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News from UQ marketing and communications

University of Queensland
October 25, 2012

Design Awards celebrated

Members of OMC's Design team and designers for the UQ Art Museum, including Melbourne designer Warren Taylor, were recently awarded various accolades from the Museums Australia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDA) 2012.

The designers were recipients of multiple awards, including their design work on the UQ Art Museum exhibition catalogue, Safety Zone, designed by Felicia Gibson; NEWv2 exhibition catalogue designed by Felicia Gibson and Craig Oddy, and UQ Art Museum staff Brent Wilson and Gordon Craig; and New Psychedelia invitation and exhibition catalogue designed by Warren Taylor.

Design Manager, Craig Oddy said he felt honoured to be part of the University's success in the design field.

"It is a great achievement to receive this recognition and reflects the outstanding work of some of the many talented designers at UQ," he said.

The designs were competing against various art museums and galleries across Australia.

For more information on the Museums Australia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDA).

New Vice-Chancellor to open M&C Network Conference

We're delighted to announce that the Network conference on Monday 26 November will be opened by our new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Høj.

This will be the first opportunity for many staff in the Network to hear from our new Vice-Chancellor. In addition to opening the Conference, Professor Høj will provide his thoughts on marketing and communications priorities for UQ. Another reason why this year's conference shouldn't be missed!

Conference places are limited. Registrations close Friday 2 November 2012. For more information and to register, click here.

UQ News app: update

Following the recent launch of the UQ News app, we want to thank everyone in the Network for their support.

We wanted to share the latest statistics about the app:

  • The UQ News app has been download 240 times
  • 53 users have subscribed to the app
  • The top countries in which the UQ News app has been downloaded are:
    -  Australia: 121 app downloads
    -  China: 51 app downloads
    -  US: 37 app downloads
    -  Singapore: 4 app downloads
  • UQ News is currently ranking #5 in Newsstand's Professional & Trade category in Australia

(Source: App Figures, 15/10/12)

Please click here (whilst on your iPad) to install the UQ News app.

Please direct your comments and feedback about the UQ News app to the Corporate Publications team in OMC.

Interested in a UQ Social Media seminar?

We are working with the School of Journalism & Communication to offer a social media seminar in 2013, catering for all levels of knowledge in the Network.
Register your interest here by Thursday 1 November and let us know what you would like covered.

"Think about what a user is going to type"

Matt Cutts, Google


Chinese Culture Alive at UQ

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Events & Training

World Public Relations Forum 2012: Melbourne 18-20 November

Communicating Complex Information to Stakeholders  19-20 February, Melbourne

More events ›

Network News

Last day for workplace survey

Don’t forget to complete your Workplace Culture Survey, which should have arrived in the email inbox of all fixed-term and continuing staff at UQ. The two-week survey closes tomorrow Friday 26 October.

The survey is an important part of the University's Integrity and Accountability Reform Program and results will be used to inform ongoing improvements to enhance the workplace experience for UQ staff.

New Staff Appointments

Welcome to new members of the network.

Read here for more details.


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