Breakthrough in understanding Parkinson’s disease

Research from The University of Queensland could lead to a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease, with future potential applications to nearly 50 other disorders.

27 August 2016

Bacterial or viral? Now we can tell

Researchers from The University of Queensland and Imperial College London have developed a method to distinguish viral and bacterial infections in children, which will save lives and reduce antibiotic use.

26 August 2016
New method will help identify serious bacterial infections, and reduce unnecessary antibiotic use

Research from The University of Queensland could lead to a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease, with future potential applications to nearly 50 other disorders.

27 August 2016
New method will help identify serious bacterial infections, and reduce unnecessary antibiotic use

Researchers from The University of Queensland and Imperial College London have developed a method to distinguish viral and bacterial infections in children, which will save lives and reduce antibiotic use.

26 August 2016
Molecules in the human body behave like sheep at a gate -- sometimes lots go through, sometimes they don't

University of Queensland researchers have taken a big step toward understanding the movement of molecules in the human body.

25 August 2016

The University of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of alumnus Mark Sowerby as Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur.

25 August 2016
Justine at work.

The role of women researchers in Antarctica – and the discrimination that locked them out of the frozen continent for decades – will be highlighted with a “Wikibomb” this month.

25 August 2016

A study involving University of Queensland researchers has found that, despite economic and population growth, the physical impact of humans on the planet has slowed.

24 August 2016
University of Queensland’s School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences postdoctoral researcher Dr Brian Forde.

A Queensland scientist has completed the world’s first gene decoding of a superbug bacteria resistant to all commercially-available antibiotics.

24 August 2016
Stand Up Victoria was among the first large cluster randomised controlled trials of its kind

A program encouraging office workers to stand up, sit less and move more has significantly reduced sitting time among participating public servants.

24 August 2016
Professor Sritawat Kitipornchai’s engineering research has drawn accolades worldwide.

A University of Queensland civil engineering researcher has become only the fifth Australian elected to the elite European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA).

22 August 2016
Associate Professor Mark Smythe ... his research led to new biotech company

University of Queensland spin-out biotech company Protagonist Therapeutics Inc is a step closer to developing a new drug that would benefit millions of people worldwide.

22 August 2016
Mothers taking part in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health will provide fresh insights into their children’s health and development.

Research linking two decades of data on Australian women with outcomes for their children will provide an unparalleled insight into child health and development.

22 August 2016
Australian Women’s 4x400m squad member Caitlin Sargent

UQ is set to welcome a large ‪‬‬contingent of 2016 Rio Olympians home. The last of the group, comprising students, Scholarship recipients and ‪UQ Sport ‬‬Club members, completed their events over the weekend.

21 August 2016
Image: Nadia Murad and Yazda deputy executive director Ahmed Khudida Burjus (left), met UN  Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in December 2015  after Ms Murad spoke at the UN Security Council’s first-ever session on human trafficking in armed conflict.

A young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will speak at The University of Queensland next week.

19 August 2016
Winning UQ technology ResApp

The University of Queensland congratulates ResApp Health Limited (ASX:RAP) following the company’s success at the global Talent Unleashed Awards in Sydney last night.

19 August 2016
Professor Craik ... reducing risks of tumours reocurring

The National Health and Medical Research Council has named two University of Queensland studies among its 10 of the Best Research Projects 2015.

19 August 2016
UQ will offer six new degree programs in 2017.

The foundation degree of choice for Prime Ministers and many other political leaders will be available in Queensland for the first time next year.

19 August 2016
Image: Siemens 3T Magnetom Trio, whole-body MRI

A University of Queensland researcher who is developing new imaging technology to diagnose and treat schizophrenia has received a $200,000 project boost.

18 August 2016
(l to r) Sarah Bradley, Professor Patricia Pollett, Dr Campbell Gray, Curtis Scibilia

An $8 million gift to The University of Queensland will benefit arts and music programs at the University and across the state.

18 August 2016
UQ's Young Tall Poppy winners

Investigating what we look for in a partner – and how that has affected human evolution – has led the University of Queensland’s Dr Barnaby Dixson to be named the Queensland Tall Poppy of the Year.

18 August 2016
Hong Peng ... the new method has environmental and financial benefits

North Queensland has some of Earth’s largest known bauxite deposits, but their potential has largely remained locked in the ground, until now.

18 August 2016