A team led by a University of Queensland researcher has proven that the fearsome Komodo dragon is a victim of bad press.

25 June 2013

Leading solar energy pioneer and The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Professor Paul Meredith has received the top honour at this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

19 June 2013
Prominent US energy expert Professor Eric McFarland will lead the new multimillion Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation at UQ.

In a coup for Queensland, prominent US energy expert, Professor Eric McFarland will lead the new multimillion Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation at The University of Queensland (UQ).

11 June 2013

The University of Queensland has secured its long-term occupancy of an 8.9ha land parcel at Long Pocket in Indooroopilly, after signing a property-swap deal with the State Government this week.

22 May 2013
Professor Jurg Keller receiving the Water Professional of the Year award from Australian Water Association CEO, Tom Mollenkopf (Left) and President, Lucia Cade (Right)

A University of Queensland Professor has been named the Australian Water Association’s Water Professional of the Year.

15 May 2013

University of Queensland research has led to a $9.25 million investment in hydrogen storage innovation.

14 May 2013
Red knots are one of the species already under pressure. Photo: ROB CLEMENS

Millions of shorebirds and some species could be lost as sea levels rise in coming decades, say UQ scientists who are working as part of an international environmental team.

6 May 2013
Some of the SaveNCane team (from left) Dr Prakash Lakshmanana, Dr Nicole Robinson, Jaya Basnayake and Jessica Vogt.

A research project that could avoid future overuse of nitrogen fertilisers on sugarcane has been honoured with a top industry award for innovation.

19 April 2013
University of Queensland Associate Professor Greg Brown and Poland’s Jagiellonian University Dr Malgorzata Grodzinska-Jurczak visit a protected natural area in Poland.

An international research consortium, involving an Australian researcher, aims to improve national park governance and landscape protection systems in Poland and Norway, thanks to a prestigious $1.2 million European grant.

16 April 2013

Australians will be happier, safer and healthier if they look after the nature spots in their cities, according to new research led by The University of Queensland.

16 April 2013

Make your next visit to The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus a memorable one by touring the new Sustainability Walk.

15 April 2013

Researchers based at The University of Queensland believe they have developed a way for governments to balance the needs of society and industry with those of endangered wildlife and environments.

26 March 2013

Being involved in a research project in the Solomon Islands has given University of Queensland student Lotus DesFours first-hand experience of the complexities that can surround community development.

22 March 2013

QUEENSLAND Premier Campbell Newman has today announced a $4 million international collaboration to improve sorghum productivity under drought conditions.

12 March 2013

The University of Queensland will host a screening of Switch, a documentary aimed at building a balanced national understanding of energy, from solar to coal, biofuels to oil.

8 March 2013

Two scientists from The University of Queensland are leading a call to legalise international trade in rhinoceros horn in a bid to save the animals from extinction.

28 February 2013
All set for Clean Up Australia Day are, from left, Professor John Dorgan, Professor  Peter Halley and Professor Joe Greene.

Researcher to get hands dirty in the name of going green

21 February 2013

An immediate investment in multiple energy technologies is vital for meeting carbon abatement targets and building a robust power system, a new study from the Global Change Institute at The University of Queensland has found.

18 February 2013
A UQ PhD student helped gather footage of the giant squid south of Japan.

Researchers from The University of Queensland played a key role in filming the first video images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat, in lightless water up to a kilometre under the ocean.

6 February 2013
Professor Katherine Pancak from the University of Connecticut checks out UQ's 1.22 megawatt photovoltaic solar array, which generates electricity for the St Lucia campus in Brisbane.

Academics from three US universities met with Australia’s leading sustainability companies this month as part of a program developed by The University of Queensland (UQ).

22 January 2013