Queen’s has been shortlisted for a national award to recognise Northern Ireland employers who actively promote equality and diversity within their organisations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
Professor Nigel Scollan is one of three new directors appointed to The Oxford Farming Conference board (OFC) in January 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s has welcomed the announcement that it has been awarded Northern Ireland’s first Regius Professorship by Her Majesty The Queen.
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.
The Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine has been crowned Project of the Year at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards 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.
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.
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.