UQ tops Australia in CWTS Leiden Rankings

The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in Australia for global research quality in the 2018 CWTS Leiden Ranking.

18 May 2018

Pickin’ up good quantum vibrations

A new technique that can generate quantum behaviour in a millimetre-sized drum has been developed by researchers from The University of Queensland and the Imperial College London.

18 May 2018
Beating a quantum drum

The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in Australia for global research quality in the 2018 CWTS Leiden Ranking.

18 May 2018
Beating a quantum drum

A new technique that can generate quantum behaviour in a millimetre-sized drum has been developed by researchers from The University of Queensland and the Imperial College London.

18 May 2018

People with what many consider the hardest job in the world are being offered free self-compassion training by University of Queensland researchers.

18 May 2018
A boat in Indonesia’s Kayan Mentarang National Park.

One-third of the world’s protected land is under intense human pressure, according to an international study described as ‘a stunning reality check’ on efforts to avert a biodiversity crisis.

18 May 2018

Wanted: your urine is needed to help University of Queensland researchers make a splash in science by flushing out the relationship between nitrate in the diet and disease.

18 May 2018
MNHHS Chief Executive Shaun Drummond and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj sign the alliance agreement.

A specialist rehabilitation and surgery centre has taken a major step forward with the formal signing of a 20-year partnership between Metro North Hospital and Health Service and The University of Queensland.

18 May 2018
The winners are... Nanango State High School

Budding plant scientists from Nanango State High School have won the Overall Grand Champion prize at The University of Queensland Sunflower Competition for the second year in a row.

17 May 2018
Professor David Paterson with Federal Minister Greg Hunt and others in the laboratory

University of Queensland research into antibiotic resistance links between nursing homes and hospitals has received a $1.8 million government funding boost.

17 May 2018
Dr Nicholas Clark

Social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook have inspired a new method of describing how other species interact with one another.

17 May 2018
Max Whiteoak's winning 2017 Men's Great Court Race

University of Queensland Bachelor of Economics student Max Whiteoak will be chasing a third victory when he competes at the 2018 Great Court Race.

16 May 2018
Professor Cooper in the field.

The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

16 May 2018

Australian women are undergoing unnecessarily invasive hysterectomies due to a lack of contemporary surgical skills among gynaecologists.

16 May 2018
Professor Patrick Parkinson

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Patrick Parkinson as the new Academic Dean and Head of School for the TC Beirne School of Law.

16 May 2018
Professor Jian Yang

Evolution may be responsible for a range of complex traits, including height and waist-to-hip ratio, and diseases such as schizophrenia, research from The University of Queensland shows.

16 May 2018
UQ PhD candidate Stephanie Avery-Gomm will be  presenting at the CEED Twitter Conference.

University of Queensland environmental scientists are trading travel for tweets in an effort to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions and improve accessibility leading talks in a new conference.

16 May 2018
Engineering students

Industry partners have thrown their support behind The University of Queensland Women in Engineering program, which has prompted a steady increase in women participating in undergraduate engineering studies.

16 May 2018
The UQ Theatre Festival

In a sparkling debut, the curtain has risen on The University of Queensland’s world premier event, the UQ Theatre Festival which runs until Thursday 24 May.

15 May 2018

The true cost of our desire to travel, from flights to souvenirs, has been determined through a comprehensive study that reveals global tourism is a significant and growing contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.

15 May 2018

A giant spiral across Brisbane’s skyline has been reflected on the ground by students in The University of Queensland’s Great Court to mark International Museum Day today.

15 May 2018
Professor Peter Visscher

A University of Queensland geneticist has joined the ranks of eminent scientists around the world with his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

15 May 2018