Kangaroo horse: Aboriginal artists with a visual template for macropods drew kangaroo-like representations of their first impressions of horses. Copyright David Hancock Skyscans

A remarkable exhibition of Indigenous rock art from the Western Arnhem Land Plateau will open tomorrow at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

18 February 2016
Bondi, December 1892. Photo: Charles Kerry, UQ Anthropology Museum Collection

The members of a 19th century Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance troupe are being remembered in an exhibition at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

19 February 2015
The public response to the death of two Sydney siege hostages has seen an outpouring of floral tributes.

The sea of flowers and messages of condolence in Sydney’s Martin Place is reminiscent of public mourning in the Victorian era. At that time, it was common for over a thousand people to attend a public figure’s funeral.

19 December 2014
Yolngu have more than one name: artist’s Renelle Barradakanpuy Wunungmurra’s other initials are RWW for Renelle Watjidigawuy Wunungmurra.

The UQ Anthropology Museum is challenging audiences with two new exhibitions: Gapuwiyak Calling and written on the body.

2 May 2014
Subtropical antechinus … males die after sex. Photo: Daniela Parra Faundes

Scientists from The University of Queensland are the first in the world to discover why programmed suicidal reproduction is likely to occur in mammals.

8 October 2013

A university scholarship has rewarded a student’s passion for the ancient art of slit-drum making and has reinvigorated the industry in Papua New Guinea.

3 June 2013
Carved female figure, before 1950, 240 x 30 x 35cm, wood, sago plant fibre, store bought paint
Morobe province, Papua New Guinea

An exhibition exploring the colour 'red' marks the opening of an exciting new gallery space for The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

1 August 2012
2010 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Oliver She

A gifted UQ music student who commenced piano lessons at four years of age has taken out Australia’s top classical music prize.

3 September 2010

A dynamic exhibition exploring the frequency of ‘double ups’ in Papua New Guinea material culture opens at The University of Queensland this Friday (February 5) and runs until April 9, 2010.

2 February 2010
UQ Anthropology Museum Director Dr Diana Young

The new director of UQ’s Anthropology Museum hopes the “hidden gem” under her care will become better known with researchers and the public alike.

15 October 2009

University of Queensland research is turning conventional wisdom on its head when it comes to grumpy old men and women.

16 June 2008

Australia's links to South America have just gotten a bit closer, but not due to economic forces, rather fossil forces.

11 June 2008

Two UQ Mechanical Engineering students have swapped the lecture theatre for a palm oil mill in Papua New Guinea this semester.

18 March 2008

Camryn Allen has barely finished her PhD but is already planning her trip back to UQ to continue her koala research.

31 October 2007

The University of Queensland has rewarded a dedicated and inspirational group of academics at its annual teaching awards held on Monday, October 29.

25 October 2007

Reconciliation advocate and Indigenous leader Dr Jackie Huggins, AM has been named the 2007 University of Queensland Alumnus of the Year.

2 August 2007

Contemporary Aboriginal art from Lockhart River will be on show to the world when UQ’s Our Way exhibition begins an international tour this week.

16 July 2007

The University of Queensland has committed to fighting global poverty after launching a new partnership with Engineers Without Borders Australia.

19 June 2007

Eight up-and-coming University of Queensland researchers have been honoured with awards totalling $552,000 at the 2006 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards held at Brisbane Customs House.

20 September 2006

A project to help people with significant physical, cognitive and behavioural disabilities stay physically active is one of the winners of this year’s University of Queensland`s Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Awards.

19 May 2006