UQ study targets lethal fungal infection

The development of new drugs to fight a common fungal pathogen which kills half a million people globally each year is a step closer thanks to a University of Queensland-led study.

24 July 2017
Crystal structure at 2.1 Å resolution of the target enzyme, ADS lyase. The inset shows detailed structure of the active site.

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A University of Queensland student has found the ideal way to kick-start his Masters in Economics and Public Policy studies – enrolling in the Massive Open Online Course IELTSx: IELTS Academic Test Preparation.

24 July 2017
UQ Masters student Gustavo Villafuerte
Crystal structure at 2.1 Å resolution of the target enzyme, ADS lyase. The inset shows detailed structure of the active site.

The development of new drugs to fight a common fungal pathogen which kills half a million people globally each year is a step closer thanks to a University of Queensland-led study.

24 July 2017
UQ Masters student Gustavo Villafuerte

A University of Queensland student has found the ideal way to kick-start his Masters in Economics and Public Policy studies – enrolling in the Massive Open Online Course IELTSx: IELTS Academic Test Preparation.

24 July 2017
The batteries come in a thin, flexible format

Flexible screen-printed batteries may be the way forward for renewable energy thanks to a joint project between The University of Queensland and the University of New South Wales.

24 July 2017
Concern over the rise in use of super potent cannabis

University of Queensland researchers are concerned the recent legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Australia may give rise to super-potent cannabis concentrates with associated harmful effects.

21 July 2017
Sarah Ayles

Sarah Ayles joins her fellow medical graduates this week as lifelong dreams and long hours become a reality.

20 July 2017
Madjedbebe site custodian May Nango and excavation leader Chris Clarkson in the pit. Photo: Dominic O'Brien. Copyright Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation

Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years – much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some archaeologists.

20 July 2017
Jim White

A retired Sunshine Coast academic has his wife to thank for prompting him to get his second University of Queensland PhD, in a totally different field to the first, at the age of 81.

20 July 2017
Professor Serra-Majem

A leading advocate of the Mediterranean diet will discuss challenges for the diet’s uptake among millennials at the University of Queensland-hosted TropAg conference.

20 July 2017
Anna John

University of Queensland graduate Anna John has supercharged an international legal career by learning a second language.

19 July 2017
Caitlin Hall on the left, with her classmates

University of Queensland Master of Dietetics Studies graduate Caitlin Hall has twice the reason to celebrate today.

18 July 2017
Some healthy children become critically ill from common cold viruses

A gene mutation making young children extremely vulnerable to common viruses may represent a new type of immunodeficiency, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

18 July 2017
Claire Cunningham

When Claire Cunningham started her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Queensland, she had been living with profound congenital hearing loss in her left ear for 30 years.

18 July 2017
Obesity and diabetes are among the most pressing challenges facing human health

Gene therapy aimed at treating diabetes and obesity is the subject of an agreement between Australian researchers and a Canadian health and wellness company.

18 July 2017
The free-flying hypersonic glider ‘Hyshot V’, designed to fly at Mach 8 (8000 km/hr)

Commercialised flight faster than five times the speed of sound has been brought one step closer, thanks to a successful experimental flight featuring University of Queensland knowhow.

17 July 2017
Australia lost 122,400 manufacturing jobs in the decade to 2015

Australia’s manufacturing level is the OECD’s lowest and the long-term decline of manufacturing here is atypical among comparable countries, new research shows.

17 July 2017
Recognising and supporting teaching excellence is part of UQ's commitment to meeting international teaching quality standards.

Twenty-two University of Queensland staff are being celebrated for their commitment to teaching after they were presented with Higher Education Academy (HEA) fellowships on Friday.

17 July 2017

University of Queensland experts have published an online magazine to share the latest insights into the science of learning and memory.

17 July 2017
Dr Susan Hayes, from the University of Wollongong, will present a BrisScience talk on "Forensic Facial Reconstruction" on July 17

An interesting group is meeting at The University of Queensland this week: its members are united by their expertise in reconstructing faces from skulls.

14 July 2017
Part of the Wild Australia exhibition: Tamarama Beach, December 1892. Photograph by Kerry & Co. Tyrell Collection: Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

Was Meston’s Wild Australia Show of the late nineteenth century a form of exploitation or a vital link between Indigenous Australians and the wider world?

14 July 2017
The gown was purchased from Pikes Menswear store

In 1960 June MacDonald finished her studies at St Mary’s College Ipswich and was heading off to university to continue her education.

14 July 2017