2020 Edition

  • LISTEN: On the 20th anniversary of September 11, UQ MBA graduate and Special Agent Fred Bradford reflects on the day that changed his career, and the world, forever.
  • While the UQ COVID-19 vaccine won’t to be rolled out to fight this global pandemic, the University’s researchers have made remarkable progress, and they are confident their powerful vaccine platform will be ready for when the world faces another health crisis. 
  • Australia’s renewable energy research capacity has been boosted with the completion of the UQ Warwick Solar Farm in 2020. UQ students are also gaining valuable experience that will help Queensland reach its renewable energy targets by 2030.
  • Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deborah Terry AO reflects on 2020, the response of the UQ community to COVID-19, and the role of universities in pandemic recovery.
  • The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, with the impacts expected to last well into 2021 and beyond. Professor Shaun Bond, UQ’s Frank Finn Professor of Finance, considers some specific steps.
  • How two friends banded together to launch a free screen reader and open up technology to the vision-impaired community.
  • UQ graduate Elliot Stein analyses what a Joe Biden presidency will mean for Australia.
  • UQ has recognised the contribution of renowned feminist activist Merle Thornton AM with an Honorary Doctor of Letters.
  • UQ graduate Professor Megan Davis (Bachelor of Arts ’97; Bachelor of Laws ‘99) has dedicated her career to achieving constitutional reform for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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