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Kicking down barriers to inclusion

Kicking down barriers to inclusion

  • UQ architecture graduate Georgia Birks, believes landmark moments in history will also inform architectural design for years to come.
  • What did a news ban achieve and what will a new bargaining code mean for Australia's media landscape?
  • Australia’s longest-serving deputy prime minister and UQ alumnus Doug Anthony passed away in December last year. As one of Australia’s political giants of the 20th century, his legacy will live on for years to come.
  • 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.
  • Join 'Contact' each week as we take you on a virtual guided tour, providing a brief overview of UQ's artworks and where you can find them. This week it's bike racks, and the inspiration behind their intriguing designs.
  • Join 'Contact' each week as we take you on a virtual guided tour, providing a brief overview of UQ's artworks and where you can find them.
  • Video: find out how Dr Michael Thai learned to step outside his comfort zone to become a celebrated lecturer and winner of the 2013 Three-Minute Thesis competition.
  • Meet Angus Fraser, the UQ graduate helping CoolCabanas rule the beaches.

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  • UQ architecture graduate Georgia Birks, believes landmark moments in history will also inform architectural design for years to come.
  • Australia’s longest-serving deputy prime minister and UQ alumnus Doug Anthony passed away in December last year. As one of Australia’s political giants of the 20th century, his legacy will live on for years to come.
  • Join 'Contact' each week as we take you on a virtual guided tour, providing a brief overview of UQ's artworks and where you can find them. This week it's bike racks, and the inspiration behind their intriguing designs.
  • Join 'Contact' each week as we take you on a virtual guided tour, providing a brief overview of UQ's artworks and where you can find them.
  • Video: find out how Dr Michael Thai learned to step outside his comfort zone to become a celebrated lecturer and winner of the 2013 Three-Minute Thesis competition.
  • Meet Angus Fraser, the UQ graduate helping CoolCabanas rule the beaches.
  • 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.
  • 'Contact' explores the mental scars left on people and communities after natural disasters, and why summer is the season emergency services fear most.
  • The UQ Law School Class of 1970 includes some of the most esteemed legal minds in the country. The cohort got together again at UQ in 2020 to celebrate their 50th reunion.

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  • 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.
  • Meet the UQ graduate behind the first COVID-19 home diagnostic tool.
  • Amidst the re-assessments taking place as a result of COVID-19, there is an invaluable opportunity for businesses to rethink the purpose and nature of innovation.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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  • Join 'Contact' each week as we take you on a virtual guided tour, providing a brief overview of UQ's artworks and where you can find them. This week it's bike racks, and the inspiration behind their intriguing designs.
  • Join 'Contact' each week as we take you on a virtual guided tour, providing a brief overview of UQ's artworks and where you can find them.
  • 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.
  • The UQ Law School Class of 1970 includes some of the most esteemed legal minds in the country. The cohort got together again at UQ in 2020 to celebrate their 50th reunion.
  • 'Contact' heads to the photo archives to share some of the most remarkable images from the 2011 floods at UQ.
  • 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.
  • Inspired by her naturalist grandfather and scholarly father, UQ graduate Margaret Thurgood had no choice but to go to university, even though this was not usual for women in the 1930s.
  • Welcome to the final instalment of '11 Decades in 11 weeks at UQ'.

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