Hiding in plain sight – a new species discovered in South East Queensland

A University of Queensland graduate has identified a previously unknown species of insect living within reach of Australian suburbia.

27 July 2015
Newly-discovered species: Adult males with juvenile females grasped onto abdomens - Cystococcus campanidorsalis (Photo: Dr Lyn Cook)

UQ honorary doctorate for conservationist Terri Irwin

Conservation advocate Terri Irwin today received an honorary doctorate recognising more than a decade of support for high-quality science at The University of Queensland.

24 July 2015
Terri Irwin with snake.
Newly-discovered species: Adult males with juvenile females grasped onto abdomens - Cystococcus campanidorsalis (Photo: Dr Lyn Cook)

A University of Queensland graduate has identified a previously unknown species of insect living within reach of Australian suburbia.

27 July 2015
Terri Irwin with snake.

Conservation advocate Terri Irwin today received an honorary doctorate recognising more than a decade of support for high-quality science at The University of Queensland.

24 July 2015
One of 25 cuttings from the tree of knowledge

Being constantly surrounded by beautiful trees at the University of Queensland, it’s easy to take the grand greenery for granted.

24 July 2015

A free online course that explores the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective is running for a second time.

24 July 2015

University of Queensland researchers have shown, like humans, fruit flies may be self-aware of their actions.

24 July 2015
Terry Starbuck before and after

Terry Starbuck didn’t run for the best part of 30 years before consulting The University of Queensland Nutrition and Dietetics Practice at Ipswich.

24 July 2015
Researchers say governments should not use offsets to meet existing commitments to manage protected areas.

Australian scientists have warned governments against using biodiversity offsetting to meet existing conservation commitments.

23 July 2015

As the Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary this month, Salvos employee and UQ graduate Marcel Noronha has reflected on how he found his own redemption.

23 July 2015
Courtney Kelly.

The first female indigenous student to graduate in the 65-year history of The University of Queensland’s mining engineering program will do so at a ceremony on Friday, July 24 at 2pm.

23 July 2015

If you go down to the woods today …

22 July 2015

A hand-written note telling Dr Stephanie Hanrahan she was “the difference that people need” has made a 10-year project in poverty-stricken cities around the world all the more satisfying.

22 July 2015

July graduation ceremonies are well and truly underway at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

22 July 2015

The University of Queensland is reviewing the early draft of its St Lucia Campus Master Plan in response to initial feedback from stakeholders and the local community.

22 July 2015

The cough is the single most common reason for a trip to the doctor, placing enormous strain on Australia’s healthcare system, but a new mobile health tool being developed by The University of Queensland could ease pressure on doctors and lower...

22 July 2015

After correctly answering that the cochlear and vestibular nerves are the two branches of the eighth cranial nerve, 15-year-old Abigail Green from Somerville House has become the 2015 Queensland Brain Bee Champion.

21 July 2015

A special type of synthetic sugar could be the latest weapon in the fight against superbugs.

21 July 2015
Robert Forster.

Forty years after starting his degree, international musician and singer-songwriter Robert Forster has finally attended a graduation ceremony at The University of Queensland.

21 July 2015

University of Queensland scientists are leading a ground-breaking international animal welfare project.

21 July 2015

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland.

21 July 2015
Australia Awards Fellowship-PNG recipients

It’s the end of a long journey for twenty women from Papua New Guinea who will graduate from The University of Queensland today.

21 July 2015