A leading environmental researcher from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will offer an insight into mineral wealth in Congo during a visit to The University of Queensland next week.

28 August 2014

Western Downs communities now have better access to specialist medical care, after QGC Pty Limited invested $1.3 million to expand telehealth services in the region.

28 August 2014
Working at the nanoscale, using materials with dimensions thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair, allows researchers to accurately target treatments with minimal harm to surrounding cells

The quest to better understand human biology at a minuscule level has led to the creation of a $26 million international research centre in Melbourne.

28 August 2014
The Honey and the Bunny by Karla Dickens.

The University of Queensland’s Great Court will be filled with challenging artworks for the Courting Blakness art installation next month.

28 August 2014
Professor Matt Sanders

Divorce doesn’t have to spell disaster for children or their parents, says the author of a University of Queensland program designed to help families after separation.

28 August 2014
Side on view of a gall on a eucalypt branch, belonging to one of the new species. Photo: Lyn Cook.

The diversity of plants, mammals and birds in Australia is well-known, but scientists have very little idea of how many hundreds of thousands of species of Australian insects exist.

27 August 2014
Queensland would escape a devastating tsunami but our southern neighbours could be at risk. Image source: iStock

Queensland is relatively safe from the threat of a devastating tsunami but our southern neighbours on the east coast may not be so lucky, a recent study has found.

27 August 2014
‘Children in the Ancient World’ is the topic of The University of Queensland’s Ancient History Day on Saturday. Image source: iStock

If you think that smacking a child is bad, then you would have found it confronting to live in ancient times.

27 August 2014
Study leader Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani.

Stem cells from placenta usually discarded after childbirth can now be used to develop treatments for conditions such as diabetes, with each placenta containing enough stem cells to potentially treat 100 patients.

27 August 2014
The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) joined with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biophysics (IBP) to create a research centre.

The world’s leading researchers will work together to tackle dementia after The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) joined with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biophysics (IBP) to create a research centre.

26 August 2014
Laidley State High School students David Ketterer, left, Rhianna Carroll Kelly, Josh McPherson Merritt, Megan Einam and Tegan Osborne won the Division 3 of Science Engineering section of Opti-MINDS.

Creativity, co-operation and innovation were on display as students competed in the Opti-MINDS Toowoomba Regional Final held at The University of Queensland Gatton Campus.

26 August 2014
Professor Mark Kendall created the Nanopatch.

The company responsible for a revolutionary method of delivering vaccines using needle-free technology has been named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.

26 August 2014
Ms Julieanne Alroe, Brisbane Airport Corporation CEO and Managing Director.

A globally influential Australian investor, one of the only women in the world to run a privatised airport, and leaders in engineering, diplomatic services and agriculture are among 17 outstanding graduates who will receive The University of...

26 August 2014
ISSR Director Professor Mark Western, Senior Sergeant Mike Newman, Dr Sarah Bennett, UQ Vice Chancellor Peter Høj, Amelia Gray, Portia Christie, Matthew Klotz, Yu Hin Cheng, Bogdan Berar and Professor Lorraine Mazerolle (clockwise from back row).

Social science researchers will evaluate the success of a new mobile community policing van launched at St Lucia in Brisbane.

25 August 2014
Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)  Born 1471 Nuremberg, Germany. Lived and worked Nuremberg and Venice, Italy. Died 1528 Nuremberg.  Melencolia I 1514  engraving on paper  image 23.8 x 18.6 cm  sheet 24.1 x 18.7 cm  Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Morgan Thomas Bequest Fund 1962.

Five hundred years after the celebrated artist Albrecht Dürer produced his Melencolia I engraving, the historic work will be the centrepiece of an exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum.

25 August 2014
The genome sequencing machine, PacBio RSII, (pictured) at UQDI is the only one of its kind in Australia and identifies different variations in a genome

Genetic research will be in the spotlight next week when the most advanced genome sequencing facility in the Southern Hemisphere opens its doors to the public.

25 August 2014
German high-school students Kristof Heck, left, and Simon Huppertz visited UQ as a prize from a national youth science competition in their home country.

As successful finalists in Germany’s national youth science competition, two secondary-school students received a two-week study visit to The University of Queensland as part of their prize.

25 August 2014
Becoming a part of a social group can significantly reduce the effects of depression.

Becoming a part of a social group can significantly reduce the effects of depression, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

25 August 2014
Professor Justin Marshall and Professor Peter Harrison

Two University of Queensland researchers have been announced as Laureate Fellows under the Australian Research Council’s most prestigious research grants scheme.

22 August 2014
An artist’s impression of a ring of interacting absorbers tuned correctly to absorb light particles (photons) at much faster rate than any one absorber alone.(c) 2014 Simon Benjamin

An international team of theoretical quantum physicists is working on a way of absorbing light and storing it as energy.

22 August 2014