Researchers at The University of Queensland are part of a global team that has identified a new type of artificial stem cell.

10 December 2014
UQ's three award winners, from left, Hosam Zowawi, Claudia Vickers and Andrew Stephenson, with the Minister for Science, Ian Walker (second from left)

Three University of Queensland scientists were honoured at an awards ceremony in Brisbane tonight.

25 November 2014
AIBN's Professor Chengzhong (Michael) Yu has been recognised with the 2015 Le Févre Memorial Prize for scientific research.

One of UQ’s leading materials science experts, Professor Chengzhong (Michael) Yu, has been awarded a high-profile prize from the Australian Academy of Science.

24 November 2014
Wild polio strains are running rampant in some poorer countries. Image:

Vaccine technology being developed at The University of Queensland could hold the key to completely eradicating polio, by removing live virus from the vaccine production process.

13 November 2014
UQ’s Professor John Drennan.

A minute paint sample from Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” painting in Amsterdam is under the microscope at The University of Queensland in Brisbane.

13 November 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014

University of Queensland researchers won two of five Scopus Young Researcher awards and placed in two other categories at a celebration of academic research excellence in Canberra yesterday (18 September).

19 September 2014
Working at the nanoscale, using materials with dimensions thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair, allows researchers to accurately target treatments with minimal harm to surrounding cells

The quest to better understand human biology at a minuscule level has led to the creation of a $26 million international research centre in Melbourne.

28 August 2014
Global leaders in the field of nanobio will gather at UQ in the coming week.

International leaders in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology will gather at the University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus for two of the world’s biggest nanobio conferences in the coming week.

4 July 2014

Two University of Queensland professors have been named inaugural Science and Innovation Champions by the Queensland Government.

29 May 2014
Associate Professors Ernst Wolvetang and Christine Wells: spearheading international DNA research

University of Queensland researchers have joined forces with hundreds of scientists around the world in a project that is advancing understanding of human genes, giving unprecedented insight into health, development and behaviour.

27 March 2014
Dr Frank Sainbury said the journal paper provided proof of the precise targeting that could be achieved by nanoemulsions.

Researchers at the University of Queensland are using nano-engineered oil droplets to target infectious diseases and cancer cells.

24 January 2014
Needle-free vaccine patch - nanopatch.

Scottish physician Alexander Wood first developed the syringe with a needle fine enough to pierce the skin in 1853.

16 January 2014