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2020

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SUSTAINABILITY | 2 November, 2020

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

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RECOGNITION | 30 October, 2020

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

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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.

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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).

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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.

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RECOGNITION | 12 October, 2020

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

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Queen's Community | 15 September, 2020

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SCHOOLS | 24 August, 2020

Professor Mauro Paternostro took up the position of the new Head of the School of Mathematics and Physics in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences on 1 August 2020.

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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.

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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.

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION | 11 May, 2020

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.

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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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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.

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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.

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.

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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.