Emeritus Professor Maree Smith

A respected chronic pain researcher and a leading neuroscientist are among the roll call of University of Queensland community members recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019
Newcrest Mining Ltd Executive General Manager Public Affairs and Social Performance Ian Kemish, and UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj

The University of Queensland and Newcrest Mining Limited have signed a partnership agreement that paves the way for long-term education, training and research activities.

30 August 2018

More than 270 University of Queensland students will reap the rewards of more than $1.23 million allocated to UQ in the latest round of Federal Government New Colombo Plan mobility program funding.

24 July 2018

Eleven young University of Queensland lawyers who died in World War II have been commemorated in a book released yesterday.

26 June 2018

Twelve projects at The University of Queensland will share more than $4.69m in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants announced in Canberra today.

15 June 2018

It’s double the celebration for University of Queensland researchers Brandon and Claire Wainwright, who were both appointed Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their significant service to medicine.

12 June 2018

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media in relation to World Environment Day on 5 June and World Oceans Day on 8 June.

1 June 2018
UQ Sportsman of the Year Michael Mercieca, and UQ Sportswoman of the Year Gabi Simpson

Australian netball vice-captain Gabi Simpson and national gymnastics champion Michael Mercieca have been named The University of Queensland’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.

24 April 2018

Trailblazing earth scientist Professor Dorothy Hill’s legacy of mentoring woman scientists will continue to be celebrated following a donation from The University of Queensland.

5 December 2017

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

7 June 2017
Barrow Island

A team of international archaeologists say evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s North West pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago.

19 May 2017
James Watson's research on declining wilderness features at number 59 on the Altmetric Top 100 'most discussed' journal articles of 2016.

A list of the world’s top-100 ‘most-discussed’ journal articles of 2016 features research from The University of Queensland in 16th and 59th spots.

14 December 2016

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
Joan Ross  BBQ this Sunday, BYO (video still) 2011. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Bett Gallery, Hobart and Michael Reid, Sydney.

Contemporary Australian art will be celebrated in an exhibition to mark the University of Queensland Art Museum’s 40th birthday in July.

27 June 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016

A new way to detect explosives and an alternative to antibiotics for animals are among 19 research projects at The University of Queensland to secure funding to build the state’s future.

20 April 2016

The University of Queensland and Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries researchers have developed a clean and safe insecticide to combat nuisance flies in cattle feedlots, using spores of a naturally occurring fungi.

21 January 2016

Wallaby great and University of Queensland alumnus Paul McLean MBE will be the star at the Archbishop Sir James Duhig Lecture at UQ on 8 September.

3 September 2015
His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey

Queensland’s Governor features in a distinguished line-up of community and business leaders celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2015 Alumni Awards.

17 August 2015
VIPs at the opening today (left to right): Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice, Health and Behavioural Sciences Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy, Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick, Federal Minister for Health Sussan Ley, UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj, Federal Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro, School of Dentistry head Professor Lakshman Samaranayake and State member for Brisbane Central Grace Grace.

The University of Queensland has unveiled the nation’s largest and most advanced tertiary dental facility, a $134 million Oral Health Centre at Herston in Brisbane’s inner north.

2 July 2015