Professor Andrew White at the launch

A seven-year Australian government investment in quantum engineering has been launched at The University of Queensland.

16 November 2017
Professor Jian Yang ... it's the second year in a row that a UQ researcher has won the Frank Fenner Prize

A University of Queensland scientist whose pioneering work has helped unravel the complexity of the human genome and genetic traits has won a 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.

18 October 2017
The discovery is important for industrial cheesemaking. iStockphoto

Researchers say their new knowledge on the inner workings of a bacterium has important implications for Australia’s billion dollar cheese industry.

17 August 2017
 UQ's Mr Nicolas Mauranyapin, Professsor Warwick Bowen and Dr Lars Madsen

A diagnostic technique that can detect tiny molecules signalling the presence of cancer could be on the horizon.

27 June 2017
Image: Dr Magdalena Zych

Sixteenth century scientist Galileo Galilei threw two spheres of different mass from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa to establish a scientific principle.

2 June 2017
PhD student Edward Kerr (right) and his supervisor Ben Schulz

The growing craft beer industry is about to hop ahead with new University of Queensland research supported by the Queensland Government.

29 March 2017
UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

24 March 2017
Eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (inset image details below)

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist.

17 March 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
During the program, students live on campus, visit labs and talk to leading researchers, tour industrial and research facilities and take part in debates, lectures and dinners

Two hundred young scientists will converge on Brisbane when the National Youth Science Forum makes its Queensland debut in January next year.

25 January 2017
Dr Joshua Soderholm ... undertook a two-year field campaign to help develop his thunderstorm map

A University of Queensland study has identified Springfield, Ipswich, Boonah, Beaudesert, Esk and Jimboomba as some of south-east Queensland’s most intense areas of thunderstorm activity.

20 December 2016
Sarah Lau and Samantha Hood: Photo by Patrick Self.

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine are invited to join forces at a networking lunch on Wednesday, 23 November.

18 November 2016
The discovery could allow ultra-secure encryption over fibre optic cables

A video of the Canadian prime minister explaining quantum technology’s exciting future went viral this year, and now Australian physicists are making that future a present-day reality.

27 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 second version of CommFit is being tested now

Dr Caitlin Brandenburg’s award-winning research is certainly something to get people talking.

25 July 2016
Birds make planning decisions ahead of time

Birds have been found to plan their journeys ahead of time, making decisions in advance to manoeuvre around obstacles without adjusting speed.

23 June 2016
Dr Arnold Wiliem

Pathology testing plays a crucial role in the health care system, making up 70 per cent of the scientific basis for medical diagnosis – but the turnaround on test results can takes days for people living outside major cities.

21 June 2016
UQ Rocket3D team

Designing and building rockets and sending them into space is one of the most expensive endeavours on earth, costing upwards of $500 million.

20 June 2016
Dr Yifan Wang

Australians living in remote and isolated communities without modern comforts such as reliable internet and mobile phone reception may no longer need the ‘bush telegraph’ for news thanks to a University of Queensland researcher with an out-of-this-...

31 May 2016
Inside a canga cave. Photo by Dr Gerald Hartig.

Termite guts could contribute to mining site rehabilitation and pay big dividends for the planet, thanks to University of Queensland research.

22 April 2016