Signing the QED Alliance: (back, from left) Professor David Stephens, Emory; Mr Stephen Sencer, Emory, Professor Max Lu, UQ; Professor Dennis Liotta, Emory; (front) Dr James Wagner, Emory; Professor Peter Høj, UQ, Professor Frank Gannon, QIMR.

An alliance that combines Queensland’s research excellence with the market capabilities of a leading US research university could drive new cancer treatments and infectious disease vaccines to market sooner.

14 December 2012

The University of Queensland will partner with CSIRO and a number of world-leading organisations in a new solar research program, with the aim of bringing cheaper, cleaner power to the world.

13 December 2012

Managing risks in the resources industry is an ever changing challenge – however University of Queensland (UQ) researchers working with coal industry experts are making it easier through the development of an online database that delivers a...

7 December 2012

The University of Queensland has more specialised fields of research “well above world standard” than any other Australian university, according to the landmark Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment released today.

6 December 2012
Maca Kinilovo, production manager for Joe's Farm in the Nausori Highlands, Fiji.

Australian horticultural researchers are helping Fijians to produce a regular source of high quality vegetables to boost supplies in the community as well as in tourist and international markets.

5 December 2012

The University of Queensland has congratulated the winners of eight UQ awards which aim to bring bright minds from Indonesia and Australia closer together.

29 November 2012

The University of Queensland has responded to “the grand challenge of our generation” by launching a new energy initiative today.

9 November 2012

The University of Queensland has received over $3million to boost tuberculosis research from the TB Sailors’, Soldiers’ & Airmen's Association of Queensland (TB Association), this week.

2 November 2012
Professor Zhiguo Yuan

Scientists from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre have found a way to curb the cost – and smell – of sewage transportation.

31 October 2012
Ann Peterson (centre) with Sandy Williams, David Neil, Dominic McGrath, Deidre Seeto and Lynda Petherick

More than 30,000 University of Queensland students have completed an online academic integrity program, which raises awareness of academic misconduct and explains how to correctly cite information.

31 October 2012

University of Queensland PhD student Regan Forrest aims to increase outbound student mobility to China, with the goal of creating long-term relationships both in business and in research.

30 October 2012

Queensland is currently hosting the world’s first ever population-wide survey of what it’s like to parent or work with a child with a disability.

24 October 2012
From left to right: Ms Jane Malady, Research Development Manager; Mr Hayato Nagai; Dr Jan Packer, RHD Coordinator; Ms Kuan Lee; and Ms Jianyu Ma

Data collection, time management and coping strategies for negative emotions were some of the topics covered at the recent UQ School of Tourism Research Higher Degree (RHD) Colloquium.

23 October 2012

The University of Queensland has set its sights on becoming the university of choice in Australia for women in engineering, with a major industry partnership announced today.

19 October 2012
From left, John Story (Chancellor of UQ), Dr Gregory Harper (Director, External Engagement, CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences), Professor Peter Høj (Vice-Chancellor of UQ), Campbell Newman (Premier of Queensland), John McVeigh (Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry) and David Inall (Chief Executive Officer Cattle Council of Australia).

Scientists from The University of Queensland, the Queensland Government and the CSIRO have joined together to form the Northern Beef Research Alliance (NBRA).

16 October 2012

Australia’s first ever survey of the mental health and wellbeing of families with children with a disability was released today, World Mental Health Day.

9 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

A project aimed at boosting international student travel to the Gold Coast has received $25,000 in Federal Government funding to help develop initiatives that will stimulate investment and increase tourism.

21 September 2012

University of Queensland (UQ) Vice-Chancellor Professor Debbie Terry today announced the appointment of Emeritus Professor Gerard Sutton AO, to lead an independent review of UQ’s Integrity and Accountability Reform Program, as part of the next phase...

16 September 2012

The University of Queensland (UQ) has signed a five-year, $2.5 million industry partnership alliance with global miner Vale to build a hub of geomicrobiological knowledge.

10 September 2012