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Queen’s will be distinguished by its academic strengths and recognised globally for the social, economic and cultural benefit it delivers through its research. To achieve this, we will  work to create an inspiring research environment for our students and staff that nurtures talent and rewards outstanding leadership and excellence.

Strategic Priorities and Themes

Culture of Research Ambition

Aim: To create new opportunities and flexibility for inspiring research leaders, both established and emerging, supporting researchers to set and achieve the most ambitious research goals.

Connecting to Tackle Global Challenges 

Aim: To reshape how we organise research, encourage interdisciplinarity and, better support researchers to work with one another and with partners outside academia to yield solutions to some of the world’s most difficult problems.

Vibrant Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Community

Aim: To create a vibrant and ambitious postgraduate and postdoctoral community across the University, involving significant increases in postgraduate taught numbers in the years ahead.

Innovation and Impact
Education and Students