• Leaders who create a shared sense of purpose and identity within their work teams can help improve employee health and wellbeing.

    Workplace leaders improve employee wellbeing

    Researchers from The University of Queensland have found managers can increase productivity levels and prevent burnout by helping employees feel part of a group.

    17 December 2014
  • Clean energy goals could be thwarted by skills and resources shortage

    Researchers at The University of Queensland believe it might not be possible to build enough low-carbon and renewable power stations to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius – even if there was a global consensus to do so.

    17 December 2014
  • The perfect foam on a head of beer is worth a lot to the beer consumer. IstockPhoto

    Beer quality is no froth and bubble

    A team of UQ scientists has been tasked with prescribing the unique molecular signature of Queensland’s famous XXXX beer. The scientists are, for the first time, revealing the full profile of all the molecular components that give beer its flavour...

    17 December 2014

The University of Queensland’s Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation was officially opened at the St Lucia campus in Brisbane today (17 December).

17 December 2014

Efforts to improve the welfare of animals worldwide have netted The University of Queensland graduate, Dr Peter Thornber, the UQ Gatton Gold Medal.

17 December 2014
Leaders who create a shared sense of purpose and identity within their work teams can help improve employee health and wellbeing.

Researchers from The University of Queensland have found managers can increase productivity levels and prevent burnout by helping employees feel part of a group.

17 December 2014

Researchers at The University of Queensland believe it might not be possible to build enough low-carbon and renewable power stations to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius – even if there was a global consensus to do so.

17 December 2014
The perfect foam on a head of beer is worth a lot to the beer consumer. IstockPhoto

A team of UQ scientists has been tasked with prescribing the unique molecular signature of Queensland’s famous XXXX beer. The scientists are, for the first time, revealing the full profile of all the molecular components that give beer its flavour...

17 December 2014
Emma McMillan feeds a tiny bandicoot joey.

Veterinary Science student Emma McMillan is celebrating two milestones at her graduation ceremony at the University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus tomorrow.

17 December 2014

A University of Queensland student will cut off her ponytail and shave her head to raise awareness and money for research into autoimmune disease.

16 December 2014
Eating two or more pieces of fruit a day can help women fight off depression

Women who eat fewer than two serves of fruit a day face a greater risk of developing depression, University of Queensland research shows.

16 December 2014
A lifelong pursuit of knowledge and love of humour and the Aboriginal identity have cumulated in a PhD for graduand Pearl Duncan.

A lifelong pursuit of knowledge and love of humour and the Aboriginal identity have cumulated in a PhD for University of Queensland graduand Pearl Duncan.

15 December 2014
A diagnosis of a rare cancer was not enough to stop Graham achieving his dream of becoming a writer.

A diagnosis of a rare cancer was not enough to stop University of Queensland valedictorian Graham Akhurst achieving his dream of becoming a writer.

15 December 2014

Few, if any, contemporary costume designers are household names. Some occasionally capture the zeitgeist and break through from big (or small) screen to mainstream fashion – think Catherine Martin and her recent “Gatsby” moment – but these are...

15 December 2014

Indigenous communities have benefited from the research of two University of Queensland Research Higher Degree students graduating this weekend.

12 December 2014
Scarborough, Queensland: no longer allowed to factor in sea-level rise in its planning laws. Seo75/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s decision, revealed this week, to order a Brisbane council to remove future sea-level rise from its planning regulations seems a rather short-sighted thing to do.

12 December 2014
Jason Batchelor will graduate with a Bachelor of Economics.

Jason Batchelor is set to graduate with a Bachelor of Economics from The University of Queensland today, and he has already set his sights on resolving key Indigenous issues.

12 December 2014

A University of Queensland and Monash University sponsorship has enabled six Australian high school students to attend an international supercomputing conference in New Orleans, USA last week.

11 December 2014

Three University of Queensland scientists have led an international team to victory, predicting the occurrence of epileptic seizures with unprecedented accuracy.

11 December 2014
UQ research shows that women who miscarry are not at a greater risk of depression than other women.

Women who miscarry may feel grief, guilt and anger years after their loss, a University of Queensland researcher has found.

11 December 2014
Joanna at her BA (Hons) graduation ceremony in 2008.

Remarkable dedication and devoted family support led to the awarding of a special post-graduate degree at the University of Queensland today.

11 December 2014

Researchers at The University of Queensland are part of a global team that has identified a new type of artificial stem cell.

10 December 2014
The green tree frog (Litoria caerulea) is an ectotherm which relies on the external environment to regulate its body temperature. Photo: Ed Meyer

Animals that regulate their body temperature through the external environment may be resilient to some climate change but not keep pace with rapid change, leading to potentially disastrous outcomes for biodiversity.

10 December 2014