Brisbane’s run of dry weather has led to algal blooms that have turned the water of The University of Queensland’s St Lucia lakes a luminous shade of green.

7 February 2019

University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to higher education and research.

25 January 2019
 Associate Dean External Engagement Professor Louise Hickson

An internationally recognised researcher in audiology has been appointed as the Associate Dean - External Engagement for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

24 January 2019
UQ alumnus Nick Georgiou works his laptop at a Brandtools desk

Just a week into a University of Queensland accelerator program for startups, one of the participants has attracted his first paying customer.

23 January 2019
Students at UQ in front of a Welcome sign.

More than 10,000 Australian undergraduate students have received offers to study at The University of Queensland in 2019, with strong demand continuing for health courses.

16 January 2019

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates from across Australia have the chance to join a paid University of Queensland program designed to help realise their career goals.

15 January 2019
UQ's Professor Jurgen Gotz, chairman of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Safety testing of a pioneering ultrasound technique that could delay the effects of dementia will begin in Brisbane late next year, led by University of Queensland researchers.

18 December 2018
Graham Ackhurst

An Aboriginal writer who ‘gained a second chance at life’ following treatment for a rare cancer has become the first Indigenous recipient of the Fulbright W.G. Walker scholarship.

18 December 2018

Life is all about perseverance, discipline and balance for Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology Valedictorian, Khoi Phan.

14 December 2018

A knee injury set Carl Francia on the path that led to his graduation this week from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Services at The University of Queensland.

14 December 2018

Whether it’s working with Indigenous communities or protecting wildlife in China, Harrison ‘Harry’ James has been tackling pressing environmental problems.

13 December 2018
Kirby the Assistance Dog.

Despite sleeping through most of his classes, Kirby Bell was an im-paw-tant guest at The University of Queensland’s December graduation ceremonies.

12 December 2018
Dr Kirsty Short.

Research into fighting the flu, improving outcomes for vulnerable infants, and battling kidney disease has netted almost $42 million in funding for academics from The University of Queensland.

12 December 2018

A career dedicated to research has earned University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj a prestigious fellowship of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in the United States.

12 December 2018
STEM Superstars - Dr Teresa Ubide and Dr Yanni Chin

A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions and a structural biologist and toxinologist studying venom-peptides, have been named STEM Superstars for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and...

11 December 2018