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
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
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019
Eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (inset image details below)

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist.

17 March 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
During the program, students live on campus, visit labs and talk to leading researchers, tour industrial and research facilities and take part in debates, lectures and dinners

Two hundred young scientists will converge on Brisbane when the National Youth Science Forum makes its Queensland debut in January next year.

25 January 2017
Inside a canga cave. Photo by Dr Gerald Hartig.

Termite guts could contribute to mining site rehabilitation and pay big dividends for the planet, thanks to University of Queensland research.

22 April 2016

Today, 21 October 2015, marks the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive in the fictional future of the iconic film Back to the Future II. While we aren’t expecting the time-travelling duo, played by Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, to arrive...

21 October 2015
Talia Rose samples the local cuisine in Cambodia this week

Second-year university student Talia Rose is kicking off 2015 at the Engineers Without Borders Design Summit in Cambodia.

12 January 2015
An artist’s impression of a ring of interacting absorbers tuned correctly to absorb light particles (photons) at much faster rate than any one absorber alone.(c) 2014 Simon Benjamin

An international team of theoretical quantum physicists is working on a way of absorbing light and storing it as energy.

22 August 2014
Honey bees have taught researchers how to guide planes through complex manoeuvres

Australian scientists have developed a novel autopilot that guides aircraft through complex aerobatic manoeuvres by watching the horizon like a honey bee.

1 December 2010
UQ’s top teachers were presented with their awards at Customs House this week

A DIVERSE group of academics united by a passion for teaching was last night recognised at the 2010 University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards.

2 November 2010

Nine UQ researchers will travel the world building research links and bringing that knowledge back to Queensland thanks to funding from the Queensland Government.

19 May 2010

A series of workshops organised by a UQ researcher are an important step in addressing a worrying decline in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

23 March 2010

Queensland will host some of the world’s elite scientists later this year at the 24th International Conference on Statistical Physics sponsored by The University of Queensland.

19 January 2010

There are more species of insects on the planet than any other group. While they are not everyone’s favorite topic, they fascinate UQ entomology lecturer Dr David Merritt, who leads Entomology Curriculum Australia (ECA), a project making an...

13 January 2010

UQ physicists and Harvard chemists have teamed up to build a quantum computer that could have profound implications for wider science.

7 January 2010