With every third marriage in Australia ending in divorce, the secrets to a happy marriage continue to elude many couples. But not for much longer with University of Queensland researchers on the case.

22 December 2011

Jenny Max, a University of Queensland Masters of Communication (Communication for Social Change) student, has received a Prime Minister's Pacific-Australia (PMPA) Award in recognition of her leadership potential and academic achievements.

20 December 2011
Project chief investigators (left to right) Professor Boreham, A/Professor Geoff Dow, A/Professor Warren Lafffan and Professor Mark Western

UQ's Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) released findings of a major, three-year longitudinal study of 4000 Queenslanders on their social wellbeing by region, gender and age at a symposium last week.

15 December 2011

An archaeologist from The University of Queensland is part of a team led by Professor Sue O’Connor (ANU) that reported one of the world's oldest pieces of evidence of deep-sea fishing in the journal Science, showing that 42,000 years ago, our...

8 December 2011

Mr Kerry O’Brien has been recognised variously as Australia's pre-eminent television journalist; one of the country’s most respected journalists; one of the best and most formidable interviewers.

5 December 2011
Bobby Whitfield will become UQ's first masters graduate from Liberia at a ceremony on December 8

Next week Bobby Whitfield will become the first former Liberian refugee to have completed a master’s degree at The University of Queensland.

2 December 2011

Today, MontroseAccess, in partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ), announced a major new initiative which is set to benefit children with disabilities worldwide.

29 November 2011

New research by Dr Brock Bastian from UQ's School of Psychology highlights the psychological processes that people engage in to reduce their discomfort over eating meat.

25 November 2011

The University of Queensland's School of Political Science and International Studies has been admitted into the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) as its newest and only full member in Australia.

24 November 2011

Queensland mums-to-be have a new online and interactive tool to help them decide which birth facility suits them best.

21 November 2011

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences celebrated the outstanding achievements of its top teachers at its annual faculty Teaching and Learning Awards ceremony late last month.

16 November 2011

Associate Professor Katharine Gelber, from UQ's School of Political Science and International Studies, has been awarded the Sydney PEN Keneally Award for her contribution to the Protection of the Freedom of Expression.

15 November 2011
Ali Rae (right) meeting the Sheikh during the opening gala of Festival of Thinkers

Ali Rae, 23, from the School of Journalism and Communication (SJC), is one of three UQ coursework masters' students selected to fly to Abu Dhabi in November to take part in the prestigious United Arab Emirates Festival of Thinkers.

15 November 2011

UQ's performance in the highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) funding arena has gone from strength to strength with the announcement of successful Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) yesterday (...

15 November 2011

An arresting black and white image taken in Nepal has been awarded an annual photo prize organised by UQ’s School of Political Science and International Studies.

14 November 2011

Leximancer, a start-up company from The University of Queensland's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, is proud to announce the release of version 4.0 of its pioneering text-analytics platform.

14 November 2011

Professor Helen Edwards OAM will be presented with the 2011 Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony later this month, said Professor Bill von Hippel, Head of the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland.

10 November 2011
Professors Robert Lingard, Mark Western, Stephen Bell and Andrew McLennan

Four of Australia's leading social scientists, have been elected Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia – one of the highest honours for individual contributions to the social sciences awarded in Australia.

2 November 2011

New research by Dr Brock Bastian from UQ's School of Psychology has found evidence that playing violent video games leads players to see themselves, and their opponents, as lacking in core human qualities such as warmth, open-mindedness, and...

31 October 2011

The School of Political Science and International Studies has won funding for two separate research projects in the UWA-UQ Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards.

28 October 2011