• UQ’s Dr Jason Tangen (centre) with Sergeant Kristine Nedwich and Acting Inspector Duncan McCarthy of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Services Branch

    Funding to create forensic expertise

    A group of universities and law enforcement agencies has received a funding boost from the Australian Government to train the next generation of forensic experts.

    15 June 2018
  • Not quite the end of mankind

    The University of Queensland does not have a gender-neutral language policy or a list of banned words. This has been misreported in the media. School of Political Science and International Studies Head Richard Devetak responds.

    13 June 2018
  • Lifesaving researchers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    It’s double the celebration for University of Queensland researchers Brandon and Claire Wainwright, who were both appointed Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their significant service to medicine.

    12 June 2018

University students with a range of neurodiverse traits will be able to boost their employability through a new work experience program that helps them breakdown barriers, gain skills, and make vital connections.

24 April 2018

Mental health will be included as a priority in decision-making at The University of Queensland from this year.

24 April 2018
UQ researchers Dr Taras Plakhotnik, Associate Professor Claudia Vickers, Professor Kirill Alexandrov

University of Queensland researchers have topped the nation in the 2018 round of Human Frontier Science Program research funding awards.

20 April 2018

The first of three University of Queensland Regional Training Hubs supporting junior doctors to undertake specialist training in regional Queensland will be launched on Thursday 19 April.

17 April 2018
The ACRF Cancer Ultrastructure and Function Facility at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience was supported by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

Researchers will soon understand how to better target cancer treatments with the opening of a new Australian Cancer Research Foundation facility at The University of Queensland today (Tuesday 17 April).

17 April 2018
HYPE Sports Innovation board member Uli Becker, ARIVAL CEO David Turik, ARIVAL founder Matt Coleman, UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj

An augmented reality platform that brings fans into the match has won the inaugural HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator Global Pitch competition held during the Commonwealth Games.

11 April 2018
L to R - Claire Robertson, Samara Cassar, Julius Moller, Hennie Lui, Keilin Andersen (coach), Edward Watson and Professor Anthony Cassimatis

The University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law has beaten more than 600 teams from around the world to be crowned the winner of the 2018 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington DC, USA.

10 April 2018
Brenden Hall

Five University of Queensland students and five graduates will be vying for glory at next month’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (4-15 April).

28 March 2018
Mark Hutchinson - UQ alumnus and former CEO and President of General Electric Europe

Ethics in business is the focus of a new million-dollar partnership between The University of Queensland and global business leader Mark Hutchinson.

19 March 2018
L-R: Cristina Sheehan (Synchronised Swimming), Liam Adcock (Athletics), Con Foley (Rugby Union), Lakeisha Patterson (Swimming)

Australian Commonwealth Games athletes are among a group of 58 University of Queensland students awarded UQ 2018 Sporting Scholarships.

16 March 2018
Dr Irina Vetter in her lab.

From running business schools or improving safety in our cities to studying witchcraft or saving the Great Barrier Reef – women at The University of Queensland are creating change in every field.

8 March 2018

The University of Queensland ranks in the top 50 in the world in 22 subjects, with the latest international rankings placing UQ first in Australia for Chemical Engineering and Environmental Sciences.

5 March 2018
Professor Kerrie Wilson

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
UQ's 2018 Fulbright Scholars - Dr Anna Urbanowicz, James Hill, Karri Neldner and Dr David Ireland

Four researchers are preparing to travel to the United States of America to advance their work after being awarded Fulbright Scholarships.

28 February 2018
Heidi Lithgow in her Atira accommodation

The University of Queensland’s Young Achievers Program has joined forces with Atira student accommodation to help 10 students achieve their education dreams.

19 February 2018