• Young lifesavers will boost their leadership skills at UQ.

    UQ readies rising surf stars to lead

    The state’s future lifesaving leaders will strengthen not only their beach skills but also their business skills when they gather at The University of Queensland this weekend (24-26 November).

    23 November 2017
  • 5 King St in Brisbane will be the world’s tallest timber commercial building

    The sky’s the limit for sustainable wooden skyscrapers

    Australia will soon hold the record for the world’s tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland’s new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

    23 November 2017
  • Holding the dipstick technology (from left) Dr Michael Mason, Professor Jimmy Botella and Yiping Zhou

    UQ dipstick technology could revolutionise disease diagnosis

    New dipstick technology that enables pathogen detection and the rapid diagnosis of human, animal and plant disease in even the most remote locations has been developed by University of Queensland scientists.

    22 November 2017
UQ was awarded the second highest number of Discovery Project grants among universities across Australia, underscoring its position as a research powerhouse

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
PhD student Melissa Houghton at work on Macquarie Island.

A study into how a sub-Antarctic island’s ecosystem has changed since the eradication of introduced mammals has won a prestigious Australian Academy of Science prize.

10 November 2017
IMB clinical genomics expert Dr Joseph Powell.

Scientists from The University of Queensland have joined a global effort to map every single cell in the human body to create a freely accessible database that will eventually become an ‘instruction manual for life itself’.

9 November 2017
Consumers will soon be eating gene-edited foods that have added nutrients.

Consumers will soon be eating gene-edited foods that have added nutrients, potatoes that do not turn brown, and mushrooms with a longer shelf life, scientists at The University of Queensland predict.

9 November 2017

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
: The two pearlside species studied, Maurolicus muelleri (top) and Maurolicus mucronatus (bottom). Image: Wen-Sung Chung

A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish, and scientists say the discovery opens a new world of understanding about vision in a variety of light conditions.

9 November 2017
His Excellency Taneti Maamau with Associate Professor Renuka Mahadevan.

For the first time since US President Barack Obama’s historic visit in 2014, The University of Queensland has welcomed another international president to its St Lucia campus – this time, a UQ alumnus.

8 November 2017
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.

Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer was a key leader at The University of Queensland in the years leading up to his retirement in 2013.

8 November 2017
Supportive parenting can help teenagers be happy and healthy.

Can parent-adolescent relationships influence a teen’s mental health? University of Queensland researchers are seeking families with teenagers to help them find out.

8 November 2017
A portrait of Professor Dorothy Hill by Jiani Sheng, Bachelor of Science (Honours) student with UQ’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

The evolution of the Australian continent, the triggers behind volcanic eruptions, and the achievements of women in earth science will be on the agenda at a University of Queensland symposium this month.

7 November 2017
Yr 12 students in the NYSF program get an engaging experience of real science

Nearly 200 year 12 students will take part in the 12-day National Youth Science Forum in January when UQ hosts the program for the first time.

6 November 2017

Get up close and learn about underwater creatures at The University of Queensland’s Moreton Bay Research Station’s annual Open Day on Saturday 25 November.

6 November 2017

A discovery that bees have individual flying direction preferences could lead to strategies for steering drone aircraft fleets.

3 November 2017

The editors and publishers of the journal Brain Injury have retracted an academic paper following advice from The University of Queensland.

2 November 2017
The 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic

Australian middle-distance runners UQ alumnus Brittany McGowan and Jordan Williamsz will return to The University of Queensland tomorrow to defend their race titles at the 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic.

1 November 2017