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Yom HaShoah - 2023 Holocaust Remembrance Day

17 April 2023 5:45pm7:30pm
This year’s commemoration will focus specifically on the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, a powerful example of resistance and action in the face of oppression during the Holocaust.

The Macrossan Lecture

30 March 2023 5:15pm8:00pm
In 2023, a new Macrossan lecture series is to be established by The TC Beirne School of Law and the UQ Law Association (UQLA). It is proposed that annual public lectures will be given in the Banco Court of the Supreme Court of Queensland, to celebrate the commencement of each academic year. In the spirit of the original lecture series, distinguished Australians will be invited to address varied topics of public importance.

UQ young alumni Welcome to 2023

29 March 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Get your uni friends together for after-work drinks and try your hand at Shuffleboard, the newest craze to hit Brisbane (think air hockey but better!). Bring along a friend or work colleague, and make some new connections – everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime performance: "Untitled (Death Song)"

29 March 2023 12:00pm1:15pm
In this live performance musicians will activate Quandamooka artist Megan Cope’s sound installation Untitled (Death Song) (2020) as part of the exhibition We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures.
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Friends of Antiquity: Milns Visiting Scholar

26 March 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.

World Science Festival Brisbane: UQ alumni event (SOLD OUT)

25 March 2023 7:30am9:30am
Join us at the Dinosaurs of Patagonia exhibition celebrating the World Science Festival Brisbane. With a special talk by Argentinian Palaeontologist and an exclusive admission into the exhibit before opening to the general public. Tickets starting from $23.50

Ventures ilab Accelerator Pitch Night

23 March 2023 5:30pm9:00pm
Join UQ Ventures at The Tivoli for Pitch Night, Thursday 23 March, where UQ’s startup entrepreneurs will present their cutting-edge innovations - from social entrepreneurs to trailblazers in nutrition, FinTech, augmented reality, and space. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the future being made right here in Queensland.

Merson Lecture 2023: The neurobiology of depression

23 March 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
The annual lecture is named in honour of Dr David Merson, who supported the series in order to promulgate the best neuroscience research and what it has to offer the community in the future.

Ventures LeadHers online: applications close April 20

23 March 2023 11:45am20 April 2023 12:00pm
Want to grow your leadership capabilities? The UQ Ventures LeadHers program for women is now available online! Grow your leadership capabilities, build connections, gain the confidence to take your first entrepreneurial journey. Applications close Thursday 20 April at 12pm.

UQ Talks: The past, present and future of Indigenous Studies

21 March 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
In this UQ Talk, globally renowned scholar Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson will provide an overview of Indigenous scholarly debates about what constitutes Indigenous Studies in contemporary Australia, New Zealand, US and Canada.
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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

2023 Daphne Mayo public lecture

16 March 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Do you love all things art history and photography? Join the School of Communication and Arts and world-leading photography historian, Professor Andrés Mario Zervigón, on Thursday 16 March for a fascinating talk exploring 19th century photographic cultures. This free event also includes drinks and canapés.

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.

Global Connections 2023

16 March 2023 11:00am25 March 2023 11:00pm
Join us for the first Global Connections event of 2023! Hosted by alumni in your city, these social events are a great opportunity for you to make new connections wherever you are in the world!

Celebrating 20 Years: Your brain is on our mind

15 March 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
Join us for a fascinating journey through the wonders of the brain as we celebrate 20 years of the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI).

3T Event – Bringing Contact to life: Children of the revolution

15 March 2023 10:00am12:00pm
In this special 3T event, Dr Rojas-Lizana chats with Contact editor Michael Jones about the hidden memories of her childhood, when one false move could have led to the death of her family and the ‘criminals’ they harboured.

Author talk with Sophie Labelle

13 March 2023 1:00pm2:30pm
Sophie Labelle will speak about her art and activism, her artistic process, comic-making, community building and empowerment through art.

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.

Curatorial tour and lunchtime performance: We Are Electric

8 March 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Join UQ Art Museum Curator Anna Briers for a free curatorial tour of "We Are Electric" followed by a 15 minute performance of Quandamooka artist Megan Cope’s sound installation "Untitled (Death Song)" (2020) by UQ School of Music.

BrisScience's illuminating dark energy

6 March 2023 6:30pm8:00pm
BrisScience is a monthly lecture series that brings science out of the labs and to the people, making it accessible to all – from scientists, to scientists-at-heart. This March, join UQ astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis as she regales us with some of the latest news in astrophysics and explores dark energy.

The Careless State – can it be fixed, where do we start?

6 March 2023 5:00pm7:30pm
The current state of social services in Australia has been critically reviewed through a long list of royal commissions and public inquiries which suggest failures persist in the quality of social services available within our country. In this talk, Professor Mark Considine discusses his most recently published book 'The Careless State: Reforming Australia’s Social Services' in which he shows that the preferred model of reform has failed deliver the social improvements touted.

Opening celebration for "We Are Electric" (in person)

24 February 2023 6:00pm9:00pm
Our opening celebrations are back! Join us to celebrate the launch of "We Are Electric." Explore the exhibition, enjoy live music, food and drinks on the Art Museum lawn and see a special performance by UQ School of Music.

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.

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.

Centre for Marine Science TalkFest seminar series

17 February 2023 10:30am2:30pm
CMS Talkfest brings together our University-based members and external collaborators to network and share research. This biannual event features a day of short talks and networking. It aims to enhance partnerships within the UQ research community and to increase communication with external marine scientists as well as the general public.