Research into the self-destruction of cells in humans and plants could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative brain diseases and the development of disease-resistant plants.

23 August 2019
(L-R) Filmmaker Mark Jones, curator Marion Vasseur Raluy, UQ palaeontologist Dr Steve Salisbury and artist Angelika Markul, surrounded by dinosaur tracks on Roebuck Bay. Credit: Damian Kelly.

An award-winning French video artist and sculptor has teamed up with a University of Queensland

21 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

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

1 August 2019

Mathematics has been a lifelong passion for University of Queensland graduand Ivan Zelich.

18 July 2019
The first new quantum state in the family of hypercubes states shown in position, momentum space.

It has been said that the internet exists chiefly to show videos of cats interacting with boxes.

11 July 2019

The fate of coral reefs under climate change could improve if management efforts take evolution and adaptation into account, according to an international study.

2 July 2019

Scientists at The University of Queensland have upended biologists’ century-old understanding of the evolutionary history of animals.

13 June 2019

The search for a global Streptococcus A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2000 samples of the bacteria worldwide.

28 May 2019

A 24-tonne dinosaur may have walked in a ‘high-heeled’ fashion, according to University of Queensland research.

17 May 2019

The Mona Lisa, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and dozens of other images have been recreated on a quantum ‘canvas’ the width of a human hair, thanks to University of Queensland physicists.

17 May 2019

Bee venom that can be used for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and research into dementia, HIV and arthritis can now be easily and profitably harvested thanks to a University of Queensland student’s invention.

10 May 2019
John O'Hagan AM

World War II veteran Dr John O’Hagan AM has been on an incredible journey since starting his studies at The University of Queensland 80 years ago in 1939.

24 April 2019
The full UQ Space team, ready to watch their projects lift off at Thunda Down Under 2019.

Experiments furthering humanity’s ambitions in space are to be launched later this week by University of Queensland students.

15 April 2019
UQ’s Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics is working to improve animal welfare during farming, slaughter and transport

A new centre promoting animal welfare standards internationally is to be established in China, thanks to a University of Queensland-led project.

9 April 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019
A plains-wanderer

A successful rabbit cull two decades ago has had unforeseen consequences, with a study finding wedge-tailed eagles are now preying on one of Australia’s rarest birds.

19 March 2019
Coral reefs are among the most threatened ecosystems on Earth

Global warming and acidifying oceans are creating an intense competition between coral and algae that both are set to lose.

18 March 2019

New research has revealed that human threats – like hunting and land clearing – are severely limiting the areas in which species can survive.

13 March 2019
A paddock showing a large tract of pasture dieback.

University of Queensland researchers trying to pinpoint the mystery killer behind ‘pasture dieback’ find their research is fascinating – but they would much prefer to watch grass grow.

28 February 2019