• Music from above and below

    Over two nights, two dramatic Brisbane landmarks will host an immersive double-concert experience.

    23 June 2017
  • Cover of the book Last Days of Ava Langdon

    UQP novel on Miles Franklin shortlist

    University of Queensland Press publishing director Madonna Duffy knew she had found “something special” when she first read a manuscript from Mark O’Flynn in 2015.

    21 June 2017
  • Dark Mofo Nude Solstice Swim - 2016

    The science behind the appeal of controversial art

    Would you attend a sacrificial ritual art performance involving 500 litres of blood and an animal carcass? Or go for a group nude swim on a cold winter morning?

    16 June 2017
Orienté Objet May the Horse Live in Me! (video still) 2011

A new exhibition that explores ideas of futuristic biologies and the intersection of art and science will open at UQ Art Museum on 17 June.

14 June 2017
London's beloved Borough Market was the scene of a terrorist incident on the weekend. (iStockphoto image)

These UQ experts are available to comment on the latest terrorist incidents in London.

5 June 2017
Tim Munro working with students in UQ’s School of Music

Triple Grammy award-winner and University of Queensland alumnus Tim Munro is set to perform with local artists in an ‘immersive’ concert at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts on Saturday.

23 May 2017
Barrow Island

A team of international archaeologists say evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s North West pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago.

19 May 2017
Professor Matt sanders

An international parenting program developed at The University of Queensland is featuring in United Kingdom election campaigning.

17 May 2017
UQ Adjunct Professor and former High Commissioner to PNG Ian Kemish AM (centre) at a Kokoda ceremony with the late Ben Moide (right), a WW2 veteran

A website hosting interviews with prominent Papua New Guineans on the period leading up to and following that nation’s independence from Australia in 1975 has been launched today.

10 May 2017
Angelica Mesiti - The Calling (video still) 2013–2014

Unresolved cultural, environmental and psychological histories are in the spotlight in a contemporary art exhibition opening at the UQ Art Museum on 13 April.

7 April 2017
Helen Haenke ... "drew inspiration from the world around her, from what she saw beyond the Rockton window"

The creative life of artist and writer Helen Haenke (1916-1978) was celebrated on Sunday at the historic home Rockton in Ipswich.

17 March 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
Elaine Haxton -  Flower Bridge at Kwei-Lin 1956

The University of Queensland Art Museum will celebrate the value of arts patronage in a new exhibition opening on March 11.

2 March 2017
Stephen Carleton ... has had a long relationship with QTC. Image: @bulimabastudios

Playwright and University of Queensland drama lecturer Dr Stephen Carleton has received the prize for Best New Australian Work at the 2017 Matilda Awards.

23 February 2017
Dr Tom Aechtner ... Over the past decade communities in scientifically advanced nations have experienced devastating vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks

The influence of media and religion on anti-vaccine attitudes in Australia will be the focus of University of Queensland research enabled by a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation fellowship.

16 February 2017
Recovering drug addicts are often impaired socially

Negative stereotypes about injecting drug-users may be hampering their recovery. A study has found that recovering drug addicts who believe they are the target of stereotypes find it harder to function within society.

7 February 2017
Nile de Jonge in UQ's Great Court

Trading in the flying trapeze for the lecture theatre has paid off for this Brisbane former circus performer.

9 December 2016
Trump establishes himself as a champion and as a voice for people who feel unchampioned and voiceless, the professors said.

United States President-elect Donald Trump’s “crudity and incivility” increase his appeal, says a prophetic book chapter co-authored by a Queensland academic several months ago, and due to be published in the New Year.

18 November 2016