• (L-R) American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Executive Director Sandy Magnus; Karl Domjahn; Aviation Week Network President Greg Hamilton and Joe Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week

    Engineering for outer space

    He has been recognised as an international aerospace leader of the future, but a University of Queensland graduate still describes his chosen career as simply “the coolest”.

    12 April 2017
  • PhD student Edward Kerr (right) and his supervisor Ben Schulz

    Quest for better beer hops ahead

    The growing craft beer industry is about to hop ahead with new University of Queensland research supported by the Queensland Government.

    29 March 2017
  • The new facility will allow researchers to examine the effects of tiny drug doses in human and animal cancers

    UQ opens new era in cancer research and drug development

    New cancer-fighting drugs and devices could emerge from The University of Queensland, thanks to a research program comparing cancers in pet animals and humans in a state-of-the-art imaging facility opened today.

    28 March 2017
Accelerated MRI brain mapping technique to improve neurodegenerative diagnosis

A new brain imaging technique developed by University of Queensland researchers is paving the way for improved diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.

16 November 2016
Professor Mark Kendall ... "Sir Howard Florey was a hugely inspiring individual"

A University of Queensland researcher who invented the Nanopatch – a needle-free vaccine delivery device – has been awarded the 2016 CSL Young Florey Medal.

9 November 2016
Professor Xue Li ... his analysis is based on data from the previous 24 hours’ social media

A University of Queensland computer scientist who harvests social media to accurately predict election results says he can confidently call next week’s United States election.

4 November 2016
Professor Simon Biggs, the Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology ... internationally acclaimed for his research in particle, colloid and interface engineering.

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has named a University of Queensland Executive Dean, and a prominent alumnus and adjunct Associate Professor, as Fellows.

28 October 2016
The discovery could allow ultra-secure encryption over fibre optic cables

A video of the Canadian prime minister explaining quantum technology’s exciting future went viral this year, and now Australian physicists are making that future a present-day reality.

27 October 2016
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk launching StemCARE at UQ today.

The University of Queensland today launched a new $7 million regenerative medicine research centre to improve older Australians’ quality of life and increase their participation and productivity.

17 October 2016

A treatment developed at The University of Queensland to control sewer odour and corrosion is set for the international market.

29 September 2016
Clown trigger fish

Researchers at The University of Queensland have established that reef fish see colours that humans cannot.

21 September 2016
UQ is offering a new data science course.

Whether we are aware of it or not, data is all around us. But what role does big data play in our lives and how could it help create a better world?

21 September 2016

Issues critical to communities across the world will be discussed at an international symposium in Brisbane from September 22 to 25.

20 September 2016
Researcher Martin Ringbauer.

The University of Queensland is set to lead a national centre developing advanced quantum technologies, with today’s announcement of $31.9 million funding for the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems.

8 September 2016
Professor Sritawat Kitipornchai’s engineering research has drawn accolades worldwide.

A University of Queensland civil engineering researcher has become only the fifth Australian elected to the elite European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA).

22 August 2016
Winning UQ technology ResApp

The University of Queensland congratulates ResApp Health Limited (ASX:RAP) following the company’s success at the global Talent Unleashed Awards in Sydney last night.

19 August 2016
Image: Siemens 3T Magnetom Trio, whole-body MRI

A University of Queensland researcher who is developing new imaging technology to diagnose and treat schizophrenia has received a $200,000 project boost.

18 August 2016
Hong Peng ... the new method has environmental and financial benefits

North Queensland has some of Earth’s largest known bauxite deposits, but their potential has largely remained locked in the ground, until now.

18 August 2016