Dr Tom Aechtner ... Over the past decade communities in scientifically advanced nations have experienced devastating vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks

The influence of media and religion on anti-vaccine attitudes in Australia will be the focus of University of Queensland research enabled by a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation fellowship.

16 February 2017
Elisa Jane Carmichael’s ‘Sandstone rocks and tree trunks’ 2013, ink on paper.  Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

The untouched beauty of Queensland’s Idalia National Park has inspired a series of works by emerging artist Elisa Jane Carmichael, currently on display at The University of Queensland.

17 September 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined UQ's Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg at an international conference about oceans.

The University of Queensland’s acclaimed marine biologist Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has joined US President Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio at an international conference on ways to protect the world’s oceans.

19 June 2014
Researcher Hosam Mamoon Zowawi said the ‘phantom’ superbugs were found during a region-wide collaborative study on superbugs.

University of Queensland researchers have discovered antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the Middle East which is cloaking itself in genetic material to avoid detection and placing the population at increased risk of deadly infections.

2 June 2014
Professor Darren Martin from UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.

Highly-durable extreme-performance plastics and rubbers for use in industries ranging from automotive to construction are now closer to realisation, thanks to a $1 million investment in a Brisbane materials company.

13 May 2014
Indigenous elder Aunty Margaret, left, UQ Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Professor Cindy Shannon and indigenous scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

Swimming with the fishes has just become a whole lot easier for University of Queensland Indigenous Science Scholarship winner Taylah Gerloff.

13 May 2014
Study finds that personality traits influence activity in punishment-related brain areas.

In a neuroimaging study, a UQ psychologist has examined whether having allegiances with someone can affect feelings of empathy when punishing and rewarding others.

8 May 2014
World Asthma Day is May 6.

A leading authority on asthma is available to speak to media in the lead-up to World Asthma Day on 6 May 2014.

1 May 2014
Paul Knittel, left, and Tristan Mathias have made web design a faster process.

If necessity is the mother of invention, then frustration must be its father because that is what drove entrepreneur and University of Queensland engineering student Paul Knittel to develop a visual on-line tool for website designers.

29 April 2014
Remember to have fun with your new baby.

Helping new parents give their babies the best start in life is the focus of a program developed by The University of Queensland’s world-renowned Triple P – Positive Parenting Program.

29 April 2014
 Dr Andy Fairbairn gets down and dirty on a dig.

An inspirational lecture by a UQ history professor almost 20 years ago has led to a regular archaeology segment starting on 612 ABC Brisbane radio this week.

30 January 2014

Exciting new research collaborations in areas ranging from the arts to zoology are under way between The University of Queensland and The University of Western Australia.

22 November 2013
UQ's new $1.5 million student space.

University of Queensland School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management students have a new space to develop their skills using innovative, collaborative technology.

12 November 2013
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

A worldwide consortium of medical researchers and social scientists has found tiny changes to a person's genetic sequence are associated with educational level.

30 May 2013

Stargazers are reminded of tomorrow's once-in-a-lifetime chance to observe a rare astronomical phenomenon — the planet Venus passing across the face of the Sun.

5 June 2012
Project chief investigators (left to right) Professor Boreham, A/Professor Geoff Dow, A/Professor Warren Lafffan and Professor Mark Western

UQ's Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) released findings of a major, three-year longitudinal study of 4000 Queenslanders on their social wellbeing by region, gender and age at a symposium last week.

15 December 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

Professor Helen Edwards OAM will be presented with the 2011 Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony later this month, said Professor Bill von Hippel, Head of the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland.

10 November 2011

THE work of 15 researchers and supervisors has been honoured at a special ceremony to mark Research Week at The University of Queensland.

13 September 2011