How will time judge these common forms of household technology?

What items in your home do you think deserve to end up in a museum in 30 years’ time?

29 August 2017
Madjedbebe site custodian May Nango and excavation leader Chris Clarkson in the pit. Photo: Dominic O'Brien. Copyright Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation

Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years – much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some archaeologists.

20 July 2017
Part of the Wild Australia exhibition: Tamarama Beach, December 1892. Photograph by Kerry & Co. Tyrell Collection: Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

Was Meston’s Wild Australia Show of the late nineteenth century a form of exploitation or a vital link between Indigenous Australians and the wider world?

14 July 2017
Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen was Queensland's premier from 1968 to 1987

A satirical and musical interpretation of Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s run for office has come about from a union of two University of Queensland creatives.

3 July 2017
Inaugural Paula and Tony Kinnane Scholar in Residence Tim Munro. Credit: Joe Mazza.

Three-time Grammy award winner and University of Queensland alumnus Tim Munro is set to return to UQ for a two-week residency thanks to a generous bequest from the late Paula and Tony Kinnane.

23 February 2017
Author of The Birdman's Wife, Melissa Ashley

A “naïve young girl…who defied convention by embarking on a trailblazing expedition” documenting Australia’s wildlife is the subject of a book by a University of Queensland graduate.

10 February 2017

The recent Queensland Literary Awards (QLA) have highlighted the important role The University of Queensland plays in supporting the literary community in the...

14 October 2015

Escalating confrontations in Jerusalem centred on the al-Aqsa Mosque, 1500 more homes to be built in settlements in occupied East Jerusalem and a sharp deterioration in Israel’s relations with Jordan have yet again raised many questions about the...

21 November 2014
Hypermancer is a fast, easy way to find all the stories relating to a particular topic on social media channels, as well as the people who are influencing how those stories are told. Photo: iStock

A new social media monitoring tool developed at The University of Queensland will help journalists, bloggers and public relations practitioners find out what the public is really saying about people, brands and trends while a conversation gains...

6 November 2014
UQ’s School of Music will host a performance to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the onset of the First World War (1914–18).

As Remembrance Day approaches on November 11, The University of Queensland will reflect on the tragedies of the Great War through music. UQ’s School of Music will host a performance on Sunday, 2 November at the QPAC Concert Hall to commemorate the...

29 October 2014