Dr Jack Dann and wife Janeen Webb at the World Fantasy Awards, Texas: photo Rani Graff

An anthology of Australian science fiction and fantasy stories, edited by University of Queensland graduate and award-winning writer Dr Jack Dann, has taken out a top award at this year’s World Fantasy Awards.

29 November 2017
Associate Professor Greg Hainge and Professor Michael Haugh

Two academic staff from UQ’s School of Languages and Cultures have been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities in recognition of their contributions to the humanities disciplines.

19 November 2017
Prisoners in Boggo Road Gaol

Stories from Brisbane’s notorious Boggo Road Gaol during the Joh Bjelke-Petersen era are the inspiration for a new play by The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

30 October 2017
Anna John

University of Queensland graduate Anna John has supercharged an international legal career by learning a second language.

19 July 2017
The gown was purchased from Pikes Menswear store

In 1960 June MacDonald finished her studies at St Mary’s College Ipswich and was heading off to university to continue her education.

14 July 2017

Over two nights, two dramatic Brisbane landmarks will host an immersive double-concert experience.

23 June 2017
London's beloved Borough Market was the scene of a terrorist incident on the weekend. (iStockphoto image)

These UQ experts are available to comment on the latest terrorist incidents in London.

5 June 2017
Helen Haenke ... "drew inspiration from the world around her, from what she saw beyond the Rockton window"

The creative life of artist and writer Helen Haenke (1916-1978) was celebrated on Sunday at the historic home Rockton in Ipswich.

17 March 2017

A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017
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
United Nations flag

A newly appointed Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General will discuss mass atrocity prevention and human rights protection when he visits The University of Queensland next week.

21 October 2016
An adult female buried with a small child at her feet. Photo by A. Fairbairn

DNA found in human bones on two Turkish dig sites has shed new light on the ancestry of European farmers, demonstrating a close link between Europe and Asia.

5 August 2016
Adze fragment

A long-standing debate on the colonisation process of Oceania has been put to rest with new research finding Polynesia was deliberately settled in one of the greatest maritime migrations in human history.

6 July 2016
Earring with Goose, Gold, Hellenistic period, 300 - 100 BC. Purchased from Fragments of Time, Massachusetts, 2008.

The extravagant lifestyle of the Roman Empire will be on show at The University of Queensland from this weekend, in a new exhibition at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

7 June 2016
Two young men in Minyerri (faces not shown) participating in a UQ research project (looking at dialectal variation in Kriol)

University of Queensland linguists will join Aboriginal language experts in Katherine in the Northern Territory next week to workshop Australia’s largest newly adopted language – Kriol.

6 June 2016
Pinckney Marcius-Simons (USA, 1867-1909); watercolour illustrations painted onto the pages of an 1886 French edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream, translated by Paul Meurice. 1908. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Four-hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, The University of Queensland will host a series of events in 2016 celebrating the poet’s life and times.

11 April 2016

University of Queensland graduate Abigael Mawby will move from Iran to New York to study anti-corruption law after winning a prestigious John Monash scholarship.

25 February 2016
Dr Owen Powell OAM Medical Collection at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

A rare Roman medical kit acquired by The University of Queensland’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum is one of the finest and most complete of its type in the world.

25 February 2016
Kangaroo horse: Aboriginal artists with a visual template for macropods drew kangaroo-like representations of their first impressions of horses. Copyright David Hancock Skyscans

A remarkable exhibition of Indigenous rock art from the Western Arnhem Land Plateau will open tomorrow at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

18 February 2016
Dr Pensalfini in character during a prison production of Julius Caesar

The Bard has gone behind bars 400 years after his death and the results have been published in a ground-breaking book by University of Queensland academic Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

25 January 2016