• Mr Barry Cayford worked on the project, ‘Sewer Corrosion and Odour Research Program: Putting Science in Sewers'.

    UQ leads sewer-focussed project to sweet smell of success

    A University of Queensland-led research project that is fundamentally changing sewer corrosion and odour management in Australia has won the prestigious 2014 International Water Association Asia Pacific Regional Project Innovation Award for Applied...

    23 April 2014
  • UQ will light the Forgan Smith building red for the month of May to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis.

    UQ turns red for a reason

    The University of Queensland will again be bathed in red for the month of May to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis.

    23 April 2014
  • Coral reefs with healthy structural complexity provide numerous hiding places for reef fish.

    Dying coral reefs threaten the livelihood of millions

    Declining coral reef health is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of people living in the coastal tropics, according to a study by University of Queensland researchers.

    23 April 2014
Mr Barry Cayford worked on the project, ‘Sewer Corrosion and Odour Research Program: Putting Science in Sewers'.

UQ leads sewer-focussed project to sweet smell of success

A University of Queensland-led research project that is fundamentally changing sewer corrosion and odour management in Australia has won the prestigious 2014 International Water Association Asia Pacific Regional Project Innovation Award for Applied...

23 April 2014
UQ will light the Forgan Smith building red for the month of May to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis.

UQ turns red for a reason

The University of Queensland will again be bathed in red for the month of May to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis.

23 April 2014
Coral reefs with healthy structural complexity provide numerous hiding places for reef fish.

Dying coral reefs threaten the livelihood of millions

Declining coral reef health is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of people living in the coastal tropics, according to a study by University of Queensland researchers.

23 April 2014
UQ researchers, including Dr Yann Gambin, Dr Nick Ariotti and Dr Kerrie-Ann McMahon, have developed a technique that allows scientists to conduct experiments rapidly and with increased resolution.

Secret life of cells revealed with new technique

A new technique that allows researchers to conduct experiments more rapidly and accurately is giving insights into the workings of proteins important in heart and muscle diseases.

23 April 2014
Dr Ryan Taft from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience has been appointed Director of Scientific Research at Illumina, the world’s largest genomics company.

UQ gene expert joins global company

The world’s largest genomics company, Illumina, has chosen a researcher from The University of Queensland to join as Director of Scientific Research.

22 April 2014

Brisbane universities to host $US100,000 world-first business challenge at G20

Queensland's three Brisbane-based universities - QUT, The University of Queensland (UQ), and Griffith University - will host a Global Business Challenge set to become a cornerstone event in the G20 program.

22 April 2014
Molecular structure of interacting protein molecules involved in plant disease resistance.

Til’ death do us part – in the plant world

A landmark study from The University of Queensland has described the ultimate act of sacrifice and survival, in the plant world.

22 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