• Three webcams were trained on the experiment 24/7.

    Pitch drop touches down – oh so gently

    As Cyclone Ita hit northern Australia last weekend, a much slower collision occurred in the world’s longest-running lab project, The University of Queensland’s Pitch Drop Experiment.

    17 April 2014
  • Queensland Minister Ian Walker, left, Dr Goce Dimeski and Dr Paul Masci.

    UQ applauds Queensland biotech research investment

    The University of Queensland has welcomed the Queensland Government’s $1 million commitment to translating medical research into better health care.

    17 April 2014
  • UQ law students take out 2014 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

    UQ mooters crowned Jessup world champions

    The University of Queensland is celebrating the addition of a world championship title to its growing list of mooting accolades after winning the 2014 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington DC, USA.

    16 April 2014
Three webcams were trained on the experiment 24/7.

Pitch drop touches down – oh so gently

As Cyclone Ita hit northern Australia last weekend, a much slower collision occurred in the world’s longest-running lab project, The University of Queensland’s Pitch Drop Experiment.

17 April 2014
Queensland Minister Ian Walker, left, Dr Goce Dimeski and Dr Paul Masci.

UQ applauds Queensland biotech research investment

The University of Queensland has welcomed the Queensland Government’s $1 million commitment to translating medical research into better health care.

17 April 2014

UQ reporters head to Vietnam

A group of University of Queensland journalism students is visiting Vietnam to hone their on-the-ground news-gathering skills in a challenging environment.

16 April 2014
UQ law students take out 2014 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

UQ mooters crowned Jessup world champions

The University of Queensland is celebrating the addition of a world championship title to its growing list of mooting accolades after winning the 2014 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington DC, USA.

16 April 2014
UQ's Women in Engineering program is attracting record numbers.

Engineering attracts record number of female undergraduates

The University of Queensland’s Women in Engineering program has cemented its leading position in Australia, with women making up 24.4 per cent of the 2014 undergraduate student intake.

16 April 2014

UQ offers English language test for healthcare professionals

The University of Queensland is offering an internationally-recognised English language test for healthcare professionals who want to work in an English-speaking environment.

16 April 2014
Motion capture technology follows boxer Alex Leapai.

UQ puts boxer’s power-punch under the microscope

A team of UQ researchers is helping Australian world heavyweight title contender Alex Leapai prepare to win the heavyweight championship of the world in Germany later this month.

15 April 2014
Professor Darrell Crawford.

Breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C

A breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C that halves treatment time has been developed in an international clinical trial that included The University of Queensland.

15 April 2014
The world's first, free social anthropology MOOC will  challenge people to reflect on the world around them.

UQ's first social anthropology course launches on edX

Do you have a burning urge to learn more about the world around you and the people who inhabit it?

15 April 2014
Sexual stereotypes revealed by the red junglefowl.

Study brings greater clarity to sex roles

Glossy magazines and TV reality shows often portray males as the gender that strays and females as the gender that’s picky.

15 April 2014
The UQ-designed unmanned surveillance helicopter.

UQ invention to revolutionise unmanned vehicle surveillance

Surf lifesavers, police, fire fighters and rescue workers across Australia and around the world could benefit from new unmanned surveillance technology developed in Brisbane, after the signing of an agreement today.

14 April 2014

Global teamwork targets parasite-borne diseases

Researchers from The University of Queensland and Griffith University have teamed with scientists from Europe and South America to develop new treatments for drug-resistant parasitic infections.

11 April 2014
UQ's Ipswich campus

University collaboration aims to boost Ipswich education options

An agreement between The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is likely to lead to increased tertiary education opportunities in Ipswich.

11 April 2014
Research leader Professor Maree Smith

UQ research gains $48m boost for new pain treatment

An Australian company developing a chronic pain treatment based on research at The University of Queensland (UQ) has attracted US$45 million (AU$48M) to advance development of the drug, EMA401.

11 April 2014
UQ's new Catholic chaplain Father Augustine Obi

UQ announces new Catholic chaplain

The University of Queensland has welcomed Father Augustine Obi as its next Catholic chaplain.

10 April 2014
Smart phone app to help people with Parkinson's

App takes aim at Parkinson’s

A smartphone app has been developed to help monitor and improve treatments for people with Parkinson’s disease.

8 April 2014
Vaccinating babies and young children against whooping cough is important.

Whooping cough boosters lack punch

Whooping cough vaccine protects infants and young children but booster doses wear off quickly, according to University of Queensland researchers.

8 April 2014
Active women cost health system less.

Lack of exercise adds to women’s healthcare costs

A lack of exercise is costing the Australian healthcare system $40 million a year for women alone, according to new research from The University of Queensland (UQ).

7 April 2014
Plant growth shaped by sugars.

Sugar responsible for shooting

A University of Queensland study has overturned the long-held belief that plant hormones control the shape of plant growth, and shown instead that this process starts with sugar.

7 April 2014

Journal retracts article on UQ advice

The journal Aphasiology has retracted an academic paper following advice from the University of Queensland.

4 April 2014