It will be so much fun, and it is such an honour, Mr Tambunan said of his new role as 2019 UQ Chief Student Entrepreneur.

The University of Queensland’s new Chief Student Entrepreneur, Josh Tambunan, has his work cut out for him as he knuckles down for his final year of study toward a double degree in engineering and science.

7 March 2019
Associate Professor Timothy McIntyre and Associate Professor April Wright

Two University of Queensland teachers have been given top marks for their dedication and innovative approaches to student learning at the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

26 February 2019

Two University of Queensland post graduate students have been recognised among the nation’s brightest, named as 2019 Westpac Future Leaders Scholars.

26 February 2019
Quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero

University of Queensland quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero has been selected as a L’Oréal-UNESCO International Rising Talent for 2019.

14 February 2019

University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to higher education and research.

25 January 2019
Dr Kirsty Short.

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

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

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