• Professor Matthew Morell, Director, QAAFI at University of Queensland – with sorghum in glasshouse.

    A safe, sustainable future for agriculture

    Agriculture has entered a new era where advanced, multidisciplinary sciences are harnessed to meet consumer demands for safe, ethically and sustainably produced foods, according to the incoming director of a key research institute.

    26 March 2021
  • Chancellor re-appointed to lead UQ into the future

    The University of Queensland Chancellor, Peter Varghese AO, has been elected for a second term at a meeting of the UQ Senate.

    2 December 2020
  • Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry

    UQ welcomes back Professor Deborah Terry

    The university sector will be vital in the state’s recovery from COVID-19, according to incoming University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor, Professor Deborah Terry.

    2 August 2020
Professor Peta Ashworth. UQ image.

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Peta Ashworth OAM as inaugural director of the Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership.

4 February 2020
Associate Professor Maree Toombs

The University of Queensland has appointed an Associate Dean (Indigenous Engagement) to lead reconciliation in the Faculty of Medicine.

18 December 2019

After six years as Vice-Chancellor of Curtin University, Professor Deborah Terry, will return to The University of Queensland as Vice-Chancellor and President, commencing on 1 August 2020.

5 December 2019
Professor Michael Bruenig

A leader in cyber security, data science and artificial intelligence will head up The University of Queensland’s prestigious Business School following a competitive global search.

30 July 2019
Caroline Williams - UQ’s University Librarian

Academic libraries have come a long way since the days of index cards, date-stamps and hushed study areas, now boasting e-books, 24-hour access and sleep pods – and The University of Queensland’s new University Librarian has seen it all.

15 May 2019
Reconciliation Action Coordinator Kerry Kilner

The director of the Australian literature and storytelling history database AustLit has been appointed as the first Reconciliation Action Coordinator for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

21 March 2019
Dr Katalin Trencsényi

Internationally renowned drama expert, researcher and theatre-maker Dr Katalin Trencsényi has been named The University of Queensland’s Creative Fellow for 2019.

28 February 2019
 Associate Dean External Engagement Professor Louise Hickson

An internationally recognised researcher in audiology has been appointed as the Associate Dean - External Engagement for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

24 January 2019
Professor Heather Zwicker.

A cultural studies researcher from a top-ranked Canadian university has joined The University of Queensland this week as the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Executive Dean.

2 October 2018

An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

3 August 2018

Internationally-respected University of Queensland marine expert Professor Peter Mumby has been appointed to the key role of Chief Scientist with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

24 July 2018
Professor Cooper in the field.

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

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

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

13 December 2017

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017