Three University of Queensland academics are among the successful recipients of The Australian Academy of Humanities grants funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

17 December 2009

Going back to study as a mature-age student can be difficult for most people, but try doing it with a broken back.

11 December 2009

Graduating PhD student Caroline Heim may be a theatre expert, but she’s often more interested in observing what happens off the stage than on it.

4 December 2009

University of Queensland student Mariko Senoo hopes to use her translation and interpreting skills to help international companies communicate across different languages.

4 December 2009

The lights were low. The music was loud. Song lyrics were displayed on large screens around the room.

2 December 2009

Researchers from The University of Queensland will speed up their effort to develop new drugs thanks to the latest round of Federal Government funding.

2 December 2009

Fiona Mew wants you to think long and hard about the bottle of water you probably have sitting on your desk.

2 December 2009

The University of Queensland's launch of - a database of all major settlements in Queensland — will be held at the University's St Lucia campus on Monday, December 7.

1 December 2009

Maverick artist and art dealer Mr Ray Hughes has been a remarkable figure in the Australian art scene for four decades.

30 November 2009

Professor Emeritus Thomas Shapcott AO is one of Australia’s major poets and a distinguished administrator.

30 November 2009

High Court Justice Susan Kiefel and acclaimed poet Professor Emeritus Thomas Shapcott AO are among seven recipients of University of Queensland honorary doctorates this year.

30 November 2009
Ms Chen at UQ St Lucia

University of Queensland graduate Elizabeth Chen created her dream job by setting up her own translation and interpreting company.

27 November 2009

An academic expert on Fiji who was recently deported from the Pacific region country will give a free public lecture at The University of Queensland on Saturday, November 28 at 2pm at the Abel Smith Lecture Theatre, Campbell Road (Building 23), St...

20 November 2009
Ms Pohlman (right) with PhD supervisor Associate Professor Helen Creese

Research by a University of Queensland language graduate has allowed Indonesian women survivors to tell their stories for the first time.

18 November 2009
Emma Browne in Mongolia.

To most Queenslanders, enduring the harsh Mongolian winter doesn’t sound appealing.

16 November 2009

Learning a foreign language is very important, according to the newly-appointed Australian Ambassador to Germany (and UQ alumnus) Peter Tesch.

13 November 2009

UQ academic Dr Simon Patton has won second prize in the prestigious international John Dryden Translation Competition for his translation of a Chinese short story.

13 November 2009

The University of Queensland is talking Modernities in a one-day symposium on November 27 aimed at discussing the evolving interdisciplinary field of modernist studies.

12 November 2009
Alison Rae

A stint in Mexico during the swine flu outbreak hasn’t dampened Alison Rae’s desire to explore Central America – the UQ Journalism/Arts student heads back there in less than two weeks.

12 November 2009
Professor Graeme Turner

Sharing its research outcomes with the wider community has been key to the success of UQ’s Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, which next month celebrates its 10-year anniversary.

6 November 2009