forward by Schools and Directorates.