As UN Security Council president for November, Australia’s major initiative was to promote the centrality of civilian policing in UN peace operations. The result is the first ever Security Council resolution dedicated to the topic. The resolution...

26 November 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined UQ's Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg at an international conference about oceans.

The University of Queensland’s acclaimed marine biologist Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has joined US President Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio at an international conference on ways to protect the world’s oceans.

19 June 2014
2010 Social Change Award winner Sharad Sharma

Nominations are open for the world’s only communication for social change award, offered by The University of Queensland.

20 May 2011

The Global Change Institute at The University of Queensland will host renowned scientist and author, Professor Naomi Oreskes, on November 16, for the Brisbane leg of her Australian tour.

10 November 2010
'Zen Garden' one of the student installations for PARK(ing) Day 2010.

On Friday, September 17, around 100 UQ architecture students will transform 20 parking bays at the St Lucia campus into creative public spaces as part of a one day global event called PARK(ing) Day.

16 September 2010
Green office representative Bridget Waugh and school manager Heather Dixon from the School of Social Science, which won the 2010 Most Improved Award

Staff at The University of Queensland are embracing the green office culture, with 87 volunteers promoting environmental practices and awareness across all four campuses.

4 June 2010

Farming kangaroos is an issue most Australians would rather hop away from, but an upcoming UQ seminar will explore why it might be time to revisit the debate.

27 May 2010