Koala studies may provide important new insights into how chlamydial infections compromise human male infertility, according to new Australian research.

27 August 2015
Associate Professor Bryan Fry is using a new technique to extract venom from box jellyfish

An international research team led by University of Queensland venomologist Associate Professor Bryan Fry has developed a new technique for ‘milking’ box jellyfish to extract deadly venom for the development into lifesaving drugs.

11 August 2015
Associate Professor Christine Wells ... "making good quality data available, easy to use and shareable ... can lead to major discoveries".

Associate Professor Christine Wells from The University of Queensland has won a $50,000 prize for leadership in stem cell research.

13 May 2015
A single-drop DNA test invented by UQ scientists could revolutionise the detection of diseases in humans, livestock and crops.

A single-drop DNA test invented by University of Queensland scientists could revolutionise the detection of diseases in humans, livestock and crops.

20 March 2015
Professor Matt Cooper

Researchers have developed a new method for rapidly measuring the level of antibiotic molecules in the blood and how they work against bacteria, paving the way for personalised treatments for bacterial diseases.

3 March 2014
Group A Streptococcus (green) shown to be growing inside of a cell (red, caputured by a fluorescence microscope).

Scientists from The University of Queensland have discovered that a microbe responsible for invasive bacterial Group A Streptococcus infections can bypass the immune system and multiply within infected cells.

30 January 2014
A potential cancer cell extruding from an epithelium. Courtesy of Selwin Wu, Yap Lab, UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience.

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a protein in cells that could block the escape route of potentially cancerous cells and stop them spreading to other parts of the body.

15 January 2014

Research designed to help patients with cancer, schizophrenia, stroke and depression features among projects that were today awarded new funding at The University of Queensland.

23 October 2013

A University of Queensland researcher has been recognised as a future leader in medical research for his groundbreaking work on understanding the biological basis of disease to develop new treatment options.

21 June 2013

Researchers at The University of Queensland have shown that drinking water as part of a social group rather than alone helped reduce the risk of dehydration and falls among the elderly in care homes.

13 December 2012

Child physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect is linked to mental health disorders, drug use, suicide attempts, sexually transmitted infections and risky sexual behaviour in adulthood, according to a study by researchers at The University of...

27 November 2012

Researchers at The University of Queensland are working with international collaborators to develop a new set of global health goals.

7 November 2012
UQ Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education), Professor Cindy Shannon being interviewed in the JacTV mobile studio by journalism student Nicole Rowles.

Eleven UQ journalism student volunteers are reporting the international Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development Network conference on St Lucia campus this week.

27 September 2012

A new University of Queensland study is examining how involuntary mental health admissions are experienced from the perspectives of mental health consumers, families and health care professionals within a recovery framework.

17 September 2012

A TEAM led by UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation has developed a comprehensive research program aimed at protecting Australia’s $450 million banana industry.

26 April 2012

University of Queensland researchers from the School of Human Movement Studies have together scooped four of the fourteen prestigious 2011 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Awards (ASMF Fellow Awards).

16 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

The University of Queensland has been ranked one of the world’s top universities in psychology (world rank 26), biological sciences (world rank 38), and medicine (ranked 33rd) in prestigious new international rankings released today.

4 May 2011
Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010

The Visiting Nursing Service of New York will trial the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI), developed at The University of Queensland (UQ), with older people it provides care to in the Greater New York area.

30 March 2010