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
Sleep coaches Jamie Dunne and Karen Chong and Cultural Advisor Roslyn Von Senden hold up monitoring watches

Young Indigenous people in Mt Isa will be taught about the mental health benefits of a good night’s sleep as part of a nation-leading program developed by The University of Queensland.

2 June 2022
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The ALP will rightly bask in this election victory. As the party’s Sydney MP Tanya Plibersek put it Saturday night: a win is a win is a win.

23 May 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

The University of Queensland will lead Australia’s effort to supercharge commercialisation in the food and beverage industry, with a share of $362 million in federal government funding.

16 May 2022
Woman holding old book with other books in background at Book Fair.

The University of Queensland’s Alumni Friends are embracing a new chapter to help rebuild the Lismore Library’s book collection that was decimated by devastating floods.

28 April 2022
Men standing at Australian polling booths

The social media spending trends of candidates seeking to secure votes in the upcoming Federal election will be highlighted by a data dashboard created by University of Queensland academics.

8 April 2022
A teenager wearing a headset, while playing a computer game.

Whether it is watching television or playing electronic games, teenagers are experiencing serious physical and mental health consequences after just two hours of screen use, according to University of Queensland-led research.

29 March 2022
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Dr Sonia Shah is deciphering some of the most difficult scientific and medical dilemmas facing society, but it was returning to work after having a baby that almost unravelled her.

9 March 2022
The flags of Russia and Ukraine with the silhouette of a soldier in front

Russia has invaded Ukraine – creating the largest security crisis in Europe since World War II. How will the West respond to this Russian aggression and what does it mean for world peace, energy prices and international trade? The University of...

25 February 2022
Superflex, Dive-In, 2019. Photo: Lance Gerber, courtesy of Desert X.

A 1200-kilogram bright pink installation outside The University of Queensland Art Museum forms part of an Australian-first cutting-edge exhibition that shines a spotlight on the impacts of climate change.

17 February 2022
A pregnant woman sitting on a couch refusing an offered glass of wine

Queensland children affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) will soon have earlier access to additional diagnostic and support services, which could give them better long-term outcomes.

10 February 2022
Twin girls jumping in a stream

For the first time, researchers have revealed how a person’s genes can play a part in their enjoyment of nature, potentially changing the way we look at our affinity with the natural world.

4 February 2022
A woman in a hospital bed with a man sitting bedside and a doctor sitting on the bed.

Conversations with stroke survivors and their loved ones about possible lasting impairment can be traumatic, but there’s also potential for them to be therapeutic, according to research from The University of Queensland.

1 February 2022
A composite image of faces in everyday objects.

Seeing faces in everyday objects is a common experience, but research from The University of Queensland has found people are more likely to see male faces when they see an image on the trunk of a tree or in burnt toast over breakfast.

25 January 2022