University leadership and Support Services

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Senior university leadership


Honesty, Rigour, Openness and Transparency, Care and Respect, and Accountability. The University is committed to the application of these principles within our Institution or on our behalf.

Leadership and structure

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Queen’s directorates ensure the university’s professional and academic needs are fully supported. This ensures effective communication, decision-making and advice on issues of critical importance to the working of the university.

Professional support directorates

Our amazing people

Chris Elliott

Staff leading innovation

Professor Chris Elliott

Chris is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences and a world authority on food safety.

In 2013, he was appointed by the UK Government to lead an independent review of Britain’s food system.

More amazing academics

student of the year,Diane Murdock

Students who make a difference

Diane Murdock, MEng Computer Science

A school rep for EEECS and student Chair of the Staff Student Consultative Committee, Diane won an Education Award for the Best Staff Student Consultative Committee of the Year.

She also won a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, an internationally recognised award in IT, last summer – a first for Queen’s and for Northern Ireland.

Read Diane's story

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Amazing Alumni

Annie MacManus

Better known as Radio 1's Annie Mac, she has been at the forefront of new music for over a decade, and has hosted BBC Radio 1's new music show since 2015.

Inspiring Alumni

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Honorary graduates

Seamus Heaney

A Queen's graduate in his own right, Heaney was honoured in 1982. Regarded as one of the most recongisable poets in the world, he won a Nobel Prize in 1995.

Honorary Graduates

Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors


Professor Adrienne Scullion

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Welcome to AHSS


Professor Mark Price

Engineering and Physical Sciences

Welcome to EPS


Professor Chris Elliott

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Welcome to MHLS


Professor David Jones

PVC, Education and Students

About Professor Jones

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Professor Paul Connolly

PVC, Research and Enterprise

About Professor Connolly

Professor Richard English

PVC, Internationalisation and Engagement

About Professor English

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