The discovery that a cancer drug is hiding in sunflower seeds has won a UQ plant scientist a national award.

25 June 2012
Professor Elizabeth Blackburn with students.

Even the most driven scientists can balance their personal lives with a fascinating and inquisitive career, says Australia’s first female Nobel Laureate.

22 June 2012

UniQuest has facilitated a research and development contract with US biotech company Viral Genetics, Inc. for University of Queensland (UQ) Associate Professor Ben Hankamer to collaborate on an innovative biofuel production system.

19 June 2012
UQ Professor David Craik.

Researchers at UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have received over $3 million from the Queensland Government to combat diseases including type 2 diabetes and to study sugarcane soils to advance environmentally sustainable food and...

19 June 2012

Three figures associated with The University of Queensland have received the highest award in today’s Queen’s Birthday honours list.

11 June 2012

In the past decade the world has increasingly turned its attention to Asia as the next global economic workhorse, with predictions the region could account for over half of global output by the middle of this century.

21 May 2012

Computers can be used to identify cancer treatment targets that wouldn’t otherwise have been considered, according to research by an Australian team.

8 May 2012

In response to a world-shortage of graduates with the specific skills to solve complex biological problems in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, The University of Queensland (UQ) has started offering a postgraduate degree in...

18 February 2012

Australian scientists are working with industry to develop a spider venom extract for treating chronic pain.

17 February 2012

University of Queensland (UQ) research into improving livestock feed has received a boost from two Australian government-funded industry engagement schemes.

13 February 2012
Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry discussed UQ's suite of biofuels research with the US Navy's Director for Operational Energy, Chris Tindal, and the AIBN director, Professor Peter Gray (right).

THE United States Navy’s Director for Operational Energy today visited The University of Queensland for discussions on UQ’s world-leading biofuels research.

6 February 2012