Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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Ventures Semester 1 Programs

30 January 2023 11:00am3 March 2023 12:00pm
UQ Ventures programs are your opportunity to connect across the University, get creative, solve problems, and develop entrepreneurial skills.

Tour of the Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History

8 February 2023 9:45am12:15pm
The Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History has one of the most comprehensive and significant collections of medical material heritage in Australia – a collection of diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical instruments representing almost every medical specialty.

We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures (in person)

14 February 2023 11:00am24 June 2023 12:00pm
Join us at UQ Art Museum to see our first exhibition of 2023 We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures.

Propagation and mushroom growing demonstration – St Lucia and Gatton

20 February 2023 3:00pm23 February 2023 4:00pm
UQ's community gardens provide a space for students, staff, and local community members to grow their own produce, share food together, learn new skills and meet friends. It is a place for people of all ages, from different disciplines and cultures, with all levels of gardening experience to come together.

Navigating the trust challenges of AI (online)

22 February 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Our engaging panel of UQ and industry experts will discuss how organisations can navigate the trust challenges associated with AI, based on insights from a new UQ global study of 17 countries.

Heron Island Research Station visit

10 March 2023 7:45am12 March 2023 3:00pm
Join us for exclusive behind the scenes access to the UQ Heron Island Research Station – the oldest and largest marine research station on the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

UQ ChangeMakers: Who's using your data?

16 March 2023 6:00pm7:15pm
From the time we wake up, to the time we go to sleep, we are digitally connected. But as we become more reliant on technology – to navigate, to schedule our lives, and to access services – there’s a growing risk of our data being compromised.
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Friends of Antiquity: Ancient History Day

18 March 2023 9:00am4:00pm
Join us for the 28th annual Ancient History Day at UQ's St Lucia campus as we explore art and politics in the ancient world
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Friends of Antiquity: Milns Visiting Scholar

2 April 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the April Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea. Further details to come.
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Board readiness

20 April 2023 9:00am21 April 2023 5:00pm
Joining a corporate board is an exciting professional opportunity for executives aspiring to expand their leadership capabilities and career avenues. Over the two-days you will engage with class facilitators and guest speakers who will highlight the complex ethics present in boardroom settings.

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Friends of Antiquity: Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture

5 February 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture event titled: Shopping for the Home from 5th Century BCE Athens to Pompeii in the 1st Century CE, presented by Professor Ray Laurence, Professor of Ancient History, Macquarie University.

The role of law in coastal wetland restoration

7 December 2022 7:00am9:00am
Join our panel of coastal restoration experts, Associate Professor Justine Bell-James, Professor Catherine Lovelock and Dr Nicole Shumway, over breakfast on 7 December as they discuss how and why ‘law matters’ as we move forward with repairing vitally important habitats in Australia and across the globe. Law and legal instruments have a key role to play in the restoration of coastal wetlands, and there has never been a more urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems than now.

Gatton Back to College Weekend (in person)

2 December 2022 2:30pm4 December 2022 5:00pm
The Gatton Back to College Weekend will be held from Friday 2 December to Sunday 4 December, hosted by the UQ Gatton Past Students Association.

Open Ending with Ensayos

1 December 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
Enjoy an evening at the Art Museum and immerse your senses in scent and sound artworks by international research collective Ensayos. Try the scents on your skin, hear from the artists, and enjoy a free drink and light refreshments.

Master of Business Analytics information webinar

30 November 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Business Analytics can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by Program Leader, Dr Ida Asadi Someh.

Chamberlain Social Justice Oration

30 November 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The Chamberlain Social Justice Oration will feature an expert panel of leading authors to discuss "Literature and Social Justice: can great writing change the world?".

UQ masters of Laws information and networking evening

30 November 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
Are you considering postgraduate study in law? Connect at the upcoming information and networking evening.

Applying for postgraduate coursework online session

29 November 2022 5:00pm6:00pm
Want to discover how to apply for your dream course? Join our how to apply webinar to get tips and advice from our expert staff. We'll take you through the process step-by-step to help you submit your application.

