An inspirational example of the fruits of peace in Colombia.

Former Colombian guerrillas who are in the process of reintegration into society as whitewater rafting guides will appear at two free events held at The University of Queensland this week.

20 May 2019
Immigration is a particularly charged political issue, researcher Timothy Gravelle says.

Australians’ willingness to accept immigrants and asylum seekers is heavily influenced by the neighbourhoods they live in, a University of Queensland researcher has found.

9 April 2019
Professor Anita Heiss joins UQ

The University of Queensland has welcomed multi-award winning writer and Indigenous rights champion Dr Anita Heiss as a Professor of Communication.

12 February 2019
Rainbow socks in running shoes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians continue to experience significant disadvantage when it comes to health and wellbeing compared to their heterosexual peers, a University of Queensland study has found.

14 December 2018
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

An exciting film festival with free movie screenings will showcase contemporary Chinese culture at The University of Queensland next week.

25 September 2018
Professor Lorraine Mazerolle

An academic journal edited by a University of Queensland criminologist is now ranked third in the world in its field.

31 July 2018
Dr Jack Dann and wife Janeen Webb at the World Fantasy Awards, Texas: photo Rani Graff

An anthology of Australian science fiction and fantasy stories, edited by University of Queensland graduate and award-winning writer Dr Jack Dann, has taken out a top award at this year’s World Fantasy Awards.

29 November 2017
Associate Professor Greg Hainge and Professor Michael Haugh

Two academic staff from UQ’s School of Languages and Cultures have been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities in recognition of their contributions to the humanities disciplines.

19 November 2017
Prisoners in Boggo Road Gaol

Stories from Brisbane’s notorious Boggo Road Gaol during the Joh Bjelke-Petersen era are the inspiration for a new play by The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

30 October 2017
Anna John

University of Queensland graduate Anna John has supercharged an international legal career by learning a second language.

19 July 2017
The gown was purchased from Pikes Menswear store

In 1960 June MacDonald finished her studies at St Mary’s College Ipswich and was heading off to university to continue her education.

14 July 2017

Over two nights, two dramatic Brisbane landmarks will host an immersive double-concert experience.

23 June 2017
London's beloved Borough Market was the scene of a terrorist incident on the weekend. (iStockphoto image)

These UQ experts are available to comment on the latest terrorist incidents in London.

5 June 2017
Helen Haenke ... "drew inspiration from the world around her, from what she saw beyond the Rockton window"

The creative life of artist and writer Helen Haenke (1916-1978) was celebrated on Sunday at the historic home Rockton in Ipswich.

17 March 2017

A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017
Nile de Jonge in UQ's Great Court

Trading in the flying trapeze for the lecture theatre has paid off for this Brisbane former circus performer.

9 December 2016
United Nations flag

A newly appointed Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General will discuss mass atrocity prevention and human rights protection when he visits The University of Queensland next week.

21 October 2016
An adult female buried with a small child at her feet. Photo by A. Fairbairn

DNA found in human bones on two Turkish dig sites has shed new light on the ancestry of European farmers, demonstrating a close link between Europe and Asia.

5 August 2016
Adze fragment

A long-standing debate on the colonisation process of Oceania has been put to rest with new research finding Polynesia was deliberately settled in one of the greatest maritime migrations in human history.

6 July 2016
Earring with Goose, Gold, Hellenistic period, 300 - 100 BC. Purchased from Fragments of Time, Massachusetts, 2008.

The extravagant lifestyle of the Roman Empire will be on show at The University of Queensland from this weekend, in a new exhibition at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

7 June 2016