We have access to a wealth of support mechanisms which are delivered and maintained by experts in the area, allowing our academics to accelerate their work, their careers, and the application of their work to key areas within healthcare and sustainability.
The Graduate School connects students across all disciplines to one another, and to mentors, leaders, and employers within the university and beyond. We support postgraduates to become ‘what’s next thinkers’, training you to be thinkers, communicators, innovators and leaders who are future ready.Find out more about the Graduate School
The School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering is fully committed to the Athena SWAN Charter to encourage the advancement of the careers of women in science, engineering and technology (SET) in higher education and research. Our policies are in line with the University leadership in fostering an ethos of gender equality. In April 2012, QUB was the first UK University to be awarded a Silver institutional Athena SWAN Award.SWAN in the School
The School regularly avails of the University's commercialisation support resources, delivered by the Research and Enterprise directorate, which provides guidance in relation to key research activities such as collaborative work with industry, consultancy services, and knowledge transfer partnerships.Commercialising our research
The School benefits from access to the University's targeted support in a range of areas related to career development and progession, including financial support, mentorship, and guidance in relation to strength developmentLearn more about career development
The Queen’s Fellowship Academy provides professional and career development support for Research Fellows recruited through the Illuminate Scheme, other internal Fellowship Schemes (MHLS Vice-Chancellor/Patrick G. Johnston Fellowships) and other staff holding specified externally funded Fellowships. Staff in these posts will automatically become members of the Fellowship Academy. The Academy supports members in their development and progression. Members of the Academy will be supported through individual guidance from their Schools, leading academics and Professional Services. Networking, mentorship and tailored development will be offered. Queen’s is committed to supporting and developing Fellowship Academy members to become research leaders of the future.Read about the Fellowship Academy
School researchers are eligible to avail of support provided by the University in relation to attracting funding support from major funding agencies, as well as those which may more specifically tailor to healthcare/sustainability-related research work. Further supported by expert research development teams, our academics can make use of these tools to gain insights into funding application, enhancing success, ultimately enhancing our high quality research output.Find out more about academic funding support