Climate change could affect occurrences of diseases like bird-flu and Ebola, with environmental factors playing a larger role than previously understood in animal-to-human disease transfer.

1 May 2019
Science Minister Leeanne Enoch and Dr Lee Hickey

Grain research technology that will help combat food shortages stemming from climate change and a burgeoning world population have helped a young researcher claim the title of Advance Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year.

14 August 2017

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017
30 minutes in the outdoors has significant health benefits

People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t, according to new research by Australian and UK environmental scientists.

24 June 2016
Aedes vigilax. Credit Stephen Doggett (NSW Health Pathology)

Australian scientists have discovered a new virus carried by one of the country’s most common pest mosquitoes.

18 November 2015
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