UQ hydrometallurgists Dr James Vaughan

With rising sales of electric cars, a new company developing more efficient production of essential battery materials is raising funds to build a demonstration plant.

9 July 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
(L-R) UQ VC Peter Høj, Professor Perry Bartlett, The Honorable Leeanne Enoch MP, Emeritus Professor Andrew Boyd, Professor Pankaj Sah

A potential drug to treat motor neurone disease (MND) is set to emerge from a partnership between The University of Queensland and the Queensland Government.

20 April 2018

As Australia and India cultivate closer ties, The University of Queensland and one of India’s premier institutes of learning and research have struck a strategic partnership.

1 February 2018
Professor Riccardo Dolcetti and Professor Ranjeny Thomas

Global health care leader MSD has signed an agreement with The University of Queensland to develop a platform for new immuno-oncology therapies.

25 October 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 new facility will allow researchers to examine the effects of tiny drug doses in human and animal cancers

New cancer-fighting drugs and devices could emerge from The University of Queensland, thanks to a research program comparing cancers in pet animals and humans in a state-of-the-art imaging facility opened today.

28 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

Genetic research projects aimed at improving healthcare, food production, the environment, and developing new technologies for tomorrow will be boosted with the formation of a new integrated genomics facility at The University of Queensland.

20 January 2017
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
Professor Ben Hayes.

Genomic selection could provide massive productivity gains to Australia’s beef industry, with a University of Queensland genomics expert focusing his research on improving the $5 billion a year sector.

11 May 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016
The group of executives after the signing, in Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden.

Shanghai-based Baosteel Group will provide approximately $10 million in additional funds to continue the momentum of a successful research and development centre that combines the expertise of four Australian universities with the industrial...

29 March 2016
Professor David Abramson: "The award is really a tribute to ... the Genomics Virtual Lab team."

The director of The University of Queensland’s Research Computing Centre has been named the iTnews Education Chief Information Officer of the Year.

23 February 2016
A mahogany glider, a recent patient at UQ’s School of Veterinary Science

Experts are hoping to better protect Australian wildlife using increased data, with a one-year pilot project involving seven universities, including The University of Queensland.

19 January 2016
The software monitors patients progress before, during and after a hospital stay.

Innovative software developed at The University of Queensland can now be used to improve aged care worldwide, with leading global health care company Raisoft signing a non-exclusive license.

8 December 2015
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
Professor Maree Smith (centre), with Johnson & Johnson Medical CEO Gavin Fox-Smith and AusBiotech CEO Dr Anna Lavelle

The University of Queensland’s Professor Maree Smith and the company founded on the ground-breaking pain drug she developed have won awards at the AusBiotech 2015 Conference.

7 October 2015
The Broncos take on the Cowboys this weekend in Sydney.

They’ve set the pace for much of the National Rugby League season, and the Brisbane Broncos are working with the University of Queensland to lead the competition off the park as well.

1 October 2015
L to R: Chris Stowers, Esteban Marcellin, Martie-Louise Verreynne, Steve Moorhouse, Victor Rudolph, Chris Dunks, Daniel Grant and David Craik

Four industry-research projects on drug development, business innovation, chemical transportation and biotechnology have been recognised at a University of Queensland awards ceremony.

15 September 2015