Dr Nasim Amiralian, Minister Leeanne Enoch and Ms Jordan Debono at the awards on Sunday.

Two University of Queensland researchers have won the Queensland Women in STEM competition in recognition of their work paving the way for young women to enter science careers.

27 March 2017
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk launching StemCARE at UQ today.

The University of Queensland today launched a new $7 million regenerative medicine research centre to improve older Australians’ quality of life and increase their participation and productivity.

17 October 2016
UQ's Young Tall Poppy winners

Investigating what we look for in a partner – and how that has affected human evolution – has led the University of Queensland’s Dr Barnaby Dixson to be named the Queensland Tall Poppy of the Year.

18 August 2016
Dr Nasim Amiralian of AIBN.

Fibres from the Australian native spinifex grass are being used to improve latex that could be used to make condoms as thin as a human hair without any loss in strength.

10 February 2016
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
Research shows Botox travels to our central nervous system

New research might bring a frown to even the most heavily botoxed faces, with scientists finding how some of the potent toxin used for cosmetic surgery escapes into the central nervous system.

16 April 2015
A coloured transmission electron micrograph of the Hendra virus. Image produced by Electron Microscopy Unit, Australian Animal Health Laboratory

An antibody manufactured at The University of Queensland will be used in world-first human Hendra virus clinical trials starting this month.

1 April 2015

A rare disease discovered at The University of Queensland gave an Australian family a diagnosis for their son’s mystery illness, and is now the subject of a new book, Cracking the Code.

30 March 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
Professor Lars Nielsen ... his research could lead to better and cheaper cancer therapies

An international multi-million dollar grant will support a University of Queensland researcher’s attempts to crack a 90-year old mystery around the detailed biology of cancer cells.

6 February 2015
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: www.polioeradication.org

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 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
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
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
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

Research into repairing diseased tissues in Australia will be boosted by the addition of a visiting American scholar.

5 February 2013

Body tissue engineer Jess Frith will determine the role of specific molecules in cell development in world-first research, with plans to use the knowledge to repair bones and cartilage.

4 February 2013
AIBN Director Professor Peter Gray.

An international collaboration involving the development of next-generation of smart medicines in Brisbane has received a boost, with $485,000 in State Government funding

19 June 2012