UQ's commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ+ community has been recognised

The University of Queensland’s commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ+ community has been recognised with a prestigious Pride in Diversity national award.

3 June 2019
Photo of pills and tablets

Some doctors fear litigation and professional ruin if they are seen to have overprescribed opioids to terminally ill patients, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

31 May 2019
Professor Peter Høj

After seven years of exceptional service to The University of Queensland, Professor Peter Høj AC formally advised UQ’s Senate on Thursday 30 May of his intention to retire from his role as Vice-Chancellor, effective 30 June 2020.

31 May 2019
Indian smallholder farmer measuring milk. Photo credit: Professor Ben Hayes

With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Queensland researchers are assisting smallholder milk producers in India with AI-based breeding technology.

31 May 2019

Recognition as one of the best employers in Australia has been bestowed upon The University of Queensland.

30 May 2019
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

Facebook has joined forces with Australian university experts to devise policy that better manages online harmful content and hate speech in the Asia-Pacific region.

29 May 2019

The global macadamia industry may have originated from a single tree taken from Queensland to Hawaii in the 19th century, according to new research.

29 May 2019
Professor Debra Bernhardt and Professor Paul Hodges

Two University of Queensland researchers have joined the ranks of the nation’s top scientists after being elected to the Australian Academy of Science.

28 May 2019

The next generation of user experience design professionals from The University of Queensland are combining their skills for the 10th year to create a playful, hands-on exhibit for all ages.

28 May 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
There is little agreement on an accepted definition of energy literacy, say the report's authors.

A new report prepared by University of Queensland sustainability and energy technology experts aims to push Australia closer to “energy literacy”.

23 May 2019
Isabella Baker (left) and Emma McLean (right)

Behind-the-scenes art secrets will be revealed when The University of Queensland Art Museum launches Workshop.

21 May 2019
Shi Pui Ng receiving the Crown Princess Mary Scholarship from HRH The Crown Princess

A University of Queensland student will complete his degree in Copenhagen thanks to Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

21 May 2019
Pretty colour patterns

A research team has developed a light beam device that could lead to faster internet, clearer images of space and more detailed medical imaging.

21 May 2019
A Guidance in Time

The wait to see the stunning triptych, A Guidance in Time created by Quandamooka artists Casey Coolwell and Kyra Mancktelow for The University of Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is finally over after a series of unveiling events.

20 May 2019
An inspirational example of the fruits of peace in Colombia.

Former Colombian guerrillas who are in the process of reintegration into society as whitewater rafting guides will appear at two free events held at The University of Queensland this week.

20 May 2019

The lifeblood of Timor-Leste’s agricultural sector – smallholder farming – is to be bolstered by collaborative University of Queensland-led research.

20 May 2019

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

17 May 2019

For the second successive year The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in the southern hemisphere for global research quality in the 2019 CWTS Leiden Rankings – as measured by the number of publications of a university...

17 May 2019