Tawal locals, Nepal

More than a year after the Gorkha earthquake killed nearly 9000 people in Nepal, two University of Queensland students visiting the region found destroyed classrooms and a health clinic replaced with a tent.

21 December 2016

An international study led by University of Queensland researchers seeks to understand how white and tiger shark populations have changed over time.

21 December 2016

Being confronted by the plight of child soldiers in the African country of Uganda is something Andrew Wilcox is unlikely to ever forget.

20 December 2016

As thousands of Queensland school-leavers receive their OP results tomorrow, The University of Queensland is offering an array of new programs and study options for students commencing study in 2017.

16 December 2016
Andrew Liveris AO

A UQ alumnus described as “one of the foremost leaders in the world of business” has been appointed by US President-elect Donald Trump to chair the American Manufacturing Council.

14 December 2016
James Watson's research on declining wilderness features at number 59 on the Altmetric Top 100 'most discussed' journal articles of 2016.

A list of the world’s top-100 ‘most-discussed’ journal articles of 2016 features research from The University of Queensland in 16th and 59th spots.

14 December 2016
Jamin and Brigitta Day and family

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

The University of Queensland is making early entry offers in a number of selected programs, mostly to first preference applicants who are highly competitive.

13 December 2016

Reading 10,000 books is not as useful as travelling 10,000 miles, says a Chinese proverb, and three University of Queensland students are taking the advice to heart.

12 December 2016
Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger with her twin sister Helga Aichinger

German lecturer Dr Geoff Wilkes has received international recognition for his English translation of iconic wartime novel Die größere Hoffnung (The Greater Hope), by Austrian author Ilse Aichinger.

9 December 2016
Nile de Jonge in UQ's Great Court

Trading in the flying trapeze for the lecture theatre has paid off for this Brisbane former circus performer.

9 December 2016
Jim Campion.

Helping rural Australians through tough times was prime motivation for Jim Campion when he chose to return to full-time study in his early fifties.

9 December 2016
Professor Christina Lee

A Queensland researcher’s decades of devotion to influencing women’s health policy has resulted in international recognition.

8 December 2016

There’s a story behind every graduate’s long black gown at The University of Queensland this December.

7 December 2016
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