Ernest Tee, from Malayasia, completed his honours project at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and will graduate first in his class with a grade point average of 7.0 – a perfect score.

A student who used his honours year to investigate a potential drug to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been named The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Valedictorian for the Bachelor of Science degree.

16 December 2010
Professor Michael Stratton

A scientist who is leading an international search for cancer-causing genes is the final speaker in The University of Queensland Centenary Oration Series.

24 November 2010

The University of Queensland topped the nation in the prestigious Australian Research Council Future Fellowships announced today, being awarded 31 fellowships worth a total of more than $22 million.

17 November 2010
Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010

The University of Queensland topped the bill when funding under the Go8-Germany Research Co-operation Scheme was announced this week.

5 November 2010
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Max Lu

The University of Queensland will receive $33.32 million in federal government research funding through 94 successful Australian Research Council Discovery Projects grants announced yesterday.

26 October 2010

Australian scientists have discovered the chemical signals that ensure men produce sperm instead of eggs.

14 September 2010

A U.S. science graduate who has been awarded a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship to study for a year at The University of Queensland hopes to advance understanding of the causes of human diseases.

3 September 2010

IMB researchers took out two of the four awards on offer at the recent Queensland Health and Medical Research Awards.

18 August 2010

Research into using plant seeds to produce otherwise costly drugs has snagged Dr Joshua Mylne the inaugural IMB Fellowship, the Professor John S. Mattick Fellowship.

18 August 2010
Dr Ryan Taft

A University of Queensland researcher who sees treasure in ‘junk’ DNA has been nominated for an Australian Museum Eureka Prize People’s Choice Award.

28 July 2010

BRISBANE - Former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie will be back at the cradle of Australia’s ‘Smart State’ in an honorary capacity at two University of Queensland institutes that he helped found.

14 July 2010

University of Queensland researchers will team with Alere Australia to develop a cheap, simple test for diagnosing dengue fever in its early stages.

14 July 2010

Australian researchers have uncovered a new mutation in stem cells that may be linked to the development of leukaemia, breast and colon cancer.

8 July 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

Australian scientists are playing a vital role in a worldwide search for cancer therapies, described in the top scientific journal Nature recently.

14 April 2010
Biofuels researcher and Eisenhower Fellow Associate Professor Ben Hankamer

A University of Queensland researcher has met with US political and business leaders to fast-track biofuel development after winning a top international fellowship.

9 April 2010

What do you get when you marry the latest advances in computer science and molecular biology?

8 April 2010

Reducing energy use through water management, exploring the haunting effects of lyrical poetry and applying mathematical theory to biology will be the focus of research for three researchers with University of Queensland connections named winners of...

18 March 2010

Two University of Queensland researchers have been recognised as being the highest-ranked in the country at the recent National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards.

11 March 2010