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Based on our Core Values, the Staff Excellence Awards celebrate and recognise the achievements of staff right across Queen's.

About the awards

Open to all staff, awards are available in six categories with individual prizes of £1,000. The categories are a mixture of individual and team awards.

Any member of staff can be nominated for an award.

Award Categories

How to nominate

Nominations can be submitted online up until the closing date of Friday, 6 November 2020 at 5pm.

Award entries should relate to work undertaken in the period between 1 August 2019 and 31 July 2020. Nominations can be: self-nomination, colleague nomination or student nomination.

Tips for Filling in the Nomination Form

Submit a Nomination

Shortlisting and Judging

Judging Panel

Chaired by Senate member Mairead Regan, the Judging Panel is made up of representatives from the main staff categories from across the Faculties and Professional Services and a student representative.

Judging Panel

Awards Ceremony and Prizes

Awards Announcement

The winners of the 2020 Staff Excellence Awards will be announced in February 2021.

Stay tuned for more!


Individual winners will receive a personal prize of £1,000. Team winners will each receive £1,000 with a cap of £5,000 per team.

In addition, all winners will receive a trophy.

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Previous Winners

Past Award Winners