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

Technology developed by University of Queensland researchers that analyses a person’s cough could help diagnose respiratory disorders quickly and easily in patients who lack access to doctors.

7 June 2019

The inventor of a revolutionary bridge system and the team behind the Disability Inclusion Group (DIG) are amongst the list of winners in The University of Queensland 2019 Awards for Excellence.

6 June 2019

Brisbane eye surgeon, University of Queensland (UQ) medical graduate and sporting legend Dr Mark Loane AM, Indigenous advocate and Arts graduate Mrs Patricia O’Connor, renowned conservationist Dr John Sinclair AO and philanthropist Chuck Feeney have...

6 June 2019

Protected marine areas are often in the wrong locations to stop threats to biodiversity, according to international research led by a University of Queensland team.

5 June 2019

Many people underestimate the power our homes have to heal and contribute to our wellbeing, according to University of Queensland alumnus, architect Anthony Clarke.

5 June 2019

UQ experts are available to comment on issues relating to World Environment Day on 5 June. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

4 June 2019
Industry collaborations help ensure the best in discovery and development

UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company, will partner with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) in the hope of creating and developing a drug candidate for the treatment of cancer.

3 June 2019
UQ's commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ+ community has been recognised

The University of Queensland’s commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ+ community has been recognised with a prestigious Pride in Diversity national award.

3 June 2019
Photo of pills and tablets

Some doctors fear litigation and professional ruin if they are seen to have overprescribed opioids to terminally ill patients, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

31 May 2019
Professor Peter Høj

After seven years of exceptional service to The University of Queensland, Professor Peter Høj AC formally advised UQ’s Senate on Thursday 30 May of his intention to retire from his role as Vice-Chancellor, effective 30 June 2020.

31 May 2019
Indian smallholder farmer measuring milk. Photo credit: Professor Ben Hayes

With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Queensland researchers are assisting smallholder milk producers in India with AI-based breeding technology.

31 May 2019

Recognition as one of the best employers in Australia has been bestowed upon The University of Queensland.

30 May 2019
The researchers say theirs is the first design that places a windbreak on top of a floating breakwater structure.

A team of civil engineers has invented and patented a “floating forest” they say is capable of reducing wind and wave damage during a natural disaster.

29 May 2019

Facebook has joined forces with Australian university experts to devise policy that better manages online harmful content and hate speech in the Asia-Pacific region.

29 May 2019

The global macadamia industry may have originated from a single tree taken from Queensland to Hawaii in the 19th century, according to new research.

29 May 2019