An early start to UQ’s 2018

The University of Queensland is gearing up for an early start to the 2018 academic year, with a calendar adjustment that makes allowances for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April.

25 September 2017

Can you do the robot?

Everyone has a friend who thinks they can do ‘the robot’, but we know where you can find some.

22 September 2017
Robocup International Championships third-place winners from Brisbane Boys' College in Nagoya, Japan.
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
The research aims to reduce the frequency of tripping and injuries

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy.

5 September 2017
Professor David Evans

Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease.

5 September 2017
Image: Tom Charlton

University of Queensland researchers have found that antivenoms produced using snakes from one region may perform poorly or fail completely against the same species of snakes from other regions.

4 September 2017
Dr Abishek lyer

University of Queensland researchers are one step closer to developing new medicines for treating inflammatory diseases, including allergies such as rhinitis, itchy hives, asthma, eczema and dermatitis.

4 September 2017

Children may have a greater understanding of how to innovate and problem solve than previously realised.

4 September 2017

An independent ranking of Australian universities has awarded The University of Queensland multiple five star ratings.

1 September 2017

Global US food and animal safety company Neogen Corporation is establishing an animal genomics facility at The University of Queensland Gatton campus in a move that will reinforce UQ’s capacity to support the livestock industry and animal breeders.

1 September 2017
Key factors affecting leaf size were night temperatures and risk of frost damage

Why is a banana leaf a million times bigger than a common heather leaf? And why are leaves generally much larger in tropical jungles than in temperate forests and deserts?

1 September 2017
Vital clues may be disrupted between the feet and brain for people with diabetes

Shoe insoles are being trialled to improve balance, walking and physical activity in adults with type 2 diabetes and associated foot nerve damage.

1 September 2017
The risk of suicidal thoughts was five or six times higher in children aged under 12 who had experienced psychosis

Otherwise healthy people who have experienced hallucinations or delusions are more likely to have later suicidal thoughts or attempts, a new international study has found. The UQ research found that having a psychotic experience doubled the risk of...

31 August 2017

The University of Queensland’s 2017 Alumni Awards have recognised a diverse range of leaders who have created change by advancing knowledge, powering economies and advocating for human rights and dignity.

31 August 2017
Samantha Reynolds with a whale shark - image Janine Marx

Whale shark researchers have solved a long-standing mystery about where the world’s largest fish go during the Australian spring and summer.

30 August 2017

Three University of Queensland students have recorded top five placings at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan.

30 August 2017

Bridging the knowledge gap between higher education and the workplace is the focus of The University of Queensland’s new Business Leadership MicroMasters program.

30 August 2017
Pteropus poliocephalus colony: image Justin Welbergen

Minimising the impact of viruses upon the pig industry is a major objective of a $3.83 million grant to international scientific collaborators, including a team from Queensland.

30 August 2017
How will time judge these common forms of household technology?

What items in your home do you think deserve to end up in a museum in 30 years’ time?

29 August 2017