L-R: Cristina Sheehan (Synchronised Swimming), Liam Adcock (Athletics), Con Foley (Rugby Union), Lakeisha Patterson (Swimming)

Australian Commonwealth Games athletes are among a group of 58 University of Queensland students awarded 2018 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

16 March 2018

Researchers have shown why a fragment of a protein from the venom gland of rattlesnakes could be the basis for an alternative to conventional antibiotics.

15 March 2018

Australians who commit white-collar crimes such as fraud should face stronger penalties according to a University of Queensland researcher.

14 March 2018

Children’s refrigerator artwork could help design one of Brisbane’s newest playgrounds, with The University of Queensland calling on kids to get creative with coloured markers to draw their dream play space.

14 March 2018

UQ experts are available to comment on the impacts of a possible cyclone in southeast Queensland.

13 March 2018
Thursday Island in the Torres Strait

An integrated telehealth service could help close the gap for Indigenous Australians with dementia living in rural and remote communities.

12 March 2018
Eastern bristlebird

South-East Queensland is in danger of losing one of the last remaining populations of the Eastern bristlebird, one of Australia’s most melodic songbirds, a study has shown.

9 March 2018
A road sign reads 'Menopause ahead'

Being underweight or overweight could affect the age at which women experience menopause, a University of Queensland study has found.

9 March 2018
A leopard in Mumbai. Photo by Steve Winter, National Geographic.

It’s a leopard-eat-dog world – and people are benefiting from it. A study has found the world’s densest population of leopards may be saving human lives by feeding on feral dogs.

8 March 2018

Concentrating at work can be hard at the best of times, but imagine how difficult it would be when infected with parasites.

8 March 2018
Dr Irina Vetter in her lab.

From running business schools or improving safety in our cities to studying witchcraft or saving the Great Barrier Reef – women at The University of Queensland are creating change in every field.

8 March 2018

Dogs stressed by animal shelter life may benefit from soothing classical music and whiffs of lavender.

6 March 2018
Ivory burns in Kenya

Media coverage of the torching of huge caches of ivory presented a strong message against elephant poaching and ivory trade, but many of those who needed to hear it most may not have received it, an international study has found.

6 March 2018
Professor Jian Yang is using enormous genetic datasets to pinpoint genes

More targeted and effective treatments for some of the world’s most complex diseases in humans may be a step closer, thanks to research that better maps disease susceptibility to genes and DNA.

6 March 2018
Hepburn Wind, a 4.1MW two-turbine wind farm cooperative

People locked out of the renewable energy market by cost, knowledge barriers or restrictive housing arrangements, such as renters, could benefit from emerging community energy schemes.

5 March 2018

The University of Queensland ranks in the top 50 in the world in 22 subjects, with the latest international rankings placing UQ first in Australia for Chemical Engineering and Environmental Sciences.

5 March 2018

The achievements of leading doctors, scholars, executives and policy makers in Indigenous health will be celebrated at a University of Queensland symposium.

2 March 2018
Professor Kerrie Wilson

Equality, diversity and saving the planet – these are just a few things on the to-do list for University of Queensland Professor Kerrie Wilson, who has been appointed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Committee.

2 March 2018
Placing pressure transducers in the inner lagoon of Temae, Moorea. Photo by V. Parravicini

The death of coral reefs is a more significant factor in the erosion of tropical coastlines than rising sea levels, an international study has revealed.

1 March 2018
UQ's 2018 Fulbright Scholars - Dr Anna Urbanowicz, James Hill, Karri Neldner and Dr David Ireland

Four researchers are preparing to travel to the United States of America to advance their work after being awarded Fulbright Scholarships.

28 February 2018