Professor Cooper in the field.

The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

16 May 2018
Professor Kerrie Wilson

Equality, diversity and saving the planet – these are just a few things on the to-do list for University of Queensland Professor Kerrie Wilson, who has been appointed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Committee.

2 March 2018

Distinguished scientist and “angel” investor Dr Jay Hetzel has been appointed chairman of UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company.

13 December 2017

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017
Professor Julie Cogin

The University of Queensland has announced the appointment of a new leader for the prestigious UQ Business School.

10 October 2017
Professor André Drenth

The University of Queensland’s Professor André Drenth will be one of the first scientists to participate in a new Indonesian Government program that aims to strengthen Indonesia’s global research collaborations and boost food security.

4 October 2017
Mr Varghese ... has previously served as Australia's High Commissioner to India

University of Queensland Chancellor Peter Varghese has been appointed to formulate a new strategy for Australia’s trade with India.

12 April 2017

A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017
New Deputy Chancellor Ms Tonianne Dwyer

At the Senate meeting held on 27 February 2017, Ms Tonianne Dwyer was elected Deputy Chancellor of the University’s Senate.

28 February 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

Newly-appointed Executive Dean of The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Professor Andrew Griffiths plans to strengthen the faculty’s international focus.

30 January 2017
UQ Vice-Chancellor to lead Group of Eight in 2017

The Group of Eight (Go8) – Australia’s leading research-intensive universities – has appointed University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj as its Chair for 2017.

30 November 2016

The University of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of alumnus Mark Sowerby as Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur.

25 August 2016
Mr Peter N Varghese AO.

Alumnus, university medallist and honorary doctorate recipient Mr Peter N Varghese AO has returned to The University of Queensland as its 14th Chancellor today (July 11).

11 July 2016

University of Queensland Provost Professor Joanne Wright has announced the appointment of Mark Erickson as UQ’s new Academic Registrar and Director of Academic Services.

3 June 2016