New Fellows ... physicist Professor Timothy Ralph (left) and Professor Phil Hugenholtz.

The thrill of fundamental discovery is a driving force for two University of Queensland professors who have today been named as new fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

22 May 2017
UQ PhD student Gurion Ang will present at Concophillips Science Experience

More than 165 high school students from Queensland and northern New South Wales will converge on The University of Queensland this week to discover the wonders of science and technology.

18 January 2017
From left, Professor Susanne Schmidt, Professor Heather Douglas and Associate Professor Kerrie Wilson

Three University of Queensland professors have been appointed to the Australian Research Council College of Experts for 2017.

25 November 2016

Join the University of Queensland and the Queensland Museum to transform Brisbane into a city of science at the World Science Festival Brisbane from 9-13 March.

7 March 2016

The world’s greatest science festival is coming to Brisbane, and The University of Queensland’s Science Demo Troupe is gearing up to flaunt their skills in a Street Science event.

15 February 2016

They’re tracking dinosaurs, treating epilepsy, battling superbugs, figuring out quantum biophysics and working to save the environment for future generations – meet The University of Queensland’s women scientists.

11 February 2016

Brisbane and Moreton Bay locals will have the chance to get up close and personal with a host of Australian animals when The University of Queensland’s Moreton Bay Research Station opens its doors to the public on Saturday (21 November).

17 November 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
Dr Alan Pegna, a new researcher at the School of Psychology, has an ongoing fascination with the field of visual recognition.

Imagine your partner goes for a quick swim while you sunbathe, but when they return you are unable to recognise them, despite them looking exactly the same as when they entered the water.

8 September 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 custodian of the world’s longest running laboratory experiment, Professor John Mainstone, passed away last week aged 78.

The custodian of the world’s longest running laboratory experiment, Professor John Mainstone, died last week after suffering a stroke. He was 78.

26 August 2013

With the highest OP requirements in Queensland, The University of Queensland School of Nursing and Midwifery will welcome more than 200 new students into its undergraduate programs in 2012.

17 February 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

Students from UQ’s global health club are staging a fashion show to highlight emerging artists in Brisbane, and fundraise for medical educational, research and practice projects.

24 August 2010
Young Queenslander of the Year Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Giving deaf children an opportunity to be heard has earned UQ graduate and current PhD candidate Dimity Dornan the Queenslander of the Year Award.

3 June 2010
UQ student Misha Byrne (far left) in Germany in 2009 to commemorate 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall

After diplomatic trips to Kashmir and Berlin, UQ student Misha Byrne is ready to tackle nuclear disarmament at the UN.

23 April 2010

"Progressive walking" combined with glucosamine sulphate supplementation has been shown to improve the symptoms of osteoarthritis.

24 February 2010