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

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
Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Greenfield and the Honourable Kevin Rudd MP

The University of Queensland recently welcomed Australian Foreign Minister, The Honourable Kevin Rudd as guest speaker at the UQ Annual Lecture in Politics and International Affairs.

11 October 2011

Director of independent, grass-roots community advocacy organisation GetUp! Simon Sheikh will visit The University of Queensland as the keynote speaker in a free, half-day public symposium on ‘Listening to the Quietest Voices’ on Wednesday October...

10 October 2011

The founder of deaf-mute participatory theatre initiative from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and a Ugandan organisation preventing violence against children in sub-Saharan Africa have been announced as the 2011 Communication for Social Change...

27 September 2011

UQ will play host this week to the first ever International Studies Association (ISA) conference to be held in the Asia-Pacific Region.

27 September 2011

Professor Gillian Whitehouse from the School of Political Science and International Studies is set to undertake a major survey of workplace issues that affect the work and careers of Australian university employees.

26 September 2011

TRAVEL, journalism, media, shopping and “the experience of space” will be among key drivers of the post-Shuttle space travel industry, according to new international research to be presented this month.

23 September 2011

LIFE in the suburbs hinges on a delicate, unwritten code of conduct between neighbours, according to a UQ sociology researcher who last night won a prestigious award for her work on neighbourly relations.

13 September 2011

THE work of 15 researchers and supervisors has been honoured at a special ceremony to mark Research Week at The University of Queensland.

13 September 2011
Professor Roland Bleiker is leading UQ research into "visual" politics

UQ political science experts are exploring the ways in which images shape our views and understanding of humanitarian crises.

29 August 2011

Sex, Genes and Rock 'n' Roll will be the focus of a public talk at The University of Queensland next month.

26 August 2011
The 2010 winning entry "Children in Ghanzi" taken by Stephen McLoughlin in western Botswana

Entries are now being received for the annual World in Focus photography competition hosted by UQ's School of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS).

24 August 2011
UQ researcher Dr Mara Yerkes

The heavily debated issue of individual versus collective responsibility in social welfare policy was the theme of a book launch at the UQ Art Museum today.

23 August 2011

Internationally renowned experts in international relations, political science and security studies will come together at UQ to mark the 10th anniversary of the Al Qaeda attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

23 August 2011
Dr Emma Collier-Baker working with orangutans in Sumatra in 2010

A UQ researcher will spend part of the next three years working in Indonesia to better understand the comparative psychology of orangutans and children.

23 August 2011
Director of the UQ Institute for Social Science Research Professor Mark Western

UQ will be the headquarters for a new world class research centre that will improve the social and economic wellbeing of Queensland communities.

19 August 2011

Internationally renowned Bangladeshi photographer, writer and activist, Dr Shahidul Alam, will lead a free public discussion next week (23 August).

16 August 2011
Researcher Shari Bonnette (left) with Melinda and Rob Tooze and their baby Chase

A new University of Queensland study is seeking the input of Australians living in rural and regional areas to discuss the challenges of childbirth.

15 August 2011
The late Professor John Western AM

UQ will host a public lecture next month to honour the legacy of the late Emeritus Professor John Western AM – the founding father of sociology at the University.

10 August 2011