• Professor Cooper in the field.

    Cream of the crop: top agriculture expert to join UQ

    The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

    16 May 2018
  • Professor Kerrie Wilson

    Big agenda for UQ UNESCO star

    Equality, diversity and saving the planet – these are just a few things on the to-do list for University of Queensland Professor Kerrie Wilson, who has been appointed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Committee.

    2 March 2018
  • Scientist, businessman appointed UniQuest chairman

    Distinguished scientist and “angel” investor Dr Jay Hetzel has been appointed chairman of UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company.

    13 December 2017
Malcolm Broomhead

The University of Queensland Business School will name its Chair in Finance in honour of Malcolm Broomhead, in recognition of a $3 million gift from the alumnus and leading Australian businessman.

19 April 2016
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.

The Senate of The University of Queensland has extended the contract of its Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj for another five years.

4 March 2016
Chris Greig.

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Chris Greig as chair of its multi-million dollar Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.

22 January 2016
Mr Peter Varghese AO, will join The University of Queensland in July 2016 as UQ’s new Chancellor.

The current Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter Varghese AO, will join The University of Queensland in July 2016 as UQ’s new Chancellor, following an election by the University’s Senate yesterday.

24 November 2015

The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) has appointed a new director following an international search.

8 September 2015

University of Queensland graduate Shea Spierings is preparing for a four-month road trip around Australia to determine the key issues facing today’s youth.

11 March 2015
James Watson ... with a critically endangered mountain gorilla in east Africa.

Australia has a stronger voice in conservation, with the election of Associate Professor James Watson as president of the Society for Conservation Biology.

1 October 2014
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Research into blood cancer will be boosted with a new high-level appointment at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.

12 August 2014

The Science of Learning Research Centre (SLRC), led by The University of Queensland, has appointed a new director, Professor Pankaj Sah.

9 May 2014
UQ's new Catholic chaplain Father Augustine Obi

The University of Queensland has welcomed Father Augustine Obi as its next Catholic chaplain.

10 April 2014
(Ms) Ratu Sovi Arinta with UQ President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj

The University of Queensland has further strengthened its Indonesian ties, with the official opening of its representative office in Jakarta tonight (March 25).

26 March 2014
New Executive Dean Professor Tim Dunne

A globally renowned foreign policy, human rights and international relations scholar this week begins his new role as Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS).

5 March 2014
New Dean Bruce Abernethy with first year psychology students Emma-lee Wardle and Sanjay Vasudeva

Almost 2000 undergraduate students starting their studies in University of Queensland Health and Behavioural Sciences courses this week will be welcomed by a new Dean leading a new faculty.

5 March 2014

Mr Mark Starkey has been elected as the professional staff representative to the 33rd Senate of The University of Queensland for 2014 – 2017.

11 December 2013
UQ President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj with Dr Blanshard and Dr Eliadis.

The classics and ancient history have been guaranteed pride of place in 21st Century Queensland with a new appointment announced on Friday (29 September).

29 November 2013