• Ten years later, Penny Bailey can attach the honorific Dr to her name.

    A decade of dedication to become a doctor

    Ten years ago, University of Queensland PhD student Penny Bailey had no idea it would take her a decade before she could attach the honorific Dr to her name.

    24 July 2014
  • Professor Bryan Mowry from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute.

    Schizophrenia’s genetic architecture revealed

    Queensland scientists are closer to effective treatments for schizophrenia after uncovering dozens of sites across the human genome that are strongly associated with a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia.

    23 July 2014
  • Queensland’s brainiest student, 14-year-old Sophie Watson.

    Bright spark lights up Brain Bee

    Queensland’s “brainiest student” has been announced, with 14-year-old Sophie Watson out-smarting 170 other high school students to become the 2014 Queensland Brain Bee Champion at The University of Queensland today.

    22 July 2014
Ten years later, Penny Bailey can attach the honorific Dr to her name.

A decade of dedication to become a doctor

Ten years ago, University of Queensland PhD student Penny Bailey had no idea it would take her a decade before she could attach the honorific Dr to her name.

24 July 2014

Future Fellows to champion diverse research projects

The University of Queensland has welcomed 16 new Future Fellows as part of a major Australian Research Council funding announcement today.

23 July 2014

Mental health: shifting the focus to recovery

Using mental health research to bring about social change will be the focus of a University of Queensland seminar this week.

23 July 2014
Professor Bryan Mowry from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute.

Schizophrenia’s genetic architecture revealed

Queensland scientists are closer to effective treatments for schizophrenia after uncovering dozens of sites across the human genome that are strongly associated with a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia.

23 July 2014
Queensland’s brainiest student, 14-year-old Sophie Watson.

Bright spark lights up Brain Bee

Queensland’s “brainiest student” has been announced, with 14-year-old Sophie Watson out-smarting 170 other high school students to become the 2014 Queensland Brain Bee Champion at The University of Queensland today.

22 July 2014
The Dairy Innovation Hub will lead to longer-lasting dairy products.

Research hub to boost dairy product innovation

Longer-lasting Australian dairy products with high nutritional value will soon be available in Australia and overseas, thanks to a major industrial research initiative.

22 July 2014
As part of his student experience, Michael has visited Mexico, China and Taiwan.

UQ student discovers his advantage in Asia and beyond

Michael Twycross may have come to the University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus but his studies have taken him around the world.

22 July 2014
The survival rate of the laughing kookaburra is 34 per cent.

Wildlife hospitals save 16,000 animals in four years

Birds are the most commonly rescued wildlife in Queensland, with the laughing kookaburra among our hardiest species, according to new research from The University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus.

22 July 2014
The researcher’s field camp on site at what was previously believed to be Glacial Lake Victoria.

Antarctic lakes theory dries up

Antarctica is the driest continent on Earth, and always has been, with new research showing the previous “mega-lake theory” holds no water.

22 July 2014
There is little evidence to suggest that people consider the environmental costs of their holiday

Tourists leave environmental concerns at home

People who have environmentally friendly lifestyles at home often engage in environmentally harmful behaviour when they go on holiday, research shows.

21 July 2014
University of Queensland researchers are seeking volunteers for an exercise and mental wellness study.

Study to trial intense exercise to aid mental health

Can high-intensity exercise improve the physical and emotional health of people with mental illness? University of Queensland researchers are seeking volunteers to help find out.

21 July 2014
Sport is the key to getting more Indigenous high school students interested in studying physical education teaching.

Kicking goals for Indigenous students

The University of Queensland is Scoring Goals to increase the number of Indigenous health and physical education teachers in Queensland.

21 July 2014

Living the award-winning dream

The University of Queensland’s “greenest” building has notched up another prestigious award for its innovation, cost effectiveness and sustainable approach to the automation of its building systems.

21 July 2014
UQ student ambassador Ben Morris helping Anika Cameron at last year’s St Lucia Open Day

UQ Open Day a chance to explore the campus and programs

The University of Queensland will be a hive of activity on Sunday, 3 August, when high school students and their families visit the St Lucia Campus for Open Day.

21 July 2014
Bachelor of Biotechnology student and science valedictorian Lawrence Wong graduates on Tuesday 22 July.

TEDxUQ a lasting legacy for UQ graduate

More than 40,000 people have now shared the TEDxUQ experience, thanks to the vision of graduating University of Queensland science student Lawrence Kurniawan Wong.

21 July 2014
HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh presents the Harold Spencer-Jones Gold Medal, to Professor Mandyam Srinivasan. HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh presents the Harold Spencer-Jones Gold Medal, to Professor Mandyam Srinivasan.

Royal recognition for UQ researcher

Studies involving some of the world’s smallest creatures have resulted in one of the world’s biggest honours for University of Queensland researcher Professor Mandyam Srinivasan.

21 July 2014

In-principle agreement to transfer UQ Ipswich campus

The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) have agreed in principle to transfer the UQ Ipswich Campus to USQ to increase tertiary education opportunities in the region.

18 July 2014

UQ alumnus appointed chancellor of prestigious US institution

Distinguished University of Queensland medical alumnus Dr Sam Hawgood has been appointed the 10th chancellor of the prestigious University of California San Francisco (UCSF). UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj...

18 July 2014
Last summer, one student investigated how social and political changes influence media portrayal of single mothers

UQ summer student program offers research opportunities

The University of Queensland is seeking students who would like to contribute to research discoveries as a part of the UQ Summer Research program.

17 July 2014
University of Queensland Press has released a 10th anniversary edition of cult classic Pig City.

UQP author built Pig City on rock and roll

University of Queensland Press has released a 10th anniversary edition of author Andrew Stafford’s cult classic, Pig City.

17 July 2014