• Australian Water Association award winners

    National prize for UQ wastewater researchers

    A University of Queensland research project to revolutionise the treatment of wastewater has won a national research innovation prize.

    15 May 2018
  • HYPE Sports Innovation board member Uli Becker, ARIVAL CEO David Turik, ARIVAL founder Matt Coleman, UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj

    Games glory for sportstech startup

    An augmented reality platform that brings fans into the match has won the inaugural HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator Global Pitch competition held during the Commonwealth Games.

    11 April 2018
  • L to R - Claire Robertson, Samara Cassar, Julius Moller, Hennie Lui, Keilin Andersen (coach), Edward Watson and Professor Anthony Cassimatis

    UQ triumphs at international advocacy contest

    The University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law has beaten more than 600 teams from around the world to be crowned the winner of the 2018 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington DC, USA.

    10 April 2018
Brenden Hall

Five University of Queensland students and five graduates will be vying for glory at next month’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (4-15 April).

28 March 2018
L-R: Cristina Sheehan (Synchronised Swimming), Liam Adcock (Athletics), Con Foley (Rugby Union), Lakeisha Patterson (Swimming)

Australian Commonwealth Games athletes are among a group of 58 University of Queensland students awarded UQ 2018 Sporting Scholarships.

16 March 2018
PhD student Esmi Zajaczkowski

An aspiring neuroscientist awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship will undertake pioneering research into the molecular basis of cognitive ability.

19 February 2018
Professor Laurence Walsh AO

A long-serving University of Queensland Senate member and a Professor of Dental Science have each received an Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List.

29 January 2018

A fictional crime drama that prompts students to explore the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective has won an international award.

19 January 2018
Dr Vincent Wheatley.

From economics to hypersonics, teachers at The University of Queensland are finding award-winning ways to teach students complex subjects.

19 December 2017
Student Isabella Hawker

Student Isabella Hawker will leave The University of Queensland as founder of her own media company and a graduate of both the Bachelor Arts and Bachelor of Communication programs.

15 December 2017
Humaira Shafi

When Humaira Shafi graduates with a doctorate from The University of Queensland on Friday, December 15, it will be the culmination of a challenging seven-year journey.

15 December 2017

Graduating student Ma’aola Saminatoto Milovale loane is set on a new mission – to expand opportunities for students in his homeland of Samoa.

11 December 2017

She was the face of The University of Queensland’s 2015 Create Change advertising campaign – but now avocado researcher Louisa Parkinson has proven her scientific mettle.

8 December 2017
UQ 2018 John Monash Scholars (left to right) - Jordan English, Heather Muir, Steven Ettema

Three University of Queensland graduates will head to England to further their studies at the distinguished Cambridge and Oxford universities after winning postgraduate scholarships.

1 December 2017
UQ President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj with Rhodes Scholarship recipient Damian Maher.

A passion for bringing English literature to the public has led to a Rhodes Scholarship for University of Queensland (UQ) student Damian Maher.

1 December 2017

The Australian Government has awarded scholarships to three University of Queensland students as part of its New Colombo Plan (NCP) 2018 round.

29 November 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
Kakadu plums

A powder extracted from the Kakadu plum to extend the shelf life of frozen ready-made foods has earned a University of Queensland researcher and her team a national award for community engagement.

27 November 2017