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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.

Ventures LeadHers PhD

31 May 2023 10:30am7 July 2023 11:45pm
Want to grow your leadership capabilities as a woman PhD candidate or graduate? Join the UQ Ventures LeadHers PhD one-day program to build connections and gain the confidence to start or progress your leadership journey. Applications close Friday 7 July at 12pm.

Cheese and chats at The Atrium

8 June 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Unwind and see The Atrium come to life at our inaugural 'cheese and chats' networking event starting on Thursday 8 June.

Meet the researchers: 'the future of pain'

13 June 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Meet the Researchers series is your chance to connect to our researchers in person and hear firsthand how they are advancing pain relief for a better future. Location: Building 80 St Lucia campus

Investing 101: a beginner's guide to maximising your first $100

14 June 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
Looking to dip your toes into the exciting world of investing, but feeling a bit lost about where to begin? We've got you covered! Join Women in Finance's 2022 Financial Adviser of the Year, Shayne Sommer (Bachelor of Arts '98) for a dynamic webinar on the basics of investing. Online via Zoom

Auslan-interpreted curatorial tour: We Are Electric

15 June 2023 12:00pm12:30pm
Join us for an Auslan-interpreted tour of “We Are Electric” with curator Anna Briers. This guided tour will take you through the thought-provoking works, raising questions around how we interact with and experience energy. Location: UQ Art Museum St Lucia campus

Decarbonising Australia: once in a generation opportunity

15 June 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Following the release of the Net Zero Australia study, join us for a conversation with a panel of leading academic and industry experts. Net Zero Australia is a ground-breaking multi-year study that has assessed Australia’s potential pathway to a net zero economy. Location: UQ Art Museum

Public lecture: Shakespeare's language and the English language

21 June 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join the School of Languages and Cultures in this intriguing public lecture presented by the renowned linguist, Jonathan Culpeper, who has conducted extensive research on Shakespeare's language and its impact on English. With his expertise, he will guide us through the fascinating world of Shakespeare's language and provide valuable insights into its historical significance and modern-day implications. Don't miss the chance to learn from one of the foremost experts in the field.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: the death of Socrates and the concept of grief

2 July 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the July Sunday Series event titled: The death of Socrates and the concept of grief, presented by Michael Halliday, Vice-President of Friends of Antiquity. Location: Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus

Leading innovation for growth

12 July 2023 9:00am14 July 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. Designed and delivered by Associate Professor Tim Kastelle, this new professional development course will provide you with a set of ‘must-have’ frameworks and tools to drive innovative responses to disruption and change. After completing this course, you’ll be able to create an action plan for integrating innovation into your core business strategy and map your future business models to respond to changes in the business and operating environment.


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BrisScience: could fungi really be the last of us?

5 June 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
At this month's BrisScience, researchers delve into the science behind hit TV show 'The Last of Us'. Is a human Cordyceps pandemic realistic?

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: professors, politicians, TV producers and other curious creatures I have known (part II)

4 June 2023 1:45pm4:00pm
Emeritus Professor Trevor Bryce will be reflecting on his experiences on camera and behind the scenes of various television productions, and the joys and frustrations of leading fifty or more tours through the Mediterranean lands.

Negotiating for Success

30 May 2023 9:00am31 May 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. 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.

Ventures Curiosity PhD: Applications close Monday 29 May at 12pm.

29 May 2023 8:00am12:00pm
Applications for Ventures Curiosity PhD are now open to all UQ PhD candidates and early career researchers! Join the six-week program to attend a combination of weekly workshops, listen to a series of inspirational speakers, and gain key entrepreneurial skills. Applications close Monday 29 May at 12pm.

2023 QBI Lexus Alzheimers Gala

26 May 2023 6:30pm10:30pm
Dust off your dancing shoes to celebrate the Queensland Brain Institute's 20th anniversary and the 8th annual QBI Lexus Alzheimer's Jazz Gala, proudly supported by Lexus of Brisbane Group.

Ventures Uncut: lessons from failure

25 May 2023 6:00pm9:00pm
Our guest entrepreneurs, Will Shrapnel, Maxine Horne, and Carl Hartmann, will share their stories of failure including the lessons they learned and how their failures ultimately led to success.

Public health postgraduate showcase (online)

25 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on The University of Queensland's (UQ) public health, environmental health science and epidemiology postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Consider a UQ postgraduate program known globally for its public health impact.

