Australia Awards Fellowship-PNG recipients

It’s the end of a long journey for twenty women from Papua New Guinea who will graduate from The University of Queensland today.

21 July 2015

Artworks by prominent Australian Federation-era painters will be exhibited at the UQ Art Museum from 25 July.

20 July 2015
The course can improve anyone’s communication skills

Writing well ‒ learning how and knowing why ‒ is the key skill to be learnt from a free online grammar course that is back by popular demand.

16 July 2015
Author Gail Wiltshire.

A University of Queensland graduate’s thesis has inspired a play destined for the theatres of Europe, with shows scheduled for London and Vienna over the next two years.

15 July 2015
Like other skill sets, mental approach can be improved.

Tennis players with a “me against the world” attitude are hampering their own success, says a University of Queensland sports coaching expert.

14 July 2015
Cassandra Algy demonstrates using QR codes to hear audio of the Gurindji text in the Kawarla book.

As many Indigenous languages lose their speakers, a researcher from The University of Queensland has developed a unique audio book to keep the words alive for generations to come.

19 June 2015

University of Queensland research suggests overconfidence may help people win romantic partners.

16 June 2015
Research is needed to design the best childcare system possible.

Policymakers have little detailed understanding of the kind of flexible childcare arrangements families need, says University of Queensland researcher Dr Michelle Brady.

11 June 2015
Nell, SUMMER 2012, Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. Winner of 'The University of Queensland National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2013

Thirty Australian artists will put their best selves forward in The University of Queensland’s biennial 2015 National Artist’s Self-Portrait Prize.

11 June 2015
In the project, police and schools form a partnership to discourage at-risk youth from embarking on a downward spiral of school truancy and entering the criminal justice system.

The University of Queensland’s Professor Lorraine Mazerolle last night told an international gathering of more than 500 criminologists how a five-year trial successfully reduced truancy among at-risk youth in Queensland.

10 June 2015
Until e-cigarettes are approved as medicines, smokers must obtain them from the black market.

A leading Australian substance abuse expert is pleading for moderation in e-cigarettes policies.

5 June 2015
Image: Oinochoe, Terracotta, Cyprus, 700 – 600 BC, Purchased from Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd, London, 1982. Image: Kaylene Biggs.

A new exhibition at The University of Queensland’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum will showcase the rich and fascinating history and archaeology of ancient and modern day Cyprus.

3 June 2015
Judges described Black and Proud as “dynamic and evocative”.

One chapter closes and another begins for University of Queensland’s Dr Gary Osmond – currently in the news for two of his books.

21 May 2015
Dr Martin Luther King Jr ... Dr Hutch met him during a civil rights worker training program in Atlanta, Georgia.

Venturing into the “deep south” of the United States as a civil rights worker in the summer of 1965 was life-changing for Richard Hutch, then a New York college boy.

18 May 2015
Peter Hennessey ‘The explanation (Cockpit voice recorder)’ 2014 plywood, ABS plastic and wax 17 x 34 x 20 cm Collection of the artist. Reproduced courtesy of the artist, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, and GAGPROJECTS/Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide. Photo: Andrew Curtis

Where better to celebrate International Museum Day on Monday 18 May than The University of Queensland which has multiple?

15 May 2015
Darren Siwes  Marrkidj Wurd-ko (Cross Pose) Group 2011. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and GAGPROJECTS/Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

A new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum explores how artists use the body’s sensory language to shape political thought.

14 May 2015
UQ will celebrate Vesak Day on Tuesday

The Buddhist Vesak festival will be celebrated at The University of Queensland with a series of presentations on Tuesday (5 May).

30 April 2015
The public lecture will reveal how archaeologists traced the remains of trenches and recorded artefact finds.

The 1915 Gallipoli battlefields have been a focus of intense interest for much of the past century, but official archaeological research began there only five years ago.

27 April 2015
A new UQ study has revealed that independent women have more romantic success.

Women have an outdated idea of what men want in a potential partner – and they should feel more comfortable being themselves, according to University of Queensland research.

23 April 2015
The UQ Collection Study Room is now open.

A new custom-built study room at The University of Queensland Art Museum will allow detailed examination of UQ’s extensive art collection.

20 April 2015