Fish and other sea creatures will have to travel large distances to survive climate change, international marine scientists have warned.

4 November 2011
UQ PhD student Justus Deikumah measure the bill-skull length of a Grey-Headed Bristlebill in South-West Ghana as part of his study of the health of birds post rainforest clearing.

The first ever study of the impact of habitat loss on the health and condition of birds in South-West Ghana will be conducted by a PhD student from The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Geography Planning and Environmental Management.

28 July 2011

A voracious predator that devours prey larger than itself has been found lurking beneath Queensland’s golden sandy beaches.

28 July 2011
Reefs are naturally highly diverse and resilient

Climate change and acidifying ocean water are likely to have a highly variable impact on the world’s coral reefs in space, time and diversity, according to an international team of coral scientists, including UQ researchers.

21 July 2011
UQ graduate and business sustainability analyst Kristine Dewar

The announcement of the Federal Government's Carbon tax led to an immediate surge of interest in how to reduce carbon emissions, according to business sustainability analyst Kristine Dewar.

21 July 2011

The UQ Solar Array underpins a number of cutting-edge research projects, in diverse fields including physics, engineering, economics and sustainability.

15 July 2011
Coral reef monitoring in the Solomon Islands

A multidisciplinary team from The University of Queensland have produced a new book to help promote sustainability in the Solomon Islands.

17 June 2011

UQ research that aims to protect crops without incurring long-term environmental damage has won a major award and resulted in a licence agreement.

16 May 2011

School students across the globe will explore one of our most critical resources as part of the world’s largest science experiment, with a UQ lecturer leading the project in Australia.

8 April 2011
“The concentrating photovoltaic solar tracking array is a high-visibility flagship for the overall UQ solar project.” Professor Paul Meredith

The University of Queensland’s $7.75 million solar power system at St Lucia in Brisbane has reached a milestone, with installation completed on one of the project’s most visible components.

6 April 2011
Background image courtesy Michelle Venter

Scientists at UQ, in collaboration with JCU, may have found a way to offset up to 2.5% of Australia’s annual greenhouse gas emissions and secure economic benefits for regional communities.

30 March 2011
UQ PhD student Michael Hewson with Dr Steve Peckham on the rooftop of the David Skaggs Research Centre in Colorado. Image courtesy Will von Dauster

A University of Queensland researcher has travelled to the United States to extend his work into atmospheric pollution.

24 March 2011
UQ student Danielle Nilsson with an orangutan at Melbourne Zoo

Living in the jungle with orangutans while creating awareness about deforestation is a dream for The University of Queensland's Danielle Nilsson, but she needs your help to make it a reality.

11 March 2011
Professor Craig Franklin studying crocs in far north Queensland

Professor Craig Franklin has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Experimental Biology, a leading publication in the field of comparative animal physiology.

10 March 2011

Ancient larvae found in lakes could provide the answer to how climate change has affected Australia’s weather over the past 21,000 years.

1 March 2011
Tropical Cyclone Yasi, which devastated Queensland's coast during February 2011.

Floods, cyclones and severe storms have devastated much of Queensland in the space of a few short months and many people are now questioning whether this is a result of climate change.

28 February 2011
Master of Environmental Management student Cole Gainer

A UQ postgraduate has swapped St Lucia for New York after starting a coveted internship with the United Nations.

25 February 2011

The thinning ozone layer in the upper atmosphere may be a key factor in the collapse of frog populations worldwide, new research shows.

17 February 2011

Research into submarine volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean will lay the groundwork for scientists to map the Earth as it was millions of years ago.

14 February 2011
A visualisation of the flood plume in Moreton Bay. Courtesy Mitchell Lyons

UQ experts are helping to accurately map and measure the health of Moreton Bay following the recent floods.

28 January 2011