John Roles is a University of Queensland PhD candidate using his life’s experience in the power industry to tackle the future of energy.

16 July 2019

The horrifying outcomes of war in Africa motivated former Kenyan occupational therapist, Mohamed Sheikh Yussuf, to change career paths and study at The University of Queensland.

15 July 2019
The UQ Law team that won the mooting title.

The University of Queensland has defeated The University of Sydney in the grand final of the 20th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot, marking UQ’s second consecutive world-title win.

8 July 2019
Professor Jennifer Stow sitting at a desk in front of a laptop

A fascination with immune cells has led to a University of Queensland researcher being elected to the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), a body promoting excellence in life sciences.

12 June 2019
Emeritus Professor Maree Smith

A respected chronic pain researcher and a leading neuroscientist are among the roll call of University of Queensland community members recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019

The inventor of a revolutionary bridge system and the team behind the Disability Inclusion Group (DIG) are amongst the list of winners in The University of Queensland 2019 Awards for Excellence.

6 June 2019
Professor Debra Bernhardt and Professor Paul Hodges

Two University of Queensland researchers have joined the ranks of the nation’s top scientists after being elected to the Australian Academy of Science.

28 May 2019
Justin Cridland and Lakeisha Patterson.

Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist swimmer Lakeisha Patterson and Australian Touch Football representative Justin Cridland have been named UQ’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.

16 April 2019
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC

The University of Queensland’s position as a leader in philanthropy has been recognised with a prestigious international award.

10 April 2019
Before returning to UQ as Chancellor in 2016, Mr Varghese had a 38-year career in public service and diplomacy.

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr Peter Varghese AO was last night presented with the Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop 2018 Asialink Medal.

13 March 2019
It will be so much fun, and it is such an honour, Mr Tambunan said of his new role as 2019 UQ Chief Student Entrepreneur.

The University of Queensland’s new Chief Student Entrepreneur, Josh Tambunan, has his work cut out for him as he knuckles down for his final year of study toward a double degree in engineering and science.

7 March 2019
Associate Professor Timothy McIntyre and Associate Professor April Wright

Two University of Queensland teachers have been given top marks for their dedication and innovative approaches to student learning at the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

26 February 2019

Two University of Queensland post graduate students have been recognised among the nation’s brightest, named as 2019 Westpac Future Leaders Scholars.

26 February 2019
Quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero

University of Queensland quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero has been selected as a L’Oréal-UNESCO International Rising Talent for 2019.

14 February 2019

University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to higher education and research.

25 January 2019
Dr Kirsty Short.

Research into fighting the flu, improving outcomes for vulnerable infants, and battling kidney disease has netted almost $42 million in funding for academics from The University of Queensland.

12 December 2018

A career dedicated to research has earned University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj a prestigious fellowship of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in the United States.

12 December 2018
STEM Superstars - Dr Teresa Ubide and Dr Yanni Chin

A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions and a structural biologist and toxinologist studying venom-peptides, have been named STEM Superstars for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and...

11 December 2018

The University of Queensland has launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

5 December 2018

Five University of Queensland students are bound for the Indo-Pacific as 2019 New Colombo Plan fellows and scholars.

27 November 2018