University of Queensland researchers have discovered a new species of bacterium that could potentially reduce the need for nitrogen fertiliser in cane farming.

20 December 2013

Exciting new research collaborations in areas ranging from the arts to zoology are under way between The University of Queensland and The University of Western Australia.

22 November 2013

Removing GST exemption from fresh fruit and vegetables could have huge implications for the health of Australians, warn researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ).

14 October 2013
Former Innisfail student Emily Pattison won a 2013 scholarship to study Agricultural Science at The University of Queensland while completing Year 12 last year.

The University of Queensland (UQ) is boosting opportunities for students to enrol in its agricultural science and agribusiness studies as demand for skilled workers rises.

16 September 2013
Dr Lee Hickey, from UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, has helped identify a fast way of developing a new strain of wheat that is resistant to stripe rust and pre-harvest sprouting.

University of Queensland scientists have discovered a fast way to develop a new strain of wheat that is resistant to stripe rust and pre-harvest sprouting.

11 September 2013
Muhammed Soheil Mazhar ... most avocado bruising happens at the grocery store

Researchers may soon understand more about why avocados are often bruised when they come home from the grocery store.

17 July 2013

UQ scientists are teaming up with their Queensland Government colleagues and local growers to fast-track development of premium export coffee.

10 July 2013
Dr Fitzgerald (centre) and her team are excited about establishing a training centre for food scientists at UQ

The Federal Government has selected The University of Queensland as one of four universities that will train future scientists to lead food industry transformation and innovation.

1 May 2013
Trying to improve the lifestyles of FIFO/DIDO workers.

The changing nature of work life in Queensland means that working parents face a range of challenges and pressures raising their families.

30 April 2013
Professor Kaye Basford from The University of Queensland

The way we grow rice could help combat worldwide food shortages, says Australia’s new board member on the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI

23 April 2013
Rae Carter (3rd Place), Campus Director Janelle Zahmel, Jess Roberts (1st Place) and David Innes (2nd Place).

The University of Queensland Gatton students and staff were photographed all around the globe this summer, sending in pictures from India, New Zealand, England, America, Indonesia, Thailand and more as part of the ‘Where are you this Summer?’ photo...

25 March 2013
Did earthquakes cause this? New research demonstrates a link between seismic activity and the precipitation of gold.

An Australian authored research paper published today in the pre-eminent Nature Geoscience Journal is attracting international attention for its findings that demonstrate a link between seismic activity and the precipitation of gold and other trace...

19 March 2013

A University of Queensland researcher is applying human medical techniques to soil in a project likely to save sugar producers money and help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

18 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 effect that global warming will have on plants is now better understood thanks to advanced modelling provided by The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Professor Graeme Hammer, one of Australia’s leading crop scientists.

4 March 2013
Gabrielle Penna showing cattle as part of her show team with Cathedral College Rockhampton

First-year agricultural science student Gabrielle Penna’s time at The University of Queensland is off to a good start after being awarded two scholarships valued at $26,000 over the duration of her program.

19 February 2013
Workshop participants visit a farm to learn about the challenges faced by growers in producing vegetables for market

In a first for Fiji and the South Pacific, a new vegetable research project has been launched to identify strategies to strengthen food production and manufacture in the region.

11 February 2013