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Finance colleagues recognised at Higher Education Procurement Awards UK and Ireland

Recognition | 12 September, 2019

Queen's University Belfast's Procurement Team have won the prestigious Award of Outstanding University Procurement Team 2019 at the Higher Education Procurement Awards UK and Ireland.

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Queen’s academic takes up post as President of RIBA

Impact | 23 August, 2019

An architect and Professor at Queen’s University Belfast has taken up his post as President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Researchers in social sciences at Queen's to use their work to address major challenges

Research | 23 August, 2019

A new scheme to support academics using social science research to tackle major societal challenges has been launched.

Campus Food and Drink's Gary Daly recognised as 'Rising Star' in prestigious TUCO Awards

Recognition | 8 August, 2019

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.

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Queen's academic presents Restoration Shakespeare Showcase at Shakespeare's Globe

Arts | 6 August, 2019

Queen's academic, Professor Richard Schoch, from the School of Arts, English and Languages, co-presented a showcase of Restoration Shakespeare in the Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe on 17 July.

In Pictures: Queen's staff take part in Belfast Pride Parade 2019

Diversity and Inclusion | 5 August, 2019

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.

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Public Consultation Event

Have your say | 1 August, 2019

The University is holding a Public Consultation Event on the new building proposed for the expansion of Queen’s University Management School at Riddel Hall on Tuesday 13 August from 12.00pm - 2.00pm and from 4.00pm - 8.00pm in Riddel Hall.

Queen's becomes first Northern Ireland university to receive a prestigious Green Flag Award

Environment | 25 July, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award in the 2019 Green Flag Awards – becoming the first university in Northern Ireland to be recognised by the scheme.

PRISM Staff Network unveils new Queen's Pride t-shirts

Diversity and Inclusion | 9 July, 2019

Queen's PRISM LGBT+ Staff Network has unveiled new Queen's Pride t-shirts, which will be presented to University staff joining in the Belfast Pride Parade.

In Pictures: Summer Graduation 2019

Graduation | 4 July, 2019

Summer Graduation 2019 took place from Thursday 27 June to Wednesday 3 July and saw over 4,500 students graduate with a degree from Queen's University Belfast.

People and Culture team win Inspire Workplace Wellbeing Award for promotion of menopause awareness

Recognition | 2 July, 2019

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.

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Professor Mauro Paternostro receives Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship

Recognition | 28 June, 2019

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.

School of Psychology earns Silver Investors in People Award

Recognition | 20 June, 2019

In May 2019 the School of Psychology was awarded Silver accreditation by Investors in People.

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Queen's University Belfast improves on its world university ranking

Rankings | 19 June, 2019

Queen's University Belfast's position in the world university rankings has risen from 180 to 173 in the 2020 assessment by QS World University Rankings, released on Wednesday 19 June.

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Queen's University Teaching Awards 2019

Recognition | 17 June, 2019

Organised by the Centre for Educational Development, the Queen's Teaching Awards Scheme recognises and rewards the development of learning and teaching practice that has led to particularly effective teaching.

Launch of Queen's new Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network 'iRise'

Diversity | 14 June, 2019

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.

IN PICTURES: iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International) Staff Network Launch

Diversity | 14 June, 2019

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.

Queen’s University announces achievement of Carbon Management Plan target at annual Green Awards

Sustainability | 7 June, 2019

Queen's University celebrated its ninth annual Green Awards on Tuesday 4 June with a reception in Riddel Hall.

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Directorate of Academic and Student Affairs Recognised as an Investor In People

Recognition | 7 June, 2019

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.

In Pictures: Queen's University celebrates ninth annual Green Awards

Recognition | 5 June, 2019

Queen's University celebrated its ninth annual Green Awards on Tuesday 4 June with a reception in Riddel Hall.

Queen's recognised at the Universities Human Resources (UHR) Awards 2019

Recognition | 30 May, 2019

Queen's University Belfast have won the award for Equality and Diversity at the Universities Human Resources (UHR) Awards 2019 in Manchester.

Queen's Professors Elected as Members of the Royal Irish Academy

Society | 28 May, 2019

Four professors from Queen's University Belfast have been elected as members of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) in recognition of their exceptional academic achievements.

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Queen’s academic delegation visits Nashville, Belfast’s Sister City

University News | 16 May, 2019

An academic delegation from Queen's University recently visited Nashville, one of Belfast's sister cities.

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Queen's cyber security expert appointed to UK Artificial Intelligence Council

University News | 16 May, 2019

Queen's University Belfast cyber security expert, Professor Máire O'Neill, has been appointed to the UK's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Council.

