UQ's Emma Livingstone in Kowanyama for the 2017 program

A program that engages rural Australian communities with science also boosts visibility and career development for women researchers, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

20 October 2017
Professor Sue Kildea and Karina Hogan, one of the first mums through the Birthing On Country program

A maternity program designed to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

11 October 2017
Professor Hoy says improved health outcomes should be "celebrated".

Unique data from the Tiwi Islands and trends in ages and causes of death shows that health outcomes for some remote Indigenous communities have improved at an astonishing rate.

15 September 2017
Brenda L. Croft  Self–portrait on country (Wave Hill), 24 June 2014

Fifty-one years after the historic Wave Hill Walk-Off sparked the national land rights movement, an exhibition exploring the event is on show at the UQ Art Museum.

8 August 2017

The implementation of an Indigenous-led suicide intervention program will begin in Queensland’s rural and remote communities in July.

26 June 2017
Members of the W&J Traditional Owners Council outside the Federal Court

Unfinished business: Adani, the State, and the indigenous rights struggle of the Wangan and Jagalingou traditional owners council

12 June 2017
Dental students at St George

The launch of a new dental clinic in St George in south-west Queensland will ease the shortage of dental services available to the community.

9 June 2017
Barrow Island

A team of international archaeologists say evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s North West pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago.

19 May 2017
Dr Nasim Amiralian, Minister Leeanne Enoch and Ms Jordan Debono at the awards on Sunday.

Two University of Queensland researchers have won the Queensland Women in STEM competition in recognition of their work paving the way for young women to enter science careers.

27 March 2017

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017
Amelia Radke

After noticing defendants fare evading and sleeping rough in order to get into the city for a court hearing, two UQ postgraduate students teamed up to do something about it.

14 November 2016
Destiny Deacon 'Over the Fence' 2000 (from the series Sad & Bad) Corrigan Collection. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

An exhibition showcasing the diversity of contemporary practices within Indigenous photography will open at The University of Queensland Art Museum tomorrow (6 August).

5 August 2016
Zachary Frazer and Mollie O'Connor

Two University of Queensland law students have proven their legal prowess by winning the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Mooting competition at the Supreme Court of Queensland.

26 May 2016
Professor Marcia Langton and Adjunct Professor Stewart Gill.

Known for her lifelong work in Aboriginal social issues and women’s rights, Professor Marcia Langton AM of the Bidjara Nation has added another honour to her long list of accolades, being installed as an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College at The...

25 February 2016
Greg Poche AO and Kay E. Van Norton Poche at their conferral ceremony in Sydney, with Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Professor Cindy Shannon (left), Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Advancement) Ms Claire Pullar, and Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.  Photo: Maja Baska

The University of Queensland has awarded honorary doctorates to philanthropists Greg Poche AO and Kay E. Van Norton Poche, in recognition of their life-changing dedication to Indigenous health.

11 February 2016
Dr Nasim Amiralian of AIBN.

Fibres from the Australian native spinifex grass are being used to improve latex that could be used to make condoms as thin as a human hair without any loss in strength.

10 February 2016
Head and brain injuries are infants' most frequent injuries from assault

Assault-related injuries are significantly more severe and lead to greater long term disability in Queensland than do childhood injuries from accidents, a child safety researcher says.

1 October 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
Melissa Carroll.

A Wiradjuri nurse from New South Wales has been named the first Indigenous Officer for The University of Queensland Medical Society.

9 July 2015
Students get a taste of campus life.

Spending a day in the life of a health professional will be part of an exciting week at The University of Queensland for 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

2 July 2015