One of the artefacts Dr Toni Risson unearthed as part of her research into Australian lollies

Cultural historian Toni Risson experienced the sweet rewards of hard work when she received her UQ doctorate last week.

15 December 2011

The Faculty of Arts at The University of Queensland will boost its undergraduate course offering by 22 new courses in Semester 1, 2012.

9 December 2011

Visionary philanthropist Mr Andrew Brice and a mainstay of quality current affairs journalism on Australian television screens for more than 40 years Mr Kerry O’Brien will each receive honorary doctorates during UQ's December 7–16 graduation period.

5 December 2011
UQ Chinese students Julie Wu, Jonnie Wang, Yolanda Li and Stephanie Tan

The huge growth in Chinese tourism to Australia is proving a boon not only to the economy, but also to Chinese UQ students, who are in demand as translators at a luxury island resort off Brisbane’s coast.

2 December 2011

Academics from The University of Queensland have launched a new website, Queensland Speaks, which through audio-recorded interviews, presents the personal and political perspectives of over 60 Queensland legislative decision makers.

17 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

University of Queensland (UQ) researchers and industry partner International Education Services (IES) have globally launched the latest version of LanguageMAPTM: a quick and accurate online English language test.

14 November 2011

Professor Luiz Costa Lima, of Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro, will present a public lecture and feature in a one-day symposium at UQ this week.

10 November 2011

This year has seen a significant increase in the number of students studying a language at The University of Queensland – skyrocketing to over 3,500 enrolments.

31 October 2011
UQ Arts students and rising netball star Laura Clemesha (left) with fellow player Shannon Holmes. Image – Libby Best

UQ student Laura Clemesha will fly the maroon flag as the sole Queensland netballer selected to attend the World Youth Cup Training Camp in Canberra next month.

25 October 2011
UQ linguistics researcher Dr Felicity Meakins with Gurindji woman Violet Wadrill Nanaku

As the number of Aboriginal languages dwindles, UQ researchers are intensifying their studies to protect and document those that remain.

2 September 2011

The European witch hunt will be the focus of a free public lecture at UQ’s St Lucia campus next week.

31 August 2011
This year's UQ Work in Progress conference is themed around the seven deadly sins

The next generation of academics from the School of English, Media Studies and Art History (EMSAH) will present their research at the annual Work in Progress Conference at St Lucia next month.

25 August 2011
Convenor of the Virtual Bodies conference Dr Elizabeth Stephens

Experts will gather at UQ next week to look at the human body in a new light for the Virtual Anatomies: The Cultural Impact of New Medical Imaging Technologies conference.

24 August 2011
Chong Lu from Beijing International Studies University completed a Master of Arts in Philosophy at UQ through a unique partnership between the two universities.

Graduation usually heralds the return home to family and loved ones for international students who have been studying in Australia.

5 August 2011
"Face (with yellow background)" c.1947 by Joy Hester

An intriguing National Portrait Gallery travelling exhibition will provide a window into the subconscious when it opens at UQ next week.

3 August 2011
Family celebration: Naomi Smith shares her graduation day with her daughters, Chiara (5), and Allegra (2).

In an age where employers are increasingly looking for staff with postgraduate level professional qualifications, Naomi Smith, is giving herself the best chance for a successful career.

22 July 2011

What started as Donna McDonald’s pursuit for personal knowledge became a desire to have people listen to her.

22 July 2011
Bruce Redman (centre) films Family First candidate John Lewis during the 2004 Federal Election campaign

Life is often stranger than fiction, just ask Dr Bruce Redman.

20 July 2011
Dr Graeme Were has been invited to present his research on the design of Papua New Guinean mats at the British Museum in October

A surprise find in Papua New Guinea has seen a UQ anthropologist invited to present a prestigious lecture in London.

11 July 2011