A University of Queensland engineer has followed nature’s example and developed whiskers for drones and robots, allowing machines to sense surroundings just as animals do.

15 August 2019
A scrapped computer board

Melting metals from scrapped electronic devices are among solutions for the sustainable supply of critical materials being investigated by University of Queensland researchers.

1 July 2019

Technology developed by University of Queensland researchers that analyses a person’s cough could help diagnose respiratory disorders quickly and easily in patients who lack access to doctors.

7 June 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019
Professor-Vicki-Chen

An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

3 August 2018
UQ hydrometallurgists Dr James Vaughan

With rising sales of electric cars, a new company developing more efficient production of essential battery materials is raising funds to build a demonstration plant.

9 July 2018
The Advanced Engineering Building

The University of Queensland’s strong focus and investment in engineering research has secured it a top-10 spot in engineering science in an international ranking released this week.

16 June 2016
The group of executives after the signing, in Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden.

Shanghai-based Baosteel Group will provide approximately $10 million in additional funds to continue the momentum of a successful research and development centre that combines the expertise of four Australian universities with the industrial...

29 March 2016
Professor David Abramson: "The award is really a tribute to ... the Genomics Virtual Lab team."

The director of The University of Queensland’s Research Computing Centre has been named the iTnews Education Chief Information Officer of the Year.

23 February 2016

Launching satellites into space could soon be easier and cheaper than ever before, thanks to research at The University of Queensland.

10 August 2015
The University of Queensland’s Professor José Torero

A lifetime of fire safety and civil engineering research has led to a fellowship with the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering for The University of Queensland’s Professor José Torero.

30 October 2014