The controversy ignited by the Australian National University in October, when it decided to sell its shares in seven resources companies, has raised two important questions about divestment from assets such as fossil fuels.

1 December 2014

The world’s biggest iron ore producer, Vale, has announced its intention to expand production despite a falling price. This follows similar announcements by Rio Tinto and BHP.

10 November 2014

As part of its program to cut red tape and bureaucracy, the Australian government is set to repeal the 100-member rule.

30 October 2014

Miners do much more than extract minerals and make profits. All over the world mining corporations are collaborating with governments, local populations and NGOs. Their logos, mottoes and CEOs seem to pervade the news media, including the social...

30 October 2014
The UQ Business School offers the best MBA outside Europe and North America, says The Economist

The Economist has ranked The University of Queensland’s Master of Business Administration as the number one MBA program in Australia and the Asia Pacific region for the third year in a row.

10 October 2014
ilab Germinate 2012 graduate Mr Calvin Kowald from Ample Entertainment.

Budding entrepreneurs can grow their business ideas from seed, with ilab’s intensive three-month ilab Germinate 6 program, which includes up to $20,000 in funding.

1 October 2014
UQ alumni Mr Richard Howes and Mr Matthew McLennan

University of Queensland students Christopher Heard and Wayne Chan have won the newly established Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration Scholarship.

18 September 2014
Picture of food basket

Global food systems can no longer rely on “business as usual”, according to an internationally renowned economist visiting The University of Queensland this week. ...

18 August 2014
Ilab has nurtured a wide range of innovative start-ups.

Queensland start-ups are to benefit from a new $10 million early stage investment fund.

12 August 2014
Award-winning economist Dr Andrew Leigh will launch his book at UQ.

From dating to dieting, from music to sports, economics can be used to explain just about anything, according to award-winning economist Dr Andrew Leigh.

14 July 2014

Topics ranging from primary school performance analysis to the effect bad loans have on bank efficiency will be on the agenda at a conference at The University of Queensland from 8 July.

4 July 2014

Leading economist and Harvard Professor Dale W. Jorgenson will discuss Australia’s position in the world economy at a public lecture on 8 July.

4 July 2014
NHH in Norway is one of four top European business schools where the Master's students can study in their second year.

Future international business leaders will be able to gain a double postgraduate degree – one from The University of Queensland and one from a top European business school – under a newly launched innovative program.

14 May 2014
Paul Knittel, left, and Tristan Mathias have made web design a faster process.

If necessity is the mother of invention, then frustration must be its father because that is what drove entrepreneur and University of Queensland engineering student Paul Knittel to develop a visual on-line tool for website designers.

29 April 2014

Queensland's three Brisbane-based universities - QUT, The University of Queensland (UQ), and Griffith University - will host a Global Business Challenge set to become a cornerstone event in the G20 program.

22 April 2014

Australia’s economic ties with the United States were in focus last night at a public lecture by United States Embassy Counselor for Economic Affairs Matt Murray.

4 April 2014

With corporate sponsorship of non-profit organisations on the rise, research by The University of Queensland Business School has cast new light on what makes a successful sponsorship, and what leads to public cynicism.

24 March 2014

The University of Queensland has opened a new institute designed to put its leading-edge economics and business research on the global stage.

28 February 2014