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Dr Gemma Catney

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

Dr Gemma Catney is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Natural and Built Environment.

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Dr Gemma Catney standing against a red brick wall
Professor David Thompson

Professor of Nursing

Professor David Thompson is Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

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Professor David Thompson under the clock tower in Queen's quadrangle, March 2023
Professor Ruth Hunter

Professor of Public Health and Planetary Health

Professor Ruth Hunter is Professor of Public Health and Planetary Health in the Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

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Professor Ruth Hunter surrounded by vegetation
Professor Graeme Swindles

Professor of Physical Geography

Professor Graeme Swindles is Professor of Physical Geography and Director of Geography, Archaeology & Palaeoecology in the School of Natural and Built Environment.

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Professor Graeme Swindles standing the radiocarbon accelerator in the 14CHRONO lab at Queen's University Belfast
Dr Bronagh Byrne

Senior Lecturer (Social Policy)

Dr Bronagh Byrne is a Senior Lecturer (Social Policy) and Programme Director of the MSc Children's Rights in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work.

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Dr Bronagh Byrne standing in the upper landing above the School of SSESW foyer
Professor Hans Vandierendonck

Professor of High-Performance and Data-Intensive Computing

Professor Hans Vandierendonck is Professor of High-Performance and Data-Intensive Computing in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology.

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Professor Hans Vandierendonck - November 2022
Dr Liang Wang

Language Support Officer, Information Services

Based in the McClay Library, Liang performs a dual academic and professional support role for the University, centred around language support.

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Caoilfhionn Kirk

Business Support Analyst, Academic and Student Affairs Directorate

Having worked in various clerical roles across the University, Caoilfhionn is now a Business Support Analyst with Qsis Services in the Academic and Student Affairs Directorate.

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Sara Lynch

Head of Sustainability, Estates Directorate

As Head of Sustainability in the Estates Directorate at Queen's University Belfast, Sara Lynch leads the University's expanded Sustainability Team, overseeing the development of the University’s sustainability strategy. As a member of the Estates Senior Management team, Sara is responsible for improving the University's sustainability performance across all activities, driving cultural and behavioural change throughout the campus and community.

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Sara Lynch, Head of Sustainability
Dr Alice Dubois

Manager, Postdoctoral Development Centre

Dr Alice Dubois leads Queen’s Postdoctoral Development Centre (PDC) which ensures that postdoctoral researchers across Queen's are equipped with the support and guidance they need to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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Dr Alice Dubois
Dan Reid

Technician, School of Natural and Built Environment

Dan is a technician in the School of Natural and Built Environment, providing electrical based technical support for students and research projects.

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Linda McCord

Deputy Child Care Manager, Student Plus

Linda is Deputy Child Care Manager in Student Plus's Childcare at Queen's, the University's childcare service. With a focus on promoting the ethos of a happy, caring atmosphere within a stimulating learning environment, Childcare at Queen's offers a varied programme of activities nurturing the development of the whole child delivered through the medium of play.

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Professor Emma Flynn

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise

As Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise, Emma is responsible for enhancing the University's high-performing and innovative research environment.

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Dr Conor McCormick

Lecturer, School of Law

Dr Conor McCormick is a lecturer in the School of Law, where his work focuses on constitutional and administrative law.

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Dr Jamie Hagen

Lecturer, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Dr Jamie Hagen a lecturer in International Relations in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics and co-director of the Centre for Gender in Politics at Queen's.

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Sally Bridge

Borrower Services Librarian, Information Services

Sally is Borrower Services Librarian in the McClay Library, looking after the Ground Floor team during the day, evening and weekend. She is also a Representative on the University's Staff Forum and co-chairs PRISM, Queen's LGBT+ staff network.

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Martin Mooney

Head of Portering, Estates Directorate

Martin is Head Porter in the Estates Directorate, overseeing the day-to-day workings of the portering department.

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Craig Jackson

Technician, School of Arts, English and Languages

Craig is a technician in the School of Arts, English and Languages, providing technical support throughout the School's facilities and for research projects and events.

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Liza Zamboglou

Senior Educational Developer, Centre for Educational Development

Liza Zamboglou is a Senior Educational Developer in the Centre for Educational Development and is the Team Lead for VLE Pedagogical Support, helping staff to adopt and use Canvas, Queen's new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Liza also oversees a programme of continuing professional development and wider support for staff and students.

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Peter McCullough

Clerical Assistant, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Peter McCullough is a Clerical Assistant in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP) on a placement as part of the Inclusive Employment Scheme at Queen's.

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Professor Peter Robertson

Professor, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Professor Peter Robertson is Professor of Chemical Engineering in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. An expert in energy and environmental engineering, his research focuses primarily around photocatalysis – the use of light to create and accelerate reactions – and its applications for solving key energy and societal challenges, including water decontamination and sustainable energy. Peter is also Chair of Queen's Change Management Group.

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Kirsty McLaughlin

Technician, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology

Kirsty is a technician and 3rd floor laboratory manager in CCRCB, ensuring that the laboratory runs efficiently and safely. She provides appropriate training in equipment and research techniques, ensuring Health and Safety compliance, and supporting research grants and projects in the Colorectal Cancer Research laboratory. Kirsty also participates in public engagement in CCRCB, providing laboratory tours, and open days.

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