A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017
An adult female buried with a small child at her feet. Photo by A. Fairbairn

DNA found in human bones on two Turkish dig sites has shed new light on the ancestry of European farmers, demonstrating a close link between Europe and Asia.

5 August 2016
Adze fragment

A long-standing debate on the colonisation process of Oceania has been put to rest with new research finding Polynesia was deliberately settled in one of the greatest maritime migrations in human history.

6 July 2016

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues relating to the 19 March 2016 statewide local government elections.

3 March 2016

A University of Queensland study on the relationship between Random Breath Testing (RBT) and alcohol-related traffic accidents in Australia has ranked the New South Wales RBT program the best in the country, followed closely by the Queensland...

23 March 2015
Yes boys are more likely to dislike school, but it’s more a matter of the social than the biological.

While research generally agrees that boys are more likely to be disengaged with school than girls, there is far less agreement as to why.

14 January 2015