What makes a great professor?
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward (20th century US writer)
According to Professor Mick McManus, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), one of the most important attributes of a great university teacher is the ability to engage [...]
By Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Director, Global Change Institute
In my lifetime global change has been more rapid and profound than at any other time in human history.
Human populations have soared to their highest point ever, technology has developed exponentially and the Earth’s atmosphere has changed in ways unlike any for millions of years.
And many beautiful places [...]
Sculptures inspired by the centenary of Sir Douglas Mawson’s expedition to Antarctica are the most recent works produced by Australian sculptor Linde Ivimey.
Linde Ivimey’s series Ice Warriors was inspired by her journey to Antarctica on the Orion in December 2011, resulting in works – made in fabric, bones and other [...]
In 2010, the Vice-Chancellor approved seed funding to establish an office in the United State of America (USA) to help implement UQ’s USA engagement strategy and support a newly-established foundation, The University of Queensland in America.
Fast-forward two years and UQ has a fully operational Washington DC Office, a team [...]
With Christmas holidays around the corner, there’s nothing like a new book to enjoy at the beach. We asked three UQ Research Higher Degree students from the School of English, Media Studies and Art History to review some of the latest novels to hit the shelves at UQP.
The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer
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In his first interview since taking on the role as UQ’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Høj opens up to Contact about his thoughts, aspirations and challenges.
CONTACT: Professor Peter Høj, what drew you to Australia in the first place, and to Queensland?
Professor Peter Høj: I love Australia. I’m a Dane who has lived here for 25 years [...]
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- marie hayes: loved her loved the discussion and considering she was in her mid eighties her intelligence was still...
- Thomas Anderson: RIP Chris.
- John Brannock: I recently wrote the following email which is self explanatory: “Dear Professor Høj, I would...
- Dr Mary Tan: Hi Prof Peter Hoj I’m Mary from S’pore, graduated from UniSA. Was glad to read updates...
- Dane: Hello. magnificent job. I did not expect this. This is a excellent story. Thanks!