Global alliance on health and pollution

Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for an estimated nine million premature deaths in 2015, a global report has found.

20 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
James Watson's research on declining wilderness features at number 59 on the Altmetric Top 100 'most discussed' journal articles of 2016.

A list of the world’s top-100 ‘most-discussed’ journal articles of 2016 features research from The University of Queensland in 16th and 59th spots.

14 December 2016
Dr Alize Ferrari (Queensland Centre for Mental Health),  Associate Professor Margaret Mayfield, School of Biological Sciences and Director of the Ecology Centre and Dr Eugenia Sampayo, School of Biological Sciences and ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Three University of Queensland researchers have been honoured in the inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards for their influential work in public health and plant and marine ecology.

26 October 2016
Bathing in the Ganges river. Photo: Rabin Chakrabarti

The University of Queensland’s leadership on water solutions will be heard by 3500 global delegates at the World Water Congress and Exhibition this week.

10 October 2016

Issues critical to communities across the world will be discussed at an international symposium in Brisbane from September 22 to 25.

20 September 2016
The UQ research team - Ms Christiana Agyei, Dr David Muller, Professor Mark Kendall, Dr Germain Fernando and Mr Nick Owens.

Needle-free Nanopatch technology developed at The University of Queensland has been used to successfully deliver an inactivated poliovirus vaccine.

26 February 2016
Using the state-of-the-art Dalio Foundation exploration vessel 'MV Alucia' as their base, UQ researchers will spend three weeks’ investigating the waters in and around Queensland’s reef systems.

University of Queensland marine neuroscientists are plunging to new depths in submersibles on the Great Barrier Reef and in the Coral Sea.

30 October 2014

The University of Queensland has received a US$100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

11 May 2010

The Director of UQ's National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology (EnTox) has welcomed a new report released today on the potential impacts of climate change on human health.

22 April 2010