Jimmy Tran and Kianoosh Soltani-Naveh are fellow researchers taking part in UQ's Summer Research program.

University of Queensland students are taking advantage of the summer break to focus on innovative research such as using saliva to beat heart disease and simulating hypersonic flights of 8600 km an hour with Scramjets.

29 November 2013

University of Queensland researchers hope to devise new measures and approaches to the impact of animal infections on humans, thanks to a US$100,000 grant through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill and Melinda Gates...

26 November 2013
Joshua Soderholm: Chasing destructive storms.

Joshua Soderholm loves a good thunder storm. It means he can head into the field and collect data for a University of Queensland research project that could lead to more accurate warnings of South East Queensland’s unpredictable and destructive...

25 November 2013

Exciting new research collaborations in areas ranging from the arts to zoology are under way between The University of Queensland and The University of Western Australia.

22 November 2013
The newly discovered giant clam. Photo: E. A. Treml.

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a vivid new species of giant clam on reefs in the Solomon Islands and at Ningaloo in Western Australia.

21 November 2013

An international team engineers and biologists has developed a new technique that could lead to improved infection diagnosis for cystic fibrosis patients.

19 November 2013
Brothers Lexus and Jahk Hughes: UQ Gatton Past Students Association Scholarship winners.

Science student Lexus Hughes has followed in his brother’s footsteps, being awarded the University of Queensland Gatton Past Student’s Association Scholarship.

13 November 2013
UQ's new $1.5 million student space.

University of Queensland School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management students have a new space to develop their skills using innovative, collaborative technology.

12 November 2013
UQ's Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation's Antony van der Ent says researchers have identified dozens of new plant species that contain high concentrations of nickel in Mount Kinabalu in Borneo.

Mount Kinabalu is well known to climbers and adventurers all over the world – now a University of Queensland researcher is putting the Borneo mountain region on the map for trees that contain some of the world's highest concentrations of nickel.

11 November 2013

A collaborative research project aimed at discovering a drug to treat a highly resistant form of breast cancer is one of two projects given the green light by the Queensland Emory Development (QED) Alliance.

7 November 2013

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute has secured a $2 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation for a new cancer treatment centre in Brisbane.

7 November 2013
Dr Jian Yang is one of two recipients of the Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation’s Senior Medical Research Fellowship.

A University of Queensland researcher has been awarded $1.2 million to unlock the genetic underpinning of thousands of diseases, including schizophrenia, Motor Neuron Disease (MND) and cancer.

5 November 2013

The University of Queensland is playing a part in a clinical trial of the only known effective treatment for humans exposed to Hendra virus.

1 November 2013

The influence of genes on body mass index scores is substantially lower than previously thought, researchers at The University of Queensland have found.

31 October 2013

A team of researchers has pinpointed a handful of genes that could drive the formation of medulloblastoma, the most aggressive and frequent form of brain tumour found in children.

31 October 2013

Australia’s first in situ sectioning electron microscope is helping researchers at The University of Queensland gain insights into diabetes and liver disease.

30 October 2013

University of Queensland (UQ) scientists have made a fundamental breakthrough into how the brain decodes the visual world.

30 October 2013

Scientists at The University of Queensland (UQ) have discovered how the honeybee can land anywhere with utmost precision and grace – and the knowledge may soon help build incredible robot aircraft.

29 October 2013

Links between the humanities and complex environmental issues such as climate change and species extinction will be explored when the University of Queensland hosts the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 44th Annual Symposium next month.

28 October 2013
Professor Paul Meredith ... "a game-changing project forAustralia"

The University of Queensland has signed a contract with First Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd for the construction of a solar photovoltaic research facility at Gatton.

23 October 2013