Three University of Queensland academics specialising in cultural studies, theatre history and music were among 22 leading scholars elected this month as Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

5 December 2012
UQ develops the sitting pad to tackle the 'chair disease'.

To prevent the risk of ‘chair disease’, The University of Queensland researchers have developed a ‘sitting pad’ device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.

4 December 2012

An exhibition showcasing the diverse, quirky and often surprising nature of contemporary art opens at The University of Queensland Art Museum on Friday, 7 December.

23 November 2012

Poor schooling outcomes are a key factor driving Indigenous Australian disadvantage in life, and UQ’s Dr Ilana Mushin wants to find out why.

9 November 2012

Staff in UQ’s School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics are using the lure of foreign countries to make the past come alive.

9 November 2012
UQ Symphony Orchestra with conductor, Warwick Potter.

Three of The University of Queensland’s largest music ensembles will take to the stage this weekend at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Concert Hall.

19 October 2012

A cohort of students from The University of Queensland is set to take to the stage in an upcoming performance of ‘7’ at the Geoffrey Rush Drama Studio at 7:30pm on Wednesday, October 31.

12 October 2012

University of Queensland writer, Dr Kim Wilkins, celebrated her 2,000,000 written word recently, with the publication of her latest novel Lighthouse Bay.

11 October 2012

Australian Cultural Studies were celebrated recently when UQ’s Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies (CCCS) hosted "Building Australian Cultural Studies: the work of Graeme Turner".

4 October 2012

The University of Queensland's Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies (CCCS) has welcomed a new Director, Professor Gay Hawkins.

4 October 2012
UQ to showcase films from around the world as part of the 2012 Australian Anthropological Society Conference.

A vibrant selection of documentaries, short films and video installations from around the world will be shown at The University of Queensland as part of the 2012 Australian Anthropological Society Conference.

24 September 2012

Award-winning films from 11 Latin American countries will feature at this year’s Latin American Film Festival, taking place at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus from October 11 – 14.

18 September 2012

The National Youth Choir of Australia (NYCA) is bolstered this year by 10 singers from The University of Queensland's School of Music.

6 September 2012

One of the country’s most distinguished playwrights is visiting The University of Queensland to collaborate with students and showcase some of her acclaimed work.

28 August 2012
Wawiriya Burton(Australia, 1928) Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia
'Ngayuku ngura - My country' 2009, Amata, South Australia
Synthetic polymer paint on linen
152 x 122 cm 
d’Auvergne Boxall Bequest Fund 2009, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
© Wawiriya Burton, Courtesy of Tjala Arts

The Art Gallery of South Australia’s travelling exhibition Desert Country offers an oasis of colour when it opens at The University of Queensland Art Museum on 4 August 2012.

13 July 2012

Wikipedia is playing a growing role in academia at The University of Queensland, with students researching and writing high-quality articles for the online encyclopedia.

11 July 2012

The relevance of the modern Olympic Games – from war truces to the celebration of athletes - will come under scrutiny at a meeting of Olympic scholars that starts today.

6 July 2012

A global ranking of universities has confirmed The University of Queensland’s place as one of the world’s top 100 universities.

30 June 2012
The collections of Father John Ward features in a new book.

A Caboolture collection of curios and spiritual artefacts gathered by an eccentric British Freemason will go on show this weekend, and is featured in a new history book.

29 June 2012

The great religious, political and economic upheaval of the early medieval era has been the topic of conversation at a meeting of international scholars at The University of Queensland this week.

27 April 2012