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Dr John King
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 31 August, 2021

Queen's is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr John King, Chair of the University Foundation Board.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 August, 2021

Dr Aidan McGowan, a senior lecturer in Computer Science at Queen’s, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship 2021.

Professor Roy Spence
RECOGNITION | 21 June, 2021

Professor Roy Spence, Professor of Surgery at Queen's and a Consultant Surgeon at Belfast City Hospital, has been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.

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FACULTIES | 18 June, 2021

The winners of the AHSS Digital Learning Awards (2021) were announced this week at a virtual awards ceremony, hosted by Professor Jannette Elwood with special guest Professor David Jones.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 June, 2021

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of an esteemed colleague, Professor Rick Wilford, Emeritus Professor in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 June, 2021

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing, on Saturday 12 June 2021, of a former member of Senate, Ms Sheila Fleming.

RECOGNITION | 1 June, 2021

Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety from the School of Biological Sciences and founder of the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast has received a prestigious Agilent Thought Leader Award.

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RECOGNITION | 31 May, 2021

Dr Julia Miskelly from Queen’s has been recognised by UKRI as having a job that ‘changes the world’ as part of their ‘101 jobs campaign’ which highlights some of the many roles that contribute to the success of the research and innovation system.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 21 May, 2021

Two distinguished academics from Queen’s have been admitted as members to the Royal Irish Academy for 2021.

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ATHENA SWAN | 12 May, 2021

Two Queen’s University Schools have been successful in the latest round of the Athena SWAN awards.

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RECOGNITION | 12 May, 2021

A Queen's University Professor has been elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences, the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science.

Queen's Management School
RECOGNITION | 10 May, 2021

Queen’s Management School has been awarded the prestigious and internationally recognised EQUIS accreditation for management and business schools.

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RECOGNITION | 14 April, 2021

Queen's University's Lanyon Conservation and Restoration Project has received a prestigious national recognition at the Natural Stone Awards 2020.

RECOGNITION | 1 April, 2021

Queen's University Belfast has won the Student Engagement Award at this year's Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland.

Professor Joanne Hughes
RECOGNITION | 30 March, 2021

An academic from Queen's has been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences, the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences.

HEALTH | 26 March, 2021

Professor Mark Lawler has received the prestigious 'Irish Association for Cancer Research Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Medicine and Research' Award.

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EVENT | 12 March, 2021

Queen's University is once again delighted to be a key supporter of the annual Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics.

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RECOGNITION | 12 March, 2021

Professor Paula J Reimer, an archaeologist in Queen's School of Natural and Built Environment, has been named 'Archaeologist of the Year' at the 13th annual Current Archaeology Awards, announced on Friday 5 March.

RECOGNITION | 1 March, 2021

An academic from Queen's has been appointed to the Strategic Advisory Network of the EPSRC, the UK's main agency for funding research in engineering and the physical sciences.

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15 February, 2021

Queen's Information Services directorate has been awarded a three-star Service Desk certification by the Service Desk Institute (SDI), achieving a ‘Customer-Led’ maturity level.

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14 January, 2021

January 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the official launch of the Queen’s Fellowship Academy on 13 January 2020.

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RECOGNITION | 8 January, 2021

A Queen’s University astronomer has been announced as the winner of a prestigious award from the Royal Astronomical Society.

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RECOGNITION | 4 January, 2021

The New Year's Honours list 2021, published on 30 December 2020, recognised the achievements of two members of staff at Queen's:

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Awards | 17 December, 2020

The winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2020 were announced this week by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

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1 December, 2020

Queen's has achieved Platinum status – the highest scoring level – for the third year running in this year's Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

RECOGNITION | 1 December, 2020

Queen's lecturer Stephen Sexton has won the Rooney Prize for Literature 2020 for his first collection of works, Oils & If All the World and Love Were Young.

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RECOGNITION | 13 November, 2020

Queen's University Belfast has won the 'Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration)' award in this year's Student Nursing Times Awards.

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SUSTAINABILITY | 2 November, 2020

Queen's has been recognised for a second consecutive year in Northern Ireland's prestigious Green Flag awards.

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RECOGNITION | 30 October, 2020

Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences.

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RESEARCH | 20 October, 2020

Queen's University is partnering in a major UK-wide collaboration that will shape the research leaders of the next generation.

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University News | 15 October, 2020

Two researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships as part of a £109 million investment from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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RECOGNITION | 15 October, 2020

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.

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RECOGNITION | 12 October, 2020

A long-serving member of Queen's staff has been honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.

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Staff Recognition | 9 October, 2020

Congratulations to the 174 members of staff who have progressed to a new grade/range in the Academic Progression 2020. They are:

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RECOGNITION | 9 October, 2020

Queen's University Belfast has won two prestigious awards at the CIPD NI HR Awards 2020 at a remote ceremony on 1 October 2020.

Dr. M. Satish Kumar
BUSINESS | 2 October, 2020

Dr M. Satish Kumar, Director for Internationalisation in the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen’s, has been awarded a Belfast Ambassador Medal for his ‘standout contribution’ to the city of Belfast.

