Sarah Lau and Samantha Hood: Photo by Patrick Self.

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine are invited to join forces at a networking lunch on Wednesday, 23 November.

18 November 2016
The discovery could allow ultra-secure encryption over fibre optic cables

A video of the Canadian prime minister explaining quantum technology’s exciting future went viral this year, and now Australian physicists are making that future a present-day reality.

27 October 2016

Issues critical to communities across the world will be discussed at an international symposium in Brisbane from September 22 to 25.

20 September 2016
The second version of CommFit is being tested now

Dr Caitlin Brandenburg’s award-winning research is certainly something to get people talking.

25 July 2016
Birds make planning decisions ahead of time

Birds have been found to plan their journeys ahead of time, making decisions in advance to manoeuvre around obstacles without adjusting speed.

23 June 2016
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
UQ Rocket3D team

Designing and building rockets and sending them into space is one of the most expensive endeavours on earth, costing upwards of $500 million.

20 June 2016
Dr Yifan Wang

Australians living in remote and isolated communities without modern comforts such as reliable internet and mobile phone reception may no longer need the ‘bush telegraph’ for news thanks to a University of Queensland researcher with an out-of-this-...

31 May 2016
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
Caption: Professor Zhiguo Yuan and Dr Leigh Ward have received Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Clunies Ross Awards.

Innovative bioscience and infrastructure research from two University of Queensland academics has been recognised with national awards.

28 May 2015
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015

An all-girl team of high school students competing in the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge has consulted with University of Queensland neuroscientists ahead of the national final at the Australian Grand Prix next week.

6 March 2015
A scan of the team using the Riegl TLS lidar scanner at the Warra Flux Tower. Photo: Peter Scarth.

Drones, laser scanners, planes and sharp shooters have been put to work in the Tasmanian forest to better understand the environmental effects of forest management regimes.

23 February 2015
The Nanopatch applicator and a large version of the patch.

Vaccine technology company Vaxxas has moved a step closer to achieving its goal of improving world health, thanks to a capital raising of $25 million.

10 February 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
Tamara Davis ... next generation of telescopes will allow astronomers to see almost to the beginning of time

Within a few decades, astronomers will become “know-it-alls”. Literally. In that time frame, it will be possible to see almost everything in the Universe that can be seen, according to astrophysicist Associate Professor Tamara Davis of The...

3 December 2014
AIBN's Professor Chengzhong (Michael) Yu has been recognised with the 2015 Le Févre Memorial Prize for scientific research.

One of UQ’s leading materials science experts, Professor Chengzhong (Michael) Yu, has been awarded a high-profile prize from the Australian Academy of Science.

24 November 2014
Professor Srinivasan (above) will formally take up his new position at the Australian Academy of Science in May 2015

A University of Queensland researcher’s respected career designing unmanned aerial vehicles based on biologically inspired systems has seen him elected onto the Australian Academy of Science Council.

17 November 2014
Using the state-of-the-art Dalio Foundation exploration vessel 'MV Alucia' as their base, UQ researchers will spend three weeks’ investigating the waters in and around Queensland’s reef systems.

University of Queensland marine neuroscientists are plunging to new depths in submersibles on the Great Barrier Reef and in the Coral Sea.

30 October 2014