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10 May 2017
Cooling tower.

New technology from The University of Queensland could transform electricity generation, making it cheaper and more reliable for drought-affected areas.

23 September 2015
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013
Professor Jurg Keller receiving the Water Professional of the Year award from Australian Water Association CEO, Tom Mollenkopf (Left) and President, Lucia Cade (Right)

A University of Queensland Professor has been named the Australian Water Association’s Water Professional of the Year.

15 May 2013
The University of Queensland's Advanced Engineering Building will provide opportunities for research in undergraduate engineering studies.

More than $740 million worth of building projects are in progress across the campuses and properties of The University of Queensland (UQ), with some completion dates set from early 2013.

22 August 2012

The University of Queensland (UQ) is the first university to sign an agreement with the world's largest copper producer – The National Copper Corporation of Chile (CODELCO).

21 August 2012
An artist's representation of the Wall House.

The University of Queensland will have a huge presence at the world’s most prestigious architectural showcase, constructing a full-scale building onsite.

5 June 2012

The environmentally sustainable design of The University of Queensland’s new engineering facility has been given the national green star tick of approval.

29 March 2012
Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Award recipient Associate Professor Wang

The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Lianzhou Wang has won a Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Award for his work on new nanomaterials for efficient solar energy conversion technology.

22 September 2011

The UQ Solar Array underpins a number of cutting-edge research projects, in diverse fields including physics, engineering, economics and sustainability.

15 July 2011

Leading researchers in clean alternative fuel technologies, industry representatives and international experts will attend Queensland’s first future fuels conference in Brisbane in July.

3 June 2011

UQ research that aims to protect crops without incurring long-term environmental damage has won a major award and resulted in a licence agreement.

16 May 2011

Queensland is establishing itself as a global hub for geothermal energy research, technology development and jobs, Energy Minister Stephen Robertson said today.

20 April 2011
University of Queensland students meet His Excellency Mr Jia Qinglin, Chairman of the National Committee, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on his arrival at UQ

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA: Research leading to more sustainable steel production could result from a new agreement signed today by one of the world’s top three steel producers and four Australian universities.

9 April 2011

A new project by the Queensland Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence (QGECE) at The University of Queensland is aiming to identify new resources for enhanced geothermal systems.

10 June 2010

UQ will host university, government and industry delegates from around the nation this week at a workshop aimed at accelerating the take-up of geothermal energy in Australia.

16 March 2010