One research project aims to develop crop yield prediction systems using satellite data and biophysical crop modelling. iStockphoto

University of Queensland research projects to develop better batteries for renewable energy and a way of predicting crop yields from space have been funded under a joint Queensland-China scheme.

17 October 2017
Science Minister Leeanne Enoch and Dr Lee Hickey

Grain research technology that will help combat food shortages stemming from climate change and a burgeoning world population have helped a young researcher claim the title of Advance Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year.

14 August 2017
Professor Neena Mitter ...  discovery will provide an environmentally sustainable alternative to chemicals and pesticides

A University of Queensland team has made a discovery that could help conquer the greatest threat to global food security – pests and diseases in plants.

10 January 2017
University of Queensland scientists helping to drought-proof barley – an ancient and important ingredient in beer.

University of Queensland scientists helping to drought-proof barley – an ancient and important ingredient in beer.

6 February 2014

QUEENSLAND Premier Campbell Newman has today announced a $4 million international collaboration to improve sorghum productivity under drought conditions.

12 March 2013
Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry discussed UQ's suite of biofuels research with the US Navy's Director for Operational Energy, Chris Tindal, and the AIBN director, Professor Peter Gray (right).

THE United States Navy’s Director for Operational Energy today visited The University of Queensland for discussions on UQ’s world-leading biofuels research.

6 February 2012

Queensland scientists are leading an international food security research collaboration that aims to increase crop production by 30 per cent and reduce crop failures for 500,000 African farmers.

21 March 2011

Queensland’s position as an international leader in tropical and sub-tropical agriculture and food research has been given a boost by today’s launch of The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation (QAAFI).

20 October 2010