Why are humans the peculiar creatures that we are? How did we become so different from other animals? How, in fact, are we different?

5 November 2013

While most Queenslanders are all too aware of the impact natural disasters can have on their lives and the community, new research being carried out at The University of Queensland’s School of Social Science aims to investigate the specific impact...

14 October 2013

Creativity and genius are commonly seen as attributes of an individual, but new research indicates the role played by the surrounding group may be just as important.

3 October 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013

Three University of Queensland media experts bring to light the ways individuals’ lives are invaded in the digital age in a documentary focused on surveillance issues that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange raises.

16 September 2013

The University of Queensland Business School has been ranked number one in Australia for its MBA program in the Financial Review BOSS MBA survey.

13 September 2013

A University of Queensland researcher has warned that refugee women and children face increased risks under the Federal Government’s policy of sending asylum seekers to Nauru and Papua New Guinea.

15 August 2013

Student performance on tests should not be the only criteria for judging schools, according to a University of Queensland-led project in Bundaberg, Childers and Gin Gin.

1 August 2013

Researchers at The University of Queensland are offering a free depression intervention for young adults with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who are feeling sad, depressed, or stressed.

1 August 2013
UQ Bachelor of Social Science student Deanna Simpson enjoys volunteering and has been offered an internship with a major global development management firm.

Two University of Queensland students have the chance to launch careers in the competitive international development sector, thanks to the university’s strong links with a major global development management firm.

30 July 2013

Telling someone they are going to die and that further treatment is futile is a regular challenge for many doctors, but few have had formal training in how to do it.

10 July 2013
Receiving the Australian Leadership Award from Elizabeth Alexander AM, Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.

Dane Moores was one of 20 young Australians recognised for their talent and vision at a gala dinner in Melbourne for the 2013 Australian Leadership Awards.

29 May 2013

Have you ever wanted to dive into tropical reef research with a world-renowned marine scientist? Maybe travelling many times faster than the speed of sound interests you more?

21 May 2013
UQ's new Archaeology Teaching and Research Centre is a $340,000 purpose-built outdoor teaching area where archaeology students can practice their excavation skills.

University of Queensland’s archaeology students are able to dig up the ancient past and investigate contemporary murder scenes, thanks to a $340,000 purpose-built outdoor teaching area that includes a projectile firing range.

13 May 2013
Military missiles

Researchers from The University of Queensland are helping to establish the Middle East as a zone free from nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

7 May 2013
Jonathan Homes. Image courtesy of Sam Mooy, The Australian.

The evolution of Australia’s media watchdog program Media Watch will be the focus of the annual Henry Mayer Lecture at The University of Queensland on 16 May.

3 May 2013

The University of Queensland celebrated the graduation of almost 100 Rotary Peace Fellows - many of whom are now working on peace and rebuilding projects around the world.

1 May 2013

As the 2014-2018 Anzac Centenary approaches, University of Queensland (UQ) researchers are exploring how Anzac museum and heritage experiences can help Australians develop a sense of national identity.

23 April 2013

Some of the many secrets of Stonehenge will be revealed at a public lecture to mark National Archaeology Week at The University of Queensland.

10 April 2013

The University of Queensland is leading the way in meeting new national teaching standards aimed at boosting the quality of graduate teachers.

19 March 2013