5 King St in Brisbane will be the world’s tallest timber commercial building

Australia will soon hold the record for the world’s tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland’s new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

23 November 2017
The group of executives after the signing, in Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden.

Shanghai-based Baosteel Group will provide approximately $10 million in additional funds to continue the momentum of a successful research and development centre that combines the expertise of four Australian universities with the industrial...

29 March 2016
Professor David Abramson: "The award is really a tribute to ... the Genomics Virtual Lab team."

The director of The University of Queensland’s Research Computing Centre has been named the iTnews Education Chief Information Officer of the Year.

23 February 2016
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013

Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet did not launch today, but may launch tomorrow.

16 September 2013

Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet could launch as early as Monday, with ideal weather conditions predicted.

15 September 2013
Brad Sharp, Dr Melrose Brown and Dr Michael Creagh from the SCRAMSPACE team work to finalise the payload for the upcoming launch. Credit: Donald Cook.

The six-day window to launch Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet begins on Sunday, meaning the research flight could launch any day in the week following.

12 September 2013
Aerial image of the Solomon Islands

The University of Queensland has joined industry partners in a program designed to help ensure a major mining project takes account of the needs of Solomon Islands communities and the environment.

3 April 2013

The University of Queensland has set its sights on becoming the university of choice in Australia for women in engineering, with a major industry partnership announced today.

19 October 2012
The Gold Coast Desalination Plant … research project there could make 'fundamental advances' in knowledge of coastal processes

A University of Queensland (UQ) research project to help improve the cost efficiency of the Gold Coast Desalination Plant was launched earlier this month and is now in full swing.

27 June 2012
UQ Professor Darren Martin.

A quest to explore new research fields brought Darren Martin to Queensland 12 years ago, little realising his work would go on to impact on areas as diverse as wastewater treatment, high-performance engineering and sporting goods.

19 June 2012
An artist's representation of the Wall House.

The University of Queensland will have a huge presence at the world’s most prestigious architectural showcase, constructing a full-scale building onsite.

5 June 2012

The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) and industry partners have awarded more than 50 engineering and ICT students with industry-funded scholarships.

31 May 2012

The University of Queensland (UQ) in conjunction with the State Library of Queensland will once again put a spotlight on local and global architecture culture, as part of the 2012 Asia Pacific Design Library (APDL) Lecture Series.

5 March 2012

The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) continuously seeks to improve the educational experience of its students.

30 January 2012
On show: the Summer Exhibition, hosted by UQ's School of Architecture

The University of Queensland's (UQ) annual Summer Exhibition, hosted by the School of Architecture was officially opened on Thursday 24 November.

1 December 2011

Seven engineering students from The University of Queensland (UQ) will receive $8000 over the course of their degrees as a result of bursaries offered by the Australian Power Industry (API).

14 October 2011

Two engineering students from The University of Queensland have each received $40,000 after being awarded scholarships from the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) and UQ.

12 September 2011
Marking the launch of the Fangyuan Fellowship: Front from left, Professor Max Lu (UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research), Mr Zhi-Xiang Cui (Fangyuan Company President and Chairman), Professor Paul Greenfield (UQ Vice-Chancellor and President), back row from left, Mr Xian-Gui Meng (Fangyuan Company Deputy General Manager), Dr Baoujun Zhao (UQ Senior Research Fellow), and Mr Wei-Qun Li (Fangyuan Company Chief Engineer).

A new international research collaboration will revitalise the world’s nonferrous metals industry through the development of next generation copper smelting technology.

19 July 2011

Construction has been completed on the nation's largest flat-panel photovoltaic solar power system, at The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus in Brisbane.

14 July 2011