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
Professor Max Lu AO, former UQ Provost. Photo courtesy of the University of Surrey.

Eminent members of the University of Queensland community were recognised in the Australia Day 2017 Honours List.

27 January 2017

UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked 4th and 5th in the world for sport science in two highly respected global rankings systems.

27 January 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
Professor Christina Lee

A Queensland researcher’s decades of devotion to influencing women’s health policy has resulted in international recognition.

8 December 2016

There’s a story behind every graduate’s long black gown at The University of Queensland this December.

7 December 2016
Dr Wallace Taylor: Photo by Inga Stünzner, Queensland Country Life

A Rockhampton researcher who has devoted more than 50 years to improving the socio-economics of rural and regional communities in Australia and developing economies has been honoured with The University of Queensland 2016 Gatton Gold Medal.

5 December 2016
From left, Michael Lucas; UQ Global Engagement Deputy Director Dr Jessica Gallagher, Caitlin Gordon-King, Sophie Ryan, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, Kate Goodfruit, Rachel Dodds, Elsie Schuster and Alexander Williams

Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the New Colombo Plan.

2 December 2016
UQ Vice-Chancellor to lead Group of Eight in 2017

The Group of Eight (Go8) – Australia’s leading research-intensive universities – has appointed University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj as its Chair for 2017.

30 November 2016
Professor Bartlett ... a scientific pioneer and a research leadership exemplar

The University of Queensland’s Professor Perry Bartlett has been named the 2017 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year in recognition of his work on the human brain, including dementia and depression.

28 November 2016

Two University of Queensland academics have been honoured for their achievements in the humanities in Australia.

25 November 2016
Professor Sara Dolnicar receives her award in Slovenia

UQ tourism Professor Sara Dolnicar has been recognised by the Republic of Slovenia with an Ambassador of Science award for her outstanding research achievements in fields as diverse as sustainable tourism and foster care.

22 November 2016
Tim Delport and Brett Parkinson

Prestigious scholarships will take two University of Queensland engineering postgraduates to study at the University of Oxford.

22 November 2016

A University of Queensland academic who helped invent the term “glass cliff” has celebrated its appearance on the Oxford Dictionaries 2016 Word of the Year shortlist.

18 November 2016
Dr Kerrie Wilson ... her research has a sustained benefit for the natural environment and on human wellbeing

Queensland conservation biologist Kerrie Wilson is a star in her field, and last night she was recognised with a medal to prove it.

18 November 2016