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

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

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

As part of World Teachers' Day celebrations, two University of Queensland teaching graduates were recently nominated for a Queensland College of Teachers excellence in teaching award.

27 October 2011

Experts from government will attend presentations by the nation's leading researchers on families and family policy at a two-day workshop, "Family, Work and Wellbeing over the Life Course", at The University of Queensland, held on October 20–21.

18 October 2011

LIFE in the suburbs hinges on a delicate, unwritten code of conduct between neighbours, according to a UQ sociology researcher who last night won a prestigious award for her work on neighbourly relations.

13 September 2011

THE work of 15 researchers and supervisors has been honoured at a special ceremony to mark Research Week at The University of Queensland.

13 September 2011
Director of the UQ Institute for Social Science Research Professor Mark Western

UQ will be the headquarters for a new world class research centre that will improve the social and economic wellbeing of Queensland communities.

19 August 2011
Bruce Redman (centre) films Family First candidate John Lewis during the 2004 Federal Election campaign

Life is often stranger than fiction, just ask Dr Bruce Redman.

20 July 2011
2010 Social Change Award winner Sharad Sharma

Nominations are open for the world’s only communication for social change award, offered by The University of Queensland.

20 May 2011

University of Queensland researchers are seeking grandparents who want to fine-tune their parenting skills.

22 March 2011

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, a UQ study is shedding light on differences in relationships between people of different cultures, especially Chinese and non-Chinese backgrounds.

1 February 2011
2010 intern UQ journalism and law student Naomi Lim . . . “so many academic, professional and cultural opportunities”

Some of The University of Queensland’s best and brightest students go straight to the top, gaining work experience on Washington’s Capitol Hill through an internship program co-ordinated through the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

10 January 2011