Gold's transition as it forms natural nuggets is now better understood, thanks to the research. Photo: iStockphoto

Gold could be discovered more efficiently and extracted from complex materials, thanks to research into “nugget-producing” bacteria.

28 April 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
The shy and nocturnal night parrots live in remote and rugged areas

Ensuring one of Australia’s most high-profile threatened bird species does not disappear a second time is the mission of a University of Queensland researcher.

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

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017
More than 300 people in Victoria and South Australia suffered food poisoning in salmonella outbreaks this year linked with bagged salads and sprouts.

Friendly bacteria may be introduced to bagged salad leaves to help ward off the possibility of salmonella and listeria outbreaks.

14 November 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
Associate Professor Geoffrey Faulkner in the lab.

Do genetic mutations in individual brain cells influence how people form memories? Are diseases such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s caused by these genetic mutations?

23 November 2015

Crocodiles turning up in populated areas like Darwin Harbour or on east coast beaches can cause problems, but a long-term University of Queensland study is shedding light on which crocodiles travel and why.

21 September 2015
Healthy and happy: Police Dog Maui underwent the preventative surgery.

German shepherd PD Maui and his canine colleagues are lean, keen policing machines, thanks to important surgery at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus.

16 September 2015
The collaboration fosters medical innovation by bringing together complementary skills.

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and UniQuest have formed an “open innovation” program to support academic research that holds promise of new therapeutic drugs.

30 April 2015
UQ QBI researcher Professor Pankaj Sah has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the new journal.

Science’s brightest minds will gather at The University of Queensland on 24 April to lead the Science of Learning symposium, celebrating Nature Publishing Group’s (NPG) new open access research journal, the npj Science of Learning.

23 April 2015
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015
The Queensland node of the centre will be led by Professor Graeme Hammer from UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation.

Queensland scientists will play a key role in a new Australian research centre working to increase major food crop yields. University of Queensland researchers will form the Queensland node of the $22 million Australian Research Council Centre of...

24 October 2014

A collaborative research project aimed at discovering a drug to treat a highly resistant form of breast cancer is one of two projects given the green light by the Queensland Emory Development (QED) Alliance.

7 November 2013
Professor Paul Meredith ... "a game-changing project forAustralia"

The University of Queensland has signed a contract with First Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd for the construction of a solar photovoltaic research facility at Gatton.

23 October 2013
Dr Claudia Vickers ... limonene one day could be a renewable, clean aviation fuel.     Photo: David Sproule

A University of Queensland researcher hopes to use a chemical found in lemons and other citrus fruits to make clean, renewable jet fuel.

9 October 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 new customised chart can provide better information about a growing fetus

A new way of interpreting information from a low-tech, age-old method used in pregnancy care is expected to more accurately identify potential health issues for mothers and babies.

24 May 2013

Athletes often plunge into cold water to assist recovery after exercise, but there is little research available to explain how the technique works.

7 March 2013