• Winning Wiener wows judges

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

    7 November 2018
  • UQ athletes take centre stage at UQ Blues Awards

    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
  • Kirsty's success going viral

    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
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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
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Technical and human skills will be key to success in the future of business, according to University of Queensland student Humberto Jimenez, the winner of the first round of the Universitas 21 and PwC Innovation Challenge.

17 August 2018
UQ's campus - A large sandstone building with archways and a green lawn in front.

The University of Queensland has placed fifth in the Asia Pacific and second in Australia in today’s 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

15 August 2018
Headshots of the six ARC Laureate Fellows: Professor Tamara Davis, Professor Peter Visscher, Professor Christine Beveridge, Professor Bostjan Kobe, Professor Jolanda Jetten and Professor Hanns-Christoph Nägerl.

Six University of Queensland researchers have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme’s history.

2 August 2018
A researcher swims with a whale shark

A citizen science initiative collecting data on the world’s biggest fish is a finalist at Australia’s premier science awards.

31 July 2018

An infection that kills more than half a million people every year could soon be defeated, thanks to the efforts of a prizewinning University of Queensland researcher.

26 July 2018

Three University of Queensland research projects have been named finalists in the 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

25 July 2018