Publishing industry leader Ben James, the new UQP Director.

The University of Queensland Press (UQP) has appointed publishing industry leader Ben James as Director.

26 February 2019
A bucket of mixed colour broken glass which can be used in the process.

A new process turning waste glass into everyday products could save tens of millions of tonnes of glass from going to landfill every year.

22 February 2019
Students enjoying O-Week

The University of Queensland’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses are bursting to life this morning, as new and returning students flock to a carnival of Orientation Week festivities to launch the 2019 academic year.

18 February 2019
Talking to a group in an African church.

Behavioural economist Dr David Smerdon is working to find policy solutions to eradicate female genital mutilation in African communities. He reflects on his latest research trip ahead of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital...

4 February 2019
mechanical sensors on a silicon chip

Quantum sensors being developed at The University of Queensland could revolutionise navigation and communications in unmanned and autonomous vehicles.

1 February 2019

Researchers have identified how a fungal skin infection is wiping out our native frog species at an alarming rate.

30 January 2019

A new collaboration will help feed the world’s growing demand for poultry and eggs, while minimising the risk to international public health from animal-to-human-diseases.

24 January 2019
A strand of DNA is illuminated against a black backdrop

New laws are required to control access to medical genetic data by law enforcement agencies, an analysis by University of Queensland researchers has found.

18 December 2018

An app developed by a University of Queensland student is helping the visually impaired navigate the stars and planets in our solar system.

5 December 2018

Advertising and education campaigns to reduce consumer demand for wildlife products could be more cost effective than trying to catch and punish poachers, a University of Queensland study has found.

4 December 2018

Developing thermal protection systems to enable Mars return missions, creating more efficient solar energy conversion, and improving invasive pest management are some of the 95 University of Queensland projects that have netted $38.6 million in...

30 November 2018

Advanced materials developed and manufactured at The University of Queensland were launched to the lower limits of the earth’s atmosphere in Australia’s first commercial rocket launch.

21 November 2018
Dr Deidre Brown will be one of the international architects to present at the symposium

The contributions of Indigenous architecture to contemporary places, cultures and architectural practise will be the focus of a symposium at the State Library of Queensland today.

9 November 2018

Older employees may be prematurely exiting the workforce because they feel stereotyped on the basis of their age.

7 November 2018
First year engineering students with their portable water treatment system

A group of University of Queensland engineering students has used the unusual combination of sand and banana skins to design a portable water treatment system for people in developing nations.

26 October 2018
A horse in a stall with recycled cardboard bedding.

Horses are sleeping easy at the University of Queensland VETS Equine Specialist Hospital, thanks to a sustainability initiative.

26 October 2018
Academic Dean for School of Economics Professor Daniel Zizzo

The world will hold few boundaries for University of Queensland economics students under the guidance of new Academic Dean Professor Daniel Zizzo.

25 October 2018
Winners of the SISCA challenge receive their prize.

A team of University of Queensland students is a step closer to startup success with a unique composting system that can turn 100 kilograms of organic waste into 10 kilograms of fertiliser a day.

24 October 2018
Ancient enzymes have been created in the lab.

University of Queensland-led research recreating 450 million-year-old enzymes has resulted in a biochemical engineering ‘hack’ which could lead to new drugs, flavours, fragrances and biofuels.

23 October 2018
Sandstone UQ Law School building

The University of Queensland’s School of Law has jumped 14 places in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, to be 40th in the world.

18 October 2018