Environmental management postgraduate showcase (online)

25 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on UQ's environmental management postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Whether you work in the industry or want a career change, UQ has a postgraduate option for you.

Teaching and educational studies postgraduate showcase (online)

24 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on UQ's teaching and educational studies postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Come along to hear how you can develop your career in education.

Sustainable Energy live Q&A webinar

24 May 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Discover the key features of UQ's Sustainable Energy programs, including flexible study options, program structure, employability and networking opportunities.

308 Queen Street building and history tour: May 2023

24 May 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Each month join UQ alum Keith Treschman (BSc '71, BA '79) on a building history tour to explore the historical significance of 308 Queen Street. Keith has a passion for history and architecture and can provide detailed information about the buildings' origins, architectural styles, and cultural context.

Learning the Practice of Leadership

24 May 2023 9:00am26 May 2023 5:00pm
Alumni receive 20% off all short courses delivered by Executive Education. Designed and delivered by Dr Richard O’Quinn, this new professional development will help you gain the foundational leadership tools to confidently guide others and achieve positive outcomes.

In conversation with Jennifer Down

23 May 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Join the Centre for Critical and Creative Writing (CCCW) for a thought provoking conversation between UQ's own Associate Professor Stephen Carleton and acclaimed Australian author, Jennifer Down, as they discuss what recovery in the arts means to them.
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Climate variability and its effects on the local economy

21 May 2023 11:00am12:45pm
Featuring local community leaders and academics from UQ, this panel discussion and Q&A session will highlight individual perspectives on the effects of climate variability through the lenses of water security, taxation and tourism.

2023 Historical and Philosophical Inquiry annual lecture

19 May 2023 5:15pm7:30pm
Join the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry for their 2023 annual lecture titled 'Empathy and the Arena: Looking for (and with) Empathy in early Imperial Rome' presented by Dr Sarah Lawrence (University of New England).

Recent developments in photovoltaics

19 May 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us to hear from one the world leaders in photovoltaic research for the past 50 years, UQ alumni and UNSW Scientia Professor Martin Green, as he explores the forefront of photovoltaic research and the role solar energy has in mitigating climate change.

Agribusiness postgraduate showcase (online)

18 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on The University of Queensland's (UQ) agribusiness postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Our agricultural science graduates are in demand, and our postgraduate programs are ideal for developing your skills or helping you to make a career change.

Digital service transformation: pathways to human and economic wellbeing

17 May 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
UQ Service Innovation Alliance co-leads Professor Janet McColl-Kennedy & Associate Professor Christoph Breidbach invite you to the launch of the Digital Service Transformation: Pathways to Human and Economic Wellbeing white paper.

Postgraduate study advice sessions (online, phone, in-person)

15 May 2023 10:00am31 May 2023 6:00pm
The UQ Future Students Australia team is running bookable postgraduate advice sessions for alumni throughout the last two weeks in May. This is a great opportunity to plan your future studies, get help reaching your career goals, or make a change to a new field.

Orchestral Visions

14 May 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Hear the UQ Symphony in full flight, powerfully evoking visions of place during UQ School of Music's concert on Sunday 14 May 2023.

The Human-AI partnership: how artificial intelligence is changing our world

11 May 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Join us for an eye-opening discussion on the impact of artificial intelligence on our world! Explore the groundbreaking possibilities of generative AI and its ability to create complex content without human intervention.

Study advice drop-in evening at the Country Universities Centre Maranoa

10 May 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
If you're a UQ alumni living in the Maranoa region, our Future Students staff will be in town Wednesday 10 May running study advice sessions for the community. Come along and discuss your options for returning to study. Location: 57 Bungil Street, Roma QLD

BrisScience: harnessing the power of AI and light – pathogen control in the 21st century

8 May 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
Imagine a fast, needle-free malaria and Dengue fever detection tool that could help save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, globally.

Friends of Antiquity: Sunday Series

7 May 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the May Sunday Series event titled: Roman Women and the Law, presented by Dr Kit Morrell,  ARC DECRA Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, The University of Queensland.

"We Are Electric": artist talks & UQ School of Music performance

6 May 2023 3:00pm6:00pm
Enjoy an afternoon of free floor talks with artists Megan Cope, Michaela Gleave and Yasmin Smith followed by a live performance of Cope's sound installation "Untitled (Death Song)". Then join us in the Art Museum's Foyer for free food and drinks following the talks and performance.