A discovery by a University of Queensland researcher could speed up MRI scanning times and make the scans more affordable.

11 September 2018

Hundreds of honourable hackers will descend on The University of Queensland this weekend for the world’s largest open data hackathon.

6 September 2018

The next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates could be among the hundreds of primary and high school students to compete at the Young ICT Explorers competition at UQ this weekend.

24 August 2018

The University of Queensland will host the next Innovation Workshop in June 2019, which will bring staff and students from some of the world’s leading technological universities to St Lucia campus.

16 August 2018

A landmark research study is close to a breakthrough that would turn hospital waste into a product that can be used in agriculture or water treatment.

6 August 2018
Professor-Vicki-Chen

An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

3 August 2018
Mining equipment underground

The University of Queensland has ranked first in the world for Mining and Mineral Engineering in global subject rankings released today.

18 July 2018

Farmers could soon turn to microbial protein to feed their livestock – a move researchers say could reduce land use, greenhouse gas emissions and nitrogen pollution.

12 July 2018
UQ hydrometallurgists Dr James Vaughan

With rising sales of electric cars, a new company developing more efficient production of essential battery materials is raising funds to build a demonstration plant.

9 July 2018

Whether it’s becoming a video game designer building online worlds for the masses or a data scientist spotting trends across the health or legal industries, the list of IT-based careers that today’s teens can pursue continues to grow.

6 June 2018

An engineering breakthrough that can reduce major urban bridgeworks projects from months or even years to just three days is set to save time, money and inconvenience worldwide.

4 June 2018
Engineering students

Industry partners have thrown their support behind The University of Queensland Women in Engineering program, which has prompted a steady increase in women participating in undergraduate engineering studies.

16 May 2018
Engineering and business nous in a micro-distillery

More than two centuries after Australia’s infamous Rum Rebellion, a University of Queensland chemical engineering and business graduate has started a new revolution in rum distillation that will help reinvigorate Brisbane’s passion for this ‘...

11 May 2018

Queensland data science, user-experience design and power systems experts are working to develop a world-first data platform that will harness information from potentially millions of households.

12 February 2018
The UQx Sustainable Energy MicroMasters provides the knowledge and tools to help better understand and bring clean and sustainable energy for all.

The University of Queensland’s UQx Massive Open Online Course program has reached two million enrolments, and is set to continue growing as it expands its MicroMasters offerings.

12 January 2018
5 King St in Brisbane will be the world’s tallest timber commercial building

Australia will soon hold the record for the world’s tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland’s new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

23 November 2017
(L-R) Ms Inge Matt, Dr Barbara Maenhaut, Associate Professor Tim McIntyre, Dr Chris Landorf, Ms Rhea Jain

The cream of The University of Queensland’s teaching crop has been fêted at the annual UQ Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

31 October 2017
Professor Michael Yu is working on revolutionary termiticide products

Challenges of a modern Australia – ranging from melanoma, to termites, to degenerative disorders, reef protection and food provision – are in the sights of six UQ projects to share $4.2 million in State Government funding.

20 October 2017
The free-flying hypersonic glider ‘Hyshot V’, designed to fly at Mach 8 (8000 km/hr)

Commercialised flight faster than five times the speed of sound has been brought one step closer, thanks to a successful experimental flight featuring University of Queensland knowhow.

17 July 2017
UQ Entrepreneur in Residence Alborz Fallah

He sold a stake in his business to Nine Entertainment for $35 million and now Alborz Fallah has become The University of Queensland’s Entrepreneur in Residence.

29 June 2017