UQ the best in Australia for life sciences

The University of Queensland’s excellence in life sciences has been recognised, with a prestigious global rankings system naming UQ the top in Australia for the subject.

30 September 2016
UQ sits at number one in Australia and at 32 globally for life sciences in the Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings.

Budgies provide crash course in flight safety

Research at The University of Queensland has revealed the stunningly simple reason why birds never crash mid-flight: they always veer right.

29 September 2016
UQ sits at number one in Australia and at 32 globally for life sciences in the Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings.

The University of Queensland’s excellence in life sciences has been recognised, with a prestigious global rankings system naming UQ the top in Australia for the subject.

30 September 2016
Drongo the budgie.

Research at The University of Queensland has revealed the stunningly simple reason why birds never crash mid-flight: they always veer right.

29 September 2016

A University of Queensland online program has been shown to alleviate children’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and parents’ stress.

29 September 2016

A treatment developed at The University of Queensland to control sewer odour and corrosion is set for the international market.

29 September 2016
Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight.

Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight, a major international study jointly led by The University of Queensland has found.

29 September 2016
Elizabeth Baldwin and Shaun Ji-Thompson.

Two students from The University of Queensland have claimed the top spots in a prestigious national economics competition.

28 September 2016
Blood glucose readings are sent directly via blue-tooth technology from the glucose meter to a smartphone and then immediately to secure servers on the Internet where doctors and nurses can access the readings.

Researchers are trialling a new mobile app which helps people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels and enables health professionals to manage their patients remotely.

28 September 2016
Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice will tackle the burning questions.

Ahead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow at The University of Queensland will bring together bushfire researchers with those at the front line.

27 September 2016
Regional teachers with Qld Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, and SPARQ-ed coordinator Anne Brant

University of Queensland researchers hope to spark excitement about medical research among regional school students by inspiring their science teachers.

27 September 2016
Dr Paul Harpur.

Most of us wouldn’t question the need for a blind person to have their seeing-eye dog with them as they travel in the community, but what if it was an assistance rat or a cat?

27 September 2016
Kei Owada on assignment in Sierra Leone

A new study shows flawed data management practises may have contributed to the magnitude of the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak in Sierra Leone.

27 September 2016

Five University of Queensland researchers have been admitted to The Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) in recognition of their research strengths in social sciences.

26 September 2016
Dr Andrew Brooks

A University of Queensland researcher has received a prestigious international grant recognising his pioneering research into new treatments for growth disorders.

23 September 2016
UQ has announced a new partnership with Boeing.

A key partnership will soon take off at The University of Queensland, as Boeing Research and Technology Australia establishes a presence at the UQ St Lucia campus, in an Asia-Pacific first.

22 September 2016

University of Queensland researchers are playing a key role in a NASA airborne mission designed to transform understanding of earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs.

22 September 2016

A University of Queensland neuroscientist has been awarded a prestigious international fellowship in recognition of Australia’s research into how the brain learns.

22 September 2016
Geoff Green

Unemployed 60 year-old Geoff Green’s daily struggle to crack a smile is coming to an end.

22 September 2016

Athletes across Brisbane will now have access to two state-of-the-art synthetic fields with the opening of The University of Queensland’s new sporting precinct.

22 September 2016

A new research collaboration led by The University of Queensland’s Child Health Research Centre and funded by Queensland’s Children’s Hospital Foundation aims to help children with disfigurements feel better about themselves.

22 September 2016
Entrepreneurs set for speed dates with mentors

Budding entrepreneurs all over Queensland will have a chance to workshop their start-up ideas with mentors as part of the MentorBlaze7 event on Wednesday 5 October.

22 September 2016