Queen's University team named among Nation's Lifesavers

Health | 16 May, 2019

A research team from Queen's University has today been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.

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In Pictures: Staff and students enjoy a Purple Picnic for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Wellbeing | 15 May, 2019

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 KTP team celebrate recent achievements

Recognition | 15 May, 2019

Queen's KTP team are celebrating two recent accomplishments with their latest national award and a milestone in their portfolio.

'Healthy. Connected. Well.': Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 at Queen's

Wellbeing | 13 May, 2019

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.

In Pictures: Students' Union Education Awards 2019

Recognition | 13 May, 2019

The winners of the Students' Union Education Awards 2019 were announced at an awards ceremony in the Great Hall on Friday 3 May.

Queen's geographer honoured with Royal Geographical Society award

Recognition | 8 May, 2019

Dr Gemma Catney, a Lecturer in the School of Natural and Built Environment, is the 2019 recipient of the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Gill Memorial Award.

QUEEN’S SCIENTIST WINS PRESTIGIOUS ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY AWARD

Recognition | 8 May, 2019

Professor Andrew Mills has been named winner of the prestigious Materials for Industry-Derek Birchall Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Nathalie Trott (Walker) appointed Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Appointments | 29 April, 2019

Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathalie Trott (Walker) as Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

Queen's academic recognised with reviewer award from highly respected nursing journal

Recognition | 29 April, 2019

Dr Peter O'Halloran, Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, was recently awarded the 'Reviewer Excellence Award 2018' from the International Journal of Nursing Studies (IJNS), the top ranked journal for nursing research.

In Pictures: Queen's Learning and Teaching Conference 2019

Educational Development | 18 April, 2019

Queen's Annual Learning and Teaching Conference took place on Wednesday 17 April 2019.

New Registrar and Chief Operating Officer takes up post

New Staff | 16 April, 2019

Joanne Clague took up the post of Registrar and Chief Operating Officer at Queen's University on Monday 15 April 2019.

Queen's University shortlisted for Wellbeing at Work award

Recognition | 11 April, 2019

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.

In Pictures: Queen's at the 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards

Diversity and Inclusion | 10 April, 2019

Queen’s University’s LGBT+ Staff Network, ‘PRISM’, has been named ‘Best LGBT Initiative’ at the 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards.

PRISM named 'Best LGBT Initiative': 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards

Diversity and Inclusion | 10 April, 2019

Queen's University's LGBT+ Staff Network, 'PRISM', has been named 'Best LGBT Initiative' at the 2019 Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards.

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Staff Survey 2019 now live

Have your say | 29 March, 2019

The 2019 Staff Survey launched on Friday 29 March 2019 and will be live for three weeks until Thursday 18 April.

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Queen’s academics named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellow by Eisenhower Fellowships

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 March, 2019

Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have recently been named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellows by Eisenhower Fellowships.

QUILL celebrates two decades of addressing the most urgent technological challenges of our times

Impact | 29 March, 2019

Staff and students of the Queen’s University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) celebrated the Centre's 20th anniversary this week.

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People and Culture launch new Leadership and Management Framework

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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.

Staff celebrate 20 years of DARO at Queen's

ANNIVERSARIES | 28 March, 2019

Staff in the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) are today celebrating the unit’s 20th anniversary.

Queen's Lecturer wins two awards for her book on Late Medieval Ireland

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Dr Sparky Booker, a lecturer in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, has received two awards from the American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) for her book 'Cultural Exchange and Identity in Late Medieval Ireland'.

IGFS Professor appointed to new plasma centre

Appointments | 27 March, 2019

Professor Brendan Gilmore has been announced as the Director of the Centre for Plasma in Agri-Food (AgriPlas), which has been established within the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's.

IGFS researcher lands top award

STAFF RECOGNITION | 11 March, 2019

An IGFS researcher who investigates the link between nutrition and cancer has received a prestigious award from a leading cancer charity.

In pictures: International Women's Day celebrated with Queen's Gender Initiative networking lunch

QUEEN'S WOMEN | 8 March, 2019

Queen's Gender Initiative brought female staff together for a networking lunch on Wednesday 6 March to celebrate International Women's Day 2019.

Winners of the Big Christmas Switch Off 2018 announced

Sustainability | 25 February, 2019

Colleagues from the People and Culture Directorate and the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work have won the latest Big Switch Off competition at Queen's.

