His Excellency Taneti Maamau with Associate Professor Renuka Mahadevan.

For the first time since US President Barack Obama’s historic visit in 2014, The University of Queensland has welcomed another international president to its St Lucia campus – this time, a UQ alumnus.

8 November 2017
Mr Andrew N. Liveris AO

One of the world’s foremost international business leaders will address hundreds of people at a Brisbane event in July.

26 June 2017
Members of the W&J Traditional Owners Council outside the Federal Court

Unfinished business: Adani, the State, and the indigenous rights struggle of the Wangan and Jagalingou traditional owners council

12 June 2017

Businesses are being urged to manage their financial and environmental risks, and leverage opportunities in the emerging low-carbon economy as part of a free online course delivered by The University of Queensland.

5 December 2016
Dr Kerrie Wilson ... her research has a sustained benefit for the natural environment and on human wellbeing

Queensland conservation biologist Kerrie Wilson is a star in her field, and last night she was recognised with a medal to prove it.

18 November 2016
Bathing in the Ganges river. Photo: Rabin Chakrabarti

The University of Queensland’s leadership on water solutions will be heard by 3500 global delegates at the World Water Congress and Exhibition this week.

10 October 2016
The water system in Manila was dramatically improved

Until 1997, water supplies in downtown Manila were beset with infrastructure problems such as leaks, widespread unauthorised access and contamination.

11 September 2015
Solar panels - like these at UQ - are being installed globally at a rate of a gigawatt every week, almost as much the total amount installed during the 20th century.

The question of whether the future will be powered by coal and oil or by renewable energy is crucially important, both to the medium-term future of the Australian economy and to the long-term future of the planet. For either to succeed, there is a...

8 January 2015

Miners do much more than extract minerals and make profits. All over the world mining corporations are collaborating with governments, local populations and NGOs. Their logos, mottoes and CEOs seem to pervade the news media, including the social...

30 October 2014
Picture of food basket

Global food systems can no longer rely on “business as usual”, according to an internationally renowned economist visiting The University of Queensland this week. ...

18 August 2014