• UQ research supports policies to legalise same-sex marriage.

    Gay relationships can be happier than hetero, study finds

    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

    Major book award for UQ graduate

    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

    UQ academics recognised for contribution to humanities research

    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
Brenda L. Croft  Self–portrait on country (Wave Hill), 24 June 2014

Fifty-one years after the historic Wave Hill Walk-Off sparked the national land rights movement, an exhibition exploring the event is on show at the UQ Art Museum.

8 August 2017
UQ Masters student Gustavo Villafuerte

A University of Queensland student has found the ideal way to kick-start his Masters in Economics and Public Policy studies – enrolling in the Massive Open Online Course IELTSx: IELTS Academic Test Preparation.

24 July 2017
Anna John

University of Queensland graduate Anna John has supercharged an international legal career by learning a second language.

19 July 2017
The gown was purchased from Pikes Menswear store

In 1960 June MacDonald finished her studies at St Mary’s College Ipswich and was heading off to university to continue her education.

14 July 2017
Hacking is "an important form of digital stewardship", says Dr Sebastian Kaempf. (iStockphoto).

A free online course released today by The University of Queensland is encouraging people to learn about the dark underbelly of the technology and media apps they use every day.

4 July 2017

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

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

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