Queensland Premier Anna Bligh marks 100 years since the establishment of UQ in 1909 with Chancellor John Story, Queensland Governor Dr Penelope Wensley AO and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Greenfield

Members of UQ’s 31st Senate and special guests reflected on the original intentions of The University of Queensland’s forefathers and anticipated the next 100 years at the final 2009 UQ Senate meeting on Thursday December 10.

22 December 2009

The University of Queensland today received more than $360,000 in Government funding to further strengthen research linkages with China.

18 December 2009

When Alice Bullock walks across the graduation stage tomorrow, she will be following in the footsteps of two generations before her.

17 December 2009

Gatton graduate, Mr Victor (Gerry) Collins AM will receive the Gatton Gold Medal at today's UQ Gatton graduation ceremony at 11am for his valuable contribution to the cattle and tourism industry.

16 December 2009
(from left) 2009 Alumnus of the Year Else Shepherd, AM, 2009 International Alumnus of the Year Thi Ngoc Diep Nguyen and 2009 Young Alumnus of the Year Dr Catherine Schuetze

Powerlink Chair and the first woman to graduate from electrical engineering at UQ, Else Shepherd, AM, is the University's Alumnus of the Year for 2009.

24 November 2009

The University of Queensland has honoured its outstanding teachers and education programs at its 9th UQ Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards at Customs House tonight.

2 November 2009

Medical research worth $40 million will commence at The University of Queensland in 2010, thanks to funding announced by the Federal Government today.

29 October 2009
2010 Queensland Rhodes Scholar Jessica Howley

International law is where UQ graduate and 2010 Queensland Rhodes Scholar Jessica Howley's academic interests lie.

20 October 2009
Winners of the Miracle Workers Awards with UQ Chancellor John Story

UQ’s quiet achievers took centre stage at the Miracle Worker Awards cocktail function, held on September 7 at the Staff and Graduates Club on the St Lucia Campus.

8 September 2009

A journey that started with a bad back and the threat of a major operation is about to culminate in a study tour to a leading American medical facility for a researcher at The University of Queensland.

4 September 2009

Life has returned to some kind of normality for UQ students Hugh Jorgensen and Jo Sampford, who organised this year’s Asia-Pacific Model UN Conference.

2 September 2009

Melbourne is the second place where The University of Queensland marketing lecturer Dr Doan Nguyen will screen her debut full-length feature film.

17 August 2009
Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AO

Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AO, Governor of Queensland, became the first woman to deliver the annual Dr David Williams Lecture at King’s College on August 4.

17 August 2009
Professor Wendy Hoy

It is likely to take several generations to close the gap between the health of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people’s health, according to leading chronic disease researcher, Professor Wendy Hoy.

13 August 2009

Three enthusiastic University of Queensland Business School students have been recognised for their impressive portfolio management skills by UQ finance expert Dr Darren Lee.

12 August 2009
Professor Bille Brown at the opening ceremony of the VIII World
Shakespeare Congress, hosted by UQ in 2006

When Bille Brown was honoured at the 2009 Helpmann Awards at the Sydney Opera House recently, he was in fine company.

6 August 2009
Professor Bernie Degnan

Despite its seemingly simple appearance, the humble sea sponge could have the ability to advance stem cell research, according to scientists working at UQ’s Heron Island Research Station and the St Lucia Campus.

27 July 2009

The University of Queensland Ipswich Campus celebrates its 10th anniversary today with a special event which also launched the teaching of Medicine at the campus.

24 July 2009

Student places at the new UQ Ipswich medical school are expected to be in demand due to the boutique nature of the educational experience, Dean of Medicine, Professor David Wilkinson said.

24 July 2009
Professor Lilley

Living in primitive surrounds with no proper shower or bed for a month would have many people on the first flight back to Australia, but for UQ’s Professor Ian Lilley, the search for that pinnacle find is too overpowering to ignore.

23 July 2009