Google search histories are revealing how ready countries are for climate change

What do you do if you have a question? You probably ‘Google it’.

12 September 2018

Peatlands are extremely effective at storing carbon, but an international study featuring a University of Queensland researcher has found climate change could stop that.

11 September 2018
Roger-Wepf-and-Hiroshi-Kato-in-front-of-the-microscope

Advanced health tools, battery technology and nanomaterials are all potential developments that could flow from a new microscope at The University of Queensland.

7 September 2018

Protected areas alone are not enough to save Australia’s threatened species, according to research from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub.

5 September 2018
Samara Hegarty

University of Queensland graduate Samara Hegarty has been announced as a state finalist for a prestigious award, thanks to her vocational animal care training as a student.

3 September 2018

The “chicken or egg” paradox was first proposed by philosophers in Ancient Greece to describe the problem of determining cause-and-effect.

3 September 2018

A research team from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub has made a breakthrough that could help dwindling numbers of Australian freshwater fish species.

3 September 2018
Brisbane city is a low-density destination for international students

International students from Asia prefer the low-density lifestyle they’ve experienced in Brisbane, according to a University of Queensland study.

16 August 2018

A Queensland rat, the grassland melomys, could be the origin of a koala retrovirus, which infects the majority of Australia’s koalas.

14 August 2018
Picture-of-Professor-Alison-Van-Eenennaam,

The wilder side of agricultural science will be in the spotlight in a series of University of Queensland public lectures featuring a renowned American animal scientist and genomics expert.

3 August 2018
UniDive-members-celebrate-their-2018-Healthy-Land-and-Water’s-Environmental-Guardians-Award.

An army of volunteer divers and researchers have won an environmental award for a project mapping the health of a reef off the South-East Queensland coast.

2 August 2018
UQ astrophysicist and Australian Survivor contestant Samuel Hinton. Credit: Network 10

University of Queensland astrophysicist Samuel Hinton is putting his brains and brawn to the test in the latest season of Australian Survivor.

1 August 2018
A researcher swims with a whale shark

A citizen science initiative collecting data on the world’s biggest fish is a finalist at Australia’s premier science awards.

31 July 2018

An international study led by University of Queensland scientists has found that only 13 per cent of the ocean can still be classified as wilderness.

27 July 2018

A chance spotting of a pied currawong nest at a Brisbane shopping centre suggests the species is adjusting to urban life, potentially threatening other birds.

27 July 2018

An infection that kills more than half a million people every year could soon be defeated, thanks to the efforts of a prizewinning University of Queensland researcher.

26 July 2018

Researchers from The University of Queensland, along with other institutions, are contesting recent claims that scientists shouldn’t share or publish the locations of their discoveries.

26 July 2018

Internationally-respected University of Queensland marine expert Professor Peter Mumby has been appointed to the key role of Chief Scientist with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

24 July 2018
Reefs experiencing flood and poor water quality

The Great Barrier Reef is losing its ability to recover from disturbances, but effective local management could revive its capacity to bounce back.

19 July 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