• UQ's Forgan Smith building lit in Aboriginal flag colours.

    Art for action

    Artwork by an Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander creator will feature in The University of Queensland’s upcoming Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), with artists invited to submit an expression of interest by 11 July 2018.

    5 July 2018
  • Jason Wing: Captain James Crook 2013, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

    Major exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art to open at UQ Art Museum

    Identity, racism, displacement, Country, nuclear testing, sovereignty and the Stolen Generations are among the important issues explored in a survey of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art opening on 28 July at The University of...

    2 July 2018
  • Media freedom a priority

    Journalism freedom fighter Professor Peter Greste is spearheading a unique research collaboration to protect media independence, the role of the media in democracy, and the safety of journalists.

    28 June 2018
Melbourne housing

There has been another marked decline in the number of Australians migrating between cities and regions, while movement within capitals is on the rise.

22 May 2018
The UQ Theatre Festival

In a sparkling debut, the curtain has risen on The University of Queensland’s world premier event, the UQ Theatre Festival which runs until Thursday 24 May.

15 May 2018

A giant spiral across Brisbane’s skyline has been reflected on the ground by students in The University of Queensland’s Great Court to mark International Museum Day today.

15 May 2018
Researchers have analysed the link between climate scepticism and political conservatism.

The widely held belief that people with conservative political views are more likely to reject climate change science has been challenged by University Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018

A Brisbane film festival showcasing stories of Africa will help protect chickens and livelihoods through the work of an international foundation supported by The University of Queensland.

8 May 2018
Peter Greste with his award

Internationally acclaimed journalist Peter Greste has been awarded an Australian Press Council Press Freedom Medal in Sydney today (Thursday 3 May).

3 May 2018
Average number of times people change addresses

Australians are among the most mobile people in the world, with four in 10 changing address every five years, and nearly 15 per cent moving every year.

28 February 2018
Advancing accessibility worldwide underpins the United Nations’ equity agenda of “leaving no one behind”.

Easy access to services, institutions and economic opportunities can separate thriving communities from others that are left behind socially and economically.

11 January 2018
Robert Smithson Yucatan mirror displacements (1–9) 1969 (detail)

An exhibition dedicated to the short life of prolific American artist Robert Smithson – widely recognised as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century – will open at The University of Queensland Art Museum on March 10, 2018.

10 January 2018
UQ research supports policies to legalise same-sex marriage.

Hot on the heels of the same-sex marriage bill, new research shows that gay and lesbian couples tend to have higher-quality relationships than their heterosexual counterparts.

15 December 2017
Dr Jack Dann and wife Janeen Webb at the World Fantasy Awards, Texas: photo Rani Graff

An anthology of Australian science fiction and fantasy stories, edited by University of Queensland graduate and award-winning writer Dr Jack Dann, has taken out a top award at this year’s World Fantasy Awards.

29 November 2017
Associate Professor Greg Hainge and Professor Michael Haugh

Two academic staff from UQ’s School of Languages and Cultures have been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities in recognition of their contributions to the humanities disciplines.

19 November 2017
Jenny Orchard - Self Portrait as a Multispecies Activist 2017

Sydney-based artist Jenny Orchard has won one of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes, The University of Queensland’s National Self-Portrait Prize 2017

10 November 2017
Prisoners in Boggo Road Gaol

Stories from Brisbane’s notorious Boggo Road Gaol during the Joh Bjelke-Petersen era are the inspiration for a new play by The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

30 October 2017
UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign. iStockphoto.

UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign.

30 October 2017