UQ lecturer’s prize-winning translation of wartime novel goes global

German lecturer Dr Geoff Wilkes has received international recognition for his English translation of iconic wartime novel Die größere Hoffnung (The Greater Hope), by Austrian author Ilse Aichinger.

9 December 2016
Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger with her twin sister Helga Aichinger

Watching underground water on the web

An open access Water Atlas goes online today, giving the general public a 3D view of groundwater data from eastern Australia’s Surat Basin.

9 December 2016
The 3D Water Atlas compiles and analyses data from Surat Basin bores
Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger with her twin sister Helga Aichinger

German lecturer Dr Geoff Wilkes has received international recognition for his English translation of iconic wartime novel Die größere Hoffnung (The Greater Hope), by Austrian author Ilse Aichinger.

9 December 2016
Nile de Jonge in UQ's Great Court

Trading in the flying trapeze for the lecture theatre has paid off for this Brisbane former circus performer.

9 December 2016
The 3D Water Atlas compiles and analyses data from Surat Basin bores

An open access Water Atlas goes online today, giving the general public a 3D view of groundwater data from eastern Australia’s Surat Basin.

9 December 2016
Jim Campion.

Helping rural Australians through tough times was prime motivation for Jim Campion when he chose to return to full-time study in his early fifties.

9 December 2016
Ben Roberts-Smith.

He may be one of Australia’s most decorated servicemen, but University of Queensland graduating student Ben Roberts-Smith said he faced the fear of failure while studying. Today he becomes Australia’s first enlisted Victoria Cross recipient to...

9 December 2016

A world-first study has found medical hypnosis can reduce pain and anxiety in children being treated for serious burns.

9 December 2016
Professor Christina Lee

A Queensland researcher’s decades of devotion to influencing women’s health policy has resulted in international recognition.

8 December 2016

There’s a story behind every graduate’s long black gown at The University of Queensland this December.

7 December 2016

A University of Queensland-led study involving researchers from three continents has found habitat destruction still far outstrips habitat protection across many parts of the planet.

7 December 2016
Is 12 minutes of exercise all that is needed to fight diabetes?

A University of Queensland researcher is trialling a 12-minute exercise plan that aims to fight type 2 diabetes in a flash.

7 December 2016

A new discovery at the University of Queensland could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security – the access to balanced nourishment - globally.

6 December 2016
Sean Fisher is the face of the ABLE XSeries.

A world-first series of free online courses designed to improve healthcare for people with intellectual disability is again open for registration.

6 December 2016

Patients at risk of life-threatening infections following chemotherapy could benefit from a new cell-based treatment developed from University of Queensland research.

6 December 2016
Dr Wallace Taylor: Photo by Inga Stünzner, Queensland Country Life

A Rockhampton researcher who has devoted more than 50 years to improving the socio-economics of rural and regional communities in Australia and developing economies has been honoured with The University of Queensland 2016 Gatton Gold Medal.

5 December 2016

Businesses are being urged to manage their financial and environmental risks, and leverage opportunities in the emerging low-carbon economy as part of a free online course delivered by The University of Queensland.

5 December 2016
Associate Professor Benjamin Hogan received $1,228,364

University of Queensland health and medical research projects aimed at improving the nation’s healthcare will benefit from a national allocation of more than $483 million announced today.

3 December 2016
From left, Michael Lucas; UQ Global Engagement Deputy Director Dr Jessica Gallagher, Caitlin Gordon-King, Sophie Ryan, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, Kate Goodfruit, Rachel Dodds, Elsie Schuster and Alexander Williams

Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the New Colombo Plan.

2 December 2016
Leigh Sainty and his mother Rose (right), with wife Yuka, daughter Momo and stepfather Stuart McKenzie (left)

Imagine being 36 years old, father to a young daughter, paralysed in a foreign country and unable to communicate. This happened to Australian Leigh Sainty earlier this year when he underwent drastic surgery in Japan to remove a malignant brain...

2 December 2016
Global Change Institute Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg.

University of Queensland Global Change Institute Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg was honoured with the Banksia Foundation’s International Award at a Sydney ceremony last night.

1 December 2016

Generous supporters of the re-imagining of UQ’s TC Beirne School of Law were honoured at a cocktail function at Government House last night.

1 December 2016