Biocultural rights, Indigenous Peoples, and local communities: protecting culture and the environment (online)

29 November 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
The People, Plants, and the Law lecture series explores the legal and lively entanglements of human and botanical worlds. This lecture will investigate the role of biocultural community protocols in safeguarding the biocultural rights of Indigenous and local communities.
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Native bee identification and ecology workshop (in person)

27 November 2022 9:30am2:30pm
An in-depth, hands-on workshop on the diversity, biology, ecology and conservation of Australian native bees. Learn laboratory skills in native bee identification, and meet native bee researchers. You're also invited to stay on after the event for our free, catered evening lecture where we'll present the outcomes of our native bee citizen science project.

Party with a purpose 2022 (in person)

26 November 2022 7:00pm11:00pm
Party with a purpose is back for 2022. Whether your 'purpose' is to support the cause, catch up with friends and old classmates, meet new people, or hit the dance floor, we can't wait to see you there!

School of Mathematics and Physics: a brief history of entanglement and photons (in person)

24 November 2022 5:45pm8:00pm
In this colloquium, Associate Professor Jacquei Romero and Professor Andrew White tell the story of this year's Nobel Prize in Physics on entanglement: its importance and implications. We will talk about photons and their instrumental role in the important experiments that established the reality (aha!) of entanglement.

Annual Lecture in Political Science and International Studies (in person)

24 November 2022 5:30pm8:30pm
The 2022 Annual Lecture in Political Science and International Studies will be presented by the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull AC.

Networking event: Connecting agrifood industry with UQ research students

23 November 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
If you work in the agriculture and food industry we invite you to come along and meet UQ's brightest emerging research students, many who are already collaborating with industry on helping to solve industry problems from UQs world leading facilities whilst gaining industry experience. Location:Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane.

Innovation with Design Thinking

23 November 2022 9:00am24 November 2022 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. Organisations face new challenges in an increasingly dynamic and volatile landscape, often in the form of cut-throat competition, surging costs, and tight budgets. The ever-shifting market demands require organisations across industries to adapt and reimagine their business models through innovation.

UQ BEL alumni reception London (in person)

22 November 2022 6:30pm9:30pm
Please join our special guest speaker, Professor Mark Dodgson AO as he discusses ‘confessions of a technology optimist’.

Negotiating for success (in person)

21 November 2022 9:00am22 November 2022 5:00pm
Many jobs involve forms of negotiation, where we encounter challenging situations that require persuasion but are often perceived as stressful. Designed and delivered by Dr Daisung Jang, this course will help you gain the tools to refine your negotiation methods and approach. It will help you manage the stress that often accompanies difficult negotiation situations and understand the process of effective communication. UQ alumni receive a 20% discount.

Ventures LeadHers Rise

18 November 2022 8:30am12:00pm
Join UQ Ventures, 18 November, as we bring together and support women entrepreneurs, and leaders from the UQ community. Connect over a coffee, gain insights from our panel of female leaders, and celebrate Women's Entrepreneurship Day as well as the winners of the LeadHers Awards.

Ceremony: First Nations languages lecture and panel discussion

17 November 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
Join UQ Art Museum and the School of Languages and Cultures for an evening of discussion about First Nations languages, followed by complimentary refreshments in the Art Museum Foyer.

2022 WA Lee equity lecture and networking evening (in person)

17 November 2022 5:15pm7:30pm
Queensland Community Foundation is delighted to present the 23rd Annual WA Lee Equity Lecture in partnership with the TC Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland.

Master of Leadership and Innovation information webinar (online)

17 November 2022 11:00am11:45am
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Leadership and Innovation is designed to help you develop the leadership skills, insight and confidence required to innovate, adapt and face emerging business challenges head-on. The webinar will be presented by our Program Leader, Associate Professor David Solnet.

Is it time for a 4-day work week?

16 November 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Employers have consistently favoured longer work hours for their core full-time workforce, while workers and unions have pushed for better work-life balance. Is it time for a change?

Global Connections November and December 2022 (in person)

16 November 2022 1:00pm10 December 2022 2:00pm
Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world!

Master of Sustainable Energy: live Q&A webinar

15 November 2022 8:00am9:00am
Do you want to make a difference in the world's energy transition?
Join program coordinator, Dr Tony Heynen, to discover sustainable energy at UQ.

School of Public Health postgraduate program webinar (online)

14 November 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Hear from UQ's School of Public Health expert academics in the fields of public health, epidemiology, environmental health sciences and biostatistics as they detail the range of postgraduate programs available to you.

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