• Australia lost 122,400 manufacturing jobs in the decade to 2015

    Local manufacturing heads for extinction

    Australia’s manufacturing level is the OECD’s lowest and the long-term decline of manufacturing here is atypical among comparable countries, new research shows.

    17 July 2017
  • New centre to push medical imaging boundaries

    The next generation of scientists who will expand the boundaries of biomedical imaging to improve healthcare will be trained in an $8.5 million research hub to be established at The University of Queensland.

    15 June 2017
  • UQ Adjunct Professor and former High Commissioner to PNG Ian Kemish AM (centre) at a Kokoda ceremony with the late Ben Moide (right), a WW2 veteran

    PNG history makers tell their stories

    A website hosting interviews with prominent Papua New Guineans on the period leading up to and following that nation’s independence from Australia in 1975 has been launched today.

    10 May 2017
Building on aerospace research links, France’s new Université Paris-Saclay mega-university will partner with UQ in Australian first.

France’s new Université Paris-Saclay mega-university will today (7 September, in Paris) partner with The University of Queensland in an Australian first that builds on aerospace research links.

7 September 2016
QBI director Professor Pankaj Sah ... edits the companion journal

The University of Queensland and prestigious international publishing group Nature Research have launched a global online community dedicated to improving knowledge on the science of learning.

5 September 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
Timber buildings are a familiar part of Queensland life

Timber buildings are a familiar part of Queensland life, and they are about to get taller.

11 July 2016

The University of Queensland has become the first Australian institution to be invited to join an exclusive international organisation focused on driving partnerships between universities and industry.

28 June 2016
Dr Arnold Wiliem

Pathology testing plays a crucial role in the health care system, making up 70 per cent of the scientific basis for medical diagnosis – but the turnaround on test results can takes days for people living outside major cities.

21 June 2016
The "Look at Me Now, Dad" team ... Nicole Brazier, William Randall, Edward O'Brien, and Joshua Roser.

After winning the national round of the KMPG International Case Competition, four UQ Faculty of Business, Economics and Law students have claimed runner-up position for Australia in the world finals of the prestigious competition.

15 May 2016
Professor Ben Hayes.

Genomic selection could provide massive productivity gains to Australia’s beef industry, with a University of Queensland genomics expert focusing his research on improving the $5 billion a year sector.

11 May 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016
Road Runner rollercoaster, Warner Bros. Movie World

The University of Queensland’s Confucius Institute is collaborating with Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP) to provide Chinese language and culture courses to theme park employees.

22 April 2016
Associate Professor Christa van Kraayenoord

Reading comprehension levels of children in the Bowen Basin have improved thanks to a University of Queensland-led project.

22 April 2016
The group of executives after the signing, in Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden.

Shanghai-based Baosteel Group will provide approximately $10 million in additional funds to continue the momentum of a successful research and development centre that combines the expertise of four Australian universities with the industrial...

29 March 2016
Sean Fisher, 21, is the face of the ABLE XSeries.

More than 100 international experts have contributed to a world-first online course designed to improve healthcare for people with intellectual disability.

21 March 2016

Clinical training for University of Queensland (UQ) medical and allied health students will be boosted with the opening of student training centres this week at the QEII Jubilee and Redland hospitals.

18 March 2016
An animated vascular system. Photo: iStock

Patients with heart failure, peripheral artery disease or stroke could benefit from a new stem-cell based treatment, following an agreement between The University of Queensland and US-based start-up company AngioStem Inc.

16 March 2016