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2017

5 January, 2017

Professor Sally Wheeler, Interim Head of the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s University Belfast and Head of the School of Law, has been awarded an OBE in the latest Queen’s New Year’s Honours.

Prof John McCanny
New Year's Honours | 9 January, 2017

Queen’s University’s Professor John McCanny has said he is ‘delighted’ to be awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
18 January, 2017

The Clinical Skills Education Centre (CSEC)at Queen's has come up trumps at the Randox Healthcare Awards.

7 February, 2017

Congratulations to all of the winners in the Staff Excellence Awards!

Chinese New Year Dragon
22 February, 2017

Queen’s welcomed the Chinese Year of the Rooster with a series of cultural events and talks hosted by the Language Centre at Queen’s between 30 January and 10 February, 2017.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
24 February, 2017

In the run up to the Assembly Election, the Public Engagement Unit has developed a set of infographics for staff to use when they are engaging with election candidates.

with start something amazing branding
3 March, 2017

A series of consultation events will take place over the coming weeks to update staff and students on the progress of the proposed Brand Review which has already been informed by over 2,000 staff and students.

7 March, 2017

The Equality and Diversity Unit has launched an online training programme for students to enhance awareness of, and respect for, difference.

14 March, 2017

The Equality and Diversity Unit is marking the third year of the successful Queen's University Inclusive Employment Scheme, which launched recently.

15 March, 2017

This week, the European Research Council (ERC) celebrates its tenth anniversary and here at Queen's we are celebrating some of the wonderful research that has taken place under its auspices.

15 March, 2017

Congratulations to Glenn Patterson who has just been announced as Director of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry.

30 March, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Helen McCarthy who has been given a Royal Society Translation Award at a glitzy ceremony in London this week.

30 March, 2017

Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, Professor Chris Elliott won 'Outstanding Contribution Award' at the 2017 Northern Ireland Food & Drinks Awards (NIFDA) last week.

4 April, 2017

Queen’s University has beat off competition from major employers across Northern Ireland to win an award for promoting best practice in equality and diversity.

5 April, 2017

Professor David Archard, from the School of HAPP, has been announced as the new Chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.

5 April, 2017

A Queen’s University academic has been awarded a prestigious Research Chair by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and Seagate Technology – only the second such RAEng award now held by Queen’s.

9 May, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Christopher Elliott, PVC for the Faculty of MHLS, who has been awarded a top accolade from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

11 May, 2017

Three members of Queen's Astrophysics Research Centre have the great honour of having asteroids named after them!

16 May, 2017

The University has been shortlisted for two gongs at the Responsible Business Awards, held by Business in the Community, Northern Ireland.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
19 June, 2017

Congratulations to three Queen's academics who were acknowledged in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

10 July, 2017

Queen’s was well represented at Buckingham Palace last month when two of the University’s leading academics formally received their Honours medals.

CESI Grant
17 July, 2017

An interdisciplinary research team from the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation (CESI) at Queen's University has been awarded a £2m grant.

New appointment | 1 August, 2017

A big welcome to Mr Ian Marshall, who has been appointed Business Development Manager at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS).

Technology Award | 3 August, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Anne Campbell, first prizewinner in the husITa Best Human Services App Award 2017.

Erskine House Tree
13 September, 2017

A tree with strong links to Medicine at Queen’s has made it to the final of the Woodland Trust’s NI ‘Tree of the Year’ competition - please vote today!

18 September, 2017

A book written 25 years ago by a Queen’s University Professor is still making its way around the world, influencing the future of Geography as a discipline.

Eclipse Outreach Event Team Members posing
SOLAR ECLIPSE | 25 October, 2017

Two astronomers from the Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen’s observed the recent solar eclipse from a research base in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains.

History of the future - Peter Bowler
13 November, 2017

An historian from Queen’s has released a new book which surveys early twentieth-century predictions about future developments in technology and their potential impacts on the way we live.

Impact | 7 December, 2017

An academic from the Institute for Global Food Security has won a major award – and made a little history – for his contributions to peer-reviewing.

Technology | 15 December, 2017

Drs Hien Quoc Ngo and Michalis Matthaiou (Centre for Wireless Innovation, ECIT, Queen's University Belfast) have received the 2017 IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Leonard G Abraham Prize.

Research and Engagement | 20 December, 2017

Queen's has launched a new Centre for Public History at an international conference entitled 'Why Public History?', held at the University from 7–8 December 2017.