• Dr Kirsty Short.

    $42m to tackle global health issues

    Research into fighting the flu, improving outcomes for vulnerable infants, and battling kidney disease has netted almost $42 million in funding for academics from The University of Queensland.

    12 December 2018
  • Academy honours UQ’s innovative Vice-Chancellor

    A career dedicated to research has earned University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj a prestigious fellowship of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in the United States.

    12 December 2018
  • STEM Superstars - Dr Teresa Ubide and Dr Yanni Chin

    Volcano and venom experts are STEM superstars

    A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions and a structural biologist and toxinologist studying venom-peptides, have been named STEM Superstars for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and...

    11 December 2018

The University of Queensland has launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

5 December 2018

Five University of Queensland students are bound for the Indo-Pacific as 2019 New Colombo Plan fellows and scholars.

27 November 2018
Crime101x’s creators Professor Mark Horswill, Professor Barbara Masser and Associate Professor Blake McKimmie.

A University of Queensland course is so good it is criminal, with CRIME101x: The Psychology of Criminal Justice winning yet another accolade.

19 November 2018

A supercomputer named Wiener has won a gold Australian Computer Society Digital Disruptors Award at a gala event in Melbourne.

7 November 2018

Fourteen student athletes have received a University Blue – The University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour – at the 2018 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

6 November 2018

Flu researcher Dr Kirsty Short has won a $25,000 fellowship for her work on the long-term links between obesity, the immune system and influenza.

30 October 2018

A Queensland scientist who describes his research as a cross between cooking and playing with Lego has been recognised in this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

17 October 2018
UQ graduate Jordan English named 2019 Queensland Rhodes Scholar

A University of Queensland graduate has been named the Queensland 2019 Rhodes Scholar.

17 October 2018

Fifty-eight upcoming researchers raced against the clock as they competed in the 2018 Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final at The University of Queensland this week.

28 September 2018

Six University of Queensland scientists featured among 14 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners lauded at a ceremony last night.

21 September 2018
winner-micha-jackson-holding-a-big-dummy-cheque-flanked-by-competition-officials

PhD candidate Micha Jackson will represent The University of Queensland in the Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis Competition later this month, after winning the 2018 UQ 3MT Final.

14 September 2018

UniQuest, the commercialisation company of The University of Queensland, is today celebrating the creation of more than 100 startups.

7 September 2018
UQ's Optical Physics in Neuroscience team - Associate Professor Ethan Scott, Dr Itia Favre-Bulle and Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop

Two Australian Museum Eureka Prizes have been awarded to University of Queensland researchers for their outstanding discoveries in the fields of health and physics.

30 August 2018

Work to connect young people with disabilities and mental health challenges with nature has earned University of Queensland graduate Mathew Townsend a prestigious award.

17 August 2018
L-R: Nick Frazer, Martin Doyle, Naomi McCarthy and Cassia Bray. Credit: Gerard Lillis.

Teamwork, advocacy and sharp legal minds have guided three University of Queensland law students to victory at the fourth annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students’ Moot at the Federal Court of Australia in Brisbane.

17 August 2018