Hypermancer is a fast, easy way to find all the stories relating to a particular topic on social media channels, as well as the people who are influencing how those stories are told. Photo: iStock

A new social media monitoring tool developed at The University of Queensland will help journalists, bloggers and public relations practitioners find out what the public is really saying about people, brands and trends while a conversation gains...

6 November 2014

The diagnosis of a palliative illness in a child or adolescent is devastating for all involved: parents, family members and the children themselves, as they grieve for life they had planned and believed they would have. The child, their parents (and...

5 November 2014

Imagine a sky full of autonomous flying machines delivering anything from fast-food to important documents, medical supplies or just a surprise gift for someone special. How do you stop them all colliding with each other and any other obstacles on...

5 November 2014

The federal government’s Direct Action climate policy, a A$2.5 billion scheme aimed at paying polluters to cut their greenhouse emissions, is set to be approved in the Senate after a deal between environment minister Greg Hunt and Palmer United...

30 October 2014
UQ’s School of Music will host a performance to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the onset of the First World War (1914–18).

As Remembrance Day approaches on November 11, The University of Queensland will reflect on the tragedies of the Great War through music. UQ’s School of Music will host a performance on Sunday, 2 November at the QPAC Concert Hall to commemorate the...

29 October 2014
Designers from around the world have been invited to participate in the 'Burst Open' exhibition.

An exhibition that challenges the notion good design is both elitist and costly was opened by Queensland Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts Minister Ian Walker in Brisbane, last night.

14 October 2014
The 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year is a distinguished UQ graduate and CEO of UnitingCare Queensland.

University of Queensland alumnus Anne Cross has been named the 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the health and community services sector.

9 October 2014
Mr Gandhi visited Parliament House in Canberra for a pre-departure briefing with Government leaders, including Greens leader Senator Christine Milne

University of Queensland law student Milan Gandhi is bound for Peru, where he will rub shoulders with world leaders tackling vital issues around climate change.

9 October 2014
Photo of crashing waves

Coastal councils and planning authorities will be able to more accurately predict the chance of communities being inundated by the ocean as sea levels rise.

30 September 2014
Image of books here

More than 40,000 students from around the world have started a grammar course at The University of Queensland – and it’s not too late to join them.

29 September 2014
Phytomining offers to literally extract nickel metal from plants. Here Sukaibin Sumail of Sabah Parks in Malaysia collects green nickel-rich sap (20% nickel) from a rainforest tree for laboratory analysis.

Future generations of miners could harvest metals from trees, capitalising on the ability of some plants to isolate and accumulate metals in their shoots.

25 September 2014
Dr Barry Cayford, who completed his PhD at UQ, at work on sewer research

A University of Queensland-led research team that is radically improving sewer design and management last night won a prestigious international prize in Portugal.

25 September 2014
Students at UQ will have greater choice in quality affordable accommodation

Students at The University of Queensland will have greater choice in quality affordable accommodation, with plans for two new sustainable housing developments on the UQ St Lucia campus by 2018.

25 September 2014

A raw and engaging coming-of-age story about the highs and lows of adolescence and the consequences of family tragedy is brought to life in Sandy Feet, the latest offering from The University of Queensland Press.

24 September 2014

Research linking The University of Queensland (UQ) and industry partners was recognised at an awards ceremony yesterday.

17 September 2014
Left to right, from top: Dr Jack Clegg, Dr Liang Zhou, Professor Tapan Saha, Dr Stefanie Becker, 2nd row, from left: Dr Enzo Porrello, Dr Irina Vetter, Dr Qiao Liu, Dr Alessandro Fedrizzi, Associate Professor Jennifer Fleming, Dr Simon Perry.

Seven researchers and two research supervisors from across The University of Queensland were honoured at an excellence awards ceremony this evening.

16 September 2014

A new University of Queensland St Lucia campus CityCat ferry terminal will open in 2015.

15 September 2014
A positive attitude can boost your immune system and help you live longer. Image source: iStock

A positive attitude can improve your immune system and may help you live longer, according to a University of Queensland study.

15 September 2014
UQ PhD student Megan Rossi’s gut feeling about kidney disease helped her secure the win at last night’s UQ 3MT competition.

University of Queensland PhD student Megan Rossi’s gut feeling about kidney disease helped her secure the win at last night’s UQ Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

12 September 2014

The Munro Centre – destroyed by floods in January 2011 – has opened its new purpose-built childcare centre in St Lucia over the weekend.

12 September 2014