UQ is one of Australia’s top three universities

UQ has continued its climb in one of the world’s most respected university ranking systems.

17 October 2017
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
Professor David Abramson: "The award is really a tribute to ... the Genomics Virtual Lab team."

The director of The University of Queensland’s Research Computing Centre has been named the iTnews Education Chief Information Officer of the Year.

23 February 2016
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
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

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

29 May 2014

University of Queensland palaeontologist Dr Gilbert Price has been named the 2013 Queensland Tall Poppy of the Year.

21 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

Seven researchers from The University of Queensland have been shortlisted for this year’s Australian Women in Technology (WiT) Awards.

29 August 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

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
Professor Mark Kendall of AIBN has been awarded a prestigious Rolex Laureate.

Brisbane biomedical engineer Professor Mark Kendall is one of only five international recipients of a prestigious Rolex Laureate, recognising his pioneering efforts to expand knowledge and improve human life.

15 June 2012

Three figures associated with The University of Queensland have received the highest award in today’s Queen’s Birthday honours list.

11 June 2012
State Councillor and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong congratulated Professor Lu in Beijing

CHINESE state leaders have presented The University of Queensland’s Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Max Lu, with a prestigious science and technology award.

16 February 2012
Dr Shiddiky is developing technology to detect immature tumour cells

Seeing people in his homeland die of cancer without proper treatment is motivating Dr Muhammad Shiddiky in his research at The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.

12 December 2011

Innovation is something Professor Mark Kendall has long valued in his cutting-edge research at The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, even if he has not labeled it that way.

12 December 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
Dr Esteban Marcellin in the lab

Moving from Mexico to Australia has proved to be a wise move for UQ researcher Dr Esteban Marcellin.

16 March 2011
Dr Annette Dexter

Toowong researcher Dr Annette Dexter walks the talk, literally.

29 November 2010