Equality and Diversity | 13 December, 2016
Queen’s has been shortlisted for a national award to recognise Northern Ireland employers who actively promote equality and diversity within their organisations.
Investors in People | 12 December, 2016
The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology have achieved silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard for the next three years.
9 December, 2016
Northern Ireland’s first Regius Professorship has been bestowed upon Queen’s University’s Professor John McCanny FRS FREng. The prestigious award was conferred by the University’s Chancellor, Thomas J Moran.
Research | 7 December, 2016
An interdisciplinary team based in the School of Law and the Senator George J Mitchell Institute have secured a major AHRC grant for a comparative study of Reparations and Victimhood in Transitional Societies.
Awards | 6 December, 2016
Dr Helen Noble, a Lecturer in Health Services Research in Queen’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, has been awarded the 2016 Walls Bursary by the Renal Association.
Awards | 21 November, 2016
Four world-class researchers at Queen’s have been recognised for the positive impact of their work at the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Prizes 2016.
Estates Directorate | 15 November, 2016
Neill Weir, Assistant Estates Manager in Queen’s Estates Services, has successfully completed 250km in seven days in the prestigious Atacama Crossing, a self-supported race across the Atacama desert in Chile.
Equality and Diversity | 14 November, 2016
As part of its commitment to equality and diversity, the University recently launched a new Trans Equality Policy.
Awards | 3 November, 2016
The University has launched the first ever institutional all staff awards to celebrate and reward the outstanding work that goes on across Queen's.
Health | 26 October, 2016
An online educational resource commissioned by Queen’s and produced by integrated communications agency Morrow Communications, has been recognised at the prestigious UK Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes Awards.
Staff recognition | 17 October, 2016
A lecturer from the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology has been recognised for her outstanding leadership.
Human Resources | 30 September, 2016
Queen’s has been named the most family friendly employer in the Education Sector at this year’s Employers for Childcare Awards.
Society | 23 September, 2016
The Queen’s Professor who played a central role in uncovering the truth about the Hillsborough disaster has received the Freedom of the City, alongside unprecedented posthumous awards to the 96 people who died and Kenny and Marina Dalglish.
Estates | 15 September, 2016
Liam McLornan, a cleaner from Queen's Estates directorate, has won the Northern Ireland award for Best Cleaning Operative in Education at The British Institute of Cleaning Science Awards 2016.
Award | 6 September, 2016
Professor Isabel Torres of the School of Arts, English and Languages has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education (THE) Award 2016 for 'Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year'.
NEW APPOINTMENT | 6 September, 2016
Professor Nigel Scollan is one of three new directors appointed to The Oxford Farming Conference board (OFC) in January 2017.
Culture and Arts | 15 August, 2016
A new partnership between Queen's University and the Ulster Orchestra will see aspiring performers and composers work with professional musicians to mark the Orchestra’s 50th season.
Society | 9 August, 2016
A Queen's University Professor has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at the world's number one Think Tank, Brookings.
Teaching | 1 August, 2016
Nine individuals and teams from across the University have received Teaching Awards this year in recognition of their excellence in teaching and learning.
Queen's Sport | 8 August, 2016
For 20 years, Queen’s Sport has opened its doors to young people across Northern Ireland to take part in their annual summer scheme.
Equality and Diversity | 3 August, 2016
Queen’s Inclusive Employment Scheme, a placement programme for people with a disability, has celebrated another successful year.
Culture and Arts | 28 July, 2016
Professor Janice Carruthers, Head of the School of Modern Languages, has been appointed by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to a new Leadership Fellowship in Modern Languages.
Award | 15 July, 2016
Professor Isabel Torres, Head of Spanish and Portuguese at Queen’s, has been awarded one of Spain’s highest accolades in recognition of her outstanding scholarly contribution to Spanish literature.
HR Excellence Award | 30 June, 2016
Queen’s has been recognised by the European Commission for its commitment to supporting the personal, professional and career development of its researchers.
Volunteering | 17 June, 2016
Queen’s staff member Tricia Lock has been named ‘Staff Volunteer of the Year’ at the Queen’s Students’ Union Volunteering Excellency Awards, sponsored by KPMG.
Law | 12 June, 2016
Professor Jack Anderson from the School of Law has been selected as an arbitrator for the UEFA EURO 2016 in France.
International | 9 June, 2016
A leading academic in Irish and British History and Politics has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation and Engagement at Queen’s University Belfast.
6 June, 2016
Queen’s has welcomed the announcement that it has been awarded Northern Ireland’s first Regius Professorship by Her Majesty The Queen.
Pharmacy | 1 June, 2016
Professor Ryan Donnelly, Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology in the School of Pharmacy, has been named Controlled Release Society (CRS) Young Investigator of the Year 2016.
RICS Awards 2016 | 1 June, 2016
The Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine has been crowned Project of the Year at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards 2016.
Staff Wellbeing | 23 May, 2016
Launched by Staff Wellbeing at Queen's in February 2016 to help promote physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing, Queen’s Friday Choir gave an end of term performance on Friday 20 May 2016 in the Great Hall.
Staff Wellbeing | 23 May, 2016
Queen’s has been shortlisted for three awards for the work it is doing to support staff to prioritise their health and wellbeing and embrace positive lifestyle choices.
SU Education Awards 2016 | 18 May, 2016
The Queen’s Students’ Union Education Awards recently recognised the work of individual members of teaching staff, students and schools.
NEW APPOINTMENT | 5 May, 2016
A world-leading expert in animal agriculture and associated supply chains has been appointed Director of Queen’s Institute for Global Food Security. Professor Nigel Scollan will take up the post on 1 September 2016.
Research Awards | 4 April, 2016
Three Queen’s Research Fellows based in the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice have recently received research awards.