UQ Adjunct Professor and former High Commissioner to PNG Ian Kemish AM (centre) at a Kokoda ceremony with the late Ben Moide (right), a WW2 veteran

A website hosting interviews with prominent Papua New Guineans on the period leading up to and following that nation’s independence from Australia in 1975 has been launched today.

10 May 2017

The University of Queensland’s Confucius Institute and the Queensland Police Service, Far North District, have joined forces to develop a safety brochure for tourists travelling to North Queensland.

18 January 2016
In the project, police and schools form a partnership to discourage at-risk youth from embarking on a downward spiral of school truancy and entering the criminal justice system.

The University of Queensland’s Professor Lorraine Mazerolle last night told an international gathering of more than 500 criminologists how a five-year trial successfully reduced truancy among at-risk youth in Queensland.

10 June 2015
Journalism students meet with lecturer Bruce Woolley to discuss reporting on the G20.

University of Queensland journalism students will take Brisbane news to the global stage when they report on the G20 summit in November.

30 October 2014
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013
Ann Peterson (centre) with Sandy Williams, David Neil, Dominic McGrath, Deidre Seeto and Lynda Petherick

More than 30,000 University of Queensland students have completed an online academic integrity program, which raises awareness of academic misconduct and explains how to correctly cite information.

31 October 2012
Dr Andrew Smith … developed a new software platform for qualitative data analysis

Academics and student researchers everywhere can benefit from a new web-based application for performing qualitative analyses using Leximancer, a software platform developed by The University of Queensland’s Dr Andrew Smith and his team.

3 April 2012

Journalism students from The University of Queensland are ramping up their political reporting skills as they cover the Queensland State Election for a weekly half-hour webcast – Y Vote.

15 March 2012
Laura-Jane Dunne and Pat Clark, Down Syndrome Ireland CEO at the launch of Latch-On in the Republic of Ireland.

The University of Queensland has taken a significant step in introducing its highly successful literacy program, Latch-On, to the world beyond Australia.

5 March 2012

MUCH of the formal interaction between international aid agencies and local officials in countries where they work can be seen as “performance”, according to new research published by a University of Queensland anthropology lecturer.

29 February 2012
Professor Lorraine Mazerolle (left) and Dr Sarah Bennett

In a world-first trial, criminology researchers at The University of Queensland have tested the theory of procedural justice in policing and found that respectful dialogue with citizens during routine encounters makes a big difference to the way...

19 December 2011
Professors Robert Lingard, Mark Western, Stephen Bell and Andrew McLennan

Four of Australia's leading social scientists, have been elected Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia – one of the highest honours for individual contributions to the social sciences awarded in Australia.

2 November 2011