Distinguished alumni among award recipients

15 Jun 2016

Members of the University of Queensland community have featured in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

The roll call of alumni and affiliates on the list includes School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry Honorary Research Associate Professor and UQ alumnus Dr Dorothy Jane Watts, who was made a Member (AM) in the General Division, for significant service to tertiary education, particularly the study of ancient history, and as an administrator, academic and author.

School of Public Health Laureate Professor Alan Donald Lopez became a Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for service to science, both nationally and internationally, as an academic, researcher and author, and to the advancement of planning and policy development to improve public health in developing countries...

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UQ Alumni honoured as Queensland Greats

Two University of Queensland alumni have been named Queensland Greats for their outstanding achievements in the community.

They are Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO and John Curro AM MBE.

Ms Bryce (Bachelor of Arts ’62, Bachelor of Laws ’65, Doctor of Laws honoris causa ’06) was honoured for her lifetime of public service, including as Governor of Queensland from 2003 to 2008 and as Australia’s first female Governor-General from 2008 to 2014...

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