Professor Peter Visscher

A University of Queensland geneticist has joined the ranks of eminent scientists around the world with his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

15 May 2018
(L-R) Ms Inge Matt, Dr Barbara Maenhaut, Associate Professor Tim McIntyre, Dr Chris Landorf, Ms Rhea Jain

The cream of The University of Queensland’s teaching crop has been fêted at the annual UQ Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

31 October 2017

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

7 June 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
UQ’s Symphony Orchestra practising at QPAC.

Students from The University of Queensland’s School of Music will take to the stage at QPAC this weekend for a special concert featuring works by Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar and a performance of Peter Sculthorpe’s most famous work — Kakadu .

14 October 2015
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015
Prince Albert II of Monaco (second from right), with, from left, host Ted Danson and award-winners Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Mrs Caroline Pollock and Dr Sylvia Earle.

A University of Queensland marine scientist’s efforts to reduce the impact of climate change have been honoured by Prince Albert II of Monaco.

14 October 2014
The Science of Everyday Thinking

More than 70,000 people from around the world have signed up for The University of Queensland’s first free online course, due to start on Monday 3 March.

28 February 2014

A University of Queensland scientist has been awarded the prestigious Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology President’s Medal.

11 September 2013

New research has identified the key to becoming male is an enzyme that “unravels” DNA to trigger male development of the embryo, a discovery that may give greater insight into intersex disorders.

5 September 2013
Algal bioreactors at the Solar Biofuels Research Centre

Premier Campbell Newman will progress Queensland research into renewable energy when he today (Tuesday 9 April) opens an advanced solar biofuels pilot plant designed to develop microalgae-based systems as a source of clean fuel.

9 April 2013

Professor David Craik from the IMB was today named a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS), an honour reserved for researchers whose achievements are of international significance.

27 March 2013

60 University of Queensland (UQ) professional staff members have been recognised as “Miracle Workers” at a special ceremony today, August 27.

27 August 2012
This painting by Michael Zavros, portraying a thoroughbred horse draped with the skin of a panther, features at the ANIMAL/HUMAN exhibition at the UQ Art Museum. The exhibition explores the animal-human relationship.

Visitors to a new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum will come face-to-face with animals and be prompted to consider how we relate with them.

4 May 2012

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

A University of Queensland mathematician has been awarded the Combinatorial Mathematics Society of Australasia (CMSA) Medal, recognising her leadership and valuable contributions in combinatorics research.

14 December 2011

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 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

University of Queensland researchers will speak on the role of smart machines in the future of Australian farming at an industry event this week.

6 September 2010

Australian researchers have uncovered a new mutation in stem cells that may be linked to the development of leukaemia, breast and colon cancer.

8 July 2010