A $4.5 million initiative to boost Australia’s synthetic biology capabilities will be built by The University of Queensland and CSIRO, helping drive advances in areas such as manufacturing, industrial biotechnology, environmental remediation,...

4 September 2018
UQ's Forgan Smith building.

Eight Australian universities, including The University of Queensland, contribute about $66.4 billion per year to the national economy, a new report has found.

14 August 2018
Headshots of the six ARC Laureate Fellows: Professor Tamara Davis, Professor Peter Visscher, Professor Christine Beveridge, Professor Bostjan Kobe, Professor Jolanda Jetten and Professor Hanns-Christoph Nägerl.

Six University of Queensland researchers have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme’s history.

2 August 2018
Baker Boy on stage. One performer is captured mid-flip, while another plays the didgeridoo, with the end of it pointing towards the camera.

Indigenous rapper Baker Boy will headline The University of Queensland’s inaugural NAIDOC Music Culture Art Festival, to be held on Thursday 2 August.

23 July 2018
The rainbow flag flies alongside the Australian and Aboriginal Flags on top of UQ's Forgan Smith building.

University of Queensland senior leaders have today been appointed as executive champions and allies of the UQ Ally Network, in recognition of their commitment to advancing inclusion and diversity at UQ.

23 July 2018
A group of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys pose in yellow rugby uniforms. They are smiling.

More than 400 children got a taste for healthy living and university life through rugby league and netball matches at the Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus this month.

12 July 2018
Toys in a childcare centre

Work has started on a new childcare centre in Keith Street at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

11 July 2018
Team UQ won the women's volleyball gold medal.

Two University of Queensland teams have won medals at the inaugural UniSport Nationals Div 2 event on the Gold Coast.

9 July 2018

The University of Queensland is officially smoke-free.

2 July 2018

The University of Queensland does not have a gender-neutral language policy or a list of banned words. This has been misreported in the media. School of Political Science and International Studies Head Richard Devetak responds.

13 June 2018

The University of Queensland is officially smoke-free.

4 June 2018

Today is World No Tobacco Day – and The University of Queensland will be smoke-free one month from now.

31 May 2018

The University of Queensland will replace 46 high-risk trees on the St Lucia campus over the next six months.

25 May 2018
A dinosaur illustration from the board game. By Dr Anthony Romilio.

Octopus tree, rainbow serpent and demon duck of doom – they’re all on the cards for future scientists, thanks to a new game from a University of Queensland PhD student.

30 April 2018
Dr Irina Vetter in her lab.

From running business schools or improving safety in our cities to studying witchcraft or saving the Great Barrier Reef – women at The University of Queensland are creating change in every field.

8 March 2018
UQ’s Diamantina Institute Professor Ranjeny Thomas.

Human trials of an innovative treatment for rheumatoid arthritis developed by The University of Queensland have begun in Brisbane.

14 November 2017
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.

Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer was a key leader at The University of Queensland in the years leading up to his retirement in 2013.

8 November 2017

The University of Queensland has announced the results of elections and Governor-in-Council appointments to its 34th Senate.

3 November 2017
Kate Heliotis ... a scholarship recipient who has graduated and is now an engineer. Kate overcame hardship in her life to succeed, assisted by a UQ scholarship.

A possible cure for dementia and saving the Great Barrier Reef from invasive crown-of-thorns starfish are now within reach as UQ launches an historic $500 million philanthropic campaign.

15 October 2017
Chancellor Peter N Varghese AO speaks at the ceremony this week

Alumni from around the world gathered in The University of Queensland’s Great Court this week for a ceremony celebrating their achievements and community contributions.

12 October 2017