Winners announced in inaugural Queen's Technician Awards 2022
The winners of the inaugural Queen's Technician Awards 2022 were announced at the University's Technician Showcase 2022.
Queen's University Belfast's Technician Awards recognise the role of technical staff in delivering excellence in research, education and as a newcomer to Queen's.
Now in their inaugural year, the Awards were announced at the University's second Technician Showcase on Thursday 26 May.
The winners are:
Technician Award in Education
- Winner: Kevin Campbell, School of Nursing & Midwifery
- Runner up: Marek Knopik School of Biological Sciences
This award recognises a technical member of staff who clearly demonstrates an impactful contribution to teaching. This technician provides excellent and innovative support to curriculum development and successful delivery, contributing to the effective teaching and learning of students, future students and/or the wider community.
Technician Award in Research
- Winner: Marc Fuchs, Genomic Core Technology Unit, PGJCCR
- Runner up: Jill Kilner, Centre for Public Health
This award recognises a technical member of staff who clearly demonstrates innovative technical expertise and excellent support to researchers and students to help deliver high quality and impactful research.
Newcomer Technician Award
- Winner: Jonny McGuinness, School of Arts, English & Languages
- Runner up: Gaelle Level,School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
This award recognises a new technical member of staff who demonstrates pride, passion and positivity for their recent technical position within the Queen's community. This technician will clearly demonstrate exceptional potential for their development and the contribution of their role as a technician within the University.
*The technical member of staff must have joined the University as a technician within the last 4 years (April 2018 – April 2022).
Congratulations to all colleagues involved!
View the Technician Showcase 2022 in pictures.