Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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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.

Gold Coast alumni event: Drinks and Moonlight Ballet at HOTA (in person)

12 November 2022 6:30pm8:45pm
UQ is headed to the Gold Coast for a special night of ballet under the stars at HOTA, Home of the Arts.

New developments in ‘greenwashing’ enforcement and defence exports controls (online)

10 November 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) Trust, Ethics and Governance Alliance (TEGA) are delighted to host this webinar. Join researchers from the UQ Law and Business Schools, and leading practitioners and public sector representatives to discuss two key developments that impact many Australian organisations: Greenwashing and defence export controls.

UQ Rugby Benefit Lunch in New York City

10 November 2022 12:00pm3:00pm
We invite you to join us at The University of Queensland's first in-person New York Rugby Benefit in more than two years in partnership with The University of Queensland in America (TUQIA) and UQ Rugby. NOTE the time is 12pm midday EDT. Location: Manhattan Manor, 201 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019, United States

UQ MBA information webinar (online)

8 November 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
At the UQ MBA Information Webinar, we will show you how our MBA develops global leaders of the future. We’ll provide valuable insight into the key features of our MBA including exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team.
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Leading innovation for growth (in-person three-day-course)

8 November 2022 9:00am10 November 2022 5:00pm
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.

Friends of Antiquity: RD Milns Memorial Lecture (in person)

6 November 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the R D Milns Memorial Lecture event titled: What makes a good story good? Sampling storytelling strategies in Homer's Odyssey, presented by Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Emeritus Professor of Classics, The Australian National University. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea. Further details to come.

Language teacher education in a multilingual world (in person and online)

4 November 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Prof Xuesong (Andy) Gao from the University of New South Wales will explore the challenges language teachers face and will need to respond to in a multilingual world.

Ventures LeadHers Awards: nominations close 4 November

4 November 2022 8:30am11:30pm
Make your nomination today for the Ventures LeadHers Awards!

UQ Blues awards dinner (in person)

4 November 2022 6:30am10:30pm
For over a century, Blues Awards have celebrated sporting excellence at The University of Queensland. UQ Sport invites you to celebrate the outstanding sporting achievements of our past and present student-athletes at the 2022 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.
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Frontier Forum: the future of household energy (online)

2 November 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
For this Frontier Forum, join our expert panellists online as they discuss how we'll need to renegotiate our access to the energy grid as consumers in a net-zero world.

Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation information webinar (online)

2 November 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by our program leader, Dr Frederik Von Briel.

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