Brenda L. Croft  Self–portrait on country (Wave Hill), 24 June 2014

Fifty-one years after the historic Wave Hill Walk-Off sparked the national land rights movement, an exhibition exploring the event is on show at the UQ Art Museum.

8 August 2017
Barrow Island

A team of international archaeologists say evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s North West pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago.

19 May 2017
Destiny Deacon 'Over the Fence' 2000 (from the series Sad & Bad) Corrigan Collection. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

An exhibition showcasing the diversity of contemporary practices within Indigenous photography will open at The University of Queensland Art Museum tomorrow (6 August).

5 August 2016
Head and brain injuries are infants' most frequent injuries from assault

Assault-related injuries are significantly more severe and lead to greater long term disability in Queensland than do childhood injuries from accidents, a child safety researcher says.

1 October 2015
Research is needed to design the best childcare system possible.

Policymakers have little detailed understanding of the kind of flexible childcare arrangements families need, says University of Queensland researcher Dr Michelle Brady.

11 June 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
Bondi, December 1892. Photo: Charles Kerry, UQ Anthropology Museum Collection

The members of a 19th century Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance troupe are being remembered in an exhibition at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

19 February 2015
Indigenous youth are creating new languages, something that is very rare across the globe. Flickr/Rusty Stewart, CC BY-SA

By now we know that traditional Indigenous languages are losing speakers rapidly and tragically. Of the 250 languages once spoken in Australia, only 40 remain and just 18 of these are still learnt by children. But if children in remote Indigenous...

29 October 2014
The app will make it easier for young people to get quick and accessible help

A University of Queensland project to develop a smartphone app to prevent Indigenous youth suicide in the State has received more than $800,000 from the Federal Government.

1 September 2014
The Honey and the Bunny by Karla Dickens.

The University of Queensland’s Great Court will be filled with challenging artworks for the Courting Blakness art installation next month.

28 August 2014
Indigenous elder Aunty Margaret, left, UQ Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Professor Cindy Shannon and indigenous scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

Swimming with the fishes has just become a whole lot easier for University of Queensland Indigenous Science Scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

13 May 2014

A new program has been launched at The University of Queensland to tackle the under-representation of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at university and in the top tiers of academic achievement.

26 February 2014

Traditional Aboriginal art, design, song and dance in central Australia will be the focus of The University of Queensland’s Diversity Week public lecture, Singing, Dancing and Painting Country, on Friday May 24.

20 May 2013

A mixture of relief and a touch of sadness are the emotions experienced by Indigenous arts/law student Zoë Cochrane as she readies for her UQ graduation ceremony in mid-December.

12 December 2011
Mitjili Napurrula's "Uwalki – Watiya Tjuta" (2005), part of the Painting Country exhibition. Image reproduced courtesy of the artist. Photo: Carl Warner

UQ’s evolving collection of Indigenous art will be on show from this Saturday as curtains close on NAIDOC Week 2011.

7 July 2011
Professor Ian Lilley, “UQ’s Indiana Jones”.

A passion for researching early human settlements has taken archaeologist Professor Ian Lilley to some of the world’s most remote regions, and led to him being dubbed “UQ’s Indiana Jones”.

29 November 2010
Crocodile (detail) by unknown artist (1958). Ochres and resin on wood. Collection of The University of Queensland Anthropology Museum

The University of Queensland Art Museum will be swimming with crocodiles, sharks and the odd dugong for its next exhibition, and you’re encouraged to dive in for the experience.

24 August 2010
Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Greenfield . . . UQ will always be the people's university

The University of Queensland scooped the pool when Premier Anna Bligh announced the prestigious Queensland Greats Awards today.

3 June 2010
Students Jocelyn Farebrothere, Joel Wright and Tess Millerick participate in group work with lecturer Dr Katelyn Barney

By setting group work and encouraging deep thinking, UQ’s Dr Liz Mackinlay and Dr Katelyn Barney hope to implement reconciliation in a practical way.

28 May 2010
James Hudson in the UQ Antiquities Museum with the 2400-year-old Egyptian mummy mask he voted for in the Treasures competition

A 2400-YEAR-OLD Egyptian mummy mask has brought good luck to an eight-year-old Brisbane boy, who is now the proud owner of a valuable contemporary artwork.

21 May 2010