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
Dr Chris Hay for the UQ Drama: Building Pathways to Creative Careers team and right, Dr Kay Colthorpe

The University of Queensland celebrated excellence in teaching and learning at Brisbane’s Customs House last night.

30 October 2018

The next generation of biopharmaceuticals to treat diseases and save and change lives could be developed through a new $10 million research hub launched at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2017

University of Queensland drama students will bring a new lease of life to a classic 1940s Australian play that was last performed more than 50 years ago.

31 May 2016

Leicester City’s against-all-odds English Premier League football title teaches us that a leader is “the one who makes us feel special”, not somebody who considers themselves “the special one”.

4 May 2016

Something strange is happening within the world-famous pitch drop experiment with the latest drop forming much faster than the last couple of drops. There have been nine drops so far and all attention is now on trying to observe the tenth,...

10 November 2014

A collaborative research project aimed at discovering a drug to treat a highly resistant form of breast cancer is one of two projects given the green light by the Queensland Emory Development (QED) Alliance.

7 November 2013
UQ graduate Angela Slatter is the first Australian to win a British Fantasy Award. Photo: David Pollitt

Brisbane writer Angela Slatter is the first Australian to win a British Fantasy Award, putting her work in the company of international bestselling authors Stephen King and Neil Gaiman.

8 October 2012

The University of Queensland’s School of Tourism is strengthening ties with one of the most prestigious universities in China after hosting a delegation of prominent academics from the School of Tourism Management at Sun Yat-Sen University.

4 October 2012

Humanities researchers at the University of Queensland are on course to launch eight books in seven weeks, a record number of releases in such a short time.

27 March 2012

The University of Queensland’s governing Senate recognised 26 long-serving professional and technical staff at a special function on October 20 at the University's St Lucia campus.

24 October 2011

University of Queensland students have taken the concept of moving furniture around to a new technological level.

27 June 2011

A geothermal energy researcher from the University of Queensland (UQ) has found evidence of a major asteroid impact that occurred more than 300 million years ago in the South Australian outback.

22 October 2010

UQ’s Dr Elizabeth Stephens is set to investigate why consumers are more likely to buy a “clinically proven” cosmetic product.

28 September 2010

University of Queensland academics are available to help analyse political issues in the lead up to the State election on March 21.

23 February 2009

The University of Queensland will become a hub for some of the world’s best authors this week as part of the 2008 Brisbane Writers Festival.

16 September 2008

Fans of the great poet John Milton will gather from far and wide at the University of Queensland later this month to celebrate the 400th anniversary of his birth.

4 August 2008

More than 20 UQ students, graduates and staff members are ready to represent Australia at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

1 August 2008

More than 120 people were glued to their seats on Friday as UQ Business School’s research students shared their findings with fellow students and staff.

12 June 2008

A UQ Arts graduate who has risen to become President of one of America’s top universities will be honoured at a graduation ceremony next Monday, December 3.

29 November 2007