It is not how most Year 10 students are spending their holidays but working in a world-renowned neuroscience institute has proved an early Christmas present for Cleveland District State High student Millie MacDonald.

22 December 2009

Honey bees undergo a sudden transition from speeding aircraft to hovering helicopter as they perform the delicate art of landing on a flower.

20 December 2009

Researchers from The University of Queensland will speed up their effort to develop new drugs thanks to the latest round of Federal Government funding.

2 December 2009

Medical research worth $40 million will commence at The University of Queensland in 2010, thanks to funding announced by the Federal Government today.

29 October 2009
Professor Justin Marshall

The remarkable eyes of a marine crustacean could inspire the next generation of DVD and players, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

26 October 2009

Developing a portable screening device for malaria and using mobile phones to diagnose pneumonia are two UQ research projects which today received support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

21 October 2009

In a major advance in understanding how our eyesight works, Australian scientists have shown that birds' amazing flight and landing precision relies on their ability to detect edges.

6 October 2009

An upcoming University of Queensland public lecture will make you realise how much we mirror each other's actions as a means to communicate.

5 October 2009

Australian researchers have made two important advances in the development of unmanned aircraft capable of seeing for themselves as they fly fast and low over dangerous terrain.

30 September 2009

A student from the Gold Coast has placed second in a prestigious international competition testing high school students’ knowledge of neuroscience - the best ever result for an Australian participant.

28 September 2009

UQ research aimed at better diagnosing breast cancer is just one of 16 projects to be awarded prestigious fellowships by the Australian Government this week.

10 September 2009

Talking scientists, animals being born and helping us celebrate our 100th birthday are just some of the things being showcased by UQ at this year’s Ekka.

7 August 2009
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI)

UQ neuroscientists have, for the first time, been able to demonstrate that moderate exercise significantly increases the number of neural stem cells in the ageing brain.

24 June 2009

Neuroscience training for graduates has been streamlined and enhanced with a new Master of Neuroscience program being offered by The University of Queensland through the Queensland Brain Institute.

20 June 2009

More than 130 students from 30 Queensland high schools will test their brain power at the 2009 Australian Brain Bee Challenge Queensland final this week (Tuesday, June 16) at The University of Queensland.

14 June 2009
Associate Professor Geoff Goodhill

University of Queensland research has revealed that growing nerve fibres may navigate by using a clever mathematical trick.

10 June 2009

Six scientists from The University of Queensland have received Smart Future Fellowships to help further their research into areas such as disease detection and clean energy.

5 June 2009

University of Queensland scholarship recipient Alex Ridley is using his mathematical and communication skills to improve future public health.

1 June 2009

A unique China-Australian collaboration in neuroscience has been formed between UQ's Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) and The Institute of Biophysics (IBP), Chinese Academy of Sciences.

19 May 2009
Dragonfish (Echiostoma barbatum) with bioluminescent chin barbell (lure)

A University of Queensland researcher has returned from where no person has been before – deep in the western Pacific.

29 April 2009