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Nadhim Zahawi tour of ECIT, anechoic chamber
IN PICTURES | 15 August, 2022

Nadhim Zahawi, the Chancellor of the Exchequer visited Queen’s University on 10 August to celebrate Northern Ireland’s exceptionally strong cybersecurity sector.

SUSTAINABILITY | 3 August, 2022

Queen’s continues to fly the flag for sustainability with yet another award recognising its success in making the most of its green spaces.

Food truck serving free street food at the Queen's Pride Picnic outside Elmwood Hall
IN PICTURES | 27 July, 2022

Queen's University Belfast's first Pride Picnic took place on Wednesday 27 July, bringing together staff and students to celebrate Belfast Pride 2022 with music and free street food outside the Elmwood Hall.

Lab representatives holding their Bronze Award Certificates
7 July, 2022

Twelve Queen’s University Belfast labs have been awarded Bronze Certificates in a sustainability pilot aimed at reducing negative impacts on the environment in the laboratory setting.

Prof Carol McGuinness posing beside her portrait in Queen's Great Hall
IN PICTURES | 1 July, 2022

The unveiling of a new portrait of Professor Carol McGuinness took place on Thursday 23 June in the Great hall as part of a collaborative event between Queen's Gender Initiative and the School of Psychology.

Image of hands placing a page into an MFD printer
SUSTAINABILITY | 27 June, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a new Sustainable Print Policy to help limit printing and reduce the University’s carbon footprint.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 17 June, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has climbed ten places to 24th position in the UK in this year’s Complete University Guide league table.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 June, 2022

A key research talent in condensed matter physics will return to the UK to take up a prestigious fellowship at Queen’s University Belfast as part of a £97.8 million UK-wide programme.

SUSTAINABILITY | 14 June, 2022

Queen’s University has become the first organisation on the island of Ireland to be given a Green Meetings Gold award.

University News | 10 June, 2022

A Queen's alumnus and two Queen’s University Belfast researchers are three of forty people across Ireland to be awarded a Fulbright scholarship this year.

Lanyon 20.07.2018 close-up from side
PEOPLE FIRST | 8 June, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast is part of a major partnership awarded £3.4 million to create a Development Network connecting approximately 500 research and innovation leaders from across the UK.

RECOGNITION | 6 June, 2022

Leading academics from across Queen's University Belfast have been recognised in HM The Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours List 2022.

PEOPLE FIRST | 6 June, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a new initiative aimed at enhancing support for staff with caring responsibilities.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 June, 2022

Queen’s University has marked Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by planting a magnolia tree on the grounds of the university campus as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy project.

HEALTH | 1 June, 2022

Professor Mark Lawler has been elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences (EACS).

Technicians, staff and students gathered in the lobby of the School of biological Sciences during the Technician Showcase 2022

The winners of the inaugural Queen's Technician Awards 2022 were announced at the University's Technician Showcase 2022.

technical staff, students and visitors at the Technician Showcase 2022 in the School of Biological Sciences atrium
IN PICTURES | 31 May, 2022

Queen's University Belfast's second Technician Showcase took place on Thursday 26 May in the School of Biological Sciences.

RECOGNITION | 24 May, 2022

Dr Gladys Ganiel and Professor David Jones from Queen’s University Belfast have been officially admitted to the Royal Irish Academy for their exceptional contributions to the sciences, humanities and social sciences, as well as to public service.


Queen’s University Belfast is the latest organisation to join the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), a not-for-profit international advocate for digital preservation.

HEALTH | 23 May, 2022

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students, Professor David Jones, is among 60 of the UK’s most prominent biomedical and health scientists elected to The Academy of Medical Sciences’ prestigious Fellowship.

ARTS | 20 May, 2022

Dr Gail McConnell, Senior Lecturer from the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s, has won the 27th  Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize, worth £7,500, for her book of poetry, The Sun Is Open, published by Penned in the Margins.

An electronic engineering Professor at Queen's University Belfast has been elected as a new Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), which is the highest recognition of scientific endeavour in the UK.

RESEARCH | 12 May, 2022

Queen’s University research has been rated joint 1st in the UK for Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science and 4th in the UK for Health and Biomedical Sciences by the REF 2021. Law research has been ranked 8th in the UK.

Emeritus Professor Adrian Long
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 27 April, 2022

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of an esteemed colleague, Professor Adrian Long OBE, Emeritus Professor in the School of Natural and Built Environment.

HEALTH | 19 April, 2022

Dr Kirsty Taylor, a Clinical Fellow from the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research at Queen’s, has received the prestigious 2022 Conquer Cancer Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

RECOGNITION | 5 April, 2022

Professor Janice Carruthers has been made a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Mme Catherine Colonna, at a special ceremony at Queen’s University Belfast.

Carers' Network lettering on red balloon
IN PICTURES | 4 April, 2022

Staff carers at Queen's came together in Riddel Hall on Wednesday 23 March to meet in person, share experiences and celebrate the valuable work of carers across the University.

Group of Carers' Network and other staff at the Network launch, Wednesday 23 March 2022
STAFF NETWORKS | 4 April, 2022

Staff carers at Queen's came together in Riddel Hall on Wednesday 23 March to meet in person, share experiences and celebrate the valuable work of carers across the University.

IN PICTURES | 21 March, 2022

On Wednesday 16 March, the Lord Mayor of Belfast helped Queen’s students and the San Souci Residents Association as they planted trees at Elms Village.

