Associate Professor Katharine Gelber, from UQ's School of Political Science and International Studies, has been awarded the Sydney PEN Keneally Award for her contribution to the Protection of the Freedom of Expression.

15 November 2011
Phd candidate, Penelope Mills, in the habitat where Apiomorpha nookara was found

Third-year Biological Sciences students at The University of Queensland have applied their knowledge from the classroom to name and describe a species of gall insect; Apiomorpha nookara.

15 November 2011
Ali Rae (right) meeting the Sheikh during the opening gala of Festival of Thinkers

Ali Rae, 23, from the School of Journalism and Communication (SJC), is one of three UQ coursework masters' students selected to fly to Abu Dhabi in November to take part in the prestigious United Arab Emirates Festival of Thinkers.

15 November 2011

UQ's performance in the highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) funding arena has gone from strength to strength with the announcement of successful Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) yesterday (...

15 November 2011

An arresting black and white image taken in Nepal has been awarded an annual photo prize organised by UQ’s School of Political Science and International Studies.

14 November 2011

Researchers from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), Harvard University and RocheNimblegen Inc. have developed a new method for examining genetic information that reveals clues to understanding gene structure and activity in the body.

14 November 2011

Leximancer, a start-up company from The University of Queensland's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, is proud to announce the release of version 4.0 of its pioneering text-analytics platform.

14 November 2011

Professor Helen Edwards OAM will be presented with the 2011 Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony later this month, said Professor Bill von Hippel, Head of the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland.

10 November 2011

The University of Queensland's Advanced Study Program in Science (ASPinS) is celebrating a decade of a scheme designed to challenge and inspire the University’s brightest undergraduate science students.

8 November 2011

Fish and other sea creatures will have to travel large distances to survive climate change, international marine scientists have warned.

4 November 2011

The University of Queensland has been ranked as the top Australian university in life sciences, according to the newest discipline ranking from the Times Higher Education.

4 November 2011
Professors Robert Lingard, Mark Western, Stephen Bell and Andrew McLennan

Four of Australia's leading social scientists, have been elected Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia – one of the highest honours for individual contributions to the social sciences awarded in Australia.

2 November 2011
Antarctic adventurer Dr Alf Howard is honoured with a special UQ Library exhibition marking his 100th birthday in 2006. Dr Anna Bemrose (right) curated the exhibition.

The achievements of the late Antarctic explorer and much-loved UQ staff member Dr Alf Howard AM have been brought to life in a new book.

1 November 2011

New research by Dr Brock Bastian from UQ's School of Psychology has found evidence that playing violent video games leads players to see themselves, and their opponents, as lacking in core human qualities such as warmth, open-mindedness, and...

31 October 2011

The School of Political Science and International Studies has won funding for two separate research projects in the UWA-UQ Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards.

28 October 2011

As part of World Teachers' Day celebrations, two University of Queensland teaching graduates were recently nominated for a Queensland College of Teachers excellence in teaching award.

27 October 2011

Deep-reef coral grows more prosperously in very little sunlight researchers at The University of Queensland and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies have found.

19 October 2011

New research by The University of Queensland and the University of Exeter has found that cyclone activity is clustered instead of random, as was previously thought, which has important long-term implications for coastal ecosystems and human...

19 October 2011

Experts from government will attend presentations by the nation's leading researchers on families and family policy at a two-day workshop, "Family, Work and Wellbeing over the Life Course", at The University of Queensland, held on October 20–21.

18 October 2011

The National Measurement Institute Prize for Excellence in Measurement Techniques has been awarded to ARC Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS) Chief Investigator, Dr Michael J. Biercuk.

18 October 2011