Dr Neena Mitter

UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

9 May 2012
Professor Matt Brown (Director of the UQ Diamantina Institute) talks with Professor Ian Frazer (CEO of the TRI) and Premier Anna Bligh about UQDI’s state-of-the-art genomics facilities

The vision of a specialised centre to better understand and treat head and neck cancers will come to fruition — thanks to $15 million funding from Atlantic Philanthropies, the Queensland Government and the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

9 March 2012
UQ student Will Anderson studied the work of Nobel Prize winning chemist, Dr Akira Suzuki, who he will soon meet at an international conference.

While completing his undergraduate degree in chemistry at The University of Queensland (UQ), Will Anderson studied the work of Nobel Prize winning chemist, Dr Akira Suzuki.

24 February 2012

Innovation is something Professor Mark Kendall has long valued in his cutting-edge research at The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, even if he has not labeled it that way.

12 December 2011

Cheese-making and techniques for producing sustainable plastic dollar bills from sugar cane are among the new research projects on which The University of Queensland and industry partners will collaborate from next year.

2 November 2011

THE work of 15 researchers and supervisors has been honoured at a special ceremony to mark Research Week at The University of Queensland.

13 September 2011

One of Australia’s largest investments in a start-up biotechnology company – AUD15 million – has been made with the aim of developing a revolutionary new needle-free vaccine delivery system.

1 August 2011

University of Queensland researchers have produced batches of a monoclonal antibody, which may offer hope as a potential therapeutic for Hendra virus infection in humans

12 July 2011

The University of Queensland has received $180,000 funding from Queensland Health to continue the local production of an antibody for Hendra virus in humans.

20 May 2011

Groundbreaking research into nanotechnology and advanced polymers will be accelerated with $3.6 million in infrastructure funding awarded to The University of Queensland (UQ) today.

1 December 2010
Dr Annette Dexter

Toowong researcher Dr Annette Dexter walks the talk, literally.

29 November 2010
Dow Chair and CEO, Dr Andrew Liveris, and UQ Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Greenfield, take questions from the audience at the UQ Centenary Oration.

The Dow Chemical Company Chairman and CEO, Dr Andrew Liveris, has called on Australia to keep more of its natural gas at home to turn into high value, high margin products.

23 November 2010
PhD student Sean Muir, AIBN’s Dr Denisa Jurcakova, Dow chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris and Professor Max Lu

Research to focus on sustainable renewable energy storage systems, and on the development of sustainable bioprocesses to produce non fossil fuel derived chemical building blocks of the future.

23 November 2010

Watching relatives battling cancer is driving Forest Lake chemical engineer Chunxia Zhao to complete research into better ways to deliver life-saving drugs.

16 November 2010
Professor Kendall with the Nanopatch

Researchers at The University of Queensland believe they are a step closer to ridding the world of vaccinations with needles and syringes.

26 October 2010
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Max Lu

The University of Queensland will receive $33.32 million in federal government research funding through 94 successful Australian Research Council Discovery Projects grants announced yesterday.

26 October 2010