Minimal invasive surgery recommended for hysterectomies

Keyhole surgery should be the preferred standard of care for women needing a hysterectomy for endometrial cancer, an international clinical trial has shown.

29 March 2017
Laparoscopic surgery should be standard

Bush faces more drug problems than meth alone

A high use of methylamphetamine and prescription medications is a problem for regional Australia, according to an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) report designed to combat illicit drugs.

28 March 2017
Meth was the most commonly consumed illicit drug tested across all Australian regions
Laparoscopic surgery should be standard

Keyhole surgery should be the preferred standard of care for women needing a hysterectomy for endometrial cancer, an international clinical trial has shown.

29 March 2017
Meth was the most commonly consumed illicit drug tested across all Australian regions

A high use of methylamphetamine and prescription medications is a problem for regional Australia, according to an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) report designed to combat illicit drugs.

28 March 2017

The following experts are available to comment on the impacts of tropical cyclone Debbie.

28 March 2017
The new facility will allow researchers to examine the effects of tiny drug doses in human and animal cancers

New cancer-fighting drugs and devices could emerge from The University of Queensland, thanks to a research program comparing cancers in pet animals and humans in a state-of-the-art imaging facility opened today.

28 March 2017
Dr Nasim Amiralian, Minister Leeanne Enoch and Ms Jordan Debono at the awards on Sunday.

Two University of Queensland researchers have won the Queensland Women in STEM competition in recognition of their work paving the way for young women to enter science careers.

27 March 2017
Dr Woodruff ... the drug could be trialled in patients in 2019

A drug with the potential to delay the progression of motor neuron disease (MND) could be in human trials within three years.

27 March 2017
Dinosaur tracks in the Walmadany area. Credit: Damian Kelly

An unprecedented 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been identified on a 25-kilometre stretch of the Dampier Peninsula coastline dubbed “Australia’s Jurassic Park”.

27 March 2017

Queensland philanthropists and tourism entrepreneurs Graham and Jude Turner have joined forces with The University of Queensland to establish a multi-million-dollar conservation project at Hidden Vale, an hour west of Brisbane.

24 March 2017
UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

24 March 2017
London

The following experts are available to comment on the tragedy unfolding in London.

23 March 2017
Left to right: Breanna Koenen (AFL), Callum Breetzke (Surf Life Saving), Meg Gemmell (Rugby Sevens), and Leo Lark (Weightlifting)

A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

23 March 2017
Mental health carers provided 208 million hours of care nationally in 2015

Carers supporting Australians with mental illness are providing services that would cost governments $13.2 billion to replace, a new report has found.

23 March 2017
Fish numbers increased in those marine areas that were adequately staffed

A widespread lack of funds and personnel are preventing marine protected areas from reaching their full potential, a new global study involving University of Queensland research has revealed.

23 March 2017
Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Mark Sowerby at UQ Idea Hub launch event

Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Mark Sowerby has officially launched new, state-of-the-art facilities for the UQ Idea Hub at The University of Queensland.

23 March 2017

The University of Queensland has released the second stage of its finance and human resources services and resourcing review.

22 March 2017
Swiss ketch Fleur de Passion

A Swiss yacht on an epic research expedition to map the world’s oceans will host University of Queensland marine scientists on the Great Barrier Reef in March and April

22 March 2017
Many myths about Down syndrome have been debunked

The four decades of scientific contribution of a University of Queensland program towards Down syndrome have been internationally recognised.

22 March 2017
Professor Richard Morgan (right) at the UQ Centre of Hypersonics ground-testing facility, with colleague Professor Michael Smart.

A University of Queensland researcher says his prestigious international award for a lifetime of hypersonic research highlights UQ’s success in finding a niche in a global field.

22 March 2017

New University of Queensland research aims to save money being flushed down the drain because of contaminated urine samples.

22 March 2017
Women remain vulnerable to chronic disease

Women around the world remain vulnerable to chronic disease as they continue to face challenges accessing health care and information.

21 March 2017