• Stephen Carleton ... has had a long relationship with QTC. Image: @bulimabastudios

    UQ academic waltzing with Matilda Award

    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

    Research probes role of media and religion in anti-vax views

    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

    Stereotypes shackle recovering drug users

    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
Denise Green, ‘#1 Blue Wash’ 1996

A major exhibition spanning the 40-year career of Australian-born artist Denise Green will open at The University of Queensland Art Museum on Friday 25 November.

14 November 2016
The research focused exclusively on recreational bodybuilders, to understand how their motivations to use drugs, and patterns of use.

Prohibition is failing to curb recreational bodybuilders’ use of performance and image-enhancing drugs, and the policy is sexist and causes harm, according to participants in a first-of-its-kind University of Queensland study.

9 November 2016
Andrew Hurle Reconstructions (after CW Dickinson) 2011 (detail) Pigment ink jet print Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney.

An exhibition opening at The University of Queensland Art Museum next week aims to scratch below the surface of our economic systems to reveal money’s enigmatic side.

4 November 2016
United Nations flag

A newly appointed Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General will discuss mass atrocity prevention and human rights protection when he visits The University of Queensland next week.

21 October 2016
Merle Thornton and Rosemary Bognor protesting at the Regatta Hotel in 1965. Photo: The Courier-Mail

A young University of Queensland postgraduate student catapulted herself to fame half a century ago – by asking for a beer at the nearby Regatta Hotel.

19 October 2016
Ichiro Kagiyama, Self portrait in a Sydney Park (1915). Private collection.

The recent discovery of a Japanese photographer’s century-old personal photo album has highlighted gaps in Australia’s photographic history, according to art historian Professor Melissa Miles.

12 October 2016

Australian researchers have identified Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum ’No’ campaign had a deeply negative impact on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people and their families.

10 October 2016
Military veterans' long-term suffering shows that time does not resolve all issues. (Shutterstock image).

University of Queensland researcher Dr Robyne Le Brocque believes trauma is a fact of life. That’s why the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work senior lecturer sees such importance in her role as organising committee chair of next week’s...

2 September 2016
Image: Nadia Murad and Yazda deputy executive director Ahmed Khudida Burjus (left), met UN  Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in December 2015  after Ms Murad spoke at the UN Security Council’s first-ever session on human trafficking in armed conflict.

A young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will speak at The University of Queensland next week.

19 August 2016
(l to r) Sarah Bradley, Professor Patricia Pollett, Dr Campbell Gray, Curtis Scibilia

An $8 million gift to The University of Queensland will benefit arts and music programs at the University and across the state.

18 August 2016
TCB's Wide World of Torts is set to tackle politics and pop

Law school: a hothouse of diligent students who spend sleepless nights buried in stacks of case law and towers of text books. Right?

16 August 2016
An adult female buried with a small child at her feet. Photo by A. Fairbairn

DNA found in human bones on two Turkish dig sites has shed new light on the ancestry of European farmers, demonstrating a close link between Europe and Asia.

5 August 2016
Destiny Deacon 'Over the Fence' 2000 (from the series Sad & Bad) Corrigan Collection. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

An exhibition showcasing the diversity of contemporary practices within Indigenous photography will open at The University of Queensland Art Museum tomorrow (6 August).

5 August 2016