Professor Cherie Armour
SCIENCE | 2 October, 2020

A Queen’s research project, the Northern Ireland Veterans Health & Wellbeing Study (NIVHWS), has been awarded the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) ‘Lord Ashcroft Research Award’ for innovation in the conduct of the research and potential for future impact

Queen's Careers Service Student Development Team
RECOGNITION | 30 September, 2020

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.

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Queen's Community | 15 September, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 September, 2020

Two academics from Queen's University were today (Monday 14 September) presented with Gold Medals from the Royal Irish Academy.

Diversity | 14 September, 2020

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.

Winners of the Digital DNA Awards 2020 'Tech for Good' Innovation prize Sharon Nurse and Matt Birch (Queen's School of Nursing and Midwifery) and Belfast Trust collaborators pictured with their interactive, multi-modal neonatal training package
RECOGNITION | 11 September, 2020

A collaboration between the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Belfast Trust (RJMS) has been awarded this year's Digital DNA 'Tech For Good' Innovation Award.

RECOGNITION | 10 September, 2020

Professor David Thompson from Queen’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has been identified as the most prolific Royal College of Nursing Fellow contributing to nursing science.

Queen's winners of the KTP Best of the Best 2020 awards
RECOGNITION | 10 September, 2020

Queen's KTP team have added to their growing number of national awards by winning four out of 12 awards at the KTP Best of the Best Awards 2020.

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RECOGNITION | 9 September, 2020

Tim Crawford, a Learning Development Tutor at Queen's University Belfast, has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship for 2020 to visit Canada and New Zealand to research widening participation in higher education.

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SCHOOLS | 24 August, 2020

Professor Mauro Paternostro took up the position of the new Head of the School of Mathematics and Physics in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences on 1 August 2020.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 July, 2020

Two leading academics from Queen’s have been admitted to the British Academy.

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Queen's Community | 1 July, 2020

WATCH: A video message to Academic Staff on workload prioritisation

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RECOGNITION | 4 June, 2020

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.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 May, 2020

Academics from Queen’s have recently been admitted as members of the Royal Irish Academy.

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Queen's Community | 25 May, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

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Gender Equality | 18 May, 2020

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.

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Health | 14 May, 2020

Queen's Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, Professor Stuart Elborn, is among 50 of the UK's most prominent biomedical and health scientists elected to The Academy of Medical Sciences' prestigious Fellowship.

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University | 13 May, 2020

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is being felt right across society, affecting the way we live and work in ways that would have been unimaginable just a few weeks ago.

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Queen's Community | 11 May, 2020

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.

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION | 11 May, 2020

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.

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Professor Stephen Smartt, from the School of Mathematics and Physics at Queen’s University Belfast, has received the highest recognition of scientific endeavour in the UK, being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) 2020.

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Queen's Community | 29 April, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, to the Queen's community.

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Queen's Community | 23 April, 2020

Professor Dame Ingrid Allen, a Graduate, Honorary Graduate, Professor Emerita and Honorary Professor of Neuropathology at Queen’s University Belfast, sadly passed away on 21 April 2020.

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23 April, 2020

Two researchers in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships as part of a new investment announced today by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Recognition | 2 April, 2020

Stephen Sexton, lecturer in Poetry at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's, has won the prestigious EM Forster Award, announced by The American Academy of Arts and Letters in early March 2020.

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RESEARCH SUPPORT | 3 March, 2020

Queen's University has signed the refreshed Researcher Development Concordat, demonstrating its continued commitment to supporting research staff.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT | 28 February, 2020

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.

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SOCIETY | 20 February, 2020

Queen’s academic, Dr Sarah Miller has been appointed to the What Works Trial Advice Panel (TAP) to improve the quality and quantity of impact evaluation across central government in the UK.

STAFF COMMUNITY | 11 February, 2020

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.

Recognition | 4 February, 2020

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.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 3 February, 2020

Queen's has secured an institutional subscription to the Times Higher Education (THE) – the company behind the world's most influential university ranking and a leading source of analysis and insight on higher education.

QUEEN'S COMMUNITY | 22 January, 2020

Queen's staff and students came together on Monday 20 January to join in the launch of the University's Chinese New Year celebrations.

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20 January, 2020

World leading cybersecurity expert Professor Máire O'Neill has been assigned a rare and prestigious Regius Professorship by the Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast.

Recognition | 20 January, 2020

Professor AP de Silva from the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Queen's has been named as the latest recipient of the Boyle Higgins Gold Medal, awarded by the Institute of Chemistry in Ireland.

16 January, 2020

Queen's Fellowship Academy was launched at a special celebration event in the University's Canada Room/Council Chamber on Monday 13 January 2020.

RECOGNITION | 15 January, 2020

Professor John Barry, from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen's University Belfast, has been appointed to the Climate Assembly UK Academic Panel.

Gender Equality | 10 January, 2020

Colleagues from across the University community came together on Thursday 9 January 2020 for our Institutional and School of Pharmacy Athena SWAN Celebration event.

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ENVIRONMENT | 10 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast and Belfast City Council have today (Friday 10 January, 2020) launched the ‘Belfast Climate Commission’, to drive action on the climate crisis.

