New research by Dr Brock Bastian from UQ's School of Psychology highlights the psychological processes that people engage in to reduce their discomfort over eating meat.

25 November 2011

Queensland mums-to-be have a new online and interactive tool to help them decide which birth facility suits them best.

21 November 2011

Professor Gillian Whitehouse from the School of Political Science and International Studies is set to undertake a major survey of workplace issues that affect the work and careers of Australian university employees.

26 September 2011

TRAVEL, journalism, media, shopping and “the experience of space” will be among key drivers of the post-Shuttle space travel industry, according to new international research to be presented this month.

23 September 2011
UQ researcher Dr Mara Yerkes

The heavily debated issue of individual versus collective responsibility in social welfare policy was the theme of a book launch at the UQ Art Museum today.

23 August 2011

Internationally renowned experts in international relations, political science and security studies will come together at UQ to mark the 10th anniversary of the Al Qaeda attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

23 August 2011
Sarah Teitt (Outreach Director R2P Centre), Dr Morgan Brigg (UQ School of Political Science and International Studies), Deputy Prime Minister Solomon Islands Manasseh Maelanga, Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Matt Anderson

Following a year of UQ-led field research and workshops, a ‘Framework of Engagement’ for building peace and order in the Solomon Islands has been developed.

4 August 2011
From left to right, Dr Phil Orchard, Professor Tim Dunne, His Excellency Mr Peter Woolcott and Dr Marianne Hanson from School of Political Science and International Studies.

Australia’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) and Committee for Disarmament, His Excellency Mr Peter Woolcott, recently visited The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Political Science and International Studies.

29 July 2011

Students from The University of Queensland (UQ) swapped the classroom for the canals of Venice to get a real-world lesson in tourism authenticity and sustainability.

28 July 2011
Jaime Manalo IV speaking to locals as part of his work with the Philippine Rice Research Institute. Photo provided by PhilRice/Al Benavente.

Australian Leadership Awards scholar from the Philippines, Jaime Manalo IV, had never been overseas when he applied to study a Master of Communication (Communication for Social Change) at The University of Queensland (UQ).

20 July 2011
Best view in Brisbane: During her time as traffic reporter for Channel 9's Today Show Sarah Greenhalgh enjoyed the best office view in Brisbane.

While most of Brisbane is either tucked up in bed or just starting their day, Sarah Greenhalgh, is flying high above the city surveying the roads to keep commuters informed of the best routes to work.

19 July 2011

The peace and conflict studies discipline at The University of Queensland is expanding with the recruitment of two new full-time peace and conflict studies academic appointments in the past 12 months.

18 July 2011

A new lab with the look of a Hollywood movie ‘situation room’ will open at The University of Queensland after a team of academics secured $180,000 to fund a media space that uses the latest in software technology.

21 June 2011

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU PAY FOR is a new public awareness campaign, to be launched on Wednesday, June 1, designed to raise awareness about the reality of human trafficking in Australia.

30 May 2011

People who handle snakes or spiders regularly are needed for an upcoming University of Queensland study.

10 May 2011

Physical discomfort can ease feelings of guilt, according to a study conducted by The University of Queensland (UQ).

3 May 2011

Volunteers who helped with cleanup work in the recent Brisbane floods are needed for interviews as part of University of Queensland student research.

28 April 2011

Mothers’ Day is just around the corner but an upcoming conference at UQ next week will be looking at more than what gifts mums want.

20 April 2011

University of Queensland researchers are investigating how to best support working parents to balance work and family life.

15 April 2011

Sociology and Education at The University of Queensland have been identified as national leaders in their fields following the recently released Excellence in Research for Australia survey.

17 February 2011