Workers on site at the UQ Warwick Solar Farm.

Construction of the $125 million UQ Warwick Solar Farm is under way, bringing an injection of economic activity to the town and the Darling Downs region.

18 April 2019
Dr Jacq Romero ... her work seeks to secure communication, conserve data privacy and guard against the growing risk of cyberattacks

A UQ physicist will use her share of a $1 million prize to advance the development of revolutionary data privacy systems.

25 March 2019

20 March marks International Day of Happiness. UQ experts are available to comment on various aspects of happiness in the workplace, and how to achieve it.

19 March 2019

Two University of Queensland physicists have been chosen to attend the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which will feature 40 Nobel Laureates and an elite selection of international scientists.

13 March 2019
Physicists have created a new technique to make the observation of quantum movement much easier

When scientists examine very small and swift objects they see the laws of physics working wildly differently than in the everyday “normal-sized” world.

27 February 2019
Publishing industry leader Ben James, the new UQP Director.

The University of Queensland Press (UQP) has appointed publishing industry leader Ben James as Director.

26 February 2019
A bucket of mixed colour broken glass which can be used in the process.

A new process turning waste glass into everyday products could save tens of millions of tonnes of glass from going to landfill every year.

22 February 2019
Students enjoying O-Week

The University of Queensland’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses are bursting to life this morning, as new and returning students flock to a carnival of Orientation Week festivities to launch the 2019 academic year.

18 February 2019
Talking to a group in an African church.

Behavioural economist Dr David Smerdon is working to find policy solutions to eradicate female genital mutilation in African communities. He reflects on his latest research trip ahead of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital...

4 February 2019
mechanical sensors on a silicon chip

Quantum sensors being developed at The University of Queensland could revolutionise navigation and communications in unmanned and autonomous vehicles.

1 February 2019

Researchers have identified how a fungal skin infection is wiping out our native frog species at an alarming rate.

30 January 2019

A new collaboration will help feed the world’s growing demand for poultry and eggs, while minimising the risk to international public health from animal-to-human-diseases.

24 January 2019
A strand of DNA is illuminated against a black backdrop

New laws are required to control access to medical genetic data by law enforcement agencies, an analysis by University of Queensland researchers has found.

18 December 2018

An app developed by a University of Queensland student is helping the visually impaired navigate the stars and planets in our solar system.

5 December 2018

Advertising and education campaigns to reduce consumer demand for wildlife products could be more cost effective than trying to catch and punish poachers, a University of Queensland study has found.

4 December 2018

Developing thermal protection systems to enable Mars return missions, creating more efficient solar energy conversion, and improving invasive pest management are some of the 95 University of Queensland projects that have netted $38.6 million in...

30 November 2018

Advanced materials developed and manufactured at The University of Queensland were launched to the lower limits of the earth’s atmosphere in Australia’s first commercial rocket launch.

21 November 2018
Dr Deidre Brown will be one of the international architects to present at the symposium

The contributions of Indigenous architecture to contemporary places, cultures and architectural practise will be the focus of a symposium at the State Library of Queensland today.

9 November 2018

Older employees may be prematurely exiting the workforce because they feel stereotyped on the basis of their age.

7 November 2018
First year engineering students with their portable water treatment system

A group of University of Queensland engineering students has used the unusual combination of sand and banana skins to design a portable water treatment system for people in developing nations.

26 October 2018