TEDxUQ set to rewrite the rules

TEDxUQ returns tomorrow for its third annual installment of sharing “ideas worth spreading” at The University of Queensland.

22 May 2015

Lecturer wins NSW Premier's Literary Award

One chapter closes and another begins for University of Queensland’s Dr Gary Osmond – currently in the news for two of his books.

21 May 2015
Judges described Black and Proud as “dynamic and evocative”.

TEDxUQ returns tomorrow for its third annual installment of sharing “ideas worth spreading” at The University of Queensland.

22 May 2015
Judges described Black and Proud as “dynamic and evocative”.

One chapter closes and another begins for University of Queensland’s Dr Gary Osmond – currently in the news for two of his books.

21 May 2015

The new University of Queensland St Lucia CityCat ferry terminal will open on Monday 25 May.

21 May 2015

Paying close attention to your health as winter approaches could be a matter of life or death, University of Queensland research shows.

21 May 2015
Irritating sensations from the upper respiratory tract are a major driver of excessive coughing.

Cough treatments could change dramatically after the herpes virus helped researchers discover that the respiratory tract links to two different parts of the nervous system.

20 May 2015

More than 250 high school students battled it out to take home the title of Queensland’s top sunflower grower at The University of Queensland’s annual Sunflower Competition Weigh-In Day on Tuesday (19 May).

20 May 2015
The research drew on data from almost every twin study across the world from the past 50 years.

One of the great tussles of science – whether our health is governed by nature or nurture – has been settled, and it is effectively a draw.

19 May 2015
The winning sunflower will be determined on Tuesday 19 May.

A sea of sunflowers will face the scales on Tuesday, 19 May at The University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus.

18 May 2015
Dr Martin Luther King Jr ... Dr Hutch met him during a civil rights worker training program in Atlanta, Georgia.

Venturing into the “deep south” of the United States as a civil rights worker in the summer of 1965 was life-changing for Richard Hutch, then a New York college boy.

18 May 2015
Peter Hennessey ‘The explanation (Cockpit voice recorder)’ 2014 plywood, ABS plastic and wax 17 x 34 x 20 cm Collection of the artist. Reproduced courtesy of the artist, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, and GAGPROJECTS/Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide. Photo: Andrew Curtis

Where better to celebrate International Museum Day on Monday 18 May than The University of Queensland which has multiple?

15 May 2015

Huge amounts of data produced by research into issues such as cardiac disease, climate change and astrophysics will be easier to navigate when a new supercomputer is commissioned at The University of Queensland in mid-2015.

14 May 2015
Darren Siwes  Marrkidj Wurd-ko (Cross Pose) Group 2011. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and GAGPROJECTS/Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

A new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum explores how artists use the body’s sensory language to shape political thought.

14 May 2015
A UQ body image expert is warning the ‘Dad bod’ craze is probably a load of baloney.

It’s whipped social media into a lather, yet a University of Queensland body-image expert is warning the ‘Dad bod’ craze is probably a load of baloney.

14 May 2015
 UQ’s Dr Xin Liu’s Tai Chi-based exercise program targets obese people suffering depression, anxiety and stress.

A University of Queensland study has revitalised an ancient martial art into a world-first Tai Chi-based exercise program that targets obese people suffering depression, anxiety and stress.

14 May 2015

这是国际上有关太极对有抑郁症、焦虑症和紧张症的肥胖患者健康效果的第一个临床研究, 使得古老的太极功夫在此领域焕发了新的生机。

14 May 2015
Associate Professor Christine Wells ... "making good quality data available, easy to use and shareable ... can lead to major discoveries".

Associate Professor Christine Wells from The University of Queensland has won a $50,000 prize for leadership in stem cell research.

13 May 2015
Jefferson Mac and his guide dog Ice

Psychology graduate Jefferson Mac likes to joke that his orientation work with incoming students at The University of Queensland is a case of “the blind leading the blind”.

11 May 2015

The University of Queensland is ranked 51st in the world for academic performance, according to the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) 2014-2015, by the Middle East Technical University.

11 May 2015
Eva and Associate Professor Bob Donely at the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre. Photo: Jamie Hanson, The Courier-Mail

A wedge-tailed eagle rescued from a roadside is thought to have survived an attempt to domesticate her by removing her talons and a toe.

11 May 2015

If your social life is in need of a makeover, The University of Queensland could help in less than eight hours.

8 May 2015