Smashing avocado disease threats

Researchers are working with the Australian avocado industry to safeguard one of the nation’s favourite fruits from the threat of existing and emerging disease.

20 June 2018

Playing for peace

A University of Queensland researcher is working with an NGO to use sport to help Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.

20 June 2018

Researchers are working with the Australian avocado industry to safeguard one of the nation’s favourite fruits from the threat of existing and emerging disease.

20 June 2018

A University of Queensland researcher is working with an NGO to use sport to help Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.

20 June 2018
Ursula and Errol Hassan

Love is in the air at The University of Queensland with entomologist Dr Errol Hassan naming a new species of wasp after his wife to celebrate more than 50 years of marriage.

19 June 2018

University of Queensland researchers have found that humanity is at risk without more diverse, ambitious and area-specific conservation targets.

19 June 2018

A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research.

19 June 2018

Researchers are working to develop a combined physiotherapy and psychology treatment program for people with chronic whiplash.

19 June 2018
The network includes legal scholars, computer scientists, physicists, criminologists, sociologists, anthropologists, historians and environmental scientists.

University of Queensland legal researchers are spearheading the formation of an international network of experts to help address global issues such as cybercrime, food security, and climate change.

18 June 2018

Twelve projects at The University of Queensland will share more than $4.69m in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants announced in Canberra today.

15 June 2018
NIF Facility Fellow Dr Karine Mardon with the Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) hosted at the Centre for Advanced Imaging.

University of Queensland researchers will share in a $53 million funding windfall to support imaging infrastructure that allows experts to better understand the human body and the world around us.

15 June 2018

A genetic defect affecting normal development in children has been identified by a study involving University of Queensland researcher and alumnus Professor David Coman.

15 June 2018
UQ’s Dr Jason Tangen (centre) with Sergeant Kristine Nedwich and Acting Inspector Duncan McCarthy of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Services Branch

A group of universities and law enforcement agencies has received a funding boost from the Australian Government to train the next generation of forensic experts.

15 June 2018
Harini (L) and Abinaya getting their photo taken in front of the UQ lakes.

Two Indian secondary school students have visited The University of Queensland after winning an online video competition organised by The Australian Trade and Investment Commission.

14 June 2018

The University of Queensland does not have a gender-neutral language policy or a list of banned words. This has been misreported in the media. School of Political Science and International Studies Head Richard Devetak responds.

13 June 2018
Orangutan

There is little evidence that a certification scheme for palm oil plantations is improving protection of critically endangered orangutans in Borneo, researchers say.

13 June 2018

Forging collaborations to achieve an outstanding, evidence-informed and sustainable healthcare system will be the focus of the incoming Executive Dean of The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine.

13 June 2018
Professor Jian Yang and Dr Ting Qi

Our blood can be used to uncover genetic secrets inside the brain, according to University of Queensland research.

13 June 2018

People choose role models who have achieved success in ways that are in line with their own moral values, according to University of Queensland research.

13 June 2018

It’s double the celebration for University of Queensland researchers Brandon and Claire Wainwright, who were both appointed Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their significant service to medicine.

12 June 2018

Expert opinion from The University of Queensland is available.

11 June 2018

The University of Queensland is the top-ranked institution in Australia in this year’s Nature Index of high-quality research outputs.

8 June 2018