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
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 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
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
 UQ's Mr Nicolas Mauranyapin, Professsor Warwick Bowen and Dr Lars Madsen

A diagnostic technique that can detect tiny molecules signalling the presence of cancer could be on the horizon.

27 June 2017

For teenagers entering a rapidly changing job market, staying abreast of technological advances is vital.

7 June 2017
(L-R) American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Executive Director Sandy Magnus; Karl Domjahn; Aviation Week Network President Greg Hamilton and Joe Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week

He has been recognised as an international aerospace leader of the future, but a University of Queensland graduate still describes his chosen career as simply “the coolest”.

12 April 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
During the program, students live on campus, visit labs and talk to leading researchers, tour industrial and research facilities and take part in debates, lectures and dinners

Two hundred young scientists will converge on Brisbane when the National Youth Science Forum makes its Queensland debut in January next year.

25 January 2017
More women than ever are graduating from Engineering at UQ

The University of Queensland is celebrating the graduation of a record number of female engineering students this semester with women making up 26 per cent of all graduates – well above the national average of 17 per cent.

19 December 2016
Andrew Liveris AO

A UQ alumnus described as “one of the foremost leaders in the world of business” has been appointed by US President-elect Donald Trump to chair the American Manufacturing Council.

14 December 2016
Tim Delport and Brett Parkinson

Prestigious scholarships will take two University of Queensland engineering postgraduates to study at the University of Oxford.

22 November 2016
Professor Simon Biggs, the Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology ... internationally acclaimed for his research in particle, colloid and interface engineering.

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has named a University of Queensland Executive Dean, and a prominent alumnus and adjunct Associate Professor, as Fellows.

28 October 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
A hydraulic jump simulation in the lab

A University of Queensland researcher has won a coveted international award for his research in hydraulic engineering, which focuses on a water flow phenomenon known as a “hydraulic jump”.

11 August 2016
Researchers are developing a range of new solder alloys

Electronics are getting smaller, smarter and ever-more ubiquitous, and the minute parts that make them work need to be constantly re-engineered to keep pace with rapid change.

5 August 2016
Alana Clover has designed a sun monitoring wrist band

Two out of three Australians will develop skin cancer before turning 70, with research showing the majority of sun damage occurs during childhood and adolescence.

23 July 2016