Based on the Staff Charter and our core values, the Staff Excellence Awards celebrate and reward the outstanding work that goes on across Queen's.
The awards celebrate and recognise the achievements of all categories of staff at Queen's - from our researchers and operational staff to our teaching academics, administrative staff, technicians, and Professional Services colleagues.
Please note that nominations for the 2022-23 Staff Excellence Awards have now closed.
Staff Excellence Awards are available in seven categories.
Delivering Excellence, Making an Impact, Celebrating Innovation, Best Collaboration, Outstanding Leadership, Exceptional Contribution and Commitment to Sustainability.
The Judging Panel is made up of staff from across the University as well as a student representative.
The Panel will assess all nominations against the award criteria.
HEAR FROM A PAST NOMINATOR
David Robinson, Assistant Director, Digital and Information Services, reflects on his experience nominating his colleague Helen Browne who went on to win in the Delivering Excellence category for 2021-22.
HEAR FROM A PAST NOMINEE AND WINNER
Karen McCormick, Head of Childcare, reflects on her experience winning the Team of the Year category in 2021-22 along with her team.
Hear from more of our previous winners
View our special staff blog series, 'Queen's Staff Excellence Awards', with reflections from previous winners on their positive experiences from nomination to awards ceremony.
- BLOG: "Being shortlisted for an award for delivering excellence meant a lot to me", by Helen Browne, Systems Analyst/Programmer, Digital and Information Services Directorate.
- BLOG: Staff Excellence Awards: "I was quite shocked when my name was announced.", by Dr Neil Galway, Lecturer (Education), School of Natural and Built Environment.
- BLOG: Staff Excellence Awards: "A real highlight of my time at Queen's", by Maria Carrick, PA to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.