Inaugural Project Reference Group meeting (left to right), Dr Tim Lucas (DEEDI), Ms Maureen O'Connor (Qld Health), Dr Adrian Cherney (Chief Investigator), Ms Sharon Bailey (Qld Premier's Dept), Prof Paul Boreham (Chief Investigator), Prof Brian Head (Chief Investigator) and Dr John Dungan (DET).

Former senior public servant and University of Queensland researcher Professor Brian Head is setting out to change a widely held perception that while evidence-based research is necessary in medicine and science, the leap to making social policy...

15 December 2011

The University of Queensland (UQ) will restructure its commercialisation arrangements by transferring the commercialisation functions of IMBcom, the technology transfer company for the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), into those of UniQuest...

18 November 2011

UQ's performance in the highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) funding arena has gone from strength to strength with the announcement of successful Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) yesterday (...

15 November 2011

Cheese-making and techniques for producing sustainable plastic dollar bills from sugar cane are among the new research projects on which The University of Queensland and industry partners will collaborate from next year.

2 November 2011

Shareholder voting is likely to be an effective way to curb excessive corporate pay packages, according to new research from The University of Queensland Business School.

28 October 2011

The University of Queensland Business School has been named as one of the top 50 worldwide in The Economist’s 2011 ranking of full-time MBA programs.

14 October 2011

Two UQ experts are among 20 academics invited by the Federal Government to discuss the future of tax reform in Australia next week.

29 September 2011
UQ's Vice Chancellor Paul Greenfield AO with Chemeca Medal winner Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Max Lu

University of Queensland academics and a student have together scooped one third of the 2011 Awards of Excellence in Chemical Engineering including the prestigious Chemeca Medal.

28 September 2011

Leading UQ economist Professor Flavio Menezes will join a group of distinguished experts to discuss competition in Australia at the Australian Economic Forum (AEF11) tomorrow in Sydney.

22 September 2011

University of Queensland biotech start-up, Spinifex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, has secured A$6.3 million in the final tranche of an A$18.3 million series B round to fund clinical efficacy trials of its innovative neuropathic (nerve) pain therapy.

9 September 2011

The University of Queensland's research into high-speed space transportation will have flow-on benefits for future industries, according to Queensland Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business Minister Jan Jarratt.

28 August 2011

Australian entrepreneurs behind a drug to slow down the formation of cataracts, a tool for faster patent searches, and a new way to prevent corrosion and odours in our sewerage systems, are among the five finalists for UQ Business School Enterprize...

16 August 2011
UQ researchers will study how sporting scandals affect sponsors after being awarded a major research fellowship

Two UQ researchers will explore the timely issue of how sports scandals affect sponsoring brands after winning The American Academy of Advertising (AAA) 2011 Research Fellowship.

1 August 2011

Else Shepherd is a pioneer and role model in breaking through the barriers to women's professional acceptance particularly in "non-traditional" fields such as engineering.

13 July 2011

University of Queensland researchers are offering Queensland manufacturing and resource industries practical tools to manage their carbon costs.

7 July 2011

The race is on for innovative Australians with a great start-up idea to win 100,000 dollars by entering the nation’s richest business competition.

2 June 2011