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Staff Networks

The University's staff networks have been established to connect staff and celebrate the diversity of our community. The networks provide an opportunity for colleagues to meet in a friendly, informal way, enabling them to discuss ideas and experiences, share knowledge and support each other.

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Staff Disability Support Network

A NETWORK FOR STAFF WHO HAVE A DISABILITY OR LONG-TERM CONDITION

The Staff Disability Support Network was established in 2020 as an opportunity to improve the experience of disabled staff through peer support and shared experiences, to raise awareness and feedback to the University on relevant matters.

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Parents Network

A NETWORK FOR STAFF WITH PARENTING RESPONSIBILITIES

The Parents Network is an inclusive, welcoming group set up in September 2022 to offer a virtual space in which staff with parenting responsibilities can provide a support network to each other and share advice.

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PRISM LGBT+ STAFF NETWORK

THE UNIVERSITY'S LGBT+ STAFF NETWORK

Launched in November 2018, the purpose of PRISM is to provide a safe, welcoming space for LGBT+ staff in Queen's to regularly meet during work hours, to discuss LGBT+ issues, work matters and to plan social events both on and off campus.

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'iRise' BAME and International staff network

THE UNIVERSITY'S BLACK, ASIAN, MINORITY ETHNIC (BAME) AND INTERNATIONAL STAFF NETWORK

Established in June 2019, iRise promotes the University as a welcoming place to work for BAME and International staff and represents the interests of BAME and International staff to the University.

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Carers’ Network

A NETWORK FOR STAFF WITH CARING RESPONSIBILITIES

The Carers’ Network for Queen's staff was established in 2020 to bring staff together in a welcoming space to support each other, share experiences and information and feedback to the University on relevant matters.

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Technicians at Queen's

TECHNICIANS MAKE IT HAPPEN: A NETWORK FOR TECHNICIANS AT QUEEN'S

Queen’s University Belfast is a founding signatory of the National Technician Commitment, a national initiative which aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians across all disciplines working in higher education and research.

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African Scholars Research Network

CONNECTING RESEARCH ACTIVE MEMBERS OF STAFF WHO ARE AFRICA-BORN OR OF AFRICAN DESCENT

The African Scholars Research Network (AfSRN) is for members of staff Africa-born or of African descent in Northern Ireland who are research active, including those reading for their postgraduate degree, researchers and academics.

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Research and Innovation Professionals Network

CONNECTING RESEARCH AND INNOVATION SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

The Research and Innovation Professionals Network aims to connect research and innovation support professionals to share experiences and best practice, discuss common challenges, innovate, and develop stronger working relationships.

If you have any queries, or would like to discuss the network, please email rpo@qub.ac.uk.

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Queen's Communications and Marketing Staff Network

CONNECTING COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING PROFESSIONALS ACROSS QUEEN'S

The Communications and Marketing Staff Network has established an MS Teams group as a virtual space in which communications and marketing staff across Queen's can share relevant information, including events and campaigns; find out about training opportunities that might be of interest; and get to know other communications and marketing professionals at the University. Communications or marketing professionals at all grades are welcome.

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