The research vessel JOIDES Resolution, photo by Arito Sakaguchi, IODP/TAMU. Wikipedia Creative Commons.

Climate change around Antarctica can severely affect Australia’s rainfall and even influence the distribution of wet and dry zones across southeast Asia, an international study has revealed.

11 May 2017
Professor Milburn ... has made a sustained contribution to physics at the highest level

University of Queensland School of Mathematics and Physics quantum physics researcher Emeritus Professor Gerard Milburn has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

11 May 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

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

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017
Personal preferences or beliefs can steer clinicians towards continuing to deliver care that robust evidence has shown to confer little or no benefit.

Doctors have been warned to be aware that psychological factors could lead them to suggest medical interventions of little or no value to patients, despite campaigns aimed at eliminating unnecessary tests and procedures.

8 May 2017
A review of the key genes affecting pigmentation could be the first step towards incorporating genomics into clinical practice to identify patients at high-risk of skin cancer. iStockphoto

Dermatologists may need to look further than red hair and freckles when identifying patients who might be genetically predisposed to skin cancer.

8 May 2017
Tiny volcanic fragment from meteorite site in Canada

An ancient meteorite that struck Earth 1.85 billion years ago sparked long-lived volcanic eruptions bringing up material from the Earth’s depths, a new international study involving a University of Queensland researcher has revealed.

5 May 2017
2016 Men’s Great Court Race winner Oliver Wightman

University of Queensland students lining up at this month’s 2017 Great Court Race will compete for the largest pool of prize money offered in the event’s 32-year history.

4 May 2017
Dr Katharine Greenaway's small smile

Her research found that it’s better not to grin when you win, but could she keep the smile from her face when receiving a prestigious psychology award?

3 May 2017

A University of Queensland and World Health Organisation (WHO) research collaboration has found that many of the most common causes of death among children are preventable.

2 May 2017
Dr Ben Hogan with some of his zebrafish tanks

The brain has its own inbuilt processes for mopping up damaging cellular waste – and these processes may provide protection from stroke and dementia.

2 May 2017
Gold's transition as it forms natural nuggets is now better understood, thanks to the research. Photo: iStockphoto

Gold could be discovered more efficiently and extracted from complex materials, thanks to research into “nugget-producing” bacteria.

28 April 2017
The first of nine research projects has been funded

The new Queensland Genomics Health Alliance hit a critical milestone today, with the first nine of its funded research projects revealed.

26 April 2017
Daniel Innes with a resident ... "every morning the stereo went on and I was on my feet, being led around the make-shift dancefloor"

University of Queensland physiotherapy student Daniel Innes can list salsa dancing as one of his skills when he graduates next year.

21 April 2017

Aiming to demonstrate science’s crucial value to the world, University of Queensland researchers will hit the streets on Saturday in the March for Science.

19 April 2017