Eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (inset image details below)

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist.

17 March 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
Inside a canga cave. Photo by Dr Gerald Hartig.

Termite guts could contribute to mining site rehabilitation and pay big dividends for the planet, thanks to University of Queensland research.

22 April 2016

Today, 21 October 2015, marks the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive in the fictional future of the iconic film Back to the Future II. While we aren’t expecting the time-travelling duo, played by Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, to arrive...

21 October 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 Christine Wells ... "making good quality data available, easy to use and shareable ... can lead to major discoveries".

Associate Professor Christine Wells from The University of Queensland has won a $50,000 prize for leadership in stem cell research.

13 May 2015
Talia Rose samples the local cuisine in Cambodia this week

Second-year university student Talia Rose is kicking off 2015 at the Engineers Without Borders Design Summit in Cambodia.

12 January 2015
An artist’s impression of a ring of interacting absorbers tuned correctly to absorb light particles (photons) at much faster rate than any one absorber alone.(c) 2014 Simon Benjamin

An international team of theoretical quantum physicists is working on a way of absorbing light and storing it as energy.

22 August 2014

Have you ever wanted to dive into tropical reef research with a world-renowned marine scientist? Maybe travelling many times faster than the speed of sound interests you more?

21 May 2013
UQ's Shazia Sadiq, Helen Huang and Margaret Mayfield enjoy success at the recent Women in Technology Gala Awards.

The University of Queensland (UQ) academics shone at this year’s Women in Technology (WiT) Gala Awards.

20 September 2012

Scientists have taken a quantum leap forward towards future computing after discovering that ‘background interference’ in quantum-level measurements, may be the very thing they need to unlock the potential of quantum computing.

10 August 2012
The Transparent Electrodes for Plastic Electronics Research Cluster seeks to develop lower-cost flexible optoelectronic solutions that could transform the Australian consumer electronics industry.

A group of leading Australian scientists has come together to develop lower-cost flexible optoelectronic solutions that could transform the Australian consumer electronics industry.

26 April 2012
Honey bees have taught researchers how to guide planes through complex manoeuvres

Australian scientists have developed a novel autopilot that guides aircraft through complex aerobatic manoeuvres by watching the horizon like a honey bee.

1 December 2010
UQ’s top teachers were presented with their awards at Customs House this week

A DIVERSE group of academics united by a passion for teaching was last night recognised at the 2010 University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards.

2 November 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

A series of workshops organised by a UQ researcher are an important step in addressing a worrying decline in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

23 March 2010

Queensland will host some of the world’s elite scientists later this year at the 24th International Conference on Statistical Physics sponsored by The University of Queensland.

19 January 2010

There are more species of insects on the planet than any other group. While they are not everyone’s favorite topic, they fascinate UQ entomology lecturer Dr David Merritt, who leads Entomology Curriculum Australia (ECA), a project making an...

13 January 2010

UQ physicists and Harvard chemists have teamed up to build a quantum computer that could have profound implications for wider science.

7 January 2010