UQ develops the sitting pad to tackle the 'chair disease'.

To prevent the risk of ‘chair disease’, The University of Queensland researchers have developed a ‘sitting pad’ device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.

4 December 2012

Research conducted by Professor Heather Douglas of The University of Queensland's TC Beirne School of Law has been used to support recommendations made in the House of Representatives Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee report on Fetal Alcohol...

3 December 2012

A new, hands-on University of Queensland (UQ) aviation course is helping meet the demands of Queensland’s growing aerospace industry.

30 November 2012

Young people who have the potential to experience osteoarthritis in the knee post reconstructive surgery will benefit from pioneering research at The University of Queensland.

30 November 2012

Australian researchers have discovered that vitamin B metabolites produced by Salmonella bacteria can activate the immune system, a finding that could lead to new treatments for gut and lung diseases.

29 November 2012

Research projects at The University of Queensland have delivered outstanding economic, social and environmental benefits, a national research impact assessment trial has found.

28 November 2012
Dr Philip Chamberlain from The University of Queensland with students from the advanced veterinary program at Nong Lam University in Ho Chi Minh City.

A collaboration between The University of Queensland and Nong Lam University (NLU) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is helping improve veterinary education in Vietnam through an advanced, English-speaking program.

27 November 2012

UQ’s School of Architecture and architectural firm Studio Mitt will provide high school students insights into studying architecture at university at a two-day workshop.

23 November 2012

UQ Dean of Law Professor Gerard Carney congratulated alumnus The Hon Patrick Keane on becoming Australia’s 50th High Court judge.

22 November 2012

Ten University of Queensland journalism students and three staff have landed in Hanoi, Vietnam, this morning for a 10-day intensive field reporting course.

19 November 2012

Targeted cancer detection and treatment programs at The University of Queensland will be advanced following $4 million funding announced yesterday by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF).

16 November 2012

Researchers from Queensland and the USA have made a unique discovery about how the brain computes sensory information.

15 November 2012
Professor Matt Cooper

A University of Queensland researcher is calling on all Australians to do their part to reduce the spread of superbugs as we mark Antibiotic Awareness Week this week, November 12-18.

15 November 2012

Collaboration and communication between national government and industry is the key to facilitating tourism innovation, according to a study by The University of Queensland.

14 November 2012
Back row L-R: Professor Graham Schaffer, Professor Gordon Dunlop, Steve Healy. Front row L-R:
Professor Peter Hayes, Dr Denis Audet, Francois Tremblay

Queensland’s future in bauxite and alumina processing has been strengthened thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland (UQ) and Rio Tinto Alcan, one of the world’s leading bauxite and alumina producers.

12 November 2012

UQ’s distance education students can have an authentic research experience without leaving their homes, thanks to entomology lecturer Associate Professor David Merritt.

9 November 2012
UQ Professor Glenn King gets up close to spiders for a project exploring the use of spider venom as an environmentally-friendly insecticide.

The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) has been awarded $4 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC), including $325,000 for a project that will use spider venom and fungi to stop insects from...

9 November 2012

University of Queensland postgraduate student Madeline Farmer is looking to recruit people between the ages of 65 – 80 who may have a phobia to take part in a research study.

9 November 2012

New research, published today in prestigious journal Science, has identified the gene responsible for an insect’s resistance to a major fumigant used by Australia’s grain industry for insect free grain.

9 November 2012
UQ's Dr Amir Popat is a Young Nanoscience Ambassador and will visit schools next year to promote science and research.

Science and research are not just for doctors and professors in white lab coats, if Amir Popat has his way.

8 November 2012