• 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
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

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
Adze fragment

A long-standing debate on the colonisation process of Oceania has been put to rest with new research finding Polynesia was deliberately settled in one of the greatest maritime migrations in human history.

6 July 2016
Joan Ross  BBQ this Sunday, BYO (video still) 2011. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Bett Gallery, Hobart and Michael Reid, Sydney.

Contemporary Australian art will be celebrated in an exhibition to mark the University of Queensland Art Museum’s 40th birthday in July.

27 June 2016
Earring with Goose, Gold, Hellenistic period, 300 - 100 BC. Purchased from Fragments of Time, Massachusetts, 2008.

The extravagant lifestyle of the Roman Empire will be on show at The University of Queensland from this weekend, in a new exhibition at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

7 June 2016
Two young men in Minyerri (faces not shown) participating in a UQ research project (looking at dialectal variation in Kriol)

University of Queensland linguists will join Aboriginal language experts in Katherine in the Northern Territory next week to workshop Australia’s largest newly adopted language – Kriol.

6 June 2016

University of Queensland drama students will bring a new lease of life to a classic 1940s Australian play that was last performed more than 50 years ago.

31 May 2016