The 10 founders at the event.

A startup designed to make composting easier and more efficient has taken out top prize at The University of Queensland’s Accelerator Pitch Night.

1 August 2019
Professor Michael Bruenig

A leader in cyber security, data science and artificial intelligence will head up The University of Queensland’s prestigious Business School following a competitive global search.

30 July 2019

The next step in University of Queensland graduand Reigne Dadey’s burgeoning career came because of a last minute exchange on twitter with a Professor in the US.

17 July 2019

Reintroducing inheritance taxes would be an efficient and equitable way to address housing affordability, according to University of Queensland researchers.

19 March 2019
Professor Henry is conducting the first gene-editing experiments to effectively produce biofuels and bioplastics

Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bio-plastics could help secure the industry’s future.

11 March 2019
Copper will be crucial in a renewable-powered future, but global supplies are far from guaranteed

Researchers have identified a matrix of risks that the mining industry must overcome to unlock vitally important copper reserves.

6 March 2019

Startups aiming to become major players in global sportstech innovation will be vying for a spot in The University of Queensland’s 2019 HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator.

4 February 2019
UQ alumnus Nick Georgiou works his laptop at a Brandtools desk

Just a week into a University of Queensland accelerator program for startups, one of the participants has attracted his first paying customer.

23 January 2019
ilab Germinate Plus teams

Twelve teams of aspiring entrepreneurs are one step closer to achieving their goal of startup success after being selected for The University of Queensland’s ilab Germinate Plus accelerator program.

19 December 2018
UQ Entrepreneur in Residence Ran Heinmann

Haystack founder and CEO Ran Heimann will bring 20 years of business experience to The University of Queensland with his appointment as Entrepreneur in Residence for the ilab Germinate PLUS accelerator program.

13 December 2018
Inflammasome animation.

Inflazome, a biotech company developing new drugs to block harmful inflammation, has secured further investment of $63 million.

28 November 2018
Student Eloise Crouch is given a software tutorial.

A more than $500 million software grant from Siemens will give University of Queensland students and researchers access to advanced technology, building their skills in digital and data driven industries.

12 November 2018
A business-man's hands gesture. In the background are people gathered around a conference

Bosses with exorbitant pay packets are seen as less effective leaders than their counterparts on lower incomes, and less able to influence those they seek to lead, according to University of Queensland research.

23 October 2018

The University of Queensland has launched its first 100 per cent online master’s degree on global platform edX, giving students the ability to study when and where they want at a significantly lower cost than an on-campus degree.

15 October 2018
Jacaranda trees bloom in front of a sandstone UQ building.

The University of Queensland has climbed another place in the 2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings, to be number 48 in the world.

12 September 2018

Expert opinion from The University of Queensland is available.

11 June 2018
Melbourne housing

There has been another marked decline in the number of Australians migrating between cities and regions, while movement within capitals is on the rise.

22 May 2018
Parliament House

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues around the 2018 Federal Budget. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

8 May 2018
Academic Dean and Head of The University of Queensland Business School Professor Julie Cogin.

The University of Queensland Business School has had its Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation renewed for the fourth time since becoming the first business school in Australia to gain accreditation.

23 January 2018
UQ graduates hit the ground running

UQ graduates have garnered some of the highest levels of employer satisfaction in Australia. NOTE: On 8 January, Nine News and The Australian erroneously reported UQ's position in this survey. Confirming: UQ's overall satisfaction score was 87.6,...

8 January 2018