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  • The sum of current commitments under the Paris climate accord puts Earth on track for 3℃ of warming this century. Unless the world changes course and dramatically curbs greenhouse gas emissions, this is how bad it could get.
  • Professor Kim Wilkins has always been happiest when immersed in a good story. Watch the video to find out how she starred in her own story of self-discovery and success.
  • UQ scientists are inviting everyday Queenslanders to get their hands dirty to unearth the next generation of antibiotics.
  • UQ graduate and Contact contributor Andrew Kidd Fraser spoke to language and linguistics expert Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex to learn more about the origins of names and how spelling has evolved over time.
  • UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deborah Terry AO urges everyone to choose to challenge the status quo as we celebrate International Women's Day.
  • Listen to or read a selection of stories from inspirational UQ women, and learn about some of the many UQ initiatives that support women's progress in their professional and personal lives.
  • What did a news ban achieve and what will a new bargaining code mean for Australia's media landscape?
  • UQ experts have their say on what the permanent fall-out of the pandemic will be on our business culture and, more broadly, how Brisbane will change?
  • The keenly anticipated ES Meyers Memorial Lecture returns to UQ on 6 March this year with highly regarded gynaecologist Dr Vijay Roach confirmed as the guest speaker.

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  • The sum of current commitments under the Paris climate accord puts Earth on track for 3℃ of warming this century. Unless the world changes course and dramatically curbs greenhouse gas emissions, this is how bad it could get.
  • With international travel on hold during the pandemic, it appears that the desire for domestic travel might be the key to keeping Australian tourism afloat. But is the domestic rescue package our ticket to tourism recovery?
  • UQ graduate and Contact contributor Andrew Kidd Fraser spoke to language and linguistics expert Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex to learn more about the origins of names and how spelling has evolved over time.
  • For anyone who would accept an incorrect food order over raising it with the wait staff – this article is for you.
  • No transgender journey is the same. UQ's Director of Student Employability, Dr Dino Willox, is living proof of that.
  • UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deborah Terry AO urges everyone to choose to challenge the status quo as we celebrate International Women's Day.
  • What did a news ban achieve and what will a new bargaining code mean for Australia's media landscape?
  • UQ experts have their say on what the permanent fall-out of the pandemic will be on our business culture and, more broadly, how Brisbane will change?
  • Indigenous journalist and UQ PhD student Amy McQuire chats to 'Contact' about her career highlights, the need for media reform, and her forthcoming book.

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