World Breastfeeding Week from 1 to 7 August. Picture courtesy of UQ

World Breastfeeding Week begins on 1 August and The University of Queensland has some leading experts.

1 August 2014
Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation. Pictured, a potato cod. Photo by Mark Priest.

Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation.

1 August 2014
Staff at UQ’s Equine Hospital provide 24-hour care and monitoring for foals and mares

As thoroughbreds in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate their annual birthday on 1 August, staff at The University of Queensland’s Equine Hospital are preparing to welcome a new season of foals.

1 August 2014
UQDI director Professor Matt Brown, left, with ACRF chairman Tom Dery and UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.

Research into skin, blood and breast cancers has been ramped up in Queensland with the opening of the southern hemisphere’s largest and most sophisticated genome sequencing centre.

1 August 2014
One of the donors, Margaret Robertson with Barbra Zaloumis and her five children.

Domestic violence survivor and single mother of five Barbra Zaloumis is one step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a sociologist after winning a scholarship to study at The University of Queensland.

31 July 2014

The University of Queensland’s iconic Great Court has formed the back-drop for a photo shoot with Guide Dog puppies Sally, Nigel and Libby.

31 July 2014

Affordable housing and low-cost dengue vaccines are among seven University of Queensland research projects recognised in the State Government’s latest round of science and innovation grants.

30 July 2014

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be in the spotlight at a conference in Brisbane at the weekend.

30 July 2014
Professor Jolanda Jetten, from UQ’s School of Psychology.

A focus on the psychology behind group dynamics, social identity and discrimination has led to the prestigious Kurt Lewin Medal for a University of Queensland researcher.

30 July 2014
Back row (L-R) Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls, Governor Saitama Prefecture Kiyoshi Ueda, Queensland Parliament Speaker Fiona Simpson, Saitama Prefectural Assembly Vice Speaker Hiroyasu Kato.  Front (L-R) Saitama Prefectural University President Professor Yoshihiko Miura, ICTE-UQ Director Christine Bundesen

The University of Queensland has commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Queensland-Saitama sister state relationship with an agreement to strengthen English language education ties.

30 July 2014
UQ student Tommaso D'orsogna (far right) with teammates after winning gold in the men's 100m freestyle relay. Photo courtesy of @tommasodor

University of Queensland students and alumni representing Australia have scooped up two gold, a silver and four bronze medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

29 July 2014
Matron Grace Wilson (centre) with staff (and Queenslanders) of the 3rd AGH in Cairo, 1916.

A Queensland nurse who proved her mettle treating Anzac casualties on a Greek island in World War One is being honoured with a $30,000 RSL University of Queensland (UQ) scholarship.

29 July 2014
UQ’s alumni community is extremely active on social media.

Are you following The University of Queensland on social media? From archaeology to zebra fish, fossils to football or time travel to teaching, UQ covers it all online.

28 July 2014
Innovative teaching and research technologies are bringing mid-20th Century sub-tropical architecture to life at the State Library of Queensland.

Innovative teaching and research technologies are bringing mid-20th Century sub-tropical architecture to life at the State Library of Queensland.

25 July 2014
Restructuring your day to find time to exercise can have unexpected effects on your health. Picture source: iStock

A University of Queensland researcher has found that restructuring our daily routine to include exercise can have unexpected effects on health.

25 July 2014
A University of Queensland researcher has uncovered the secret to creating successful relationships. Picture source: iStock

Romantic, personal and professional relationships are fraught with danger, but a University of Queensland researcher has found the secret to interacting successfully with others in such settings.

25 July 2014
Just twelve hours after graduating, Johanna Qualmann will be jetting to her next adventure – archaeological digs in Turkey and Italy.

Just twelve hours after graduating with a UQ Bachelor of Arts in ancient history and a Diploma in Languages, Latin, Johanna Qualmann will be jetting to her next adventure – archaeological digs in Turkey and Italy.

25 July 2014
Ten years later, Penny Bailey can attach the honorific Dr to her name.

Ten years ago, University of Queensland PhD student Penny Bailey had no idea it would take her a decade before she could attach the honorific Dr to her name.

24 July 2014

The University of Queensland has welcomed 16 new Future Fellows as part of a major Australian Research Council funding announcement today.

23 July 2014

Using mental health research to bring about social change will be the focus of a University of Queensland seminar this week.

23 July 2014