• UQ PhD student Gurion Ang will present at Concophillips Science Experience

    High school students experience science this week at UQ

    More than 165 high school students from Queensland and northern New South Wales will converge on The University of Queensland this week to discover the wonders of science and technology.

    18 January 2017
  • Jamin and Brigitta Day and family

    Dr Dad practises what he preaches

    Kids weren’t really on the horizon when graduating University of Queensland PhD student Jamin Day first considered working with one of the world’s leading experts in family interventions.

    13 December 2016
  • Sarah Lau and Samantha Hood: Photo by Patrick Self.

    Female leaders unite to support science success

    Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine are invited to join forces at a networking lunch on Wednesday, 23 November.

    18 November 2016
Merle Thornton and Rosemary Bognor protesting at the Regatta Hotel in 1965. Photo: The Courier-Mail

A young University of Queensland postgraduate student catapulted herself to fame half a century ago – by asking for a beer at the nearby Regatta Hotel.

19 October 2016
Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice will tackle the burning questions.

Ahead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow at The University of Queensland will bring together bushfire researchers with those at the front line.

27 September 2016
Dr Michael Finnegan.

The University of Queensland will host one of the world’s most respected forensic anthropologists when Dr Michael Finnegan delivers a guest lecture later this month.

21 September 2016
Paralympian Chris Bond.

Paralympian Chris Bond was 19 when a severe bacterial infection in his bowel spread through his body and sent him into septic shock.

13 September 2016
University of Queensland School of Pharmacy researcher Dr Harendra Parekh.

University of Queensland School of Pharmacy researcher Dr Harendra Parekh will host a morbid but fascinating discussion at the upcoming event Murder in Brisbane – The Science of Life and Death.

2 September 2016
Celebrity chef Ben Milbourne to be awarded Distinguished Young Alumni Award.

​The head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board member are among a distinguished line-up celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2016 Alumni Awards.

15 August 2016

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
Surf Life Saving Queensland's outstanding young lifesavers

A posse of Queensland’s most outstanding young surf lifesavers has gathered at The University of Queensland.

13 July 2016
1500 high school students flocked to UQ for Careers That Shape The World.

Almost 1500 high school students have flocked to The University of Queensland St Lucia campus today (12 July) for the annual Careers That Shape The World experience.

12 July 2016
Federal election experts available for comment

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues relating to the 2 July 2016 Federal Government election.

30 June 2016

University of Queensland drama students will bring a new lease of life to a classic 1940s Australian play that was last performed more than 50 years ago.

31 May 2016
Professor John Quiggin

The Beattie Government’s Smart State program deserves credit for the resilience of the State’s economy and labour market despite the end of the mining boom, according to analysis by a University of Queensland economist.

21 April 2016
Pinckney Marcius-Simons (USA, 1867-1909); watercolour illustrations painted onto the pages of an 1886 French edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream, translated by Paul Meurice. 1908. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Four-hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, The University of Queensland will host a series of events in 2016 celebrating the poet’s life and times.

11 April 2016
UQ's International Physicists’ Tournament team with Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.

A team of young physicists from The University of Queensland has made history by becoming the first Australian team to win entry into the International Physicists’ Tournament.

8 April 2016

A new residential wing at King’s College within The University of Queensland will be officially opened on Saturday (19 March).

17 March 2016