In pictures: Staff Excellence Awards 2018
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.
This is the third year of the Staff Excellence Awards, which were established to recognise and celebrate the achievements of staff across the University.
The Awards Ceremony
Colleagues from the People and Culture Directorate
Students' Union President Conor Veighey
The Portering Team enjoying the festivities
Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer congratulates the Award winners and nominees
Delivering Excellence – Dr Mark Russell, School of Natural and Built Environment
Team of the Year – Portering Team, Estates Directorate
Achieving Ambition – Katrijn Maguire, Queen's University Students' Union
Outstanding Leadership – Dr Kathryn McNeilly, School of Law
Community Engagement – Gardening Team, Estates Directorate
Lifetime Achievement – Christine Carrothers, Information Services
Special Recognition – Dr Mark Harbinson, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
Closing the ceremony was a surprise performance by 'One Night Only', a band made up of staff and students from across Queen's and led by Professor Michael Alcorn, School of Arts, English and Languages.
The band, the idea for which was first mooted last Autumn, came together after just four practices to treat guests to renditions of classics including I Feel Good, Valerie, At Last and Respect.