National competition for quantum physics game designers

Could you design an electronic game inspired by quantum physics?

21 September 2017
The competition seeks playable, fun computer games that explore some of the themes from quantum mechanics

A dose of ‘wait-and-see’ reduces unnecessary antibiotic use

Asking patients to take a ‘wait-and-see’ approach before having their antibiotic prescriptions filled significantly reduces unnecessary use, a University of Queensland study has shown.

21 September 2017
Team UQ undefeated in Round 2 of Aon Uni 7s Series (Credit: ARU Media/Karen Watson)

The University of Queensland will be out to extend its Aon Uni 7s Series winning streak when it hosts Round 3 at the UQ Sport Athletics Centre in St Lucia this weekend, 16 and 17 September.

14 September 2017
Professor Hall calls for "rigorous evaluation"

The future of international drug control treaties is in question because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalise non-medical cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay.

14 September 2017

The University of Queensland has been identified as one of the top 30 universities in the world for partnerships with employers.

13 September 2017
UQ Research Week FREA and HDR award winners

A record number of researchers and research supervisors has been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 UQ Research Week awards.

13 September 2017
Milan Gandhi

An “exceptional” UQ student who founded his own not-for-profit organisation received a perfect score at the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.

12 September 2017
A total of 7280 bacterial and 623 archaeal genomes were obtained

A remarkable effort from UQ researchers has helped increase the number of known genomes by almost 10 per cent.

12 September 2017
Divers collect dead coral. (Credit S Dalton)

Extensive loss of branching corals and changes in coral community structure in Australia’s Palm Islands region over the past century has been revealed in a new study.

12 September 2017

Strategic delays in conservation efforts could be the key to protecting more species according to researchers at The University of Queensland.

12 September 2017

One of The University of Queensland’s most popular edX courses has hit a 500,000 enrolment milestone.

11 September 2017

In a ground-breaking study, tiny sound recorders will be set up near the nests of south-eastern red-tailed black-cockatoos to monitor the nesting habits of the endangered species.

7 September 2017

UQ researchers are undertaking research on the potential effects of cat eradication on an island.

7 September 2017
Nautical chart from the Florida Keys, 1775

Centuries-old nautical charts, mapped by long-deceased sailors to avoid shipwrecks, have been used by modern scientists to study loss of coral reefs.

7 September 2017
Seagrass and adjacent land in Palau (Photo by Mark Priest)

Marine restoration, rather than protection, might be the most cost-effective solution for coastal marine ecosystems suffering from human activities, a new study has found.

7 September 2017

Over the past 60 years, Australia has lost more than 90 per cent of a type of forest that once covered 130,000 square kilometres, and could be losing plants with important medicinal uses.

6 September 2017
UQ has consistently ranked inside the top 70 global institutions

UQ has maintained a position within the top echelons of research institutions in the world, according to the latest Times Higher Education University Ranking.

6 September 2017
UQ’s Brianne Rossato in action (Credit: ARU Media/Karen Watson)

UQ Aon Uni 7s Series coach Reg Tayler has called on his unbeaten side to maintain its focus at this weekend’s second round (9-10 September) in Sydney.

6 September 2017
UQ Vet Science students in equine emergency and critical care practical.

Veterinary students can now hone their clinical skills in a new $1.5 million training facility at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus.

6 September 2017
Professor Neena Mitter (right) with her WiT Life Sciences Outstanding Award, presented by Frances Eden Director HiQ and Library Services at QUT.

Five academics from The University of Queensland have been recognised and celebrated for their outstanding achievements at this year’s Women in Technology (WiT) gala awards.

5 September 2017
Judo House Part 6 (The White Bird) by Nigel Milsom

Almost four centuries after its creation, Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (1647–52) has inspired a new exhibition opening at UQ Art Museum on 16 September.

5 September 2017