The University of Queensland has recognised staff members and teams in the 2017 UQ Awards for Excellence.

7 June 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
In Australia women are still about 30 per cent less likely than men to meet physical activity guidelines

Increasing women’s participation in sport is important for improving physical health globally, but also offers significant benefits for mental, social, political and economic health.

28 July 2016
Physical inactivity incurs a conservative estimated global cost of $US67.5 billion a year

Physical inactivity incurs a conservative estimated global cost of $US67.5 billion a year, leading a Queensland researcher to emphasise that prevention should be a priority.

28 July 2016
One hour of physical activity can offset the risk of sitting for eight hours a day

The increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours a day could be offset by one hour of physical activity a day.

28 July 2016
New combinations of resident and migrant species will present unprecedented challenges for conservation planning.

Warming oceans will cause profound changes in the global distribution of marine species, new research shows.

26 August 2015
Picture of The Hill, the Washington DC Sustainability Hub

University of Queensland student teams have had success in two international sustainable design competitions.

14 January 2014

Twenty-seven people with links to The University of Queensland were honoured for outstanding service and community contributions in the 2013 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

26 June 2013

Invasive procedures for removing non-melanoma skin cancers such as freezing or surgery may soon be a thing of the past.

24 May 2013
University of Queensland Associate Professor Greg Brown and Poland’s Jagiellonian University Dr Malgorzata Grodzinska-Jurczak visit a protected natural area in Poland.

An international research consortium, involving an Australian researcher, aims to improve national park governance and landscape protection systems in Poland and Norway, thanks to a prestigious $1.2 million European grant.

16 April 2013

UQ staff members and teams who have made an exceptional contribution to the University were recognised this month at the annual UQ Staff Recognition Awards.

23 February 2012

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences celebrated the outstanding achievements of some of its top teachers at its annual faculty Teaching and Learning Awards ceremony today.

1 November 2010

UQ’s Gatton campus hosted the 17th Annual Rural Management and Agribusiness dinner this month, allowing the graduating class to celebrate with key industry representatives.

30 November 2009

Promising new University of Queensland research projects have the potential to revolutionise a diversity of industries, including healthcare, security, chemical, horticulture, energy and electronics.

16 June 2009

In a world first, a UQ scientist has discovered two new genes responsible for one-third of the risk of developing a hereditary and debilitating form of arthritis known as ankylosing spondylitis.

22 October 2007

A student who achieved a cumulative grade point average of 7 (the highest mark) during his undergraduate studies will receive the Graduate of the Year award at a UQ ceremony tomorrow.

5 December 2006

Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane, The Most Reverend John Bathersby, DD, and Queensland’s Governor, Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, AC, are among six recipients of University of Queensland honorary doctorates this year.

28 November 2006

A team of University of Queensland Gatton undergraduate students have helped hose down the risk of bushfire-sparked power cuts along the State’s eastern seaboard.

3 April 2003

Visiting Stanford University economics professor John Taylor will address students and staff at a University of Queensland public forum on Monday, October 4.

21 September 1999

A Sino-Australian wool research project involving the University of Queensland has contributed to Chinese tariff changes and an extra $2.8 million a year for the Australian economy.

16 April 1999