Konstantinos Vavitsas is exploring the potential of cyanobacteria

Advancing research in fields as diverse as manufacturing, human health, agriculture and the protection of ecosystems will be the aim of a $13 million investment by CSIRO in which UQ features heavily.

17 August 2017
Robbie Wilson’s research will enhance understanding of how native species cope with changing natural environments

The Australian Research Council has awarded five new Future Fellows at The University of Queensland, from a total of only 50 awarded across the nation.

16 December 2015
Dr Wilson’s research informs conservation spending at global, national, and local levels

An environmental scientist and a gut pathogen researcher from The University of Queensland are among the high achievers who have been celebrated at the Women in Technology Awards.

31 August 2015
Associate Professor Bryan Fry is using a new technique to extract venom from box jellyfish

An international research team led by University of Queensland venomologist Associate Professor Bryan Fry has developed a new technique for ‘milking’ box jellyfish to extract deadly venom for the development into lifesaving drugs.

11 August 2015
Professor Matt Cooper

Researchers have developed a new method for rapidly measuring the level of antibiotic molecules in the blood and how they work against bacteria, paving the way for personalised treatments for bacterial diseases.

3 March 2014
A potential cancer cell extruding from an epithelium. Courtesy of Selwin Wu, Yap Lab, UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience.

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a protein in cells that could block the escape route of potentially cancerous cells and stop them spreading to other parts of the body.

15 January 2014
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

Newly trialled native algae species provide real hope for the development of commercially viable fuels from algae, a University of Queensland scientist has found.

24 July 2013
Part of UQ's Concentrating Pholtovotaic Array

The University of Queensland is offering a range of hands-on activities for National Science Week, including solar array tours and coral conservation workshops.

10 August 2012
UQ Professor David Craik.

Researchers at UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have received over $3 million from the Queensland Government to combat diseases including type 2 diabetes and to study sugarcane soils to advance environmentally sustainable food and...

19 June 2012

In response to a world-shortage of graduates with the specific skills to solve complex biological problems in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, The University of Queensland (UQ) has started offering a postgraduate degree in...

18 February 2012

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

UQ’s Professor Geoff McLachlan has been awarded the Statistical Society of Australia’s highest honour to recognise his "outstanding achievement in, and contribution to, the discipline of statistics".

1 February 2011
Ernest Tee, from Malayasia, completed his honours project at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and will graduate first in his class with a grade point average of 7.0 – a perfect score.

A student who used his honours year to investigate a potential drug to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been named The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Valedictorian for the Bachelor of Science degree.

16 December 2010

The University of Queensland topped the nation in the prestigious Australian Research Council Future Fellowships announced today, being awarded 31 fellowships worth a total of more than $22 million.

17 November 2010
Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Max Lu

The University of Queensland will receive $33.32 million in federal government research funding through 94 successful Australian Research Council Discovery Projects grants announced yesterday.

26 October 2010

Nine UQ researchers will travel the world building research links and bringing that knowledge back to Queensland thanks to funding from the Queensland Government.

19 May 2010

The prestigious 2009 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards and the Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year $10,000 prize were announced in Brisbane last night at UQ's Customs House.

17 November 2009

Medical research worth $40 million will commence at The University of Queensland in 2010, thanks to funding announced by the Federal Government today.

29 October 2009