Madjedbebe site custodian May Nango and excavation leader Chris Clarkson in the pit. Photo: Dominic O'Brien. Copyright Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation

Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years – much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some archaeologists.

20 July 2017
An adult female buried with a small child at her feet. Photo by A. Fairbairn

DNA found in human bones on two Turkish dig sites has shed new light on the ancestry of European farmers, demonstrating a close link between Europe and Asia.

5 August 2016
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
UQ's new Archaeology Teaching and Research Centre is a $340,000 purpose-built outdoor teaching area where archaeology students can practice their excavation skills.

University of Queensland’s archaeology students are able to dig up the ancient past and investigate contemporary murder scenes, thanks to a $340,000 purpose-built outdoor teaching area that includes a projectile firing range.

13 May 2013

The University of Queensland will kick off National Archaeology Week with a public lecture by one of the world’s leading experts on the use of DNA to understand ancient civilisations.

10 May 2011
UQ’s top teachers were presented with their awards at Customs House this week

A DIVERSE group of academics united by a passion for teaching was last night recognised at the 2010 University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards.

2 November 2010
Dr Andrew Fairbairn

The world’s earliest known high-altitude human settlement, dating back 49,000 years, has been found buried under volcanic ash in the mountains of Papua New Guinea.

30 September 2010

UQ will kick off National Archaeology Week by presenting one of the world’s leading experts on the ancient environment of the Amazon.

7 May 2010

Brisbane may be 2000 years and half-a-world away from Pompeii, but it hasn’t stopped a UQ archaeologist from digging up some hidden treasures.

25 November 2009

UQ archaeology experts have recently hosted a national conference and been singled out for their commitment to research and Indigenous engagement.

22 December 2008

The University of Queensland's increasing focus on quality teaching has been highlighted at its 20th annual teaching awards.

27 October 2008