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10 May 2017
From left: Shona Wood, Emy Huntsman, Dominique Fraser, Mikaya Ivanov, Declan Scott.

They may be graduating from The University of Queensland next week, but five valedictorians are already proving themselves to be change-makers off-campus.

17 July 2015
Military missiles

Researchers from The University of Queensland are helping to establish the Middle East as a zone free from nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

7 May 2013
Peace Award: Marianne Hanson.

A University of Queensland academic has been rewarded for her commitment to peace.

22 February 2013
The 2012 Rotary World Peace Fellows will graduate on July 17.

A soccer coach pursuing peace education through sport, a coffee fanatic from Kansas, and a cowboy with a passion for humanitarian work are among the peace graduates from UQ this July.

25 June 2012
From left to right, Dr Phil Orchard, Professor Tim Dunne, His Excellency Mr Peter Woolcott and Dr Marianne Hanson from School of Political Science and International Studies.

Australia’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) and Committee for Disarmament, His Excellency Mr Peter Woolcott, recently visited The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Political Science and International Studies.

29 July 2011

The University of Queensland has maintained its position for having Australia’s best teachers, adding three more national teaching awards to its portfolio.

13 October 2009

UQ student Hugh Jorgensen will have the opportunity to present an important message on climate change at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) currently underway in Poznan, Poland.

12 December 2008

The University of Queensland's increasing focus on quality teaching has been highlighted at its 20th annual teaching awards.

27 October 2008

Australia’s first female Governor-General Her Excellency Dr Quentin Bryce, AC, is The University of Queensland’s Alumnus of the Year for 2008.

24 September 2008

Rotary World Peace Scholars studying at The University of Queensland have recounted their experiences in war-torn countries such as Bosnia and Sierra Leone.

26 October 2004

Rotarians visited The University of Queensland this week for a special reception coinciding with the 2003 Rotary World Convention in Brisbane.

4 June 2003

The University of Queensland is attracting large numbers of undergraduate and postgraduate students to programs on terrorism issues and related problems of international security and conflict resolution.

27 September 2001

The planned Rotary Center for International Studies at the University of Queensland will shape future world leaders and conflict resolution experts, according to the Rotary Foundation's Tamara Simek.

1 December 1999

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Alexander Downer, will be in Brisbane this Friday to deliver a keynote address on the need for tighter nuclear arms control throughout the world at the Nuclear Arms Control: Australian and Regional Perspectives...

26 October 1999

Nuclear war remains a possibility despite the ending of the Cold War, according to the one of the organisers of a nuclear arms control conference to be held in Brisbane in October.

23 September 1999

University of Queensland Government Department academics will discuss Pauline Hanson's One Nation at a Brisbane Customs House seminar on Tuesday November 17 from 6pm to 9pm.

5 November 1998