When two black holes experience their final death spiral before merging, they emit ripples in the fabric of spacetime itself. Swinburne Astronomy Productions.

Gravitational waves, black holes and a possible ninth planet beyond Pluto will be discussed at a free public event at The University of Queensland on November 7.

20 October 2017
UQ Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship recipients, from left, David Nyeste, Vincent Singer, Sunny van der Berg, Lachlan Walters and Hai Xia Wang-Pole.

Six UQ students have been awarded Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Asian Exchange Scholarships. The $12,000 bursaries fund students to spend a semester studying at a leading Asian university.

3 August 2017
From left, Professor Susanne Schmidt, Professor Heather Douglas and Associate Professor Kerrie Wilson

Three University of Queensland professors have been appointed to the Australian Research Council College of Experts for 2017.

25 November 2016

A new wave of entrepreneurs is helping to revitalise South Pacific island economies with the support of The University of Queensland Business School.

14 July 2016
GSHP unit operating at UQ Gatton Library.

Maintaining the temperature of large buildings uses a huge amount of energy, but a new system at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus is doing just this, while using a fraction of the electricity.

13 July 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016
Bleaching on Lizard Island 2016. Photo: XL Catlin Seaview Survey.

More than half of the corals in many parts of the Great Barrier Reef are dying as unprecedented mass bleaching spreads across Australia’s coral reefs.

20 April 2016
The St John's Anglican College NASA team with Professor David Mee (far right).

For most high school students, competing at an international competition at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre is an idea that is simply out of this world.

15 April 2016

Three UQ researchers have been inducted as fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) at its inaugural scientific meeting.

8 October 2015
UQ alumnus Virginia Greville is Australia's new Ambassador to Spain

University of Queensland alumnus Virginia Greville has been appointed Australia’s new Ambassador to Spain.

7 May 2015
The program includes exercise, yoga and pilates to help students manage stress and anxiety.

Helping students manage the demands of studying law is the aim of a new program at The University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law.

1 April 2015
The new Responsible Resource Development program is offered by UQ’s Sustainable Minerals Institute.

To help meet the changing professional training and development needs of the extractive resources sector, The University of Queensland has launched a new postgraduate coursework program for 2015.

9 December 2014
The University of Queensland has a range of experts available for media comment on G20 issues.

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to comment on issues being discussed by worldwide leaders at Brisbane’s upcoming G20 summit.

13 November 2014
UQ’s Dr Radha Ivory will launch her book The Human Rights of Bad Guys in November.

The human rights of corrupt politicians, terrorists and organised criminals are the topic of debate in a new book by University of Queensland academic Dr Radha Ivory.

30 October 2014
Since 1999, the Bundestag has had its seat at the Reichstag Building in Berlin

The President of the German Bundestag, Professor Norbert Lammert, will give a public address at The University of Queensland tonight.

27 October 2014
Queensland tenants’ rights will be better protected thanks to a new specialist Tenancy Law Clinic.

Queensland tenants’ rights will be better protected thanks to a new specialist Tenancy Law Clinic, the first of its kind in Queensland.

27 October 2014
Mr Gandhi visited Parliament House in Canberra for a pre-departure briefing with Government leaders, including Greens leader Senator Christine Milne

University of Queensland law student Milan Gandhi is bound for Peru, where he will rub shoulders with world leaders tackling vital issues around climate change.

9 October 2014
Elisa Jane Carmichael’s ‘Sandstone rocks and tree trunks’ 2013, ink on paper.  Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

The untouched beauty of Queensland’s Idalia National Park has inspired a series of works by emerging artist Elisa Jane Carmichael, currently on display at The University of Queensland.

17 September 2014
Dr Claudia Vickers from UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology will talk about 'The science of beer' at the Queensland launch of National Science Week

The science behind beer and barbecues will be on show – and taste – when The University of Queensland launches National Science Week celebrations in Brisbane on Saturday 16 August.

11 August 2014
An artist's impression of the solar research facility at UQ Gatton on completion. Image: Wilson Architects

The University of Queensland and First Solar have begun construction on a 3.275 megawatt solar photovoltaic research facility at UQ’s Gatton campus.

6 August 2014