A scrapped computer board

Melting metals from scrapped electronic devices are among solutions for the sustainable supply of critical materials being investigated by University of Queensland researchers.

1 July 2019

A diagnostic test developed at The University of Queensland might soon determine if a breast cancer patient requires chemotherapy or would receive no benefit from this gruelling treatment.

28 June 2019
No particular type of exercise was identified as better than any other

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of falling pregnant, a University of Queensland study has found.

28 June 2019
Enormous amounts of energy are used daily to transport all sorts of fluids through pipes all over the world

Pilots and air travellers know turbulence can be powerful, but science has struggled to fully explain the phenomenon.

27 June 2019

University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC has congratulated UQ students on winning the 2018 UniSport Nationals Div 1 overall championship.

27 June 2019
Sally McPherson

The University of Queensland is driving a new approach to philanthropy by partnering with entrepreneurs to ‘pay it forward’.

26 June 2019

The University of Queensland is number one in Australia in the Nature Index of high-quality research outputs, maintaining the coveted position in the annual table.

21 June 2019
Aerial photo of UQ

The University of Queensland has climbed higher in two global university ranking tables, enhancing its position among the world’s top 50 and confirming it as number one in the state.

19 June 2019
Dr Will Harrison used his expertise in visual perception to predict how the brain processes groomed snow. Photo credit: Dr Will Harrison

A spectacular stack on a ski slope in Canada has led to a University of Queensland researcher determining a simple modification that could improve skier safety on the snow.

18 June 2019
Two of the study plots

The myth that modern wheat varieties are more heavily reliant on pesticides and fertilisers than older varieties has been debunked by new research.

18 June 2019
A carer with an elderly patient look at the sunset.

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on a range of aspects relating to end-of-life, palliative and aged care.

17 June 2019
Professor Peter Donnelly

Former University of Queensland mathematician Professor Peter Donnelly has been knighted for his research investigating the relationship between human genetics and disease.

17 June 2019

New mums can access helpful online information and guided activities as part of a research trial at The University of Queensland.

17 June 2019
Dr Divya Ramnath working to identify key proteins that contribute to the severity of chronic liver disease.

A possible drug target for chronic liver disease has been identified by an international research collaboration involving a University of Queensland team.

14 June 2019

Scientists at The University of Queensland have upended biologists’ century-old understanding of the evolutionary history of animals.

13 June 2019

People living in countries that have experienced armed conflict are five times more likely to develop anxiety or depression, a University of Queensland research collaboration has found.

12 June 2019
Professor Jennifer Stow sitting at a desk in front of a laptop

A fascination with immune cells has led to a University of Queensland researcher being elected to the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), a body promoting excellence in life sciences.

12 June 2019
Emeritus Professor Maree Smith

A respected chronic pain researcher and a leading neuroscientist are among the roll call of University of Queensland community members recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019
Woman leaning forward on couch with hand on lower back

University of Queensland researchers are looking at how pain can be influenced by how we think and feel, to improve treatment for chronic pain sufferers.

10 June 2019
Art work visible in reflection of windows at UQ Art Museum

Spanning 24 metres across The University of Queensland Art Museum’s glass façade, a striking new artwork by Elizabeth Willing has been unveiled today.

7 June 2019