• A mantis shrimp's compound eyes are 'superbly tuned' to detect polarised light. Image: Roy Caldwell

    Nature’s elegant and efficient vision systems can detect cancer

    Mantis shrimp eyes are inspiring the design of new cameras that can detect a variety of cancers and visualise brain activity.

    22 September 2014
  • AIBN has bought a $275,000 high performance parallel computer cluster to support research.

    AIBN to roll out super computer

    The University of Queensland is one step closer to developing better mobile phone battery life, understanding the engineering of vaccines and creating stem cell therapies for Parkinson’s disease.

    22 September 2014
  • Dr Mark Loane will present at UQ's prestigious Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture 2014.

    Lecture to reflect on 20 years of remote eye health

    Dr Mark Loane has captained the Wallabies and tackled eye problems in the dusty outback – and this week he will blitz The University of Queensland (UQ) prestigious Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture 2014.

    22 September 2014
A mantis shrimp's compound eyes are 'superbly tuned' to detect polarised light. Image: Roy Caldwell

Mantis shrimp eyes are inspiring the design of new cameras that can detect a variety of cancers and visualise brain activity.

22 September 2014
AIBN has bought a $275,000 high performance parallel computer cluster to support research.

The University of Queensland is one step closer to developing better mobile phone battery life, understanding the engineering of vaccines and creating stem cell therapies for Parkinson’s disease.

22 September 2014
Dr Mark Loane will present at UQ's prestigious Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture 2014.

Dr Mark Loane has captained the Wallabies and tackled eye problems in the dusty outback – and this week he will blitz The University of Queensland (UQ) prestigious Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture 2014.

22 September 2014

The University of Queensland’s research strengths in social science have been recognised by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA), who extended fellowship to three UQ researchers this week.

19 September 2014
The motion study used by QBI researchers.

Birds have been found to display superior judgement of their body width compared to humans, in research to help design autonomous aircraft navigation systems.

19 September 2014

University of Queensland researchers won two of five Scopus Young Researcher awards and placed in two other categories at a celebration of academic research excellence in Canberra yesterday (18 September).

19 September 2014
Gemini North observatory, on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea, shoots a laser beam into the night sky to create an ‘artificial star’.

A supermassive black hole discovered in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy has prompted researchers to question if similar massive light-sucking objects may be far more common than previously believed.

18 September 2014
UQ alumni Mr Richard Howes and Mr Matthew McLennan

University of Queensland students Christopher Heard and Wayne Chan have won the newly established Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration Scholarship.

18 September 2014
A dingo shelters in a cow carcass in northern South Australia.

Limiting the dingo and wild dog population has no negative effect on wildlife, according to new research.

18 September 2014

Research linking The University of Queensland (UQ) and industry partners was recognised at an awards ceremony yesterday.

17 September 2014

The University of Queensland Gatton Past Students’ Association has donated more than $100,000 in scholarships to assist eight students studying at UQ’s Gatton campus.

17 September 2014
Elisa Jane Carmichael’s ‘Sandstone rocks and tree trunks’ 2013, ink on paper.  Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

The untouched beauty of Queensland’s Idalia National Park has inspired a series of works by emerging artist Elisa Jane Carmichael, currently on display at The University of Queensland.

17 September 2014
The Nanopatch was invented at UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) by Professor Mark Kendall.

The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) battle against polio has a new weapon after joining forces with Vaxxas, the biotechnology company responsible for developing revolutionary vaccine delivery method the Nanopatch.

17 September 2014
Left to right, from top: Dr Jack Clegg, Dr Liang Zhou, Professor Tapan Saha, Dr Stefanie Becker, 2nd row, from left: Dr Enzo Porrello, Dr Irina Vetter, Dr Qiao Liu, Dr Alessandro Fedrizzi, Associate Professor Jennifer Fleming, Dr Simon Perry.

Seven researchers and two research supervisors from across The University of Queensland were honoured at an excellence awards ceremony this evening.

16 September 2014

The University of Queensland has held its 43rd position among the world’s top universities, and fourth in Australia, in the 2014/15 QS World University Rankings, released today.

16 September 2014
Lindy Lee’s ‘Fire and water’ 2006. Synthetic polymer paint and wax on board, archival inks on photorag paper.

A new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum will examine artist Lindy Lee’s contribution to Australian art over the past three decades in the first major survey of her work.

16 September 2014

One of history’s most iconic social psychology experiments may have been completely misinterpreted, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

15 September 2014

A new University of Queensland St Lucia campus CityCat ferry terminal will open in 2015.

15 September 2014
 Customs House wins South-East Queensland’s Caterer of the Year award.

Brisbane landmark Customs House has won South-East Queensland’s Caterer of the Year award.

15 September 2014
Dr Irina Vetterwon the WiT Rising Star Award for her research to understand the causes of pain and develop new treatments for the one in five Australians living with chronic pain.

Two University of Queensland early-career researchers have been recognised by their peers for their promising medical and technology research at the 17th annual Women in Technology (WiT) awards ceremony.

15 September 2014