• Professor Michael Bruenig

    Business and tech in focus for new school head

    A leader in cyber security, data science and artificial intelligence will head up The University of Queensland’s prestigious Business School following a competitive global search.

    30 July 2019
  • Caroline Williams - UQ’s University Librarian

    New chief librarian targets student experience

    Academic libraries have come a long way since the days of index cards, date-stamps and hushed study areas, now boasting e-books, 24-hour access and sleep pods – and The University of Queensland’s new University Librarian has seen it all.

    15 May 2019
  • Reconciliation Action Coordinator Kerry Kilner

    UQ appoints first Reconciliation Action Coordinator

    The director of the Australian literature and storytelling history database AustLit has been appointed as the first Reconciliation Action Coordinator for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    21 March 2019
Dr Katalin Trencsényi

Internationally renowned drama expert, researcher and theatre-maker Dr Katalin Trencsényi has been named The University of Queensland’s Creative Fellow for 2019.

28 February 2019
 Associate Dean External Engagement Professor Louise Hickson

An internationally recognised researcher in audiology has been appointed as the Associate Dean - External Engagement for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

24 January 2019
Professor Heather Zwicker.

A cultural studies researcher from a top-ranked Canadian university has joined The University of Queensland this week as the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Executive Dean.

2 October 2018
Professor-Vicki-Chen

An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

3 August 2018

Internationally-respected University of Queensland marine expert Professor Peter Mumby has been appointed to the key role of Chief Scientist with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

24 July 2018
Professor Cooper in the field.

The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

16 May 2018
Professor Kerrie Wilson

Equality, diversity and saving the planet – these are just a few things on the to-do list for University of Queensland Professor Kerrie Wilson, who has been appointed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Committee.

2 March 2018

Distinguished scientist and “angel” investor Dr Jay Hetzel has been appointed chairman of UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company.

13 December 2017

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017
Professor Julie Cogin

The University of Queensland has announced the appointment of a new leader for the prestigious UQ Business School.

10 October 2017
Professor André Drenth

The University of Queensland’s Professor André Drenth will be one of the first scientists to participate in a new Indonesian Government program that aims to strengthen Indonesia’s global research collaborations and boost food security.

4 October 2017
Mr Varghese ... has previously served as Australia's High Commissioner to India

University of Queensland Chancellor Peter Varghese has been appointed to formulate a new strategy for Australia’s trade with India.

12 April 2017

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