The University of Queensland has stopped more than 800,000 plastic items from going to landfill in the past eight months through an initiative that targets single-use plastic on campus.

7 August 2019

A group of scientists has called for nutrition to be declared a national science and research priority and for the establishment of a ‘trusted voice’ to provide credible evidence-based nutritional information.

7 August 2019

A phenomenon that makes coral spawn more than once a year is improving the resilience of the Great Barrier Reef.

6 August 2019
Orchestra on stage for previous performance of Eumeralla

Australia’s first major symphonic and choral work based on the resistance wars will make its way to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre as part of The University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor's Concert Series this October.

6 August 2019
Environmental defenders help protect land, forests, water and other natural resources.

Environmental defenders on the front line of natural resource conflict are being killed at an alarming rate, according to a University of Queensland study.

6 August 2019

A scholarship program for Australian high school students wanting to pursue a career in law has been extended to allow even more students to apply.

5 August 2019

Doctors from leading Australian institutions including The University of Queensland have called on the government to implement a national action plan to fight one of Australia’s biggest killer diseases, sepsis.

5 August 2019

The University of Queensland has rung out a challenge to eleven other universities in Australia and New Zealand to step out for health.

5 August 2019
His Excellency Bruce Davis, High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, Dr Jessica Gallagher UQ, Professor Peter Høj  and Associate Professor Ora Renagi OL, Graeme Hancock and Anna Madgwick Newcrest Mining

The University of Queensland has partnered with Papua New Guinea's largest technological institution to support sustainable development outcomes across the country’s resources sector.

2 August 2019

University of Queensland researchers have used super-resolution microscopy to observe key molecules at work inside living brain cells, further unravelling the puzzle of memory formation and the elusive causes of dementia.

2 August 2019

Understanding the internal energy flow – including the metabolism – of large ocean creatures like sharks and rays could be key to their survival in a changing climate, according to a new study.

1 August 2019
The 10 founders at the event.

A startup designed to make composting easier and more efficient has taken out top prize at The University of Queensland’s Accelerator Pitch Night.

1 August 2019
A placement in Bundaberg provides a rich learning experience

The University of Queensland has announced a new scholarship intended to train and keep future doctors in Bundaberg.

1 August 2019

Volunteer snorkellers and scuba divers have been helping capture images of reef manta rays to better protect the threatened species.

1 August 2019

University of Queensland Press (UQP) author Melissa Lucashenko has won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, considered Australia’s most prestigious literary prize.

31 July 2019

The second annual UQ NAIDOC Festival honouring the theme of Voice Treaty Truth will be held at The University of Queensland from 6-8 August.

31 July 2019

A free digital resource to help judges, legal practitioners and frontline staff navigate domestic and family violence cases has been released today.

30 July 2019

A comprehensive tool to help people manage back pain has been developed by a team of international health experts led by University of Queensland researchers.

30 July 2019
Professor Michael Bruenig

A leader in cyber security, data science and artificial intelligence will head up The University of Queensland’s prestigious Business School following a competitive global search.

30 July 2019
Autism is a multi-faceted disorder characterised by distinct clusters of features

A new framework for understanding the diverse features of autism could help University of Queensland researchers develop an intervention for people with the disorder who have mental health problems.

29 July 2019