University News | 2 January, 2020

Queen's University today announced the appointment of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton as its new Chancellor.  

Celebrating Success | 19 December, 2019

Winter Graduation 2019 took place from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 December and saw over 1,950 students graduate with a degree from Queen's University Belfast.

Charity fundraising | 11 December, 2019

The Annual Information Services Coffee Morning took place in the Great Hall on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

Celebrating Excellence | 11 December, 2019

On Monday 9 December, the winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2019 were announced in a special celebration event in Riddel Hall.

Recognition | 10 December, 2019

Dr Ruth Hogg, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast, has been awarded the highest profile research prize in Optometry in the UK.

SUSTAINABILITY | 9 December, 2019

Queen's has launched a new 'Climate-friendly Holiday Shutdown' campaign that recognises that the impact of small changes and actions by a large number of us working together as a staff community can make a big difference.

Sustainability | 6 December, 2019

Queen's has achieved Platinum status – the highest scoring level – for the second year running in this year's Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

Recognition | 6 December, 2019

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.

PARTNERSHIP | 26 November, 2019

Queen's University Belfast and INTO Queen's celebrated 10 years of the INTO Queen’s Joint Venture at a special event in the Brian Friel Theatre on Thursday 14 November 2019.

Recognition | 19 November, 2019

Emeritus Professor Roy McClelland OBE has been awarded a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Recognition | 18 November, 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.

Sustainability | 14 November, 2019

On Wednesday 13 November 2019, Queen's staff and student volunteers joined local residents to celebrate the opening of a new tree nursery at Lennoxvale.

Sustainability | 14 November, 2019

Queen's University has partnered with the San Souci Residents Association and environmental charity The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) to create a Tree Nursery on Queen's property.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 13 November, 2019

Dr Leon Litvack, Reader from the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen's University Belfast, has been appointed to the Advisory Council on National Records and Archives (ACNRA).

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12 November, 2019

On 3 October Queen's researchers hosted a '6 Nations' Relationship & Sexuality Education (RSE) Symposium.

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Recognition | 7 November, 2019

Professor Robert Bowman, Head of the School of Mathematics and Physics, has been appointed as a member of the Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC).

Professor Emeritus Sheena Lewis receiving the 2019 Brian Setchell Medal
Recognition | 7 November, 2019

Internationally acclaimed expert in male fertility, Queen's academic, Professor Emeritus Sheena Lewis, has received the 2019 Brian Setchell Medal for her outstanding contributions to the field of andrology.

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Recognition | 30 October, 2019

Professor David Jones has been awarded the prestigious Griffith Medal & Prize from The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3).

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Research Impact | 30 October, 2019

A project exploring alternative sanctions for war crimes in Columbia and a collaboration to improve debt advice in Northern Ireland are amongst 12 new initiatives funded under the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account at Queen's University Belfast.

Professor Emeritus Sheena Lewis receiving the 2019 Brian Setchell Medal
Recognition | 29 October, 2019

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.

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CULTURE AND ARTS | 29 October, 2019

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.

RECOGNITION | 24 October, 2019

Dr Stephen Sexton, a Lecturer in Queen's School of Arts, English and Languages, has won the prestigious Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection.

Events | 17 October, 2019

On Tuesday 8 October, staff and students across Queen's came together to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2019.

11 October, 2019

Queen's University Belfast is once again at the forefront of gender equality.

CULTURE AND ARTS | 9 October, 2019

Queen’s academic, Aislinn Clarke, has received the 2019 Academy Gold Fellowship for Women.

Recognition | 4 October, 2019

The Royal Academy of Engineering has elected Professor Máire O'Neill, Acting Director of ECIT and Director of the £5M EPSRC/NCSC-funded Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems (RISE), as a Fellow.

Heritage | 3 October, 2019

Queen's University Belfast's Lanyon Conservation Project has been shortlisted in the Heritage Angel Awards Northern Ireland.

Recognition | 26 September, 2019

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.

Recognition | 17 September, 2019

Queen's University Belfast's first Technician Showcase took place on Monday 9 September in the Ashby Building and School of Biological Sciences.

Recognition | 17 September, 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.

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.

Impact | 23 August, 2019

Máire O’Neill, a Professor at Queen’s University Belfast, has been appointed to the newly formed global technology policy council.

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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).

Research | 23 August, 2019

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

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Recognition | 20 June, 2019

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

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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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Recognition | 5 June, 2019

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

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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

Recognition | 15 May, 2019

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Educational Development | 18 April, 2019

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 March, 2019

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

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 |

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.

ANNIVERSARIES | 28 March, 2019

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

Awards |

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'.

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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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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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.

Professor Danny McAuley in scrubs in lab
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).

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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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.

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.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer speaking at the launch of OMNI – All in for mental health campaign – February 2019
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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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
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.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
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).

Diversity | 26 January, 2019

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

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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.

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.

U-KARE Wellcome-Wolfson Klebsiella Bengoechea
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.

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.

People and Culture | 22 January, 2019

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

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.

History AHRC
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).

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.

Maire O'Neill
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.

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.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
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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