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
Associate Professor Greg Hainge and Professor Michael Haugh

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
Author Tony Birch wins 2017 Patrick White Literary Award

Acclaimed author Tony Birch from The University of Queensland Press has received the 2017 Patrick White Literary Award for his contribution to contemporary Australian literature.

17 November 2017
UQ attracted the most Australia Awards - Endeavour Fellowships and Scholarships for 2018.

The University of Queensland’s reputation for global student exchange has helped attract 62 Australia Awards – Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2018, the most of any university in Australia.

16 November 2017
Professor John McGrath

Research into brain development and schizophrenia has led to international acclaim for The University of Queensland’s Professor John McGrath, recipient of Denmark’s Strömgren Medal.

15 November 2017
Credit: Christopher Frederick Jones.

The team behind the transformative refurbishment of The University of Queensland’s Forgan Smith building has been recognised at the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Awards.

13 November 2017
PhD student Melissa Houghton at work on Macquarie Island.

A study into how a sub-Antarctic island’s ecosystem has changed since the eradication of introduced mammals has won a prestigious Australian Academy of Science prize.

10 November 2017

Eight UQ student athletes have joined the ranks of the sporting elite after receiving a UQ Blue – The University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour – at the 2017 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

6 November 2017

The University of Queensland Business School’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has ranked first in Australia and the Asia-Pacific and 16th in the world in the 2017 Economist MBA rankings.

31 October 2017
UQ is one of Australia’s top three universities

UQ has continued its climb in one of the world’s most respected university ranking systems.

17 October 2017