Crayfish and their worms evolve in unison

Climate change could be affecting Australian spiny mountain crayfish and the animals that live on them, according to an international study that includes University of Queensland research.

25 May 2016
The Euastacus kershawi crayfish.

UQ Orchestra presents a “bottomless” Shakespearean feast

The University of Queensland’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will take to the stage at Brisbane’s QPAC on Sunday for a concert commemorating 400 years since Shakespeare’s death and the Bard’s influence in the classical music sphere.

25 May 2016
UQ's Symphony Orchestra will perform A Shakespearean Feast
The Euastacus kershawi crayfish.

Climate change could be affecting Australian spiny mountain crayfish and the animals that live on them, according to an international study that includes University of Queensland research.

25 May 2016
UQ's Symphony Orchestra will perform A Shakespearean Feast

The University of Queensland’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will take to the stage at Brisbane’s QPAC on Sunday for a concert commemorating 400 years since Shakespeare’s death and the Bard’s influence in the classical music sphere.

25 May 2016
Professor Pauline Ford

The University of Queensland has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to appoint a woman to a permanent head of dentistry position.

25 May 2016
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Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are hoping a University of Queensland trial could help their families get a decent night’s sleep.

25 May 2016
Professor Aidan Byrne will take up the position of UQ Provost later this year. Image: Norman Plant Photography and the ARC.

The University of Queensland has appointed Australian Research Council (ARC) Chief Executive Officer Professor Aidan Byrne as its new Provost.

24 May 2016
L to R: Nic Marchesi, Professor Doune Macdonald and Lucas Patchett

After being named as joint Young Australian of the Year 2016, University of Queensland student Lucas Patchett and business partner Nic Marchesi have again been recognised for their brainchild, Orange Sky Laundry.

24 May 2016
Dr Jake Gratten ... "a compelling need for more research in this field"

The increased risk of mental illness in children of older fathers is unlikely to result from men’s genes mutating with age, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

24 May 2016
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Do social workers have the potential to be a danger to the public? Should they be registered just like nurses?

23 May 2016
Professor Naomi Wray (left) and Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop

Two University of Queensland professors are among 21 new Australian Academy of Science Fellows announced in Canberra this morning.

23 May 2016
Dan Rogers, Jordan English, Chief Justice Catherine Holmes, Professor Peter Høj

The future of Australia’s legal profession is bright, based on the sharp young minds honoured for academic achievements and contributions to Australia’s legal services industry at the University of Queensland last night.

19 May 2016
The experimental rocket, called HiFiRE 5B, hit targeted speeds of Mach 7.5 (9,200kmph).

Travelling from Sydney to London in less than two hours is no longer a farfetched concept following a successful hypersonic test flight conducted by an international team, including University of Queensland researchers and students.

19 May 2016
Mental illness in India and China is greater than in all high-income countries combined.

About one-third of the global disease burden for mental, neurological and substance use disorders occurs in India and China, according to University of Queensland research released today.

19 May 2016

The Eleanor Schonell Bridge will be closed to buses this Sunday 22 May from 6am to 3pm due to essential maintenance inspections, however pedestrian and cyclist access will remain open.

18 May 2016
Passenger Pigeon. Credit: Louis Agassiz Fuertes

The dodo, the passenger pigeon and the Tasmanian tiger are well-known victims of extinction caused by human behaviour, but could their status be used to help conservation efforts from beyond the grave?

18 May 2016
3D modelled Kangaroo Cranium, by the UQ Earth Science team.

A unique exhibition showcasing innovations in 3D technology and their applications within museums will be on display for one night only at The University of Queensland.

18 May 2016
Gabrielle Taylor from St Aidan's Anglican Girls College.

A giant two kilogram sunflower grown by Glasshouse Christian College has topped the 2016 University of Queensland Sunflower Competition.

18 May 2016
PhD student Tianyi Feng (Michael) is using advanced microscopy to create three-dimensional computer models of Australian giant black tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) sperm.

Discovering the secrets of how one of the world’s most popular prawn species produces sperm and transfers it to create the next generation could help free aquaculture from reliance on brood stock from the wild.

16 May 2016
Dami Im.

University of Queensland music graduate Dami Im has wowed the world and blitzed the jury vote with a powerful grand final performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden.

15 May 2016
The "Look at Me Now, Dad" team ... Nicole Brazier, William Randall, Edward O'Brien, and Joshua Roser.

After winning the national round of the KMPG International Case Competition, four UQ Faculty of Business, Economics and Law students have claimed runner-up position for Australia in the world finals of the prestigious competition.

15 May 2016
Exeter Cathedral.

Churches are good for the health of Christians but less therapeutic for atheists.

13 May 2016