UQ's Excellence awardees 2016

Staff who have contributed to The University of Queensland’s vision of excellence have been celebrated and awarded at the 2016 UQ Awards for Excellence.

10 June 2016
Dr Daniel Angus.

Healthcare professionals may soon be able to truly see the benefits of their talks with patients, thanks to an automated computer visualisation measurement technique called Discursis.

29 May 2012
Professor David de Vaus

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor David de Vaus as Executive Dean of its Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (SBS).

6 July 2009

Mums and bubs will find a new resource at UQ in 2009, after the Queensland Government chose UQ researchers to lead an important new centre of excellence.

19 December 2008

Communities and Disability Services Minister Lindy Nelson-Carr has today opened Australia's first Centre of Excellence for Behaviour Support based at the University of Queensland's Ipswich campus.

5 November 2008

The University of Queensland will become a hub for some of the world’s best authors this week as part of the 2008 Brisbane Writers Festival.

16 September 2008

One of only five centres dedicated to protecting civilians from crimes against humanity has been established at The University of Queensland.

25 March 2008

Students at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (SBS) in The University of Queensland were treated to a faculty welcome with a difference during their Orientation Week in February.

22 February 2008

International communication expert, and former Deputy Executive Dean and Research Director in UQ's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Professor Cindy Gallois, has been appointed to lead the Faculty into the coming year.

18 February 2008

The University of Queensland’s outstanding research achievements will be celebrated during UQ Research Week from September 22–26.

11 September 2003

A landmark intervention program to assist parents of children with disabilities was launched at The University of Queensland this month.

11 June 2003

The University of Queensland is establishing a new research centre focusing on the social aspects of communication.

20 March 2002

University of Queensland Academic Board president Professor Cindy Gallois has been elected president of the 3000-plus member International Communication Association.

11 November 1999

The University of Queensland Academic Board has declared its opposition to Australian Government proposals to make student unionism voluntary.

8 March 1999

The University of Queensland's governing Senate has re-elected Sir Llew Edwards, AC as Chancellor and elected Mr Robert Wensley, QC as Deputy-Chancellor.

12 February 1999

The University of Queensland has streamlined the number of colours to be used in its academic dress and adopted a new system based on level of award, according to Academic Dress Committee Chair Professor Cindy Gallois.

14 October 1998

Open communication and strong leadership are the keys to managing organisational change successfully, according to a University of Queensland study.

24 August 1998

The University of Queensland Academic Board has reaffirmed its absolute commitment to equity and cultural diversity and its opposition to racism.

30 June 1998

Professor Andrew Lister intends his University of Queensland faculty to be an exciting and stimulating environment for staff to work and for students to study.

9 January 1998