Professor Craig Franklin measuring pH in a tributary of the Wenlock River, on the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve in northern Queensland.

Scientists have been startled to discover unique ecosystems of fauna and flora thriving around highly acidic springs in far north Queensland.

21 December 2010

Browsing the news, checking emails and eating breakfast are early morning priorities for many people. But not Professor Craig Franklin. The first thing he does at home in Brisbane each day is check on the whereabouts of 13 estuarine crocodiles,...

17 December 2010
Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010
UQ’s top teachers were presented with their awards at Customs House this week

A DIVERSE group of academics united by a passion for teaching was last night recognised at the 2010 University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards.

2 November 2010

Placing speed cameras on roads reduces the number of road traffic injuries and deaths, according to a new study by University of Queensland and QIMR researchers.

4 October 2010
UQ PhD student and Three Minute Thesis finalist Donna McDonald

If you thought that being deaf could prevent you from winning a speaking contest, think again.

15 September 2010
The "I HEART UQ" logo

Business students from The University of Queensland’s Ipswich campus have set up their own business to market UQ-themed products and raise money for charity.

15 September 2010

The mid year break wasn’t a holiday for all University of Queensland students with a group of keen, wildlife and environmental management enthusiasts heading to South America to see what they could find in the depths of the Amazon.

3 September 2010

One of the world’s most popular historical authors and biographers will appear at UQ this week as part of a rich program taking place during the Brisbane Writers Festival.

30 August 2010
Katee Dean, Ryan Taddeucci and Meg White, new undergraduate interns at the Antiquities Museum

Students at The University of Queensland are exploring ancient Rome without having to leave the St Lucia campus.

16 August 2010

Couples where one member has dementia and the other is the primary care-giver are sought for a UQ–University of Melbourne research study.

5 August 2010
Dr Anna Ciccarelli, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International), Mr Michael Kasprowicz, Australian Cricket Identity and Ms Kirti Mishra, President – UQ Indian Student Society.

Former Australian fast bowler, Michael Kasprowicz has been re-appointed UQ’s Goodwill Ambassador to India.

3 August 2010
Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Greenfield presents Prime Minister
Julia Gillard with copies of Coral Reefs and Climate Change at UQ on July 23

A new book demystifying the science surrounding coral reefs and climate change has been launched by the Queensland Governor Her Excellency Dr Penelope Wensley at Brisbane’s Customs House.

27 July 2010
Three generations of UQ graduates: Joshua Keyes-Liley, who received his BA yesterday, with his parents Mary Keyes and William Liley, and grandmothers Lynette Keyes (left) and Margaret Liley.

WHEN Joshua Keyes-Liley received his Bachelor of Arts this week, he was the fourth generation of his family to receive a degree from The University of Queensland.

22 July 2010
Adjunct Professor Richard Mulcahy with William Churchill

Asking just one question at a seminar last year was the catalyst for a whole new career path for William Churchill.

21 July 2010
Dr Pierre Benckendorff

It started as a dream to set up a tourist attraction or run a resort, but along the way Pierre Benckendorff became a teacher and researcher.

21 July 2010

A US astronomer involved in the Mars Rover exploration project will deliver a free, public talk as part of The University of Queensland’s Centenary oration series at 6.30pm on Wednesday July 14.

8 July 2010

The University of Queensland’s decades-long links with an Indigenous group, the Mornington Island Dancers, were strengthened when the group re-visited St Lucia campus recently.

7 July 2010
President of the UQ Tourism Students Association Praveen Nair

He went from managing sports events in Dubai to a tourism student in Australia – and now Praveen Nair is on a new mission.

7 July 2010
One-time classmates and longtime friends Sir Llew Edwards and Nat Yuen were reunited at UQ on the weekend. (Pic Lyle Radford)

TWO friends who studied medicine together almost half a century ago were honoured at a University of Queensland gala dinner on Saturday night.

5 July 2010