The University of Queensland’s new zebra crossing is bringing a smile to the face of staff and students who are using the sustainable transport options at the University.

30 July 2012

Coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific region, including the Great Barrier Reef, recover faster from major stresses than their Caribbean counterparts, leading marine scientists said today.

11 July 2012

John Pandolfi keeps his optimism alive despite the grim scientific evidence he confronts daily that the world’s coral reefs are in a lot of trouble – along with 81 nations and 500 million people who depend on them.

10 July 2012
Five entrepreneurial UQ students are attending a four-week summer camp in Korea.

Today, five budding entrepreneurs from The University of Queensland join students from around the world to tackle global challenges together at a Korean summer camp.

2 July 2012

Hungry horses could be more susceptible to contracting Hendra virus, according to the findings of a preliminary study into the effect of pasture availability on infection rates.

14 June 2012

UQ paleontologists have contributed to a new book that shows how to incorporate fossil data into ecological and conservation studies.

12 June 2012

A UQ study finds that Caribbean seaweeds are Olympic athletes compared to their equivalents in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. But this triumph is bad news for Caribbean coral reefs.

8 June 2012
An artist's representation of the Wall House.

The University of Queensland will have a huge presence at the world’s most prestigious architectural showcase, constructing a full-scale building onsite.

5 June 2012
Jenny Hall of the UQ Dentistry Library receives an award for the Best Green Office Initiative from Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Max Lu. Photo: Stuart Green

The University of Queensland celebrated World Environment Day today by recognising the significant contribution of its greenest offices and labs.

1 June 2012

The University of Queensland’s (UQ) main research commercialisation company, UniQuest Pty Limited, will promote more than 20 "cleantech" innovations at two major international water industry events over the coming weeks.

28 May 2012

The responsibility for choosing which Australian native species survive – and which go extinct – may ultimately fall to ordinary Australians.

28 May 2012

Cycling has had a boost this week at The University of Queensland, with the opening of the Bike Box facilities.

24 May 2012

Opposition to a major dam north of Brisbane divided communities and also brought them together, a researcher from The University of Queensland discovered.

15 May 2012

Scientists have developed a new diagnostic tool that will enable better understanding of global climate patterns.

14 May 2012

Australia may need to consider selling off some of its National Parks if it is to be able to afford to conserve its most important landscapes and species for future generations.

7 May 2012
Female cassowary with satellite transmitter on her upper leg.

Wildlife researchers say they are making the cassowary conservation dollar go further by tracking the birds with satellite tags.

24 April 2012

Undergraduate students from The University of Queensland’s School of Biological Sciences have embarked on a project to document the unique biodiversity that exists in Australia’s coral reefs.

23 April 2012

Ocean acidification caused by human development can alter the behaviour of baby corals, a new study shows.

16 April 2012

With aquaculture on track to overtake global fisheries, a new aquaculture book from The University of Queensland will help industry and students look to the future.

13 April 2012

Brisbane, Australia, March 29, 2012 – In a groundbreaking initiative bringing together cutting edge research expertise in energy, water and sustainability with world-class science and engineering education, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The...

29 March 2012