• UQ was awarded the second highest number of Discovery Project grants among universities across Australia, underscoring its position as a research powerhouse

    $32m boost for UQ research

    University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $32 million for work designed to create positive change across science, health, engineering and the humanities.

    10 November 2017
  • New centre to drive biopharmaceutical research

    The next generation of biopharmaceuticals to treat diseases and save and change lives could be developed through a new $10 million research hub launched at The University of Queensland.

    9 November 2017
  • A new tactic in the fight against drug-resistant infections

    Researchers from The University of Queensland have been awarded almost $1 million to develop a new antibiotic that could treat life-threatening bacterial infections resistant to all known antibiotics.

    13 October 2017
Professor David Craik said plants could be like biofactories for producing next-generation pharmaceuticals.

Taking medicine in the future could be as simple as eating a sunflower seed or drinking a cup of tea, thanks to an award to a University of Queensland researcher.

14 October 2015
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014
Last summer, one student investigated how social and political changes influence media portrayal of single mothers

The University of Queensland is seeking students who would like to contribute to research discoveries as a part of the UQ Summer Research program.

17 July 2014
Queensland Minister Ian Walker, left, Dr Goce Dimeski and Dr Paul Masci.

The University of Queensland has welcomed the Queensland Government’s $1 million commitment to translating medical research into better health care.

17 April 2014

University of Queensland projects to combat the misuse of pharmaceuticals, classify the risk of prisoners reoffending, investigate violent crimes and assist ex-prisoners with disabilities have received prestigious and lucrative recognition.

22 January 2014
The sitting pad: Prompts workers to stand up.

University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $136,000 for two innovative ideas designed to get people off their seats to combat ‘chair disease’.

13 November 2013

The Australian Research Council today has awarded $62 million to The University of Queensland - pushing UQ ahead of all other Australian universities and research bodies in attracting ARC funding this year.

8 November 2013

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute has secured a $2 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation for a new cancer treatment centre in Brisbane.

7 November 2013

A University of Queensland program designed to improve the quality of mathematics and science teachers has attracting $2.2 million in funding from the Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.

30 September 2013

A new University of Queensland program aimed at changing the lives of people who experience language difficulties after stroke will be trialled in South East Queensland major hospitals.

20 August 2013

Healthcare will soon be more accessible for more Australians, thanks to a $2.5 million Federal Government grant to The University of Queensland to advance telehealth research.

19 August 2013

Groundbreaking research to develop new guidelines to assess air quality in mining regions is underway between The University and Queensland and INCT-ACQUA, a research institute supported by three leading institutions in Brazil.

30 April 2013

An initiative to help humanities scholars create, archive, share and re-use electronic scholarly editions in a collaborative environment has attracted more than $600,000 in project funding.

23 January 2013
Screening for bacteria just got speedier

Chicken meat and other foods will be able to be screened for bacteria even faster and more effectively than ever, thanks to breakthrough nanobiotechnology research.

14 January 2013

Papilloma virus infections and superbug tuberculosis strains will come under renewed attack, after the federal government today agreed to support two University of Queensland research projects.

18 December 2012