A strand of DNA is illuminated against a black backdrop

New laws are required to control access to medical genetic data by law enforcement agencies, an analysis by University of Queensland researchers has found.

18 December 2018

An app developed by a University of Queensland student is helping the visually impaired navigate the stars and planets in our solar system.

5 December 2018

Advertising and education campaigns to reduce consumer demand for wildlife products could be more cost effective than trying to catch and punish poachers, a University of Queensland study has found.

4 December 2018

Developing thermal protection systems to enable Mars return missions, creating more efficient solar energy conversion, and improving invasive pest management are some of the 95 University of Queensland projects that have netted $38.6 million in...

30 November 2018

Advanced materials developed and manufactured at The University of Queensland were launched to the lower limits of the earth’s atmosphere in Australia’s first commercial rocket launch.

21 November 2018
Dr Deidre Brown will be one of the international architects to present at the symposium

The contributions of Indigenous architecture to contemporary places, cultures and architectural practise will be the focus of a symposium at the State Library of Queensland today.

9 November 2018

Older employees may be prematurely exiting the workforce because they feel stereotyped on the basis of their age.

7 November 2018
First year engineering students with their portable water treatment system

A group of University of Queensland engineering students has used the unusual combination of sand and banana skins to design a portable water treatment system for people in developing nations.

26 October 2018
A horse in a stall with recycled cardboard bedding.

Horses are sleeping easy at the University of Queensland VETS Equine Specialist Hospital, thanks to a sustainability initiative.

26 October 2018
Academic Dean for School of Economics Professor Daniel Zizzo

The world will hold few boundaries for University of Queensland economics students under the guidance of new Academic Dean Professor Daniel Zizzo.

25 October 2018
Winners of the SISCA challenge receive their prize.

A team of University of Queensland students is a step closer to startup success with a unique composting system that can turn 100 kilograms of organic waste into 10 kilograms of fertiliser a day.

24 October 2018
Ancient enzymes have been created in the lab.

University of Queensland-led research recreating 450 million-year-old enzymes has resulted in a biochemical engineering ‘hack’ which could lead to new drugs, flavours, fragrances and biofuels.

23 October 2018
Sandstone UQ Law School building

The University of Queensland’s School of Law has jumped 14 places in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, to be 40th in the world.

18 October 2018

The University of Queensland has been recognised for its strong contribution to Queensland’s export sector, winning the Education and Training category of Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2018.

15 October 2018

A live demonstration of how a skilled hacker can penetrate an entire enterprise will be part of a series of workshops co-hosted by The University of Queensland.

11 October 2018

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

10 October 2018

The University of Queensland has finished fourth in Round 4 of the Aon Uni 7s Series, hosted by Bond University.

9 October 2018
Piñata Farms is a leading pineapple, strawberry and specialty mango producer based in South-East Queensland. (Credit : Piñata Farms)

Leading South-East Queensland agricultural businesses are harvesting some fresh ideas from University of Queensland agribusiness students, while giving them hands-on experience in the industry.

27 September 2018
UQ researchers and research supervisors have been recognised for their outstanding contributions in a range of fields at the 2018 UQ Research Week awards

A roll-call of high calibre researchers and research supervisors has been recognised for outstanding contributions in a range of fields at The University of Queensland 2018 Research Week awards.

12 September 2018
A graphic of a young woman in front of a sunset with swirling pages.

A University of Queensland fictional crime drama that prompts students to explore the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective is one of 10 finalists for the annual edX Prize.

12 September 2018