• Microscopy image of mammalian cell line used in many fields of biomedical research. Photo courtesy of John Griffin, IMB

    Imaging centre to unravel secrets of immune system

    University of Queensland researchers will play a key role in a new $39 million research centre working to unravel the secrets of the immune system.

    20 October 2014
  • UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

    UQ awarded $52m in health and medical research funding

    Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

    17 October 2014
  • Dr Mujcic's study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day can improve mental health

    Fruit and veggies pave the road to happiness

    Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being. A University of Queensland study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day not only leads to better physical health but improves mental well...

    17 October 2014
Microscopy image of mammalian cell line used in many fields of biomedical research. Photo courtesy of John Griffin, IMB

University of Queensland researchers will play a key role in a new $39 million research centre working to unravel the secrets of the immune system.

20 October 2014

The University of Queensland’s International Admissions team has taken out the title of “Best Admissions Office in Australia” for the second year in a row at the 2014 IDP Singapore Awards for Excellence.

20 October 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014
Dr Mujcic's study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day can improve mental health

Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being. A University of Queensland study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day not only leads to better physical health but improves mental well...

17 October 2014
During the first three years, 13 young scientists will be trained in areas such as health and nutrition, consumer and sensory science, commercialisation and business leadership. Above: UQ PhD student Ms Titlayo Falade

An industry-backed centre dedicated to creating healthier food choices for Australian and Asian consumers opened at UQ this week. Funded by the Australian Research Council, the ‘Industrial Transformation Training Centre’ has been tasked with...

17 October 2014
 Babies’ hearts can repair themselves, prompting UQ researchers to investigate new heart attack treatments.

The seemingly-miraculous power of babies’ hearts to repair themselves after being injured has spurred a University of Queensland research team to investigate if this ability can be harnessed for new heart attack treatments.

17 October 2014
Winners of the 2014 National AAT Moot competition Erin Gourlay, Nathan Lindsay and Eloise Gluer.

University of Queensland law students are proving a force to be reckoned with, winning their fourth major mooting title this year.

16 October 2014
Bridget Mahon with her parents Greg and Trish.

University of Queensland student Bridget Mahon is set to fly to Italy, thanks to her literary and linguistic skills.

14 October 2014
UQ has been consistently ranked highly for its undergraduate programs in civil engineering – Advanced Engineering Building (AEB)

The University of Queensland continues to strengthen its international competitiveness, gaining 11 places to rank 56th globally in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities.

14 October 2014
Designers from around the world have been invited to participate in the 'Burst Open' exhibition.

An exhibition that challenges the notion good design is both elitist and costly was opened by Queensland Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts Minister Ian Walker in Brisbane, last night.

14 October 2014
Prince Albert II of Monaco (second from right), with award winners, from left, Mr Ma Jun, Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Mrs Caroline Pollock and Dr Sylvia Earle. © Gaetan Luci, Palais Princier.

A University of Queensland marine scientist’s efforts to reduce the impact of climate change have been honoured by Prince Albert II of Monaco.

14 October 2014
UQ alumnus Nic Beveridge is ranked 6th in the world in the PT1 para-triathlon

Losing the ability to walk at the age of 17 hasn’t deterred University of Queensland alumnus Nic Beveridge from striving for sporting success.

13 October 2014
Ms Bos started the ICTE-UQ Chorus in 2008 to give students a fun way to learn English, make friends and enrich their UQ experience beyond the classroom.

University of Queensland students from eight countries have won a national YouTube video competition to show Australia that singing can help build stronger communities.

13 October 2014
Bill Bowness: changing lives

University of Queensland alumnus Bill Bowness overcame financial hardship and a severe stutter to forge a successful career in business – and he is now donating $1 million to help others beat the same challenges.

13 October 2014
The UQ Business School offers the best MBA outside Europe and North America, says The Economist

The Economist has ranked The University of Queensland’s Master of Business Administration as the number one MBA program in Australia and the Asia Pacific region for the third year in a row.

10 October 2014

Sixty Brisbane Telstra office workers are at the front line of a University of Queensland project that aims to combat the health risks that result from prolonged sitting.

10 October 2014
QGC Vice President Sustainability, Brett Smith and Ms Ruth Saunders and Deputy Director for the Centre for Online Health, A/Prof Anthony Smith, discuss the Health-e-Regions project.

Residents of Tara and Wandoan will soon be able to consult Brisbane-based medical specialists without travelling far from home.

9 October 2014
The 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year is a distinguished UQ graduate and CEO of UnitingCare Queensland.

University of Queensland alumnus Anne Cross has been named the 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the health and community services sector.

9 October 2014
Molecular 'transport hub' protein structure

University of Queensland researchers have gained new insights into how the body sorts and transports protein ‘cargo’ within our cells, in a finding that could eventually lead to treatments for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and...

9 October 2014
Mr Gandhi visited Parliament House in Canberra for a pre-departure briefing with Government leaders, including Greens leader Senator Christine Milne

University of Queensland law student Milan Gandhi is bound for Peru, where he will rub shoulders with world leaders tackling vital issues around climate change.

9 October 2014