Three University of Queensland academics specialising in cultural studies, theatre history and music were among 22 leading scholars elected this month as Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

5 December 2012

An exhibition showcasing the diverse, quirky and often surprising nature of contemporary art opens at The University of Queensland Art Museum on Friday, 7 December.

23 November 2012

Poor schooling outcomes are a key factor driving Indigenous Australian disadvantage in life, and UQ’s Dr Ilana Mushin wants to find out why.

9 November 2012

Staff in UQ’s School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics are using the lure of foreign countries to make the past come alive.

9 November 2012
UQ Symphony Orchestra with conductor, Warwick Potter.

Three of The University of Queensland’s largest music ensembles will take to the stage this weekend at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Concert Hall.

19 October 2012

One of the country’s most distinguished playwrights is visiting The University of Queensland to collaborate with students and showcase some of her acclaimed work.

28 August 2012
Wawiriya Burton(Australia, 1928) Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia
'Ngayuku ngura - My country' 2009, Amata, South Australia
Synthetic polymer paint on linen
152 x 122 cm 
d’Auvergne Boxall Bequest Fund 2009, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
© Wawiriya Burton, Courtesy of Tjala Arts

The Art Gallery of South Australia’s travelling exhibition Desert Country offers an oasis of colour when it opens at The University of Queensland Art Museum on 4 August 2012.

13 July 2012

The relevance of the modern Olympic Games – from war truces to the celebration of athletes - will come under scrutiny at a meeting of Olympic scholars that starts today.

6 July 2012

The great religious, political and economic upheaval of the early medieval era has been the topic of conversation at a meeting of international scholars at The University of Queensland this week.

27 April 2012
The Hezar Ava ensemble, from left: Pegah Varamini (ensemble leader, piano and vocal), Omid Rahimi (vocal and tonbak), Mostafa Odabaee (santour), Maryam Odabaee (tar), Barbod Valadi (alto tar) and Homeira Aryanpad (daf and back vocal).

Ensemble Hezar Ava staged a free lunchtime concert of traditional and classical Persian music at UQ St Lucia this week.

16 April 2012

A top international scholar has attracted the greatest turnout in 10 years to an annual arts lecture at The University of Queensland.

10 April 2012

Students studying anywhere in Australia or overseas will have online access to details of artworks in The University of Queensland's Art Collection from February 15.

10 February 2012