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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.

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.

Staff and partners group celebrating 5 years of QUB Inclusive Employment

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.

RECOGNITION | 30 April, 2020

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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RECOGNITION | 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.

Photo: Professor Ian Greer and Professor Máire O'Neill
RECOGNITION | 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.

RESEARCH SUPPORT | 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.

Photo: Belfast Climate Commission launch
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.

Professor Robert Bowman Head of the School of Mathematics and Physics
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.

Photo Credit: Tristram Kenton, ‘As You Like It’ (2018), Globe Ensemble
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.