The Director of UQ's National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology (EnTox) has welcomed a new report released today on the potential impacts of climate change on human health.

22 April 2010

Opinion editorial by Alexander Stathakis, project manager of UQ's Sustainable Business Unit, on the Climate Change Talks in Bonn, Germany.

21 April 2010

Ipswich residents will have an opportunity to help shape healthy cities for the future, not only in Ipswich, but internationally, with a study launching tomorrow night.

21 April 2010

About 5000 miniature robots are floating in oceans around the globe, constantly monitoring temperatures, salinity and other data, one of the world’s top oceanographers told an audience at The University of Queensland this week.

15 April 2010

The skeptics who frequently deny the reality of climate change in the world’s media lack all scientific credibility, charge three eminent Australian researchers who have just been listed among the world’s 20 most influential scientists in the field...

9 April 2010

Distinguished ARC Laureate Fellow and eminent Pew Fellow, Professor Peter J Mumby has been appointed to a newly created position as Professor in UQ's School of Biological Sciences from April 1, 2010.

31 March 2010

The rise in human emissions of carbon dioxide is driving fundamental and dangerous changes in the chemistry and ecosystems of the world’s oceans, international marine scientists warned today.

28 March 2010
Security Officer Michael Malcolm switches off

The University of Queensland will switch on to Earth Hour by switching off on Saturday, March 27.

15 March 2010

Provocative author Clive Hamilton will discuss his new book “Requiem for a Species” in a public lecture this month hosted by the newly established Global Change Institute at The University of Queensland.

12 March 2010

The Governor of Queensland told the audience at last night’s inaugural UQ Centenary Oration that bridging the gap between research labs and everyday life is key to changing people’s perceptions about global change.

11 March 2010

A major new international research institute that will address the problems of a rapidly changing world and develop innovative solutions was launched in Brisbane tonight.

10 March 2010

A visionary philanthropist will donate 15 million dollars towards a sustainable building to house a new University of Queensland institute that will target solutions for problems linked to global-scale change.

10 March 2010

XeroCoat Inc, the company commercialising anti-reflective technology research developed by Dr Michael Harvey and Professor Paul Meredith from The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Mathematics and Physics, has recently announced a number of...

5 March 2010

Fossil corals, up to half a million years old, are providing fresh hope that coral reefs may be able to withstand the huge stresses imposed on them by today’s human activity.

26 February 2010
An example of deforestation in Kalimantan, Indonesia

How much does it really cost to stop deforestation?

26 February 2010

In the wake of mining billionaire Clive Palmer’s announcement to build six mines in the Galilee Basin, UQ research is investigating the possibility of emission-free electricity from a plentiful underground energy source to power the development.

10 February 2010

University of Queensland staff, students and alumni have been honoured in the Australia Day awards, featured as Australia Day Ambassadors or became new Australian citizens at ceremonies across the State.

27 January 2010