Judges described Black and Proud as “dynamic and evocative”.

One chapter closes and another begins for University of Queensland’s Dr Gary Osmond – currently in the news for two of his books.

21 May 2015
School students learning about science careers at an InspireU camp at UQ in 2014

Improving health outcomes for urban Indigenous people will be the focus of the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, a new centre at The University of Queensland that was officially opened tonight.

9 March 2015
Bondi, December 1892. Photo: Charles Kerry, UQ Anthropology Museum Collection

The members of a 19th century Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance troupe are being remembered in an exhibition at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

19 February 2015
Solid Pathways Teacher Mr Jeff Cassidy, Asher Salam, Rikiana Salam, Chloe Salam, Diana Salam

More than 300 high-achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school students are closer to pursuing careers in areas including law, veterinary science and health sciences, thanks to a program launched at The University of Queensland this year.

24 November 2014

The SBS/Blackfella Films production First Contact – that takes six non-Indigenous people and immerses them into Aboriginal Australia for the first time – captured the nation’s attention this week amassing a television audience nearing 1 million...

21 November 2014
Mitch Sullivan will further his research at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm with a world-leading diabetes research team

University of Queensland graduate student Mitch Sullivan’s discovery of a link between type 2 diabetes and how the liver stores blood sugar has captured the interest of leading diabetes researchers.

11 November 2014
Greg Poche AO and Kay van Norton Poche have donated $10m to Indigenous health at UQ.

A Poche Centre for Indigenous Health will be established at The University of Queensland, thanks to a $10 million gift from philanthropist Mr Greg Poche AO.

7 November 2014
Indigenous youth are creating new languages, something that is very rare across the globe. Flickr/Rusty Stewart, CC BY-SA

By now we know that traditional Indigenous languages are losing speakers rapidly and tragically. Of the 250 languages once spoken in Australia, only 40 remain and just 18 of these are still learnt by children. But if children in remote Indigenous...

29 October 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014
An example of highly-effective telehealth is the mobile telemedicine program in Cherbourg.

Queensland has claimed a knockout blow against the tyranny of distance in health care today with the opening of The University of Queensland’s Centre of Research Excellence in Telehealth.

10 September 2014
The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing.

The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing, however indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, according to researchers from The University of...

3 September 2014
The app will make it easier for young people to get quick and accessible help

A University of Queensland project to develop a smartphone app to prevent Indigenous youth suicide in the State has received more than $800,000 from the Federal Government.

1 September 2014
The Honey and the Bunny by Karla Dickens.

The University of Queensland’s Great Court will be filled with challenging artworks for the Courting Blakness art installation next month.

28 August 2014
UQ’s Dr Katelyn Barney and Dr Chelsea Bond have received National Teaching Fellowships from the Office for Learning and Teaching

Two new University of Queensland researchers will address the under-representation of Indigenous academics in the higher education field, working to close the education gap at universities across Australia.

1 July 2014
Indigenous elder Aunty Margaret, left, UQ Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Professor Cindy Shannon and indigenous scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

Swimming with the fishes has just become a whole lot easier for University of Queensland Indigenous Science Scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

13 May 2014

A new program has been launched at The University of Queensland to tackle the under-representation of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at university and in the top tiers of academic achievement.

26 February 2014

More than 140 Indigenous young people are experiencing university life on The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus this week for the annual Indigenous Youth Sports...

17 January 2014
The youth justice forum panel featured, from left, Youth Advocacy Centre Director Janet Wright, barrister Jann Taylor, Griffith University criminal justice researcher April Chrzanowski, Royal Children's Hospital Child and Youth Mental Health Service Clinical Director Dr Stephen Stathis, and Paul Barclay, host of Radio National's Big Ideas program

Tonight’s Radio National broadcast of a University of Queensland forum is expected to spark community debate on State Government proposals for harsher sentencing of young offenders.

28 October 2013

The University of Queensland is working on a collaborative project to improve health and education conditions for Australia’s poorest Indigenous communities

14 June 2013

Mentally ill Australians are dying an average of 16 years earlier than the general population, and the gap is growing.

24 May 2013