The University of Queensland is offering people around the world the chance to add their name to the world’s longest running laboratory experiment, the Pitch Drop.

18 October 2013
Beverley Trivett ... important progress made in brain research but we still don’t understand why people develop these dreadful tumours and why they grow so rapidly

After years of losing patients to brain tumours — despite having access to the best of modern medicine — a Brisbane neurosurgeon has had enough.

15 October 2013

A 1927 donation of just five pounds and five shillings to The University of Queensland has been listed among ‘Australia’s Top 50 Philanthropic Gifts’ of all time.

14 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
Dr Da-Wei Wang.

Developing better batteries has won a young researcher from The University of Queensland a prestigious international award.

3 October 2013

A University of Queensland program designed to improve the quality of mathematics and science teachers has attracting $2.2 million in funding from the Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.

30 September 2013

The world’s seagrass meadows are in trouble – but Australian scientists say early action can save them, even as sea levels rise.

25 September 2013
Study participants were shown pictures designed to elicit an emotional response, positive, negative or neutral, and some scenes of "attack and threat"

Bad experiences enhance memory formation about places, scientists at The University of Queensland have found.

25 September 2013

New research from The University of Queensland reinforces the value of network analysis and long-term studies for examining the social systems of wild animals.

24 September 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

New research has identified the key to becoming male is an enzyme that “unravels” DNA to trigger male development of the embryo, a discovery that may give greater insight into intersex disorders.

5 September 2013

The University of Queensland (UQ) is investigating events that have led to the retraction of a paper published in an academic journal.

3 September 2013
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

A new University of Queensland program aimed at changing the lives of people who experience language difficulties after stroke will be trialled in South East Queensland major hospitals.

20 August 2013

Healthcare will soon be more accessible for more Australians, thanks to a $2.5 million Federal Government grant to The University of Queensland to advance telehealth research.

19 August 2013
Thienminh Dinn and Katherine Gridley at last year's TIME Red Aware fundraising party.

Safe is the new sexy. That’s the message The University of Queensland global health club Towards International Medical Equality (TIME) will be promoting at a fundraising party for HIV research on Friday 2 August, 2013.

1 August 2013

Chinese students have taken first and second place at the 2013 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) which concluded at the University of Queensland today (Friday 12 July).

12 July 2013
Professor Ian Frazer

A University of Queensland spin-off company is about to start clinical trials that could result in the prevention and treatment of genital herpes, a virus that affects hundreds of thousands of people, threatens newborn babies and is believed to...

2 July 2013

A Queensland-wide survey has revealed that very few women say they are informed about all available options for maternity care in Queensland when visiting a GP in early pregnancy.

2 July 2013

Health programs for women planning a pregnancy will be improved thanks to a joint appointment by the University of Queensland and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

28 June 2013