Speaking in measured tones

Dr Caitlin Brandenburg’s award-winning research is certainly something to get people talking.

25 July 2016
The second version of CommFit is being tested now

Student invention a shining example of sun safety

Two out of three Australians will develop skin cancer before turning 70, with research showing the majority of sun damage occurs during childhood and adolescence.

23 July 2016
Alana Clover has designed a sun monitoring wrist band
The second version of CommFit is being tested now

Dr Caitlin Brandenburg’s award-winning research is certainly something to get people talking.

25 July 2016
Alana Clover has designed a sun monitoring wrist band

Two out of three Australians will develop skin cancer before turning 70, with research showing the majority of sun damage occurs during childhood and adolescence.

23 July 2016
ICTE-UQ International students.

Students have selected a University of Queensland institute as one of the top three university English language centres in Australia.

22 July 2016

Ahead of World Head and Neck Cancer Day on 27 July, University of Queensland School of Dentistry researcher Kelsey Pateman wants to turn the spotlight to the psychological and social care needs of survivors.

21 July 2016
L to R: Danielle Prince, Dane Bird-Smith, Maddison Keeney and Bianca Hammett

Seven University of Queensland students and three graduates are preparing to step onto the world stage at next month’s Rio Olympics (5-21 August).

21 July 2016
Hasan and Anastasios with a Tourigin tour group bound for Stradbroke Island (photos on jetty)

Tourists are coming face-to-face with Queensland’s Indigenous communities through a social enterprise started by two University of Queensland students.

21 July 2016
Researchers are recruiting volunteers for a study

One in six Australians is affected by hearing loss, and that figure rises to 70 per cent for older people.

21 July 2016
Shambhavi Mishra

15 year old Brisbane Student Shambhavi Mishra has been crowned the 2016 Queensland Brain Bee Champion at The University of Queensland's QBI

20 July 2016
Instead of retiring, Denis Loaney went back to university.

After a successful career in business consultancy, Denis Loaney hung up his suit and tie - but rather than retiring, he went back to university to pursue his passion for art.

20 July 2016
Nabi Sahak graduated on Wednesday from UQ.

War survivor Nabi Sahak has a burning desire to change the world for the better, and he’s well on the way to doing so as he graduates with a University of Queensland Master of International Studies (Peace and Conflict Resolution) this week.

20 July 2016
A Turnstone at a snow patch edge.

Climate change could make much of the Arctic unsuitable for millions of migratory birds that travel north to breed each year, according to a new international study published today in Global Change Biology.

20 July 2016
Samantha Nixon with Selenocosmia crassipes, Australia’s largest tarantula

Tarantula spider venom could become an unlikely ally in the war against sheep infections caused by nematode worms - a major cost for the international sheep industry.

19 July 2016

The University of Queensland is making pivotal changes to the way higher education is imagined and experienced.

19 July 2016
Kristy Guerin wanted to be a vulcanologist from age 12

As a 12-year-old in Western Australia, Kristy Guerin wanted to become a vulcanologist – despite the absence of volcanoes in Australia.

19 July 2016
Scalds from hot drinks account for 20 per cent of all burns in children

A collaboration between injury prevention researchers at The University of Queensland and digital health company iPug has resulted in a 21st Century approach to tackling childhood scalds.

19 July 2016
Spot the plastic bottles: The new graduation gowns at UQ are made from 100 per cent recycled plastic bottles. Modelled by July graduating students Hannah Hardy and Casey Fung.

Academic gowns made entirely from recycled plastic drink bottles will be worn by up to 3000 students graduating at 10 ceremonies at St Lucia campus from July 19 to 22.

18 July 2016

University of Queensland research about the growing acceptance of homosexuals in sport has been honoured by the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH).

18 July 2016
Dr Olga Panagiotopoulou

An international research team is working to understand how horseshoes affect foot skeleton stress in racehorses, in a project that is likely to benefit the racing industry and protect horses from injury.

18 July 2016
Artists impression of the new sports grounds and car park.

A new 500-bay casual carpark has opened for staff, students and visitors at The University of Queensland St Lucia campus – but you’d be forgiven for missing it at first glance.

18 July 2016

A new wave of entrepreneurs is helping to revitalise South Pacific island economies with the support of The University of Queensland Business School.

14 July 2016