The cleaner fish

Telling your partner to watch her weight is not recommended-unless you’re a male cleaner fish, reports a new study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

15 June 2011

A strategic research partnership between The University of Queensland (UQ), Griffith University and SeqWater will provide long-term benefits for South East Queensland's water resources.

15 June 2011

UQ celebrated World Environment Day today by recognising the significant contribution of its 100 Green Office representatives to its many sustainability programs and initiatives across all four campuses.

3 June 2011

Leading researchers in clean alternative fuel technologies, industry representatives and international experts will attend Queensland’s first future fuels conference in Brisbane in July.

3 June 2011

Did you scribble on a desk in the Physiology Lecture Theatres at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus sometime in the past 48 years?

31 May 2011

Science research isn’t just for scientists—anyone can be a citizen scientist by spotting and recording wildlife, deciphering pictures of distant galaxies, or monitoring the colour of our coral reefs.

20 May 2011

UQ research that aims to protect crops without incurring long-term environmental damage has won a major award and resulted in a licence agreement.

16 May 2011
The SCB hopes to save species like the Red Goshawk. Photo courtesy of James Watson.

Growing concern about the worsening state of earth’s biodiversity has motivated a group of UQ students and staff to form the first Australian Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB).

12 May 2011
The long-term outlook for koalas is grim according to extensive research by the Koala Research Network.

A delegation of scientists from The Koala Research Network (KRN) presented sombre evidence on the fate of the Koala to a senate inquiry in Brisbane this week.

5 May 2011

Queensland is establishing itself as a global hub for geothermal energy research, technology development and jobs, Energy Minister Stephen Robertson said today.

20 April 2011
University of Queensland students meet His Excellency Mr Jia Qinglin, Chairman of the National Committee, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on his arrival at UQ

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA: Research leading to more sustainable steel production could result from a new agreement signed today by one of the world’s top three steel producers and four Australian universities.

9 April 2011

School students across the globe will explore one of our most critical resources as part of the world’s largest science experiment, with a UQ lecturer leading the project in Australia.

8 April 2011
“The concentrating photovoltaic solar tracking array is a high-visibility flagship for the overall UQ solar project.” Professor Paul Meredith

The University of Queensland’s $7.75 million solar power system at St Lucia in Brisbane has reached a milestone, with installation completed on one of the project’s most visible components.

6 April 2011
Background image courtesy Michelle Venter

Scientists at UQ, in collaboration with JCU, may have found a way to offset up to 2.5% of Australia’s annual greenhouse gas emissions and secure economic benefits for regional communities.

30 March 2011
UQ PhD student Michael Hewson with Dr Steve Peckham on the rooftop of the David Skaggs Research Centre in Colorado. Image courtesy Will von Dauster

A University of Queensland researcher has travelled to the United States to extend his work into atmospheric pollution.

24 March 2011

Queensland scientists are leading an international food security research collaboration that aims to increase crop production by 30 per cent and reduce crop failures for 500,000 African farmers.

21 March 2011
The team behind the MetalloTek research

A new technology that promotes plant growth at mine sites previously unable to support any vegetation due to heavy metal soil contamination is being trialled by researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) with financial support from Xstrata...

14 March 2011
UQ student Danielle Nilsson with an orangutan at Melbourne Zoo

Living in the jungle with orangutans while creating awareness about deforestation is a dream for The University of Queensland's Danielle Nilsson, but she needs your help to make it a reality.

11 March 2011
More than 170 students volunteered to tidy up the St Lucia campus and surrounds for Clean Up Australia Day 2011

Hundreds of UQ students played their part in Clean Up Australia Day on the weekend, collecting enough rubbish to fill a construction skip from St Lucia and surrounding Dutton Park.

10 March 2011
Professor Craig Franklin studying crocs in far north Queensland

Professor Craig Franklin has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Experimental Biology, a leading publication in the field of comparative animal physiology.

10 March 2011