UQ hydrometallurgists Dr James Vaughan

With rising sales of electric cars, a new company developing more efficient production of essential battery materials is raising funds to build a demonstration plant.

9 July 2018
Engineering and business nous in a micro-distillery

More than two centuries after Australia’s infamous Rum Rebellion, a University of Queensland chemical engineering and business graduate has started a new revolution in rum distillation that will help reinvigorate Brisbane’s passion for this ‘...

11 May 2018
5 King St in Brisbane will be the world’s tallest timber commercial building

Australia will soon hold the record for the world’s tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland’s new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

23 November 2017
The group of executives after the signing, in Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden.

Shanghai-based Baosteel Group will provide approximately $10 million in additional funds to continue the momentum of a successful research and development centre that combines the expertise of four Australian universities with the industrial...

29 March 2016
Professor David Abramson: "The award is really a tribute to ... the Genomics Virtual Lab team."

The director of The University of Queensland’s Research Computing Centre has been named the iTnews Education Chief Information Officer of the Year.

23 February 2016

Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet did not launch today, but may launch tomorrow.

16 September 2013

Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet could launch as early as Monday, with ideal weather conditions predicted.

15 September 2013
Brad Sharp, Dr Melrose Brown and Dr Michael Creagh from the SCRAMSPACE team work to finalise the payload for the upcoming launch. Credit: Donald Cook.

The six-day window to launch Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet begins on Sunday, meaning the research flight could launch any day in the week following.

12 September 2013

The University of Queensland will lead a $14 million international consortium to develop scramjet-based access-to-space systems, flying an autonomous scramjet vehicle at eight times the speed of sound – Mach 8, or 8600 km/h.

27 February 2010

Italy, a key nation in aerospace research, has signalled its intention to collaborate more closely on hypersonics research with The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

25 May 2009