Jacaranda tree in front of UQ sandstone in The Great Court

The recipients of this year’s University of Queensland Alumni Awards are transforming communities across the world - from improving regional and rural healthcare to saving threatened ecosystems.

21 September 2022

A PhD candidate working to understand early embryo development has won The University of Queensland’s 2022 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition final.

15 September 2022
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UQ research has found the reporting of minor crimes on community social media pages can make residents feel their neighbourhood is less safe, even when statistics show actual crime is low.

14 September 2022

A University of Queensland researcher supporting efforts to combat drug and alcohol use worldwide has been named the 2022 Queensland Young Tall Poppy of the Year.

30 August 2022
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A University of Queensland researcher and a research team have been named finalists in the prestigious 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

29 July 2022
Feeney Way sign in front of building

A University of Queensland landmark has been named in honour of extraordinary philanthropist Charles ‘Chuck’ Feeney, whose generosity permanently changed Australia’s research landscape and led to many research discoveries.

27 July 2022
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The University of Queensland’s Professor Bronwyn Fredericks has been awarded a 2022 National NAIDOC Week award for decades of work to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

4 July 2022
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The University of Queensland’s Master of Business Administration has been ranked Australia’s number one MBA program.

23 June 2022
Order of Australia medals on a purple background

An international leader in audiology and an Indigenous author and poet are among an extensive list of University of Queensland representatives who have been named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year.

13 June 2022
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Two University of Queensland alumni, who have helped shaped the state, have been named among this year’s Queensland Greats.

7 June 2022
Wheelchair rugby player Conor Tweedy poses with his father and brother on court after a win

Three generations of one family have now played in premiership-winning rugby sides for the University of Queensland, after the club won the inaugural Wheelchair Rugby National League.

3 June 2022
Professor Anita Heiss holding a trophy and smiling

University of Queensland professor and proud Wiradjuri woman Anita Heiss has been awarded the 2022 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Indigenous Writers’ Prize.

18 May 2022
UQ's new online course will be open and free to anyone. Adobe

The University of Queensland is among just ten educational institutions to receive a slice of $1.4 million to create courses designed to develop Essential Human Skills for the Virtual Age.

3 May 2022
UQ's Natalie Grider says AFLW's growing popularity is good for achieving equity goals.

Natalie Grider has kicked many personal goals since being drafted into the Brisbane Lions’ AFLW team, including one that many professional footballers never achieve – a premiership title.

10 March 2022
Professor Alex Haslam AM honoured for his service to tertiary education. Supplied

Experts in the fields of medicine and psychology are among University of Queensland staff and alumni recognised in the 2022 Australia Day honours.

27 January 2022