Dr Wallace Taylor: Photo by Inga Stünzner, Queensland Country Life

A Rockhampton researcher who has devoted more than 50 years to improving the socio-economics of rural and regional communities in Australia and developing economies has been honoured with The University of Queensland 2016 Gatton Gold Medal.

5 December 2016
From left, Michael Lucas; UQ Global Engagement Deputy Director Dr Jessica Gallagher, Caitlin Gordon-King, Sophie Ryan, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, Kate Goodfruit, Rachel Dodds, Elsie Schuster and Alexander Williams

Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the New Colombo Plan.

2 December 2016
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
Professor Bartlett ... a scientific pioneer and a research leadership exemplar

The University of Queensland’s Professor Perry Bartlett has been named the 2017 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year in recognition of his work on the human brain, including dementia and depression.

28 November 2016

Two University of Queensland academics have been honoured for their achievements in the humanities in Australia.

25 November 2016
Professor Sara Dolnicar receives her award in Slovenia

UQ tourism Professor Sara Dolnicar has been recognised by the Republic of Slovenia with an Ambassador of Science award for her outstanding research achievements in fields as diverse as sustainable tourism and foster care.

22 November 2016
Tim Delport and Brett Parkinson

Prestigious scholarships will take two University of Queensland engineering postgraduates to study at the University of Oxford.

22 November 2016

A University of Queensland academic who helped invent the term “glass cliff” has celebrated its appearance on the Oxford Dictionaries 2016 Word of the Year shortlist.

18 November 2016
Dr Kerrie Wilson ... her research has a sustained benefit for the natural environment and on human wellbeing

Queensland conservation biologist Kerrie Wilson is a star in her field, and last night she was recognised with a medal to prove it.

18 November 2016
Pictured from left to right:  UQ Chancellor Peter Varghese AO, BEL SET Director Rhea Jain and UQ Provost Professor Aidan Byrne.

A University of Queensland student employability service has won a prestigious 2016 Australian Financial Review Higher Education Award.

17 November 2016
Dr Rebecca Coll

The young inventor behind a University of Queensland discovery that could benefit patients living with inflammatory diseases has been awarded the 2016 Research Australia Discovery Award.

17 November 2016

Two University of Queensland Press authors – Sarah Holland-Batt and Karen Lamb – have won acclaim for their work after being awarded significant Australian literary prizes last night.

10 November 2016
Professor Mark Kendall ... "Sir Howard Florey was a hugely inspiring individual"

A University of Queensland researcher who invented the Nanopatch – a needle-free vaccine delivery device – has been awarded the 2016 CSL Young Florey Medal.

9 November 2016

The University of Queensland’s Professor John McGrath has won a prestigious international fellowship in the Niels Bohr Professorship Program in Denmark to continue his ground-breaking research into schizophrenia.

7 November 2016
The Long Room - Customs House

Customs House has won the National Savour Australia Awards for Function/Convention Centre Caterer, and Caterer of the Year.

25 October 2016