• Professor-Vicki-Chen

    Executive Dean ready to take the lead

    An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

    3 August 2018
  • UQ expert appointed Chief Scientist of Great Barrier Reef Foundation

    Internationally-respected University of Queensland marine expert Professor Peter Mumby has been appointed to the key role of Chief Scientist with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

    24 July 2018
  • Professor Cooper in the field.

    Cream of the crop: top agriculture expert to join UQ

    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 Pauline Ford

The University of Queensland has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to appoint a woman to a permanent head of dentistry position.

25 May 2016
Professor Aidan Byrne will take up the position of UQ Provost later this year. Image: Norman Plant Photography and the ARC.

The University of Queensland has appointed Australian Research Council (ARC) Chief Executive Officer Professor Aidan Byrne as its new Provost.

24 May 2016
Malcolm Broomhead

The University of Queensland Business School will name its Chair in Finance in honour of Malcolm Broomhead, in recognition of a $3 million gift from the alumnus and leading Australian businessman.

19 April 2016
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.

The Senate of The University of Queensland has extended the contract of its Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj for another five years.

4 March 2016
Chris Greig.

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Chris Greig as chair of its multi-million dollar Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.

22 January 2016
Mr Peter Varghese AO, will join The University of Queensland in July 2016 as UQ’s new Chancellor.

The current Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter Varghese AO, will join The University of Queensland in July 2016 as UQ’s new Chancellor, following an election by the University’s Senate yesterday.

24 November 2015

The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) has appointed a new director following an international search.

8 September 2015

University of Queensland graduate Shea Spierings is preparing for a four-month road trip around Australia to determine the key issues facing today’s youth.

11 March 2015
James Watson ... with a critically endangered mountain gorilla in east Africa.

Australia has a stronger voice in conservation, with the election of Associate Professor James Watson as president of the Society for Conservation Biology.

1 October 2014
Photo of Professor Maher Gandhi goes here

Research into blood cancer will be boosted with a new high-level appointment at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.

12 August 2014

The Science of Learning Research Centre (SLRC), led by The University of Queensland, has appointed a new director, Professor Pankaj Sah.

9 May 2014
UQ's new Catholic chaplain Father Augustine Obi

The University of Queensland has welcomed Father Augustine Obi as its next Catholic chaplain.

10 April 2014
(Ms) Ratu Sovi Arinta with UQ President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj

The University of Queensland has further strengthened its Indonesian ties, with the official opening of its representative office in Jakarta tonight (March 25).

26 March 2014
New Executive Dean Professor Tim Dunne

A globally renowned foreign policy, human rights and international relations scholar this week begins his new role as Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS).

5 March 2014
New Dean Bruce Abernethy with first year psychology students Emma-lee Wardle and Sanjay Vasudeva

Almost 2000 undergraduate students starting their studies in University of Queensland Health and Behavioural Sciences courses this week will be welcomed by a new Dean leading a new faculty.

5 March 2014