A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017
New Deputy Chancellor Ms Tonianne Dwyer

At the Senate meeting held on 27 February 2017, Ms Tonianne Dwyer was elected Deputy Chancellor of the University’s Senate.

28 February 2017

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017

Newly-appointed Executive Dean of The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Professor Andrew Griffiths plans to strengthen the faculty’s international focus.

30 January 2017
UQ Vice-Chancellor to lead Group of Eight in 2017

The Group of Eight (Go8) – Australia’s leading research-intensive universities – has appointed University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj as its Chair for 2017.

30 November 2016

The University of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of alumnus Mark Sowerby as Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur.

25 August 2016
Mr Peter N Varghese AO.

Alumnus, university medallist and honorary doctorate recipient Mr Peter N Varghese AO has returned to The University of Queensland as its 14th Chancellor today (July 11).

11 July 2016

University of Queensland Provost Professor Joanne Wright has announced the appointment of Mark Erickson as UQ’s new Academic Registrar and Director of Academic Services.

3 June 2016
Professor Iain Watson is the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement).

The University of Queensland has appointed a new member to its senior executive, with Professor Iain Watson being named the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement).

27 May 2016
Professor Pauline Ford

The University of Queensland has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to appoint a woman to a permanent head of dentistry position.

25 May 2016
Professor Aidan Byrne will take up the position of UQ Provost later this year. Image: Norman Plant Photography and the ARC.

The University of Queensland has appointed Australian Research Council (ARC) Chief Executive Officer Professor Aidan Byrne as its new Provost.

24 May 2016
Malcolm Broomhead

The University of Queensland Business School will name its Chair in Finance in honour of Malcolm Broomhead, in recognition of a $3 million gift from the alumnus and leading Australian businessman.

19 April 2016
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.

The Senate of The University of Queensland has extended the contract of its Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj for another five years.

4 March 2016
Chris Greig.

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Chris Greig as chair of its multi-million dollar Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.

22 January 2016
Mr Peter Varghese AO, will join The University of Queensland in July 2016 as UQ’s new Chancellor.

The current Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter Varghese AO, will join The University of Queensland in July 2016 as UQ’s new Chancellor, following an election by the University’s Senate yesterday.

24 November 2015