Brain size doesn’t just relate to how smart people are but also to how bitter they find tonic water, University of Queensland researchers have found.

4 February 2019
Students and staff will sleep rough for the annual UQ School of Architecture Winter Sleepout

University of Queensland students and staff will sleep rough on one of the coldest nights of the year to raise awareness and funds for the more than 100,000 Australians who are currently homeless.

14 August 2018
Cover of the book Last Days of Ava Langdon

University of Queensland Press publishing director Madonna Duffy knew she had found “something special” when she first read a manuscript from Mark O’Flynn in 2015.

21 June 2017
Tim Munro working with students in UQ’s School of Music

Triple Grammy award-winner and University of Queensland alumnus Tim Munro is set to perform with local artists in an ‘immersive’ concert at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts on Saturday.

23 May 2017

Join the University of Queensland and the Queensland Museum to transform Brisbane into a city of science at the World Science Festival Brisbane from 9-13 March.

7 March 2016
Lucas Patchett (left) and Nic Marchesi ... converted an old van into a mobile laundromat and now washing 200 loads a week.

Selfless work creating change for homeless people has propelled a University of Queensland student to be named Young Australian of the Year

25 January 2016
Media gaffes, inappropriate comments and the short fuse of Donald Trump may be criticised, but research suggests that lapses in self-control can establish a perception of power.

Media gaffes, inappropriate comments and the short fuses of Tony Abbott, Shane Warne and Donald Trump may be criticised, but do they serve another function?

15 January 2016
Left to right: Jimmy Jessup (Convenor), Nicki Murray (Video Director), Joy Qin, Henry Bretz, Will Baxter, Steele McMahon, Katie Wheatley, Henry Meehan, Izzy Belonogoff.

Failing an exam at The University of Queensland is no laughing matter.

6 August 2015
Darren Siwes  Marrkidj Wurd-ko (Cross Pose) Group 2011. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and GAGPROJECTS/Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

A new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum explores how artists use the body’s sensory language to shape political thought.

14 May 2015
2015 Fulbright Scholars Dr Scott Chapman, Dr William Feeney and Ms Kathryn Zealand

Three University of Queensland graduates have been awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships to United States universities.

19 February 2015
Prime Minister Tony Abbott looks set to make a case for further sweeping national security changes in the wake of recent terrorist attacks and arrests.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott looks set to make a case for further sweeping national security changes in the wake of recent terrorist attacks and arrests.

17 February 2015

The move to challenge the leadership of Prime Minister Tony Abbott, coming soon after the shock Queensland election outcome, has in some quarters been blamed on a lack of appetite for reform on the part of voters.

9 February 2015
An LNP billboard on the Captain Cook Highway, Cairns. Picture: Margo Kingston, via Twitter.

Driving back to Brisbane from my childhood home of Nambour, I saw the most extraordinary political billboard. In monumental black and white, it simply said: Hung Parliament. Chaos.

2 February 2015
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman being interviewed by the media. Credit: Wikipedia.

If Queensland’s Liberal National Party reclaims government at this Saturday’s election, you can be sure the politicians will be quick to take the credit. But behind the scenes, much of the credit for the LNP’s political revival belongs to the...

27 January 2015
India is a promising destination for Australian businesses

Australia’s trade mission to India under Andrew Robb last week provided a much needed impetus to conclude an Australia-India free trade agreement in 2015. This would be a crowning achievement for the current government, following the recently...

19 January 2015

Few, if any, contemporary costume designers are household names. Some occasionally capture the zeitgeist and break through from big (or small) screen to mainstream fashion – think Catherine Martin and her recent “Gatsby” moment – but these are...

15 December 2014
Mr Hawke ... "the international politics of Asia are being transformed"

Australia is just beginning to gain a deep understanding of China, according to former Prime Minister Bob Hawke.

26 November 2014
UQ's three award winners, from left, Hosam Zowawi, Claudia Vickers and Andrew Stephenson, with the Minister for Science, Ian Walker (second from left)

Three University of Queensland scientists were honoured at an awards ceremony in Brisbane tonight.

25 November 2014

Last week, I was one of a sea of Australians who rose to remember Gough Whitlam. Fitting its subject, the Whitlam memorial was sweeping. It was as much a grand story of Australia’s evolution since the war as it was a portrait of the life and legend...

10 November 2014
Hypermancer is a fast, easy way to find all the stories relating to a particular topic on social media channels, as well as the people who are influencing how those stories are told. Photo: iStock

A new social media monitoring tool developed at The University of Queensland will help journalists, bloggers and public relations practitioners find out what the public is really saying about people, brands and trends while a conversation gains...

6 November 2014