Science Shop 2019

Science Shop celebrates 30 Years at Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 20 February, 2019

A joint collaboration between Queen's University Belfast and the Ulster University, the Science Shop, which supports hundreds of community groups across Northern Ireland, today (Wednesday 20 February) celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Four academics named among UK's 25 most influential researchers studying diabetes complications

Health | 19 February, 2019

Four Queen's University Belfast academics have been named among the UK's most influential researchers who study diabetes complications.

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Chinese New Year Celebrations at Queen's

Culture | 19 February, 2019

Queen's celebrated the Year of the Pig with a series of cultural events and talks hosted by the Language Centre between 1 – 15 February, with Chinese New Year's Day commencing on Tuesday 5 February 2019.

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Queen's Professor appointed to prestigious National Institute for Health Research role

Health | 13 February, 2019

Professor Danny McAuley has been appointed as the new Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme Director at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Queen’s astrophysics expert honoured with a Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal

Science and Technology | 13 February, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast astrophysics expert, Professor Stephen Smartt, has been awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Irish Academy.

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Queen's University awarded £1m to boost social and economic research impact

SOCIETY | 12 February, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded more than £1m to support academics using social science-based research to tackle major societal challenges across the world over the next four years.

Academics visit University of Virginia in Charlottesville to explore contested uses of the past

Society | 12 February, 2019

Two academics from Queen's School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics recently visited the University of Virginia in Charlottesville to explore contested uses of the past.

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Queen's Students' Union launches OMNI student Mental Health campaign

Student Wellbeing | 7 February, 2019

Queen's Students' Union has launched an ambitious new campaign to tackle mental health issues facing students.

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In pictures: Staff Excellence Awards 2018

Celebrating Our People | 6 February, 2019

Winners in the Staff Excellence Awards 2018 were announced at a gala ceremony on Friday 1 February in the Whitla Hall, hosted by comedian and actor Tim McGarry.

Winners of the 2018 Staff Excellence Awards photographed outside the Whitla Hall with President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer

QUEEN’S STAFF CELEBRATED IN 3RD ANNUAL STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Celebrating our People | 5 February, 2019

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.

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Dr Lezley-Anne Hanna awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Recognition | 1 February, 2019

Dr Lezley-Anne Hanna, a Senior Lecturer (Education) from the School of Pharmacy, has just been awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA, now part of Advance HE).

Queen's University Belfast celebrates Gender Diversity Charter Mark Award

Diversity | 26 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has received a Women in Business Gender Diversity Charter Mark Bronze Award.

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Professor Emma Flynn appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise

Appointments | 25 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Emma Flynn as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise.

CSIT Shortlisted for Research Laboratory Team of the Year

Recognition | 24 January, 2019

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) has been shortlisted for Research Laboratory Team of the Year in the Irish Laboratory Awards 2019.

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Queen's research receives significant 'success project' recognition by the European Commission

Recognition | 23 January, 2019

A research project in Queen's Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine has been recognised by the European Commission as a 'success project', the only EU-funded project in the Faculty of MHLS to have recently received this recognition.

Queen's University named world's top online university brand for 2017–18

Reputation | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has recently been judged by an independent panel to be the 'Top Overall Online Brand' among 100 top ranked universities in the world.

Human Resources becomes 'People and Culture' Directorate

People and Culture | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast's Human Resources Directorate has been renamed the People and Culture Directorate.

University shortlisted for three National Diversity Awards

Diversity and Inclusion | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has been shortlisted in three categories in the 2019 Legal Island Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Gala & Awards 2019.

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Dr Sinead O'Sullivan awarded AHRC Leadership Fellowship

Awards | 21 January, 2019

Dr Sinead O'Sullivan, Senior Lecturer, from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen's has been awarded a prestigious Leadership Fellowship by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Queen's technicians gather for first cross-faculty Technician Commitment Event

Celebrating our staff | 11 January, 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.

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Queen's cybersecurity expert Professor Máire O'Neill wins prestigious Blavatnik Award

Recognition | 9 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast cybersecurity expert Professor Máire O'Neill has been awarded US$30,000 in the second annual Blavatnik Awards in the UK, which honour outstanding young scientists under the age of 42.

Joanne Clague appointed as Registrar and Chief Operating Officer

Appointments | 8 January, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Clague as the next Registrar and Chief Operating Officer at the University.

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Queen's staff recognised in New Year's Honours list 2019

Recognition | 3 January, 2019

The New Year's Honours list 2019, published on Saturday 29 December, recognised the achievements of five members of staff at Queen's.

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