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
Dr Michael Taylor from UQ's School of Biomedical Sciences,

A physicist and a chemist from The University of Queensland will network with Nobel Prize winners at the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting later this month.

8 June 2017
UQ Associate Professor Ben Hogan

Repairing damaged heart and vascular tissues will be the unique focus of a new University of Queensland research centre, established to combat cardiovascular disease.

2 May 2017
Stroke claims six million lives worldwide each year

A small protein that could protect the brain from stroke-induced injury has been discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland and Monash University.

21 March 2017

University of Queensland (UQ) researchers have found a natural component of Australian tarantula venom that is more potent against certain insect pests than existing chemical insecticides.

11 September 2013

A University of Queensland scientist has been awarded the prestigious Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology President’s Medal.

11 September 2013

An international team, including scientists from The University of Queensland and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has described the mutational processes that drive tumour development in 30 of the most common cancer types.

15 August 2013
Dr Michael Landsberg of UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience is part of a team of Australian and New Zealand researchers who are harnessing bacteria as a possible bio-insecticide to control crop pest.

A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers are harnessing bacteria as a possible new bioinsecticide to control crop pests.

2 August 2013

Newly trialled native algae species provide real hope for the development of commercially viable fuels from algae, a University of Queensland scientist has found.

24 July 2013

The University of Queensland-based Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. has announced the completion of a $14 million Series B venture financing initiative.

10 July 2013

Researchers from The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have identified the nerves involved in the painful tropical disease called ciguatera.

11 December 2012

A successful Brisbane biotechnology company formed by The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) is expanding its collaboration with a publicly traded pharmaceutical company based on the east coast of the United States.

10 December 2012

Australian researchers have discovered that vitamin B metabolites produced by Salmonella bacteria can activate the immune system, a finding that could lead to new treatments for gut and lung diseases.

29 November 2012
Professor Matt Cooper

A University of Queensland researcher is calling on all Australians to do their part to reduce the spread of superbugs as we mark Antibiotic Awareness Week this week, November 12-18.

15 November 2012
UQ Professor Glenn King gets up close to spiders for a project exploring the use of spider venom as an environmentally-friendly insecticide.

The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) has been awarded $4 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC), including $325,000 for a project that will use spider venom and fungi to stop insects from...

9 November 2012

A large-scale study that defines the complexity of underlying mutations responsible for pancreatic cancers in more than 100 patients was published in Nature today.

24 October 2012

Queensland scientists are unlocking the benefits of a protein found in seeds of a spiky red fruit that could lead to the development of more affordable medicines made from plants.

26 July 2012

University of Queensland researchers have discovered an important step in how proteins glue cells together to form healthy tissues, a process that is often disturbed in diseases such as cancer and inflammation.

17 July 2012

University of Queensland researchers have discovered an important step in how proteins glue cells together to form healthy tissues, a process that is often disturbed in diseases such as cancer and inflammation.

17 July 2012
UQ Professor David Craik.

Researchers at UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have received over $3 million from the Queensland Government to combat diseases including type 2 diabetes and to study sugarcane soils to advance environmentally sustainable food and...

19 June 2012