Development And Alumni Relations Office

 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: During the COVID-19 lockdown, events run by, or in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast may have been postponed, cancelled or moved to a virtual online event. If you have a query regarding a specific event, please contact the organiser. Alternatively, please contact us at alumni@qub.ac.uk and we will be glad to assist. 

Professor Frank Kelly smiling at the camera

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS) ANNUAL LECTURE

WEDNESDAY 3 MARCH 2021

Venue: King Khalid Building, Edinburgh

The guest speaker will be Professor Frank Kelly PhD, FKC, FRSB, FMedSci. Professor Kelly graduated from Queen's University in the 1970s, and currently holds the inaugural Humphrey Battcock Chair of Environment and Health within the School of Public Health in a new global centre of air pollution research at Imperial College London.

Find out more about Professor Kelly's career, and listen to his recent discussion with Jim Al-Khalili on the Radio 4 programme, The Life Scientific

If you would like to find out more about QUAS and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage
(Photo credit Imperial College London) 

AGM written in black marker on a pale yellow backgroundQUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG) AGM 2021

Rescheduled: Saturday 6 March 2021, 11.00AM

Venue: Online

Read the QWG AGM papers online.

This event is only open to members of the QWG.

To find out more about the Queen's Women Graduates, including how to join, please visit the QWG webpage.

Priya Lakhani headshot wearing red topTHE ANNUAL CLARE MacMAHON LECTURE

WHY NOT ME? A VIRTUAL EVENT WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER, PRIYA LAKHANI OBE

MONDAY 8 MARCH 2021: 12.30PM - 2.00PM

Online

We are delighted to welcome Priya Lakhani OBE as the distinguished Keynote Speaker for the 2021 Clare MacMahon annual lecture. 

Speaking passionately about her entrepreneurial journey and demonstrating shrewd, analytical business know-how in her keynote speeches, Priya is a force in the commercial world. As a founding CEO of award-winning Century Tech, she uses educational technology to cut teacher workloads and deliver top tier education to every child around the world.

To register please complete the short online registration form.

 

Marian Keyes sat in dressIN CONVERSATION: MARIAN KEYES and LOUISE KENNEDY

PART OF THE SEAMUS HEANEY CENTRE BOOK CLUB SERIES

THURSDAY 11 MARCH 2021: 6PM

Online: Zoom 

Ciaran Carson Fellow, Louise Kennedy will be in discussion with the renowned novelist and SHC Fellow for 2021, Marian Keyes.  

 

Marian Keyes is the bestselling author of fourteen novels including Watermelon, Sushi for Beginners and This Charming Man. With a chatty conversational style and whimsical Irish humour, but often dealing with challenging themes, her novels have sold over 40 million copies and been translated into 36 languages.  They will be discussing Marian's latest novel, Grown Ups, and giving attendees the opportunity to ask questions about the novel in a live Q&A session.  To register your attendance for this event please email alumni@qub.ac.uk

John Kremer profile picture with bookshelves behind himDR JOHN KREMER LECTURE 

DOING SPORT PSYCHOLOGY: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE DOWNRIGHT UGLY

WEDNESDAY 24 MARCH 2021: 6PM - 7PM

Online: Teams Live

Dr John Kremer has been actively involved in sport and exercise psychology as an academic, and with a wide variety of teams and individuals at international level. He most recently chaired the inter-departmental strategy group that developed a sector-wide action plan for sport and wellbeing across Northern Ireland.

 

This lecture will look at the current state of applied sport psychology and consider ways to ensure that the services on offer are genuine and that athletes are given an opportunity to help explore their true sporting potential.  To register your interest in attending please email alumni@qub.ac.uk 

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS) OUTING 

SPRING 2021 (Date/Time to be confirmed) 

Venue: House for an Art Lover, Glasgow 

The Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS) will visit the delightful House for an Art Lover in Glasgow. 

This displays Charles Rennie Macintosh's talent as an artist, designer and pioneer of the Modern Movement. 

If you would like to find out more about the Association and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage.

Colin McClatchie smiling, A Musing, Reflections on a wonderful life

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS) ANNUAL LUNCH 

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021

Venue: Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh 

The Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS) Annual lunch will be held on Saturday 8 May 2021. 

The guest speaker will be Colin McClatchie CBE FRSE, a founding member of QUAS and author of his memoirs in his recently published book A Musing.

If you would like to find out more about the Association and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage.

Golf ball sitting at the edge of a golf hole

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION LONDON (QUAL) ANNUAL GOLF DAY

Friday 21 MAY 2021 - 10:15AM

Venue: Beaconsfield Golf Club, Seer Green, Beaconsfield. 

Queen's University Association London (QUAL) will hold their annual golf outing on Friday 21 May 2021. The first tee has been reserved from 10:15am. 

Further details will follow in due course. 

If you would like to learn more about QUAL or how to join, please visit the QUAL website.

seating, rectangle tables set with wine glasses, plates, cutlery ad napkins

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION LONDON (QUAL)
PRESIDENT'S DRINKS RECEPTION

Monday 7 June 2021 

Venue: Hurlingham Club, London

The Queen's University Association London (QUAL) President's Drinks Reception will be held at this special venue on Monday 7 June 2021. 

Full details, including how to book your place will follow in due course.

For further information on the Association and how to become a member, please visit the QUAL website

Face picture of Sam ThompsonIN CONVERSATION: SAM THOMPSON and KELLY McCAUGHRAIN

PART OF THE SEAMUS HEANEY CENTRE BOOK CLUB SERIES

THURSDAY 1 JULY 2021: 6PM

Online: Zoom 

Kelly McCaughrain, Children's Writing Fellow for NI, will be in discussion with novelist and lecturer at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Sam Thompson.  

 

Sam's debut novel, Communion Town was long listed for the 2021 Booker Prize and Jott was shortlisted for the 2019 Encore Award. His short fiction has appeared recently in The Tangerine, Still Worlds Turning, on BBC4 and in Best British Short Stories 2019. Kelly will be discussing Sam's debut book for children, Wolfstongue, due to be published by Little Island in May 2021. 

 

To register your attendance for this event please email alumni@qub.ac.uk

 

 

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