UQ Research Week FREA and HDR award winners

A record number of researchers and research supervisors has been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 UQ Research Week awards.

13 September 2017
Left to right: Breanna Koenen (AFL), Callum Breetzke (Surf Life Saving), Meg Gemmell (Rugby Sevens), and Leo Lark (Weightlifting)

A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

23 March 2017
The new School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Resources and energy, climate change, urbanisation, population growth, conservation and sustainability will be areas of focus for a new University of Queensland school.

9 January 2017
Back row, left to right: Dane Bird-Smith (athletics – race walking), Clara Smith (athletics – race walking), Brenden Hall (swimming). Front row, left to right: Gabrielle Simpson (netball), Kobie Donovan (athletics – shot put/javelin)

Rio Olympic hopefuls are among a group of more than 40 University of Queensland students who have received 2016 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

17 March 2016
Collecting a sample from a whale's "blow".

Australia’s humpback whale population is increasing by more than 10 per cent a year, and University of Queensland researchers are going to extreme lengths to find out why.

22 February 2016
The 2015 Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning winners at Customs House.

University teachers have been recognised at The University of Queensland’s 2015 Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning ceremony held last night (2 November).

3 November 2015

The following experts are available to comment to media on issues relating to the Queensland Budget and subsequent developments (expertise areas listed). Journalists can also search for experts on a wide range of topics at UQ Experts.

15 July 2015
UQ QBI researcher Professor Pankaj Sah has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the new journal.

Science’s brightest minds will gather at The University of Queensland on 24 April to lead the Science of Learning symposium, celebrating Nature Publishing Group’s (NPG) new open access research journal, the npj Science of Learning.

23 April 2015
UQ researcher Professor Pankaj Sah of the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the new journal.

Nature Publishing Group has partnered with The University of Queensland to publish npj Science of Learning, a new open access research journal that will explore the neurobiology of learning in experimental and educational environments.

2 February 2015
Molecular structure of interacting protein molecules involved in plant disease resistance.

A landmark study from The University of Queensland has described the ultimate act of sacrifice and survival, in the plant world.

22 April 2014
Picture here of koala crossing a road

The smart design of roadway and tree cover patterns in new urban areas is critical to maintain koala genetic diversity and improve survival prospects for the species, a study has found.

18 March 2014

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
Front Row (L to R), Associate Professor Massimo Gasparon, Professor Michael Drinkwater, Dr Simon Perry, Dr Phillip Isaac. Second Row (L to R) Dr Daniel Schull, Dr April Wright, Associate Professor Lisa Nissen, Dr Patricia Short, Dr Monica Moran, Miss Jacqueline Bond. Third Row (L to R) Professor Arne Dahle, Professor Peter Dux, Mr Carl Sherwood, Dr Winnifred Louis, Ms Jane Furnas.

The University of Queensland (UQ) celebrated some of its most inspiring and dedicated teachers at the 2011 UQ Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards held last night.

31 October 2011

A number of people associated with The University of Queensland were honoured in the 2011 Queen's Birthday honours list

20 June 2011

A University of Queensland public law expert has released a new collection of articles on the Commonwealth’s controversial 2007 Intervention in parts of the Northern Territory and Labor’s legislative redesign of the Intervention in 2010.

11 May 2011

A study to identify why prolonged sitting could be fatal is one of 16 prestigious national awards and fellowships granted to health and medical researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).

18 November 2010

Teaching staff from The University of Queensland have released an innovative learning tool to help students gain a better understanding of the core methods of direct practice in social work and the human services.

12 April 2010

There are more species of insects on the planet than any other group. While they are not everyone’s favorite topic, they fascinate UQ entomology lecturer Dr David Merritt, who leads Entomology Curriculum Australia (ECA), a project making an...

13 January 2010
Veterinarian, Alister Rodgers

The University of Queensland has established the Alister Rodgers Memorial Hendra Virus Research Assistance Fund to work towards a solution to the problems of Hendra virus.

22 September 2009

A group of 11 students recently became the first graduating class for UQ's Graduate Certificate in Community Relations (Resources Sector) program.

20 May 2009