Dr Andrew Fairbairn

The world’s earliest known high-altitude human settlement, dating back 49,000 years, has been found buried under volcanic ash in the mountains of Papua New Guinea.

30 September 2010

An innovative, Australian-first project conducted at The University of Queensland (UQ) will provide new insights into language disorders.

28 September 2010

UQ’s Dr Elizabeth Stephens is set to investigate why consumers are more likely to buy a “clinically proven” cosmetic product.

28 September 2010
A photograph from the exhibition

The buildings and grounds of The University of Queensland’s Ipswich campus are the subject of a new photographic exhibition opening next month.

28 September 2010

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (SBS) and the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) has celebrated the achievements of their emerging researchers at the annual Research and Innovation Awards ceremony on Wednesday, September 22.

21 September 2010

Think you can tell when people are lying? After decades of accepted methods for detecting lies, communications PhD student Edward Reynolds may have a case for challenging those tactics.

20 September 2010

Family-friendly workplaces are increasingly on the political agenda – but there are still many issues to address in making this a reality for Australian families.

20 September 2010

Researchers from UQ’s Institute for Social Science Research have found that marriage no longer enjoys the privileged status it once did.

20 September 2010

Graphic television commercials and newspaper ads have been used to reduce the incidence of young males being burned by throwing petrol on campfires, bonfires and outdoor BBQs.

20 September 2010
Nolan's "Kenneth", painted in New York, 1958. Polyvinyl acetate on hardboard. Courtesy the Australian War Memorial (ART19577)

A remarkable touring exhibition of Sidney’s Nolan Gallipoli paintings will open at The University of Queensland Art Museum this weekend.

17 September 2010
'Zen Garden' one of the student installations for PARK(ing) Day 2010.

On Friday, September 17, around 100 UQ architecture students will transform 20 parking bays at the St Lucia campus into creative public spaces as part of a one day global event called PARK(ing) Day.

16 September 2010
2010 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Oliver She

A gifted UQ music student who commenced piano lessons at four years of age has taken out Australia’s top classical music prize.

3 September 2010

Salsa into Queen Street Mall on Saturday, September 11, for Oxfam UQ’s Dance for Your World 2010 Performance Day show.

2 September 2010

One of the world’s most popular historical authors and biographers will appear at UQ this week as part of a rich program taking place during the Brisbane Writers Festival.

30 August 2010
Crocodile (detail) by unknown artist (1958). Ochres and resin on wood. Collection of The University of Queensland Anthropology Museum

The University of Queensland Art Museum will be swimming with crocodiles, sharks and the odd dugong for its next exhibition, and you’re encouraged to dive in for the experience.

24 August 2010
Katee Dean, Ryan Taddeucci and Meg White, new undergraduate interns at the Antiquities Museum

Students at The University of Queensland are exploring ancient Rome without having to leave the St Lucia campus.

16 August 2010
The top 25 photo, currently on display in Melbourne’s Federation Square

An image of a tiny bird from a remote island in British Columbia has seen a UQ researcher shortlisted for a top photography prize.

13 August 2010

Researchers at UQ’s Parenting and Family Support Centre are offering a free parenting program to parents of children aged two to nine with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

6 August 2010

Couples where one member has dementia and the other is the primary care-giver are sought for a UQ–University of Melbourne research study.

5 August 2010
Three generations of UQ graduates: Joshua Keyes-Liley, who received his BA yesterday, with his parents Mary Keyes and William Liley, and grandmothers Lynette Keyes (left) and Margaret Liley.

WHEN Joshua Keyes-Liley received his Bachelor of Arts this week, he was the fourth generation of his family to receive a degree from The University of Queensland.

22 July 2010