Wallaby great and University of Queensland alumnus Paul McLean MBE will be the star at the Archbishop Sir James Duhig Lecture at UQ on 8 September.

3 September 2015

Australia’s most desired bachelors are those dispensing professional health advice – not roses – according to a University of Queensland professor.

13 August 2015

Do you ever feel guilty about your parenting? UQ Triple P Innovation Precinct Head Mr John Pickering shares his top tips on dealing with parental guilt. Read more on The Conversation and listen to his interview on ABC Sydney 702 at 10am AEST.

13 August 2015

Same-sex couples with children have a particularly high preference for being married, underpinned by a desire for acceptance and security, researchers from The University of Queensland have said.

11 August 2015
Karen Moritz.

Babies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, a University of Queensland study has found.

30 July 2015

A study published in 2014 found Queensland was relatively safe from the threat of a devastating tsunami, but southern states on the east coast might not be so lucky.

30 July 2015

A special type of synthetic sugar could be the latest weapon in the fight against superbugs.

21 July 2015

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland.

21 July 2015
Professor Zhiguo Yuan and Professor Stuart Crozier

The University of Queensland is the second-highest ranked university in Engineers Australia’s 2015 list of Australia’s Top 100 Most Influential Engineers.

2 July 2015

A University of Queensland law professor will lead a team to develop a national domestic violence tool to improve the outcomes of domestic violence court cases throughout Australia.

15 June 2015
The Honourable John Anderson AO will present at the conference.

To what extent should personal faith influence the performance of duties in public office? Emmanuel College’s Centre for the Study of Science, Religion and Society (CSSRS) plans to address this and other questions at the Faith and Public Office...

15 June 2015
A UQ team has identified the elusive bread-quality gene.

Australian farmers can look forward to growing a boutique, high-yield wheat that is adapted to local conditions – and among the best in the world for making bread.

27 May 2015
Ice bucket.

Bucket-loads of icy water dunked on Australian heads last year has translated into more than a million dollars, enough to pool a team of experts to find treatments for motor neurone disease (MND).

22 May 2015

If your social life is in need of a makeover, The University of Queensland could help in less than eight hours.

8 May 2015
Musicians will gather en masse for the QPAC performance.

A monumental ensemble of more than 500 musicians from The University of Queensland and Brisbane high schools will perform two classic pieces this month.

7 May 2015
Beach flags.

New research shows more powerful communication materials are needed to deter tourists who consistently misjudge their risk of drowning on Queensland’s beaches.

7 May 2015
Go on a virtual dinosaur hunt with the School of Biological Sciences Senior Lecturer Dr Steve Salisbury’s twitter feed.  Photo: Josie Fraser

The University of Queensland attracts top academic minds from across the globe, but how does their genius translate to 140 characters or less? To celebrate @UQ_News reaching 13,000 twitter followers, UQ is sharing a list of some of its most engaging...

30 April 2015
Sir David Attenborough and UQ's John Cook.

Researchers from around the world have contributed to a new University of Queensland course that uncovers why the topic of climate change is so controversial, exploding a number of climate myths along the way.

21 April 2015
Adrienne Kneebone. As rough as grass undies, 2006/2015. Mixed media installation: Clothes hoist, cotton underwear, Cockatoo Grass seeds (Dicanthium sereciun) and Spear Grass seeds (Sorgum intrans). Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

Hung out to dry: Space, memory and domestic laundry practices, a new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum, is more than a homage to the backyard rotary hoist.

14 April 2015
Dottyback eyeing off its juvenile damselfish prey. Dottybacks change color to imitate the parental fish of the juveniles they prey upon

Treachery is afoot – or a-fin – on the Great Barrier Reef, where damselfish unknowingly harbour a masked killer in their midst.

1 April 2015