QUB Staff Excellence Awards: shortlisted for Team of the Year 2019 (awarded 2020)

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


The Molecular Epidemiology and Public Health: renal and rare disease focus research team is a multi-disciplinary, diverse team working with many international collaborators with a wide-range of skills and expertise. This dynamic team of academic staff, early career researchers and support staff has generated significant research outcomes over the past year. The team has worked on 17 research projects, attracting significant research funding, and publishing 20 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, two book chapters, with abstracts selected for 18 international conference presentations, four of which were oral communications this year.

Team Members: Kerry Anderson; Dr Marisa Canadas Garre; Ruaidhri Cappa; Ashleen Crowe; Professor Frank Kee; Katie Kerr; Jill Kilner; Professor Peter Maxwell; Dr Helen McAneney; Dr Amy Jayne McKnight; Dr Julie McMullan; Caitlin Montgomery; Ryan Skelly; Dr Laura Smyth; Christopher Wooster.

All postdoctoral staff and postgraduate research students in this team are directly supervised by Dr AJ McKnight.

Genetic Epidemiology, Centre for Public Health
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, QUB
Degree of recognitionLocal
Granting OrganisationsQueen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

Awarded at event

Event titleQUB Staff Excellence Awards 2019 (2020)
LocationWhitla Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom
Period07 Feb 2020 → 07 Feb 2020