A University of Queensland researcher is working with an NGO to use sport to help Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.

20 June 2018
Ursula and Errol Hassan

Love is in the air at The University of Queensland with entomologist Dr Errol Hassan naming a new species of wasp after his wife to celebrate more than 50 years of marriage.

19 June 2018

Twelve projects at The University of Queensland will share more than $4.69m in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants announced in Canberra today.

15 June 2018
NIF Facility Fellow Dr Karine Mardon with the Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) hosted at the Centre for Advanced Imaging.

University of Queensland researchers will share in a $53 million funding windfall to support imaging infrastructure that allows experts to better understand the human body and the world around us.

15 June 2018
UQ’s Dr Jason Tangen (centre) with Sergeant Kristine Nedwich and Acting Inspector Duncan McCarthy of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Services Branch

A group of universities and law enforcement agencies has received a funding boost from the Australian Government to train the next generation of forensic experts.

15 June 2018
Orangutan

There is little evidence that a certification scheme for palm oil plantations is improving protection of critically endangered orangutans in Borneo, researchers say.

13 June 2018
Professor Jian Yang and Dr Ting Qi

Our blood can be used to uncover genetic secrets inside the brain, according to University of Queensland research.

13 June 2018

People choose role models who have achieved success in ways that are in line with their own moral values, according to University of Queensland research.

13 June 2018

It’s double the celebration for University of Queensland researchers Brandon and Claire Wainwright, who were both appointed Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their significant service to medicine.

12 June 2018

The University of Queensland is the top-ranked institution in Australia in this year’s Nature Index of high-quality research outputs.

8 June 2018
Artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

The University of Queensland is set to become the first major university in the world to offset 100 per cent of its electricity usage through its own renewable energy asset.

7 June 2018
Professor Maree Smith, innovator of the peripheral nervous system pain drug commercialised by UniQuest spin-out Spinifex Pty Ltd, acquired by Novartis in 2015

UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company, is leading Australia and competing globally in creating spin-out companies based on academic intellectual property.

4 June 2018

UQ research has revealed that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians suffer more health problems in areas where most people voted against same-sex marriage.

4 June 2018
A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under.

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.

31 May 2018
From the cover of New Psychology of Health

Psychology researchers are pushing for greater recognition that social connections are as important to health as regular exercise or not smoking.

31 May 2018
Diagram of a flux capacitor

Physicists have invented a flux capacitor and, while it might not run a ‘Back to the Future’ inspired time machine, they say it will have important applications in communication technology and quantum computing.

28 May 2018
A nesting green turtle

A study has revealed the diet of green turtles is more complex than previously thought, providing insights which could influence conservation and management strategies.

23 May 2018
Melbourne housing

There has been another marked decline in the number of Australians migrating between cities and regions, while movement within capitals is on the rise.

22 May 2018

The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in Australia for global research quality in the 2018 CWTS Leiden Ranking.

18 May 2018
Beating a quantum drum

A new technique that can generate quantum behaviour in a millimetre-sized drum has been developed by researchers from The University of Queensland and the Imperial College London.

18 May 2018