• Using the state-of-the-art Dalio Foundation exploration vessel 'MV Alucia' as their base, UQ researchers will spend three weeks’ investigating the waters in and around Queensland’s reef systems.

    Philanthropy takes researchers to new depths

    University of Queensland marine neuroscientists are plunging to new depths in submersibles on the Great Barrier Reef and in the Coral Sea. Using the state-of-the-art Dalio Foundation exploration vessel 'MV Alucia' as their base,...

    30 October 2014
  • A strain of flies was generated with fluorescent brain cells

    Fruit fly lights up brain wiring

    Fluorescent fruit flies have helped University of Queensland researchers take a critical step toward understanding the human brain’s neuronal “wiring” and how it can go awry.

    30 October 2014
  • How do you know if your fish supper is sustainable? Mw12310/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

    Like eating fish? It’s time to start caring where it comes from

    Australians love seafood. Whether it’s fish and chips by the seaside or prawns on the barbie at Christmas, it’s integral to many of our traditions and social gatherings. Yet very little of the seafood we consume is sustainable. For a country that...

    30 October 2014
Using the state-of-the-art Dalio Foundation exploration vessel 'MV Alucia' as their base, UQ researchers will spend three weeks’ investigating the waters in and around Queensland’s reef systems.

University of Queensland marine neuroscientists are plunging to new depths in submersibles on the Great Barrier Reef and in the Coral Sea. Using the state-of-the-art Dalio Foundation exploration vessel 'MV Alucia' as their base,...

30 October 2014

Frontline health staff will now be better equipped to manage deteriorating patients thanks to a new online simulation-based learning program.

30 October 2014

The dream to help develop new and innovative rehabilitation strategies for people after stroke has secured a UQ researcher the prestigious 2014 UQ American Australian Association Fellowship.

30 October 2014
A strain of flies was generated with fluorescent brain cells

Fluorescent fruit flies have helped University of Queensland researchers take a critical step toward understanding the human brain’s neuronal “wiring” and how it can go awry.

30 October 2014

Miners do much more than extract minerals and make profits. All over the world mining corporations are collaborating with governments, local populations and NGOs. Their logos, mottoes and CEOs seem to pervade the news media, including the social...

30 October 2014
How do you know if your fish supper is sustainable? Mw12310/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

Australians love seafood. Whether it’s fish and chips by the seaside or prawns on the barbie at Christmas, it’s integral to many of our traditions and social gatherings. Yet very little of the seafood we consume is sustainable. For a country that...

30 October 2014
The conference aims to develop and articulate the case for freedom of speech, conscience and association, and to explore lawful limitations of these freedoms in a multicultural society.

An influential group of academics, lawyers and religious leaders will gather at the University of Queensland this month to explore issues associated with religious freedom.

30 October 2014
Journalism students meet with lecturer Bruce Woolley to discuss reporting on the G20.

University of Queensland journalism students will take Brisbane news to the global stage when they report on the G20 summit in November.

30 October 2014
UQ’s Dr Radha Ivory will launch her book The Human Rights of Bad Guys in November.

The human rights of corrupt politicians, terrorists and organised criminals are the topic of debate in a new book by University of Queensland academic Dr Radha Ivory.

30 October 2014

The federal government’s Direct Action climate policy, a A$2.5 billion scheme aimed at paying polluters to cut their greenhouse emissions, is set to be approved in the Senate after a deal between environment minister Greg Hunt and Palmer United...

30 October 2014
Australia won’t be building anything as big as the Gordon Dam any time soon. JJ Harrison/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

The agricultural green paper released last week proposes 27 new water and irrigation projects, which the government claims will be necessary for Australia’s agricultural expansion. The emphasis is firmly on dams, with federal agriculture minister...

30 October 2014
The University of Queensland’s Professor José Torero

A lifetime of fire safety and civil engineering research has led to a fellowship with the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering for The University of Queensland’s Professor José Torero.

30 October 2014
Indigenous youth are creating new languages, something that is very rare across the globe. Flickr/Rusty Stewart, CC BY-SA

By now we know that traditional Indigenous languages are losing speakers rapidly and tragically. Of the 250 languages once spoken in Australia, only 40 remain and just 18 of these are still learnt by children. But if children in remote Indigenous...

29 October 2014
Two books published by UQ Press have been shortlisted in the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.

Two books published by the University of Queensland Press have been shortlisted in the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Gabrielle Carey’s 'Moving Among Strangers: Randolph Stow and My Family' is one of five titles shortlisted for the non-...

29 October 2014
UQ’s School of Music will host a performance to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the onset of the First World War (1914–18).

As Remembrance Day approaches on November 11, The University of Queensland will reflect on the tragedies of the Great War through music. UQ’s School of Music will host a performance on Sunday, 2 November at the QPAC Concert Hall to commemorate the...

29 October 2014

The University of Queensland has won the Premier of Queensland’s Export Award for Education and Training for a second year running.

28 October 2014
Since 1999, the Bundestag has had its seat at the Reichstag Building in Berlin

The President of the German Bundestag, Professor Norbert Lammert, will give a public address at The University of Queensland tonight.

27 October 2014
Queensland tenants’ rights will be better protected thanks to a new specialist Tenancy Law Clinic.

Queensland tenants’ rights will be better protected thanks to a new specialist Tenancy Law Clinic, the first of its kind in Queensland.

27 October 2014
Mr Ali Batoor’s Walkley award-winning photograph has inspired UQ students.

Award-winning Afghani photojournalist Barat Ali Batoor will explore the internet’s global advocacy and investigative journalism opportunities at a free University of Queensland symposium tomorrow.

27 October 2014