Thousands cross new walkway daily

The University of Queensland’s new eastern entry walkway has officially opened, improving access for the 20,000 people who will cross the new elevated platform each day.

4 August 2015
UQ Chief Operating Officer Maurie McNarn, Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward Julian Simmonds and UQ Property and Facilities Director Alan Egan

Stand up for your heart health

Stand up and be counted: That’s the message from a University of Queensland study that found more time standing could improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels while lowering fats in the blood.

4 August 2015
UQ Chief Operating Officer Maurie McNarn, Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward Julian Simmonds and UQ Property and Facilities Director Alan Egan

The University of Queensland’s new eastern entry walkway has officially opened, improving access for the 20,000 people who will cross the new elevated platform each day.

4 August 2015

Stand up and be counted: That’s the message from a University of Queensland study that found more time standing could improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels while lowering fats in the blood.

4 August 2015

​Engineers Australia has recognised The University of Queensland for its work in boosting female participation in engineering courses.

3 August 2015
Brad Jones Racing drivers Dale Wood, Jason Bright and Fabian Coulthard

The quest to find even the slightest advantage has led V8 Supercars team Brad Jones Racing to the University of Queensland.

30 July 2015
Aisling Scott.

If work ethic is anything to go by, aspiring Olympian and University of Queensland law graduate Aisling Scott will one day be a gold medal lawyer.

30 July 2015
Karen Moritz.

Babies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, a University of Queensland study has found.

30 July 2015

A study published in 2014 found Queensland was relatively safe from the threat of a devastating tsunami, but southern states on the east coast might not be so lucky.

30 July 2015
Elliot beginning his international short-term summer course at The University of Hong Kong.

From China to London, University of Queensland students have been getting a global experience during the winter break, with UQ Abroad’s new short-term programs.

29 July 2015
UQ's Emma Hofstetter in Colombia.

Helping others works both ways, as visitors to The University of Queensland’s Volunteer Expo will discover for themselves at UQ St Lucia next Wednesday (5 August).

29 July 2015
Jennifer Loakes.

Racial tolerance and the curiosity of youth are central themes of a book to be launched by a University of Queensland School of Psychology masters student at the weekend

29 July 2015
Newly-discovered species: Adult males with juvenile females grasped onto abdomens - Cystococcus campanidorsalis (Photo: Dr Lyn Cook)

A University of Queensland graduate has identified a previously unknown species of insect living within reach of Australian suburbia.

27 July 2015
Terri Irwin with snake.

Conservation advocate Terri Irwin today received an honorary doctorate recognising more than a decade of support for high-quality science at The University of Queensland.

24 July 2015
One of 25 cuttings from the tree of knowledge

Being constantly surrounded by beautiful trees at the University of Queensland, it’s easy to take the grand greenery for granted.

24 July 2015

A free online course that explores the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective is running for a second time.

24 July 2015

University of Queensland researchers have shown, like humans, fruit flies may be self-aware of their actions.

24 July 2015
Terry Starbuck before and after

Terry Starbuck didn’t run for the best part of 30 years before consulting The University of Queensland Nutrition and Dietetics Practice at Ipswich.

24 July 2015
Researchers say governments should not use offsets to meet existing commitments to manage protected areas.

Australian scientists have warned governments against using biodiversity offsetting to meet existing conservation commitments.

23 July 2015

As the Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary this month, Salvos employee and UQ graduate Marcel Noronha has reflected on how he found his own redemption.

23 July 2015
Courtney Kelly.

The first female indigenous student to graduate in the 65-year history of The University of Queensland’s mining engineering program will do so at a ceremony on Friday, July 24 at 2pm.

23 July 2015

If you go down to the woods today …

22 July 2015