• Smashing avocado disease threats

    Researchers are working with the Australian avocado industry to safeguard one of the nation’s favourite fruits from the threat of existing and emerging disease.

    20 June 2018
  • Playing for peace

    A University of Queensland researcher is working with an NGO to use sport to help Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.

    20 June 2018
  • Ursula and Errol Hassan

    Love inspires new species name

    Love is in the air at The University of Queensland with entomologist Dr Errol Hassan naming a new species of wasp after his wife to celebrate more than 50 years of marriage.

    19 June 2018
Artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

The University of Queensland is set to become the first major university in the world to offset 100 per cent of its electricity usage through its own renewable energy asset.

7 June 2018
Nudibranch Goniobranchus splendidus

University of Queensland-led research found sea slugs that mimic the colours of other slugs to scare off predators do not have the same chemical defences as the species they are copying.

7 June 2018
PhD student Laurence Britton

Another piece in the puzzle that is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has been solved by a University of Queensland researcher in a step towards developing treatments for a disease that affects about one in every five Australians.

7 June 2018

Whether it’s becoming a video game designer building online worlds for the masses or a data scientist spotting trends across the health or legal industries, the list of IT-based careers that today’s teens can pursue continues to grow.

6 June 2018
Dr Nasim Amiralian and Dr Caitlin Curtis

Two University of Queensland researchers have been named winners of the ABC’s 2018 Top 5 science program.

6 June 2018

The University of Queensland is part of a global mapping and monitoring partnership using satellite imagery and big data processing to respond to the crisis facing coral reefs.

5 June 2018
Professor Maree Smith, innovator of the peripheral nervous system pain drug commercialised by UniQuest spin-out Spinifex Pty Ltd, acquired by Novartis in 2015

UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company, is leading Australia and competing globally in creating spin-out companies based on academic intellectual property.

4 June 2018

An engineering breakthrough that can reduce major urban bridgeworks projects from months or even years to just three days is set to save time, money and inconvenience worldwide.

4 June 2018

UQ research has revealed that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians suffer more health problems in areas where most people voted against same-sex marriage.

4 June 2018

An anonymous donation of $500,000 will fund Australia’s first dedicated aphasia rehabilitation and research centre.

1 June 2018

ASX data shows that 80 percent of companies expect an increase in cyber risk over the next year, but who is responsible when cybercrimes occur?

1 June 2018

A University of Queensland researcher is among a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists warning of the dangers electronic cigarettes pose to children and adolescents.

1 June 2018
UQ Healthy Living will offer assessments and interventions in exercise, diet and lifestyle to support better health for older people.

Healthy ageing and wellbeing is the focus of a new community-based clinic launched by The University of Queensland.

1 June 2018
A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under.

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.

31 May 2018

Today is World No Tobacco Day – and The University of Queensland will be smoke-free one month from now.

31 May 2018