University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to higher education and research.

25 January 2019
2018 award winners

The University of Queensland 2018 Awards for Excellence have recognised a diverse range of staff for their outstanding contribution to students, staff and the wider community.

3 July 2018
Dr Vincent Wheatley.

From economics to hypersonics, teachers at The University of Queensland are finding award-winning ways to teach students complex subjects.

19 December 2017

From filming a full crime drama to creating intensive mathematics tutorials, exceptional teachers at The University of Queensland are transforming the way students learn.

1 November 2016
Sea slug chromodoris annae. Pic: Deb Aston

Brightly coloured sea slugs are slurping deadly chemicals and stockpiling the most toxic compounds for use on their enemies.

20 January 2016
The University of Queensland’s Professor Mary Garson.

The University of Queensland’s Professor Mary Garson has become the first Australian to receive a ‘Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering’ award for her eminent leadership and contributions to chemistry in Australia and overseas.

26 August 2013
The first female Professor of Chemistry in Queensland, Mary Garson

The first female Professor of Chemistry in Queensland, Mary Garson, has been awarded the Royal Australian Chemical Institute's prestigious Leighton Memorial Medal in recognition of her valuable contributions and leadership to the chemistry community...

21 December 2011
Chemical concoctions:  Students get a fun and practical lesson in chemistry by making slime at UQ’s Open Day.

Australia’s leading research chemists have thrown themselves in the mix when it comes to celebrating the 2011 International Year of Chemistry.

16 March 2011

One of the world’s most well known chemists, and a significant contributor to the development of the contraceptive pill, will speak at The University of Queensland during his first Australian visit.

26 August 2005

Marine sponges and sea slugs may provide an ecologically friendly answer to preventing the growth of organisms on boat hulls and pylons, according to former UQ PhD student Bronwin Stapleton.

2 June 2003

University of Queensland researchers are conducting sophisticated studies which may save boat owners and marine authorities from having to scrape surfaces below the water line, and in future, may help prevent infection in human implants.

14 April 1998

The University of Queensland has been chosen as the venue for the General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Council in 2001.

10 September 1997

Australia's marine environment offers a potential treasure trove of cures for human diseases, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

29 April 1997