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
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
A single-drop DNA test invented by UQ scientists could revolutionise the detection of diseases in humans, livestock and crops.

A single-drop DNA test invented by University of Queensland scientists could revolutionise the detection of diseases in humans, livestock and crops.

20 March 2015

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
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

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
Dr Da-Wei Wang's work on prolonging battery life has won him a Research Excellence Award from The University of Queensland (UQ).

A Queensland researcher, who is developing high-energy batteries that can keep smartphones charged longer, has won a Research Excellence Award from The University of Queensland (UQ).

20 September 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

Leading Australian university, The University of Queensland, will continue its Global Challenges Leadership series with seminars and networking events in Vietnam this month.

11 October 2011

THE work of 15 researchers and supervisors has been honoured at a special ceremony to mark Research Week at The University of Queensland.

13 September 2011

The University of Queensland has taken out three awards in the 22nd Annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes in Sydney last night.

7 September 2011

UQ research that aims to protect crops without incurring long-term environmental damage has won a major award and resulted in a licence agreement.

16 May 2011

Groundbreaking research into nanotechnology and advanced polymers will be accelerated with $3.6 million in infrastructure funding awarded to The University of Queensland (UQ) today.

1 December 2010
Dow Chair and CEO, Dr Andrew Liveris, and UQ Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Greenfield, take questions from the audience at the UQ Centenary Oration.

The Dow Chemical Company Chairman and CEO, Dr Andrew Liveris, has called on Australia to keep more of its natural gas at home to turn into high value, high margin products.

23 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

Promising new University of Queensland research projects have the potential to revolutionise a diversity of industries, including healthcare, security, chemical, horticulture, energy and electronics.

16 June 2009

UQ scientists and academics are available for expert comment on the emerging swine flu pandemic. Expertise ranges from the science of virus, to the medical implications, to the tourism and economic implications.

30 April 2009