Solar research facility a game-changer for industry

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Nation’s best and globally excellent for science: it’s in UQ’s Nature

The University of Queensland leads Australia and excels globally in two critical measures of science research excellence associated with the prestigious journal Nature.

26 March 2015
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015

The University of Queensland leads Australia and excels globally in two critical measures of science research excellence associated with the prestigious journal Nature.

26 March 2015
Healthy pregnancy

The grandchildren of obese women face a heightened risk of being born and raised to a life of obesity, University of Queensland researchers have found.

26 March 2015
UQ's Professor Ian Frazer is president of the new academy

RESEARCHERS from The University of Queensland feature prominently in the newly formed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, launched this evening in Canberra.

25 March 2015
Cane toad

Wait before you whack that toad. Not only is it frowned upon to kill cane toads inhumanely, but the amphibian’s venom could be worth a bucket-load.

25 March 2015
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has given $8.3 million in funding to a UQ musculoskeletal project.

University of Queensland-led research into solutions for musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain and osteoarthritis has attracted more than $8 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

25 March 2015
UQ needs 80 healthy toddlers from the Brisbane area for study.

A University of Queensland research team is seeking Brisbane toddlers for a study to find out if toddler formulas really offer improved health benefits.

25 March 2015
Hosam Zowawi ... his new test detects superbugs in just four hours. Image: Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma

A University of Queensland researcher waging a war on antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been awarded a $360,000 fellowship from a charitable foundation established by the businessman who founded the Billabong surfwear company.

24 March 2015

A free six-week exercise program for people recently diagnosed with cancer or undergoing treatment will begin at The University of Queensland next month.

24 March 2015
A Curry for Murray.

A Curry for Murray, the latest children’s offering from University of Queensland Press, is a heart-warming picture book about neighbours, generosity and food.

24 March 2015
The ambassadors are required to use social media to tell their networks the “Brisbane story” through their eyes, especially in their home countries.

Twenty-six new honorary international student ambassadors have been named in Brisbane, nine from The University of Queensland.

23 March 2015

The seventh book by award-winning University of Queensland Press author Patti Miller, Ransacking Paris, will be launched in Sydney on Saturday 18 April at 4.30 pm at Gleebooks.

23 March 2015

A University of Queensland study on the relationship between Random Breath Testing (RBT) and alcohol-related traffic accidents in Australia has ranked the New South Wales RBT program the best in the country, followed closely by the Queensland...

23 March 2015
The northern hopping mouse has been caught on camera for the first time

A University of Queensland researcher who has caught the endangered northern hopping mouse on camera for the first time believes the tiny mammal could be closer to the brink of extinction than previously thought.

23 March 2015
A single-drop DNA test invented by UQ scientists could revolutionise the detection of diseases in humans, livestock and crops.

A single-drop DNA test invented by University of Queensland scientists could revolutionise the detection of diseases in humans, livestock and crops.

20 March 2015
Flying a plane through virtual-reality goggles

Fun virtual-reality goggles that allow patients to fly a digitised plane are being used to combat neck pain.

20 March 2015
More than 350 private and government organisations will take part in the University of Queensland Careers Fair.

More than 350 private and government organisations will take part in the University of Queensland Careers Fair on Wednesday 25 March.

20 March 2015
William Barton has shown how traditional Aboriginal music enhances classical and other musical genres

Inspirational leaders in creative writing, music and television will work with Indigenous school students at a University of Queensland camp this month.

20 March 2015

Research showing that patients with early psychosis report high rates of childhood trauma has important implications for clinicians, a University of Queensland psychologist has found.

18 March 2015

Understanding the frequent emotional and mental struggles involved in weight management and wellbeing is at the heart of a new University of Queensland study.

18 March 2015