Researchers tackling burning questions on bushfires

Ahead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow at The University of Queensland will bring together bushfire researchers with those at the front line.

27 September 2016
Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice will tackle the burning questions.

Regional teachers unite to encourage budding rural scientists

University of Queensland researchers hope to spark excitement about medical research among regional school students by inspiring their science teachers.

27 September 2016
Regional teachers with Qld Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, and SPARQ-ed coordinator Anne Brant
Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice will tackle the burning questions.

Ahead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow at The University of Queensland will bring together bushfire researchers with those at the front line.

27 September 2016
Dr Paul Harpur.

Most of us wouldn’t question the need for a blind person to have their seeing-eye dog with them as they travel in the community, but what if it was an assistance rat or a cat?

27 September 2016
Regional teachers with Qld Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, and SPARQ-ed coordinator Anne Brant

University of Queensland researchers hope to spark excitement about medical research among regional school students by inspiring their science teachers.

27 September 2016
Kei Owada on assignment in Sierra Leone

A new study shows flawed data management practises may have contributed to the magnitude of the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak in Sierra Leone.

27 September 2016

Five University of Queensland researchers have been admitted to The Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) in recognition of their research strengths in social sciences.

26 September 2016
Dr Andrew Brooks

A University of Queensland researcher has received a prestigious international grant recognising his pioneering research into new treatments for growth disorders.

23 September 2016
UQ has announced a new partnership with Boeing.

A key partnership will soon take off at The University of Queensland, as Boeing Research and Technology Australia establishes a presence at the UQ St Lucia campus, in an Asia-Pacific first.

22 September 2016

University of Queensland researchers are playing a key role in a NASA airborne mission designed to transform understanding of earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs.

22 September 2016

A University of Queensland neuroscientist has been awarded a prestigious international fellowship in recognition of Australia’s research into how the brain learns.

22 September 2016
Geoff Green

Unemployed 60 year-old Geoff Green’s daily struggle to crack a smile is coming to an end.

22 September 2016

Athletes across Brisbane will now have access to two state-of-the-art synthetic fields with the opening of The University of Queensland’s new sporting precinct.

22 September 2016

A new research collaboration led by The University of Queensland’s Child Health Research Centre and funded by Queensland’s Children’s Hospital Foundation aims to help children with disfigurements feel better about themselves.

22 September 2016

If you’re a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you’re better off dead.

22 September 2016
Entrepreneurs set for speed dates with mentors

Budding entrepreneurs all over Queensland will have a chance to workshop their start-up ideas with mentors as part of the MentorBlaze7 event on Wednesday 5 October.

22 September 2016
Mentors encourage parents to interact with children

An extensive European trial has shown that incorporating The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program into a home visiting program can improve children’s cognitive development.

22 September 2016

The University of Queensland has confirmed its status as one of the world’s top universities, placing 60th internationally and 3rd in Australia in a prestigious global ranking.

22 September 2016
Dr Michael Finnegan.

The University of Queensland will host one of the world’s most respected forensic anthropologists when Dr Michael Finnegan delivers a guest lecture later this month.

21 September 2016
Clown trigger fish

Researchers at The University of Queensland have established that reef fish see colours that humans cannot.

21 September 2016

A $1.8 million partnership between The University of Queensland, the Queensland University of Technology and Dreamworld will see the Gold Coast theme park’s zoological department used as living koala genome bank to save the threatened species.

21 September 2016
UQ is offering a new data science course.

Whether we are aware of it or not, data is all around us. But what role does big data play in our lives and how could it help create a better world?

21 September 2016