Environmental conditions influence our body mass index (BMI) by increasing or decreasing the effect of inherited genetic variations, University of Queensland researchers have discovered.

23 August 2019

Research into the self-destruction of cells in humans and plants could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative brain diseases and the development of disease-resistant plants.

23 August 2019

Poo transplants are helping expand koala microbiomes, allowing the marsupials to eat a wider range of eucalypts and possibly survive habitat loss.

21 August 2019
(L-R) Filmmaker Mark Jones, curator Marion Vasseur Raluy, UQ palaeontologist Dr Steve Salisbury and artist Angelika Markul, surrounded by dinosaur tracks on Roebuck Bay. Credit: Damian Kelly.

An award-winning French video artist and sculptor has teamed up with a University of Queensland

21 August 2019
Environmental defenders help protect land, forests, water and other natural resources.

Environmental defenders on the front line of natural resource conflict are being killed at an alarming rate, according to a University of Queensland study.

6 August 2019

Volunteer snorkellers and scuba divers have been helping capture images of reef manta rays to better protect the threatened species.

1 August 2019

Mathematics has been a lifelong passion for University of Queensland graduand Ivan Zelich.

18 July 2019
The first new quantum state in the family of hypercubes states shown in position, momentum space.

It has been said that the internet exists chiefly to show videos of cats interacting with boxes.

11 July 2019

The fate of coral reefs under climate change could improve if management efforts take evolution and adaptation into account, according to an international study.

2 July 2019
Enormous amounts of energy are used daily to transport all sorts of fluids through pipes all over the world

Pilots and air travellers know turbulence can be powerful, but science has struggled to fully explain the phenomenon.

27 June 2019
Dr Divya Ramnath working to identify key proteins that contribute to the severity of chronic liver disease.

A possible drug target for chronic liver disease has been identified by an international research collaboration involving a University of Queensland team.

14 June 2019

Scientists at The University of Queensland have upended biologists’ century-old understanding of the evolutionary history of animals.

13 June 2019

The search for a global Streptococcus A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2000 samples of the bacteria worldwide.

28 May 2019

A 24-tonne dinosaur may have walked in a ‘high-heeled’ fashion, according to University of Queensland research.

17 May 2019

The Mona Lisa, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and dozens of other images have been recreated on a quantum ‘canvas’ the width of a human hair, thanks to University of Queensland physicists.

17 May 2019

Bee venom that can be used for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and research into dementia, HIV and arthritis can now be easily and profitably harvested thanks to a University of Queensland student’s invention.

10 May 2019

Stark cultural differences in attitudes to public transport have been revealed by an international study featuring a University of Queensland academic.

8 May 2019
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Two rescued koalas treated for a life-threatening disease will be released back into the wild by Queensland researchers as part of a project to help protect the threatened species and improve genetic diversity.

2 May 2019
John O'Hagan AM

World War II veteran Dr John O’Hagan AM has been on an incredible journey since starting his studies at The University of Queensland 80 years ago in 1939.

24 April 2019
The full UQ Space team, ready to watch their projects lift off at Thunda Down Under 2019.

Experiments furthering humanity’s ambitions in space are to be launched later this week by University of Queensland students.

15 April 2019