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Dr John King
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 31 August, 2021

Queen's is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr John King, Chair of the University Foundation Board.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 August, 2021

Dr Aidan McGowan, a senior lecturer in Computer Science at Queen’s, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship 2021.

Professor Roy Spence
RECOGNITION | 21 June, 2021

Professor Roy Spence, Professor of Surgery at Queen's and a Consultant Surgeon at Belfast City Hospital, has been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.

AHSS Faculty building
FACULTIES | 18 June, 2021

The winners of the AHSS Digital Learning Awards (2021) were announced this week at a virtual awards ceremony, hosted by Professor Jannette Elwood with special guest Professor David Jones.

Prof Rick Wilford_Courtesy of BBC NI
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 June, 2021

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of an esteemed colleague, Professor Rick Wilford, Emeritus Professor in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 June, 2021

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing, on Saturday 12 June 2021, of a former member of Senate, Ms Sheila Fleming.

RECOGNITION | 1 June, 2021

Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety from the School of Biological Sciences and founder of the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast has received a prestigious Agilent Thought Leader Award.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
RECOGNITION | 31 May, 2021

Dr Julia Miskelly from Queen’s has been recognised by UKRI as having a job that ‘changes the world’ as part of their ‘101 jobs campaign’ which highlights some of the many roles that contribute to the success of the research and innovation system.

Royal Irish Academy door
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 21 May, 2021

Two distinguished academics from Queen’s have been admitted as members to the Royal Irish Academy for 2021.

Athena SWAN Charter bronze logo over Lanyon Building
ATHENA SWAN | 12 May, 2021

Two Queen’s University Schools have been successful in the latest round of the Athena SWAN awards.

Professor Danny McAuley in scrubs in lab
RECOGNITION | 12 May, 2021

A Queen's University Professor has been elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences, the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science.

Queen's Management School
RECOGNITION | 10 May, 2021

Queen’s Management School has been awarded the prestigious and internationally recognised EQUIS accreditation for management and business schools.

Queen's University Belfast Lanyon Building façade in bright sunshine
RECOGNITION | 14 April, 2021

Queen's University's Lanyon Conservation and Restoration Project has received a prestigious national recognition at the Natural Stone Awards 2020.

RECOGNITION | 1 April, 2021

Queen's University Belfast has won the Student Engagement Award at this year's Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland.

Professor Joanne Hughes
RECOGNITION | 30 March, 2021

An academic from Queen's has been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences, the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences.

HEALTH | 26 March, 2021

Professor Mark Lawler has received the prestigious 'Irish Association for Cancer Research Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Medicine and Research' Award.

logo for Imagine! Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics
EVENT | 12 March, 2021

Queen's University is once again delighted to be a key supporter of the annual Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics.

Professor Paula J Reimer in the 14CHRONO Centre at Queen's University Belfast
RECOGNITION | 12 March, 2021

Professor Paula J Reimer, an archaeologist in Queen's School of Natural and Built Environment, has been named 'Archaeologist of the Year' at the 13th annual Current Archaeology Awards, announced on Friday 5 March.

RECOGNITION | 1 March, 2021

An academic from Queen's has been appointed to the Strategic Advisory Network of the EPSRC, the UK's main agency for funding research in engineering and the physical sciences.

ACCREDITATION | 15 February, 2021

Queen's Information Services directorate has been awarded a three-star Service Desk certification by the Service Desk Institute (SDI), achieving a ‘Customer-Led’ maturity level.

Fellowship Academy launch January 2020
RESEARCH SUPPORT | 14 January, 2021

January 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the official launch of the Queen’s Fellowship Academy on 13 January 2020.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
RECOGNITION | 8 January, 2021

A Queen’s University astronomer has been announced as the winner of a prestigious award from the Royal Astronomical Society.

