Dr Perach Nuriel's image, which appears on the cover of the October issue of Geology magazine

Research conducted by Dr Perach Nuriel has featured on the cover of the October issue of Geology magazine published by The Geological Society of America.

23 October 2012
Dr Judith Reinhard from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute

Honeybees are also discerning art critics, according to scientists from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute and the Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil.

23 October 2012
The $4 million Health Sciences Learning and Discovery Centre opened in Rockhampton and is a joint venture with The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School and the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

A new state-of-the-art medical training Centre in Rockhampton aims to improve the medical workforce shortage in regional and rural areas.

18 October 2012
Students Lauren Isherwood, Audric Co, Jacqueline Sale, Tamara Nganeko, Lucy Simpson, Emily Missenden, Jane Sandstrom, Amy Dunning, Laurelie Wall, Lisa Edwards with clinical educators Teresa Quinlan and Gail Woodyat, and Kirsten, a German disability support teacher working in one of the orphanages.

Ten students from The University of Queensland ‘s Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) completed a five-week clinical placement in Hue, Vietnam working with children with disabilities in schools and orphanages.

17 October 2012

A University of Queensland invention that will deliver vaccines without the need for needles has struck a significant partnership with US-based pharmaceutical giant Merck, announced today.

9 October 2012

The answer to early childhood tooth decay could be just a phone call away, thanks to new research by the University of Queensland and Queensland Health.

2 October 2012
Mahogany glider.

They may be voted cutest on campus, but some of the critters gaining attention at Gatton are having trouble in the real world.

12 September 2012

New approaches to cancer treatment and improved nickel mining output were the winning ideas from the grand final of UniQuest’s annual Trailblazer competition held at The University of Queensland on September 4.

10 September 2012
Image of a grass pollen, a major trigger of hay fever says UQ's Dr Janet Davies.

Queenslanders can expect to endure a longer hay fever season than the rest of Australia thanks to flowering subtropical grasses.

3 September 2012

The discovery of a synthetic molecule made up of 60 simple components able to reorganise themselves to produce new functions will lead to better understanding of nature’s processes.

22 August 2012

The University of Queensland researchers are seeking to identify more effective ways of treating drug addiction to tackle the perceived prevalence of injecting drug use worldwide.

21 August 2012

Libya is facing a mental health crisis with experts warning of a lack of qualified health professionals to deal with the problem.

14 August 2012
World leaders in deep brain stimulation, Professor Peter Silburn, Associate Professor Terry Coyne and his team.

Neurologist Professor Peter Silburn and Neurosurgeon Associate Professor Terry Coyne have performed their 500th deep brain stimulation surgery on a 61-year-old woman with Parkinson’s disease.

13 August 2012

A new study from The University of Queensland shows monitoring the brain of stroke patients using Quantitative EEG (QEEG) studies could inform treatments and therefore, minimising brain damage of stroke victims.

13 August 2012

A popular fashion show and creative showcase is returning this August, organised by UQ medical students fundraising to buy medical equipment for developing countries.

13 August 2012

A University of Queensland stem cell researcher will lead a discussion of Year 10 students from around Australia, covering genomics, bioinformatics and stem cell research on Thursday, August 16 for National Science Week.

8 August 2012
Kuranda tree frog.

A Queensland biologist, who has spent the past 15 years studying frog and reptile evolution, is about to embark on one of his most ambitious projects to date - attempting to rediscover a species that "vanished'' almost 30 years ago.

7 August 2012

Publishing research results in specialist journals is something to which many scientists strive, but that few undergraduate students accomplish.

7 August 2012
A fluorescent micrograph capturing the presence of bacteria (shown in green) on the surface of 
an emerging Arabidopsis lateral root (plant nuclei shown in blue). (Sarah Lebeis/University of North Carolina)

The findings of an international plant study, involving Queensland scientists, may help to end agricultural reliance on high pesticide and fertiliser application.

3 August 2012

Queensland research shows that a resurgence of whooping cough in babies has arisen due to the lack of effectiveness of the current vaccine.

1 August 2012