UQ researchers and research supervisors have been recognised for their outstanding contributions in a range of fields at the 2018 UQ Research Week awards

A roll-call of high calibre researchers and research supervisors has been recognised for outstanding contributions in a range of fields at The University of Queensland 2018 Research Week awards.

12 September 2018
A graphic of a young woman in front of a sunset with swirling pages.

A University of Queensland fictional crime drama that prompts students to explore the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective is one of 10 finalists for the annual edX Prize.

12 September 2018
A carer with an elderly patient look at the sunset.

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on a range of aspects relating to end-of-life, palliative and aged care.

6 September 2018
A vial of medicinal cannabis

Cannabis-based medicines should only be used under medical supervision until clinical studies have assessed their safety and efficacy, a University of Queensland drug expert has cautioned.

3 September 2018

Queensland parents will continue to have free access to the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program developed at The University of Queensland until 2020, following an $11.95 million commitment from the State Government.

30 August 2018
Patina at Customs House

The Story Bridge and Brisbane River provide the ideal backdrop for diners experiencing the new waterfront restaurant at The University of Queensland’s historic Customs House.

28 August 2018
UQ celebrates the annual Sustainability Week from 20 – 24 August 2018.

Tiny houses, bin origami and smoothie cycles are only a few activities available at The University of Queensland’s Sustainability Week from 20 – 24 August.

17 August 2018
Dr-Marija-Kojic-works-in-the-laboratory

Research discoveries revealing the genetic causes of neurological degeneration could be a key to slowing the progression of devastating diseases.

13 August 2018

It’s a moment years in the making. But it is not just the students who are anxiously awaiting graduation at The University of Queensland.

17 July 2018

UQ is aware of concerns about social media posts.

3 July 2018
The network includes legal scholars, computer scientists, physicists, criminologists, sociologists, anthropologists, historians and environmental scientists.

University of Queensland legal researchers are spearheading the formation of an international network of experts to help address global issues such as cybercrime, food security, and climate change.

18 June 2018

Forging collaborations to achieve an outstanding, evidence-informed and sustainable healthcare system will be the focus of the incoming Executive Dean of The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine.

13 June 2018

The University of Queensland is one of a number of organisations possibly affected by a data security incident at the cloud-based human resources provider PageUp.

8 June 2018
Professor Bostjan Kobe

Research that has provided the foundation for therapies against diseases and infections has led to University of Queensland academic Professor Bostjan Kobe being named a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

22 May 2018

University of Queensland students from seven countries will be boiling the kettle and inviting everyone to come for a cuppa to raise money for Cancer Council Queensland on Thursday.

22 May 2018
A boat in Indonesia’s Kayan Mentarang National Park.

One-third of the world’s protected land is under intense human pressure, according to an international study described as ‘a stunning reality check’ on efforts to avert a biodiversity crisis.

18 May 2018

Genetic research aimed at improving healthcare will be the focus of the University of Queensland’s new Genome Innovation Hub.

14 May 2018
Willy wagtails at Dryandra

Removing introduced predators might not provide greater protection of nesting birds in Australia’s temperate forests and woodlands, according to a new University of Queensland study.

11 May 2018

More than 1200 Queensland high school students have assisted University of Queensland researchers in the development of a survey that measures bullying.

8 May 2018

An academic paper involving University of Queensland authors has been retracted after the researchers found errors in the computer code used to analyse some of the data.

12 April 2018