Kakadu plums

A powder extracted from the Kakadu plum to extend the shelf life of frozen ready-made foods has earned a University of Queensland researcher and her team a national award for community engagement.

27 November 2017
UQ Adjunct Professor and former High Commissioner to PNG Ian Kemish AM (centre) at a Kokoda ceremony with the late Ben Moide (right), a WW2 veteran

A website hosting interviews with prominent Papua New Guineans on the period leading up to and following that nation’s independence from Australia in 1975 has been launched today.

10 May 2017
Author of The Birdman's Wife, Melissa Ashley

A “naïve young girl…who defied convention by embarking on a trailblazing expedition” documenting Australia’s wildlife is the subject of a book by a University of Queensland graduate.

10 February 2017
Dr Owen Powell OAM Medical Collection at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

A rare Roman medical kit acquired by The University of Queensland’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum is one of the finest and most complete of its type in the world.

25 February 2016
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
University of Queensland academics have weighed in on the topic of bullying in school sport.

A new ‎Australian anti-bullying documentary takes the battle to the school-yard, with two University of Queensland academics weighing in on the topic of bullying in school sport.

31 March 2015
A wave of small-scale assaults has shaken public confidence in governments’ capacity to protect citizens from terrorism.

The Charlie Hebdo massacre and the subsequent attack on the Hyper Cache kosher market in France are merely the latest and most bloody jihadist atrocities to have traumatised the West. From Ottawa to Sydney, a wave of small-scale assaults has shaken...

13 January 2015

Business and philanthropic leaders, an engineer who inspired a worldwide movement, a medical expert striving to reduce melanoma, and even a Grammy award winner are among 15 alumni celebrated at The University of Queensland’s 2013 Courting the Greats...

17 October 2013

University of Queensland students are taking part in an initiative designed to offer a unique and challenging education in the classics.

6 June 2013
HIV expert Professor Charles Gilks comes to UQ after a key role within the United Nations.

The new head of the School of Population Health at The University of Queensland said he will strengthen the school’s contribution to evidence-informed health policy and practice in Queensland.

25 February 2013

For their outstanding service in a range of fields, an inspiring and distinguished group of staff, students and alumni from The University of Queensland community have been honoured in the 2013 Australia Day awards and honours list.

26 January 2013

Former Justice of the High Court of Australia and current representative of the UNAIDS Expert on HIV and Human Rights The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG will speak at The University of Queensland on Tuesday September 27.

23 September 2011
UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Deborah Terry (left), and UCSF Chancellor, Professor Susan Demond-Hellmann, touring UQ research facilities this week.

A vision to more rapidly translate health research into breakthrough medicines for patients is the driving force behind talks held this week between Queensland’s ‘Smart State’ medical research institutes and one of the world’s top medical research...

29 August 2011

More than 80 deserving secondary students from schools across Queensland and northern New South Wales converged on The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus last Friday, February 11, to kick off the UQ Young Achievers Program.

10 February 2011

University of Queensland staff, students and alumni have been honoured in the Australia Day awards, featured as Australia Day Ambassadors or became new Australian citizens at ceremonies across the State.

8 February 2011

The first awards have been announced under a new bilateral research collaboration agreement between The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland.

18 October 2010

Developing a cervical cancer vaccine and watching it start protecting millions of young women worldwide is more than most researchers would hope for in a lifetime.

29 June 2010

Video cameras and iPhones are the tools students have identified as important for hotels of the future during a competition at The University of Queensland

23 June 2010

Up to 90,000 Australian Diggers who helped win World War II are now missing in Cyberspace, thanks to errors in the government-sponsored online memorial known as the World War 2 Nominal Roll.

8 April 2010

Provocative author Clive Hamilton will discuss his new book “Requiem for a Species” in a public lecture this month hosted by the newly established Global Change Institute at The University of Queensland.

12 March 2010