University of Queensland academics and alumni comprise more than a quarter of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering’s 2013 fellows, announced today.

17 October 2013

The Andøya Rocket Range has released a statement confirming that The University of Queensland’s SCRAMSPACE project was not responsible for last week’s launch failure in Norway

23 September 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013

Have you ever seen a robot dance, play soccer, or participate in a simulated rescue exercise?

19 September 2013

Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet did not launch today, but may launch tomorrow.

16 September 2013

Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet could launch as early as Monday, with ideal weather conditions predicted.

15 September 2013
Brad Sharp, Dr Melrose Brown and Dr Michael Creagh from the SCRAMSPACE team work to finalise the payload for the upcoming launch. Credit: Donald Cook.

The six-day window to launch Australia’s SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet begins on Sunday, meaning the research flight could launch any day in the week following.

12 September 2013

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 SCRAMSPACE team with a smaller prototype of the 1.8m long hypersonic scramjet that will be available for public viewing on July 8 at UQ.

A rare public viewing will be Brisbane’s chance to see the SCRAMSPACE hypersonic scramjet before it faces its ultimate test – a space launch in Norway.

1 July 2013
CSIRO Office of the Chief Executive Science Leader Professor Justin Cooper-White.

Research into next-generation biomaterials that can help the human body regenerate and repair tissue will be boosted through a prestigious appointment by CSIRO.

28 June 2013

Have you ever wanted to dive into tropical reef research with a world-renowned marine scientist? Maybe travelling many times faster than the speed of sound interests you more?

21 May 2013
Professor Jurg Keller receiving the Water Professional of the Year award from Australian Water Association CEO, Tom Mollenkopf (Left) and President, Lucia Cade (Right)

A University of Queensland Professor has been named the Australian Water Association’s Water Professional of the Year.

15 May 2013
UQ first-year architecture students

Brisbane city’s Burnett Lane will come alive on Friday night thanks to the creative designs from The University of Queensland’s architecture students.

1 May 2013

The University of Queensland (UQ) has become the first Australian University to partner with Europe's leading network for the training of bi-cultural, bilingual engineers.

24 April 2013
Aerial image of the Solomon Islands

The University of Queensland has joined industry partners in a program designed to help ensure a major mining project takes account of the needs of Solomon Islands communities and the environment.

3 April 2013

A new postgraduate program at The University of Queensland is ensuring engineering graduates are job-ready for the oil and gas industries.

4 March 2013

Inspiring the next generation of students to pursue their career aspirations, The University of Queensland (UQ) and Rio Tinto have partnered together to offer an engineering camp to Indigenous Australian students entering into year 11 or 12.

4 February 2013