• Baker Boy on stage. One performer is captured mid-flip, while another plays the didgeridoo, with the end of it pointing towards the camera.

    Baker Boy to headline UQ festival

    Indigenous rapper Baker Boy will headline The University of Queensland’s inaugural NAIDOC Music Culture Art Festival, to be held on Thursday 2 August.

    23 July 2018
  • A group of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys pose in yellow rugby uniforms. They are smiling.

    Children make deadly healthy choices

    More than 400 children got a taste for healthy living and university life through rugby league and netball matches at the Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus this month.

    12 July 2018
  • UQ's Forgan Smith building lit in Aboriginal flag colours.

    Art for action

    Artwork by an Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander creator will feature in The University of Queensland’s upcoming Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), with artists invited to submit an expression of interest by 11 July 2018.

    5 July 2018
Mitch Sullivan will further his research at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm with a world-leading diabetes research team

University of Queensland graduate student Mitch Sullivan’s discovery of a link between type 2 diabetes and how the liver stores blood sugar has captured the interest of leading diabetes researchers.

11 November 2014
Greg Poche AO and Kay van Norton Poche have donated $10m to Indigenous health at UQ.

A Poche Centre for Indigenous Health will be established at The University of Queensland, thanks to a $10 million gift from philanthropist Mr Greg Poche AO.

7 November 2014
Indigenous youth are creating new languages, something that is very rare across the globe. Flickr/Rusty Stewart, CC BY-SA

By now we know that traditional Indigenous languages are losing speakers rapidly and tragically. Of the 250 languages once spoken in Australia, only 40 remain and just 18 of these are still learnt by children. But if children in remote Indigenous...

29 October 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014
An example of highly-effective telehealth is the mobile telemedicine program in Cherbourg.

Queensland has claimed a knockout blow against the tyranny of distance in health care today with the opening of The University of Queensland’s Centre of Research Excellence in Telehealth.

10 September 2014
The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing.

The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing, however indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, according to researchers from The University of...

3 September 2014
The app will make it easier for young people to get quick and accessible help

A University of Queensland project to develop a smartphone app to prevent Indigenous youth suicide in the State has received more than $800,000 from the Federal Government.

1 September 2014
The Honey and the Bunny by Karla Dickens.

The University of Queensland’s Great Court will be filled with challenging artworks for the Courting Blakness art installation next month.

28 August 2014
UQ’s Dr Katelyn Barney and Dr Chelsea Bond have received National Teaching Fellowships from the Office for Learning and Teaching

Two new University of Queensland researchers will address the under-representation of Indigenous academics in the higher education field, working to close the education gap at universities across Australia.

1 July 2014
Indigenous elder Aunty Margaret, left, UQ Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Professor Cindy Shannon and indigenous scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

Swimming with the fishes has just become a whole lot easier for University of Queensland Indigenous Science Scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

13 May 2014

A new program has been launched at The University of Queensland to tackle the under-representation of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at university and in the top tiers of academic achievement.

26 February 2014

More than 140 Indigenous young people are experiencing university life on The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus this week for the annual Indigenous Youth Sports...

17 January 2014
The youth justice forum panel featured, from left, Youth Advocacy Centre Director Janet Wright, barrister Jann Taylor, Griffith University criminal justice researcher April Chrzanowski, Royal Children's Hospital Child and Youth Mental Health Service Clinical Director Dr Stephen Stathis, and Paul Barclay, host of Radio National's Big Ideas program

Tonight’s Radio National broadcast of a University of Queensland forum is expected to spark community debate on State Government proposals for harsher sentencing of young offenders.

28 October 2013

The University of Queensland is working on a collaborative project to improve health and education conditions for Australia’s poorest Indigenous communities

14 June 2013

Mentally ill Australians are dying an average of 16 years earlier than the general population, and the gap is growing.

24 May 2013