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Previous Events
28 March, 2023

Colleagues were invited by email to take part in the Queen's Equality Survey. The survey closed on Sunday 23 April 2023.

28 March, 2023

The Queen’s Gender Initiative and Athena Swan Teams held another successful online Imposter Syndrome Workshop on Tuesday 28th March 2023.

7 March, 2023

Queen's Gender Initiative held an information session for staff in Directorates on Tuesday 7 March from 10.00am to 11.00am in The Cube, One Elmwood.

24 February, 2023

The Women in Business - Women in Tech conference was held on Friday 24 February 2023 at Titanic Belfast.

8 March, 2023

A number of events and initiatives were held across the University in celebration of International Women's Day 2023.

17 February, 2023

Queen’s Gender Initiative congratulate the School of Psychology on their recent success retaining their prestigious Gold Athena Swan award, recognising their ongoing commitment to gender equality.

11 January, 2023

QGI held Professorial and Academic Progression Workshops on 9 January and 11 January 2023.

5 December, 2022

On Monday 5 December 2022, members of the Queen's community came together for our Athena Swan Awards Celebration, recognising our sector-leading achievements towards gender equality.

29 November, 2022

On Friday 29 November 2022 Professor Karen McCloskey, Director Queen's Gender Initiative and Professor Tom Millar were delighted to host a visit from Professor Julie Chen, Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

22 November, 2022

The Queen’s Gender Initiative and Athena Swan Teams held successful online Imposter Syndrome Workshops on 5 September and 22 November 2022.

11 November, 2022

Professor Karen McCloskey, Director Queen's Gender Initiative attended Diversity Mark's 5th Anniversary event on Friday 11 November 2022.

23 August, 2022

Queen’s University has launched two new policies designed to offer support to staff experiencing the menopause and those undergoing fertility treatment.

23 June, 2022

The unveiling of a new portrait of Professor Carol McGuinness took place on Thursday 23 June 2022 in the Great Hall as part of a collaborative event between Queen's Gender Initiative and the School of Psychology.

19 May, 2022

Professional Services staff were invited to a Career Development Showcase hosted by Organisational Development and the Queen's Gender Initiative on Thursday 19 May 2022 in the Great Hall at Queen’s University.

11 April, 2022

On Monday 11 April 2022, Queen’s Gender Initiative hosted a Swan Champions Network Lunch and Meeting in the Great Hall at Queen’s University. 

28 March, 2022

The School of Nursing and Midwifery & School of Pharmacy recently hosted four Active Bystander Interprofessional Student Education sessions.

14 January, 2022

Speakers from Queen’s and the non-academic sector recently discussed the changing landscape of how, when and where we work. They reflected on working models, workplace culture, wellbeing, sustainability, and lessons learned during the pandemic.

2 December, 2021

'Women are Equal to Everything'

Guest Speaker: Lady Brenda Hale

24 September, 2021

On 24 September 2021, the Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton was installed and Honorary Degrees were conferred on leading figures from the worlds of business, politics, sport, the arts, policing and education.

24 August, 2021

Join the briefing event on 24 August 2021 to find out more!

30 June, 2021

Bringing Aurora Alumni communities from Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University together.

10 May, 2021

In conversation with Female Leaders in Northern Ireland | Discussion and Q&A Session

23 April, 2021

QGI Athena SWAN Student Poster Competition 2021

8 March, 2021

Why Not Me? A virtual event with Keynote Speaker, Priya Lakhani OBE

A number of events and initiatives have been planned across the University in celebration of International Women's Day 2021.

Eoghan Tomás McDermott, Managing Director

9 December, 2020

A virtual celebration of Athena SWAN success across the University in 2020

13 October, 2020

Ada Lovelace Day – held the second Tuesday in October every year – is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

23 September, 2020

Results to the COVID-19 Pandemic Survey will be announced soon!

7 February, 2020

'The Future of Work and Women'

Guest Speaker, Dr Anita Sands

31 January, 2020


14 November, 2019

This exciting event was hosted by Queen’s Gender Initiative and featured female STEM Professors who have bridged academic research and the commercial sector through the founding of spinout companies.

Professor Julie Chen, Doctor of Science (DSc Eng)

8 October, 2019

The Queen's Gender Initiative in partnership with the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences were delighted to host an exciting event in celebration of Ada Lovelace Day 2019 and Women in STEM.

21 June, 2019

Queen's Management School

RACE EQUALITY CHARTER | 4 November, 2021

The REC Team recently invited QUB Staff to attend a Focus Group to share views on preferred terminology in relation to race and ethnicity.