A team of UQ psychiatric genetic researchers and an animal welfare researcher are among the finalists in the 2012 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

3 August 2012
Professor Ranjeny Thomas of the UQ Diamantina Institute has been named a finalist in the GlaxoSmithKline Awards for Research Excellence.

Two researchers from The University of Queensland have been named finalists in one of Australia’s longest running and most prestigious medical research awards: the GlaxoSmithKline Awards for Research Excellence.

31 July 2012
Dr Michelle Hill has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship.

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute's Dr Michelle Hill has been announced a winner of a Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship to study the total cellular effect of cancer-associated changes in cellular membranes.

31 July 2012

Bond University will lead a national $14 million sports science research project in collaboration with The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.

31 July 2012

Australian life sciences researchers will translate their discoveries into commercial products faster thanks to a newly established Queensland Node of the Therapeutic Innovation Australia (TIA – Qld Node).

25 July 2012
Professor Ian Frazer with the Gardasil vaccine.

In a world first, Australian schoolboys will be able to receive the Gardasil vaccine, protecting them against developing a range of cancers - a move which will improve the effectiveness of the vaccine in women.

13 July 2012
AIBN Director Professor Peter Gray.

An international collaboration involving the development of next-generation of smart medicines in Brisbane has received a boost, with $485,000 in State Government funding

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

Each year thousands of Australians are affected by chronic disease.

4 June 2012

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute’s researchers have played a leading role in a recent study into osteoporosis, more than doubling the number of currently known genes in the disease.

27 April 2012
Professor Matt Brown (Director of the UQ Diamantina Institute) talks with Professor Ian Frazer (CEO of the TRI) and Premier Anna Bligh about UQDI’s state-of-the-art genomics facilities

The vision of a specialised centre to better understand and treat head and neck cancers will come to fruition — thanks to $15 million funding from Atlantic Philanthropies, the Queensland Government and the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

9 March 2012

UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s main research commercialisation company, announced today that it has facilitated a strategic research collaboration agreement with Janssen-Cilag Pty Ltd in Australia, one of the Janssen pharmaceutical...

17 January 2012

Since 2005, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have successfully identified thousands of genes responsible for common human diseases.

13 January 2012

Professor Ian Frazer, who was named Australian of the Year in 2006 for his development of the human papillomavirus (HPV) cervical cancer vaccines, has become one of the most recent members of the Australian Academy of Science, alongside a Nobel...

14 December 2011

University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) researcher Professor Ranjeny Thomas has been named as a finalist in the Health category of the Australian Innovation Challenge Awards for her development of a rheumatoid arthritis vaccine.

7 December 2011

A University of Queensland (UQ) start-up company, Coridon Pty Ltd, established to commercialise Professor Ian Frazer’s work in developing next generation DNA vaccines, has successfully completed pre-clinical efficacy testing of its prototype Herpes...

24 October 2011

A PhD student from The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI), is one of six state winners of the AusBiotech/GSK Student Excellence Awards.

12 October 2011
UQ's Professor Melissa Little, who along with Professor Ian Frazer has been appointed to a new panel which will oversee a 10-year strategic health and medical research plan for the nation

Two University of Queensland researchers have been chosen as part of an expert panel to conduct an independent review on health and medical research in Australia.

27 September 2011

The University of Queensland has won five of the nine categories at the 14th annual 2011 Women in Technology awards held in Brisbane last Friday.

12 September 2011

A cancer genomics facility set to revolutionise cancer research will be unveiled at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) on Tuesday, July 19.

15 July 2011