The water system in Manila was dramatically improved

Until 1997, water supplies in downtown Manila were beset with infrastructure problems such as leaks, widespread unauthorised access and contamination.

11 September 2015
UQ Bachelor of Architectural Design students who each received $2700 grants to take part in a design studio project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, this year.

More than 130 University of Queensland students will take part in short and semester-length programs in the Indo-Pacific region next year.

1 September 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
Civil Engineering students Charlotte Caulfield is monitoring water quality.

University of Queensland School of Civil Engineering students are getting real-world experience, working to improve the water quality of UQ’s lakes.

10 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
Solar panels - like these at UQ - are being installed globally at a rate of a gigawatt every week, almost as much the total amount installed during the 20th century.

The question of whether the future will be powered by coal and oil or by renewable energy is crucially important, both to the medium-term future of the Australian economy and to the long-term future of the planet. For either to succeed, there is a...

8 January 2015
Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation. Pictured, a potato cod. Photo by Mark Priest.

Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation.

1 August 2014

The University of Queensland’s “greenest” building has notched up another prestigious award for its innovation, cost effectiveness and sustainable approach to the automation of its building systems.

21 July 2014

University of Queensland researchers are working with Colombian ethnic groups to help them influence government policy-making for the mining sector.

10 June 2014

The accolades continue for The University of Queensland’s newest building, with a prestigious green star rating award from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) this week.

16 May 2014

The University of Queensland will lead two new Australian Research Council Centres of Excellence which have been awarded $36.4 million today to position Australia internationally in quantum technologies and to help solve environmental management...

16 July 2010