Urban and small island communities facing major social and environmental challenges will be the first to benefit from close to half a million dollars of joint investment by The University of Queensland and Indonesia’s national research organisation...

26 April 2016
Judy Burrows (left) and Dina Kamowa at the University of Malawi, where they had been invited to take part in an academic procession for graduating students.

When Judy Burrows first arrived in the African country of Malawi to help improve medication management at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, what she saw was often “appalling, jaw-dropping”.

3 March 2016

More than 11,000 people from around the world have signed up for a free University of Queensland course designed to set them on the road to employment in a competitive labour market.

1 February 2016
Gould’s Petrel (Pterodroma leucoptera leucoptera) returns to nest on Montague Island. Credit: Justin Gilligan/Marine Park Authority NSW

The number of well-managed protected areas in the world looks set to increase, thanks to University of Queensland research to foster global conservation.

1 February 2016
Australia and the UAE face many similar environmental challenges – including those relating to marine ecosystems and food security.

UQ's Global Change Institute and the Sharjah Research Academy in the United Arab Emirates have agreed to a broad research collaboration to address global warming.

7 December 2015
The Far Eastern Curlew are suffering rapid declines from loss of habitat along their flight path between Siberia and Australia. Photo: Dirk Hovorka.

University of Queensland scientists are calling for greater international collaboration to save the world’s migratory birds, with research finding more than 90 per cent of species are inadequately protected due to poorly coordinated conservation...

4 December 2015

Textbooks on methane-metabolising organisms might have to be rewritten after researchers in a University of Queensland-led international project today (23 October) announced discovery of two new organisms.

23 October 2015
Dr Allison Mandrusiak was one of only two Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award recipients globally.

The acclaim of University of Queensland physiotherapy lecturer Dr Allison Mandrusiak will span the globe following a Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

21 October 2015
A before and after image of the bleaching in American Samoa: XL Catlin Seaview Survey.

A global coral bleaching event expected to heavily impact the Great Barrier Reef has been confirmed by scientists from The University of Queensland and the National Ocean Atmospheric Administration.

8 October 2015
The water system in Manila was dramatically improved

Until 1997, water supplies in downtown Manila were beset with infrastructure problems such as leaks, widespread unauthorised access and contamination.

11 September 2015
UQ Big Band members after a recent performance

Carnegie Hall and Central Park in New York, and Disneyland in Los Angeles, are among the venues where the University of Queensland Big Band will perform next year on its first international tour.

10 September 2015
UQ journalism students bound for India meet Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Høj.

Aspiring foreign correspondents from The University of Queensland will head to New Delhi as part of a program that Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj hopes will make UQ’s School of Communication and Arts a top destination itself.

8 September 2015
Expedition leader Dr Manuel Gonzalez-Rivero driving the SVII in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed first-hand the potentially damaging effects of rapidly rising ocean temperatures on coral reefs in Hawaii.

2 September 2015
Conference presenter William Lee, with law school dean Professor Sarah Derrington

Three University of Queensland law students will travel to Myanmar next week to present at the Asia Pro Bono Conference and Legal Ethics Forum.

2 September 2015
UQ Bachelor of Architectural Design students who each received $2700 grants to take part in a design studio project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, this year.

More than 130 University of Queensland students will take part in short and semester-length programs in the Indo-Pacific region next year.

1 September 2015