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
Professor Michael Yu is working on revolutionary termiticide products

Challenges of a modern Australia – ranging from melanoma, to termites, to degenerative disorders, reef protection and food provision – are in the sights of six UQ projects to share $4.2 million in State Government funding.

20 October 2017
The free-flying hypersonic glider ‘Hyshot V’, designed to fly at Mach 8 (8000 km/hr)

Commercialised flight faster than five times the speed of sound has been brought one step closer, thanks to a successful experimental flight featuring University of Queensland knowhow.

17 July 2017
UQ Entrepreneur in Residence Alborz Fallah

He sold a stake in his business to Nine Entertainment for $35 million and now Alborz Fallah has become The University of Queensland’s Entrepreneur in Residence.

29 June 2017
Dignitaries learn more about joint UQ-Boeing initiatives via a massive digital touch screen

Leading research and development organisation Boeing Research and Technology Australia (BR&T–Australia) has moved its Brisbane-based team into a new centre at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

26 June 2017
 HBIS Chairman Mr Yong Yu and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj

A Chinese company listed in the Fortune Global 500 for the past eight years, and home to more than 120,000 employees, will partner The University of Queensland in sustainable metals research.

20 March 2017
Samoan architecture will be among the discussion points

Leading Indigenous architects will come together for a free public lecture in Brisbane, discussing state-of-the-art architecture designed for or by Indigenous people around the world.

13 January 2017
Picture of The Hill, the Washington DC Sustainability Hub

University of Queensland student teams have had success in two international sustainable design competitions.

14 January 2014

The University of Queensland has established a world-leading fire safety education, testing and research program with the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS).

3 September 2013
Professor Sandra Kaji-O’Grady, previously of the University of Sydney, joins UQ as the new head of the School of Architecture.

A progressive advocate for studio-based architectural education and industry-engaged research has been appointed as the incoming Head of School and Professor at The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Architecture, starting in September.

28 August 2013
Second year engineering student Alice Naughton in the ‘flipped classroom.’

Innovative methods for teaching University of Queensland first-year engineering programs have attracted funding in the latest round of Commonwealth Government Office for Learning and Teaching grants.

28 August 2013

The discovery of a new form of microbial life that can consume the potent greenhouse gas methane has earned University of Queensland (UQ) researchers a place in the prestigious journal Nature.

30 July 2013

The iLab experiment at UQ has just welcomed its 8000th student, carrying the University's name into the science classrooms of North America.

12 December 2012
L to R: Professor Peter Knights, BMA Chair and Head of Division with the School of Mechanical Mining and Engineering, Mr Axel Kuhr, CEO of ABB, Professor Graham Schaffer, Executive Dean of EAIT

The University of Queensland (UQ) has signed an agreement with ABB Australia today, which will enhance the learning experiences of its student cohort.

10 December 2012

A new, hands-on University of Queensland (UQ) aviation course is helping meet the demands of Queensland’s growing aerospace industry.

30 November 2012

UQ’s School of Architecture and architectural firm Studio Mitt will provide high school students insights into studying architecture at university at a two-day workshop.

23 November 2012
Back row L-R: Professor Graham Schaffer, Professor Gordon Dunlop, Steve Healy. Front row L-R:
Professor Peter Hayes, Dr Denis Audet, Francois Tremblay

Queensland’s future in bauxite and alumina processing has been strengthened thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland (UQ) and Rio Tinto Alcan, one of the world’s leading bauxite and alumina producers.

12 November 2012

The tracking of Australian animals will be made easier thanks to a collaborative project between biologists and computer scientists at The University of Queensland (UQ).

30 August 2012
Ironside State School students showcasing their informative game on tooth decay.

Queensland’s youngest and brightest technological minds showcased their innovative projects at The University on Queensland (UQ) this month, wowing judges with their technical ability.

29 August 2012

Rural Queensland school students were introduced to the world of robotics during a recent trip from The University of Queensland’s chapter of Robogals.

13 August 2012