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Our research success depends on the talent, creativity and commitment of our people. Queen's is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of its staff and student body.

SHAPING THE FUTURE

Our People

Our academics are tackling some of the greatest global issues of our age. They are shaping the world around us through innovative and collaborative research across the globe.

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ATHENA SWAN

AT THE FOREFRONT OF GENDER EQUALITY

Queen’s is a leader in equality initiatives in science. We hold twelve Athena SWAN departmental awards - two gold, eight silver and two bronze. The University was the first in the UK to receive an institutional Silver Award, one of only nine others in the UK to do so.

Athena Swan


HR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

SUPPORTING RESEARCHERS

Queen’s is committed to the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers and holds the European Commission’s HR Excellence in Research Award.

HR Excellence In Research


QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP SCHEME

NURTURING TALENT

The Queen’s University Research Fellowship Scheme was launched in 2015 to recruit outstanding postdoctoral researchers from across the globe and accelerate their careers at Queen’s. The scheme allows these early-career, future research leaders to concentrate on their research while developing rounded leadership skills through tailored career development training.

Queen's University Research Fellowship Scheme


VICE-CHANCELLOR’S RESEARCH PRIZES

RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE

The annual Vice-Chancellor’s Research Prizes recognises the exceptional achievements of researchers from across the institution, awarding prizes across four categories: Research Impact; Research Innovation; Early Career Researcher; and Post-Doctoral Researcher.

Queen's Academics Recognised in Vice-Chancellor's Research prizes


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