Lanyon Building aerial view with winter evening sun rays
RECOGNITION | 4 January, 2021

The New Year's Honours list 2021, published on 30 December 2020, recognised the achievements of two members of staff at Queen's:

Lanyon 20.07.2018 close-up
Awards | 17 December, 2020

The winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2020 were announced this week by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

QUB Lanyon Building January 2020
SUSTAINABILITY | 1 December, 2020

Queen's has achieved Platinum status – the highest scoring level – for the third year running in this year's Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

RECOGNITION | 1 December, 2020

Queen's lecturer Stephen Sexton has won the Rooney Prize for Literature 2020 for his first collection of works, Oils & If All the World and Love Were Young.

Nursing stock image
RECOGNITION | 13 November, 2020

Queen's University Belfast has won the 'Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration)' award in this year's Student Nursing Times Awards.

Lanyon blue sky green grass
SUSTAINABILITY | 2 November, 2020

Queen's has been recognised for a second consecutive year in Northern Ireland's prestigious Green Flag awards.

Lanyon 20.07.2018 from a distance
RECOGNITION | 30 October, 2020

Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences.

RESEARCH | 20 October, 2020

Queen's University is partnering in a major UK-wide collaboration that will shape the research leaders of the next generation.

University News | 15 October, 2020

Two researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships as part of a £109 million investment from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
RECOGNITION | 15 October, 2020

Four Queen's University Schools have been successful in the latest round of Athena SWAN awards, with a new Gold, two Silver renewals and a Bronze award.

Lanyon 20.07.2018 close-up
RECOGNITION | 12 October, 2020

A long-serving member of Queen's staff has been honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Lanyon spire and bunting
Staff Recognition | 9 October, 2020

Congratulations to the 174 members of staff who have progressed to a new grade/range in the Academic Progression 2020. They are:

The Lanyon building from the north west
RECOGNITION | 9 October, 2020

Queen's University Belfast has won two prestigious awards at the CIPD NI HR Awards 2020 at a remote ceremony on 1 October 2020.

Dr. M. Satish Kumar
BUSINESS | 2 October, 2020

Dr M. Satish Kumar, Director for Internationalisation in the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen’s, has been awarded a Belfast Ambassador Medal for his ‘standout contribution’ to the city of Belfast.

Professor Cherie Armour
SCIENCE | 2 October, 2020

A Queen’s research project, the Northern Ireland Veterans Health & Wellbeing Study (NIVHWS), has been awarded the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) ‘Lord Ashcroft Research Award’ for innovation in the conduct of the research and potential for future impact

Queen's Careers Service Student Development Team
RECOGNITION | 30 September, 2020

The Careers Service at Queen's has been awarded an AGCAS Membership Quality Standard for their service to students and graduates, as the University climbs the Guardian League table to 11th in the UK for student employability.

Queen's Community | 15 September, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

RIA Gold Medals
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 September, 2020

Two academics from Queen's University were today (Monday 14 September) presented with Gold Medals from the Royal Irish Academy.

Diversity | 14 September, 2020

Queen's University's Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network, 'iRise', has won 'Best Race Initiative' at the Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Gala and Awards 2020.

Winners of the Digital DNA Awards 2020 'Tech for Good' Innovation prize Sharon Nurse and Matt Birch (Queen's School of Nursing and Midwifery) and Belfast Trust collaborators pictured with their interactive, multi-modal neonatal training package
RECOGNITION | 11 September, 2020

A collaboration between the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Belfast Trust (RJMS) has been awarded this year's Digital DNA 'Tech For Good' Innovation Award.

RECOGNITION | 10 September, 2020

Professor David Thompson from Queen’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has been identified as the most prolific Royal College of Nursing Fellow contributing to nursing science.

Queen's winners of the KTP Best of the Best 2020 awards
RECOGNITION | 10 September, 2020

Queen's KTP team have added to their growing number of national awards by winning four out of 12 awards at the KTP Best of the Best Awards 2020.

Tim Crawford portrait taken in the cloisters at Queen's University Belfast with blurred background
RECOGNITION | 9 September, 2020

Tim Crawford, a Learning Development Tutor at Queen's University Belfast, has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship for 2020 to visit Canada and New Zealand to research widening participation in higher education.