The human touch leads Sarah to the country

Sarah Ayles joins her fellow medical graduates this week as lifelong dreams and long hours become a reality.

20 July 2017
Sarah Ayles

Kakadu find confirms earliest Australian occupation

Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years – much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some archaeologists.

20 July 2017
Madjedbebe site custodian May Nango and excavation leader Chris Clarkson in the pit. Photo: Dominic O'Brien. Copyright Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation
Leah Davis.

University students from across the globe will explore the connections between society, economics, environment and health at the U21 Health Sciences Summer School in Johannesburg this week.

13 July 2017
Equipment in the laboratory can be used for many functions, including dating ancient human and animal remains

One of the most advanced analytical research laboratories of its kind will be opened to the public on Thursday, 13 July at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

12 July 2017

The combination of a rural background and rural undergraduate training has a multiplier effect on the likelihood of medical graduates practicing outside metropolitan areas, a study has found.

11 July 2017
Marine Mammal Forum: Sharing Scientific and Traditional Knowledge. (iStock photo)

Would you like to learn more about the magnificent whales, dolphins and dugongs that inhabit Moreton Bay?

10 July 2017
Traffic on Brisbane's Riverside Expressway

It has been 35 years since globally influential urban planner Professor Michael Batty last visited Brisbane. So what does he make of the changing face of Queensland’s capital?

7 July 2017

Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are not only fuelling underage drinking but are increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily.

5 July 2017
Tiger shark

Tiger sharks roam huge distances across the Indo-Pacific, contributing to a single, large population, a study has found.

5 July 2017
Dr Iman Azimi

Switching off a protein produced in breast cancer cells can stop cancer progression, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.

5 July 2017
The Central American squirrel monkey is listed as vulnerable. Credit: Linda De Volder, MM Switzerland

Researchers have long assumed habitat fragmentation contributes to animal extinction risk, but until now, they have not been able to measure it on a global scale for a major group of animals.

5 July 2017
The 2017 Australs at UQ (iStockphoto).

The University of Queensland is hosting the 2017 Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championships – the Australs.

4 July 2017
Wildlife conservation expert Dr Tamara Keeley

University of Queensland staff, students and alumni are among 30 women selected as Science & Technology Australia’s first Superstars of STEM.

4 July 2017
Sportspeople between the ages of 18-40 who play sport in Brisbane are sought for the study. Image credit: Marnie McLaren.

A groundbreaking study into concussion has been launched by scientists at The University of Queensland – and you could possibly play a part.

4 July 2017
Hacking is "an important form of digital stewardship", says Dr Sebastian Kaempf. (iStockphoto).

A free online course released today by The University of Queensland is encouraging people to learn about the dark underbelly of the technology and media apps they use every day.

4 July 2017

Leading researchers and scholars from around the world will gather at The University of Queensland next week to discuss the growing crisis in human protection.

3 July 2017
Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen was Queensland's premier from 1968 to 1987

A satirical and musical interpretation of Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s run for office has come about from a union of two University of Queensland creatives.

3 July 2017

The University of Queensland has been named in the world’s top 10 universities for six subjects by a major international rankings system.

30 June 2017
Purnululu National Park is home to the Bungle Bungle Range

Less than two per cent of wilderness is currently protected in global World Heritage sites - but many opportunities exist to increase this figure.

30 June 2017

Leading human rights activist Debbie Stothard will address issues currently facing the South-East Asian nation of Myanmar during a public seminar at The University of Queensland on Monday.

30 June 2017
UQ Entrepreneur in Residence Alborz Fallah

He sold a stake in his business to Nine Entertainment for $35 million and now Alborz Fallah has become The University of Queensland’s Entrepreneur in Residence.

29 June 2017

Rowing coaches in the United States will be the first outside Australia to use an online coaching course designed by The University of Queensland and Rowing Australia.

29 June 2017