University of Queensland drama students will bring a new lease of life to a classic 1940s Australian play that was last performed more than 50 years ago.

31 May 2016
Ancient crops provide clue to Madagascar’s past

Remnants of ancient crops have provided researchers with clues that could help map the movement of humans across the globe more than 1300 years ago.

31 May 2016
UQ's Symphony Orchestra will perform A Shakespearean Feast

The University of Queensland’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will take to the stage at Brisbane’s QPAC on Sunday for a concert commemorating 400 years since Shakespeare’s death and the Bard’s influence in the classical music sphere.

25 May 2016
3D modelled Kangaroo Cranium, by the UQ Earth Science team.

A unique exhibition showcasing innovations in 3D technology and their applications within museums will be on display for one night only at The University of Queensland.

18 May 2016
Sidney Nolan: Untitled (Lovers and flowers) c.1942

A new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum presents the most comprehensive display ever assembled of a rare series of paintings on roofing slates, produced by renowned Australian artist Sidney Nolan in 1941 and 1942.

14 April 2016
Pinckney Marcius-Simons (USA, 1867-1909); watercolour illustrations painted onto the pages of an 1886 French edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream, translated by Paul Meurice. 1908. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Four-hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, The University of Queensland will host a series of events in 2016 celebrating the poet’s life and times.

11 April 2016
Les Dés Sont Jetés

A magnificent tapestry commissioned more than 50 years ago has finally found its rightful place in the Sydney Opera House, thanks to a University of Queensland researcher’s academic detective work.

29 March 2016
Gail Wiltshire.

A musical about women - for women - will raise vital funds for women’s cancer research this May.

23 March 2016
The research focused on ballet dancers because their strict training regimes are similar to those of elite athletes – but they are also performing artists.

Prima ballerinas Anna Pavlova and Margot Fonteyn reported entering altered states of consciousness and having “spiritual” experiences during performance, a UQ researcher says.

14 March 2016
The book explores his journey to overcome poverty, discrimination and family tragedy.

His 50-year political career, including two terms as Prime Minister, spanned decades of economic and social change in Papua New Guinea, including the country’s independence from Australia.

8 March 2016
Dami graduated from UQ with a Bachelor of Music with first class honours in 2009.

Dami Im was a top performer while studying music at The University of Queensland – and now she’s facing the performance of a lifetime.

4 March 2016

University of Queensland graduate Abigael Mawby will move from Iran to New York to study anti-corruption law after winning a prestigious John Monash scholarship.

25 February 2016
Dr Owen Powell OAM Medical Collection at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

A rare Roman medical kit acquired by The University of Queensland’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum is one of the finest and most complete of its type in the world.

25 February 2016
Kangaroo horse: Aboriginal artists with a visual template for macropods drew kangaroo-like representations of their first impressions of horses. Copyright David Hancock Skyscans

A remarkable exhibition of Indigenous rock art from the Western Arnhem Land Plateau will open tomorrow at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

18 February 2016
UQ graduate Tim Munro is celebrating his third Grammy win today

University of Queensland graduate Tim Munro is celebrating his third Grammy win, after taking out the 2016 Award for Best Chamber Music Performance for his work in sextet ‘eighth blackbird’.

17 February 2016

Joining a book club after retirement could extend your life just as much as doing weekly exercise.

16 February 2016
Ben Heim (left) and Connor D’Netto in St John's Cathedral

Brisbane’s St John’s Cathedral and the Spring Hill Reservoirs are set to be transformed for a series of “immersive concerts” created and produced by a University of Queensland duo.

15 February 2016
Dr Pensalfini in character during a prison production of Julius Caesar

The Bard has gone behind bars 400 years after his death and the results have been published in a ground-breaking book by University of Queensland academic Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

25 January 2016
Roly Sussex is one of three Australia Day Ambassadors from UQ for 2016.

A trio of change-makers from The University of Queensland will be saying ‘g’day’ to regional and remote Aussie towns to help capture the true spirit of Australia Day.

22 January 2016

The University of Queensland’s Confucius Institute and the Queensland Police Service, Far North District, have joined forces to develop a safety brochure for tourists travelling to North Queensland.

18 January 2016