2011 floods, Queensland - State Library of Queensland image

History has a devastating tendency to repeat itself when it comes to extreme flooding in South-East Queensland, researchers behind a new study have warned.

11 January 2017
Coral is threatened by rising sea temperatures

A decision by G20 leaders to discuss climate change at their meeting in Brisbane this week is good news for the Great Barrier Reef, researchers say.

11 November 2014

The University of Queensland is playing a part in a clinical trial of the only known effective treatment for humans exposed to Hendra virus.

1 November 2013

Research designed to help patients with cancer, schizophrenia, stroke and depression features among projects that were today awarded new funding at The University of Queensland.

23 October 2013
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
Mentoring and Reconstruction Task Force 2 soldiers cross one of many rivers whilst on patrol through Sorkh Lez in the Mirabad Valley, Southern Afghanistan. Photo by Corporal Rachel Ingram

Over recent operations, Australian Army soldiers have carried the heaviest loads borne by soldiers in the past 3000 years.

23 April 2013

New UQ research reveals menopausal women who gain weight, smoke and consume alcohol at risky levels face an increased risk of experiencing night sweats and hot flushes.

16 April 2013

The University of Queensland School of Nursing and Midwifery has signed a major two-year education partnership with leading healthcare organisation Bupa Care Services.

10 April 2013

UQ scientists have been awarded four of the six 2012 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards to benefit the community, announced tonight.

26 November 2012

New approaches to cancer treatment and improved nickel mining output were the winning ideas from the grand final of UniQuest’s annual Trailblazer competition held at The University of Queensland on September 4.

10 September 2012

Australian life sciences researchers will translate their discoveries into commercial products faster thanks to a newly established Queensland Node of the Therapeutic Innovation Australia (TIA – Qld Node).

25 July 2012

A global ranking of universities has confirmed The University of Queensland’s place as one of the world’s top 100 universities.

30 June 2012

Chronic pain relief, the employment aspirations of recently-arrived refugees, urban water use and improved animal production are among new research projects announced today in which The University of Queensland and industry partners will collaborate.

30 June 2012

The University of Queensland congratulates 11 researchers named as 2011-2012 Queensland International Fellows.

27 June 2012
UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry.

Medical imaging technologies, diabetes II treatments, animal health vaccines and biomedical implants are among University of Queensland research activities to receive vital Queensland Government support, announced this week.

19 June 2012

Today, MontroseAccess, in partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ), announced a major new initiative which is set to benefit children with disabilities worldwide.

29 November 2011

University of Queensland researchers from the School of Human Movement Studies have together scooped four of the fourteen prestigious 2011 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Awards (ASMF Fellow Awards).

16 November 2011

UQ's performance in the highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) funding arena has gone from strength to strength with the announcement of successful Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) yesterday (...

15 November 2011

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 May 2011

The University of Queensland has been ranked one of the world’s top universities in psychology (world rank 26), biological sciences (world rank 38), and medicine (ranked 33rd) in prestigious new international rankings released today.

4 May 2011