Nola Hewitt-Dundas
10 March, 2022

A Queen’s University Belfast academic has been recognised as a leading expert in her field after being named a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

21 January, 2022

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to announce the appointment of Hilary McCollum as their new Publishing Fellow, and Darren Murphy and Tara McEvoy as the new Ciaran Carson Writing and the City Fellows for 2022.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 December, 2021

Dr. Cheryl Lawther, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Fellow of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, will move to the University of California, Berkeley to take up a Fulbright Irish Scholarship.

City Deal
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 December, 2021 | 15 December, 2021

Queen’s University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer has welcomed the signing of the Belfast Region City Deal, describing it as a momentous occasion for the region and for innovation in Northern Ireland.


Queen's has been awarded the Silver Diversity Mark by Diversity Mark in recognition of its commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

SUSTAINABILITY | 8 December, 2021

Queen's has achieved Platinum status – the highest scoring level – for the fourth year running in the 2021 Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

Graduate school interior
APPOINTMENTS | 7 December, 2021

Professor Helen McCarthy will take on the responsibilities of the Dean of the Graduate School on a temporary basis.

Professor Trung Duong
RECOGNITION | 1 December, 2021

Photograph of Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis
AWARDS | 29 November, 2021

Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis, Director of Research at Queen’s Astrophysics Research Centre, has been awarded the 2021 Institute of Physics Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Medal and Prize for distinguished contributions to plasma, solar or space physics.

David Grieve - Dean of Internationalisation in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences (MHLS), November 2021
APPOINTMENTS | 25 November, 2021

Professor David Grieve has been appointed as Dean of Internationalisation in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.

Shannon Caldwell, new Director of Operations, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, QUB
APPOINTMENTS | 18 November, 2021

Shannon Caldwell has been appointed as Director of Operations in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS).

IN PICTURES | 8 November, 2021

On 4 November, Queen's University Belfast won three awards in the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2021.

Sunset over Lanyon

The Lanyon at night
AWARDS | 22 October, 2021

The recipients of the Queen's Teaching Awards 2021 have been revealed. The Teaching Awards recognise and reward excellent learning and learning support practices delivered by colleagues in Schools and Professional Services across the University.

Richard Good, Director of the Turnaround Project, Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Kate Nicholl and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Professor Ian Greer.
19 October, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a Bike Hub in partnership with social enterprise Big Loop Bikes, to increase access to cycling for staff, students and the wider south Belfast community.

The Lanyon building from the north west
SUSTAINABILITY | 15 October, 2021

Queen's has been recognised for a third consecutive year in Northern Ireland's prestigious Green Flag awards.

Taoiseach Micheal Martin and Queen's staff outside Cancer Centre
IN PICTURES | 14 October, 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin was at Queen’s University Belfast on Friday 8 October to discuss all-island research collaboration.

Joanne Clague, Dr Rebecca Loader, Dr Alice Dubois, Dr Suha Dadou, Professor Ian Greer, Dr Ahmed Ibrahim Osman, Professor Emma Flynn

A new Postdoctoral Development Centre (PDC) launched this week will ensure that postdoctoral researchers across Queen's are equipped with the support and guidance to enable them to fulfil their potential.

Two smiling students at podium in QUB Great Hall for Black History Month 2021
BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2021 | 14 October, 2021

Staff and students came together in the Great Hall on Monday 4 October to celebrate the opening of an engaging and informative programme for Black History Month during October 2021.

Black History Month 2021 launch - Queen's students and staff on the quadrangle
BLACK HISTORY MONTH | 14 October, 2021

Staff and students came together on Monday 4 October to celebrate the opening of an engaging and informative programme for Black History Month hosted by Queen's African and Caribbean Society.

Lanyon spire and bunting
Staff Recognition | 8 October, 2021

Congratulations to the 152 members of staff who have progressed to a new grade/range in the Academic Progression 2021. They are:

Partition of Ireland series promo, showing Queen's Lanyon Building
NI 100 | 8 October, 2021

The video and podcast series, The Partition of Ireland: Causes and Consequences, is now available online in full.

Lanyon 20.07.2018 close-up
1 October, 2021

Working in partnership with Manguard Plus, Queen's University Belfast's Security Service has been awarded WorldHost Business Recognition - national recognition of its commitment to customer service.

Professor Chris Johnson, Katie Ní Chléire, Denise Clements and Rory Bonnar holding mobile phones showing Fika app
STUDENT WELLBEING | 30 September, 2021

In partnership with Fika Mental Fitness, the Faculty of EPS Wellbeing Committee announced the launch of a pilot focused on promoting the positive mental health and wellbeing of its new level 1 and direct entry level 2 undergraduate students.

Professor Margaret Topping in The Graduate School, Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY | 30 September, 2021

Queen's University Belfast has announced the appointment of Professor Margaret Topping as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation.

ARTS | 28 September, 2021

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the appointment of Wendy Erskine, Denise Riley and Tim Wheeler as the Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows for 2021 – 22.

Photograph of the University's Chancellor, Secretary Clinton, in robes walking as part of the procession during her installation as Chancellor
CHANCELLOR | 24 September, 2021

Delivered on the occasion of her installation ceremony in Queen's University Belfast's Whitla Hall on 24 September 2021.

Queen's Chancellor, Secretary Clinton, photographed in front of the Lanyon's red brick on the morning of her installation as Chancellor
24 September, 2021

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will be officially installed as Queen’s University Belfast’s first female Chancellor at a ceremony in the Whitla Hall today.

Appointments | 16 September, 2021

Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Feeney as Director of Public Engagement.

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