Fish and other sea creatures will have to travel large distances to survive climate change, international marine scientists have warned.

4 November 2011
UQ PhD student Justus Deikumah measure the bill-skull length of a Grey-Headed Bristlebill in South-West Ghana as part of his study of the health of birds post rainforest clearing.

The first ever study of the impact of habitat loss on the health and condition of birds in South-West Ghana will be conducted by a PhD student from The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Geography Planning and Environmental Management.

28 July 2011

A voracious predator that devours prey larger than itself has been found lurking beneath Queensland’s golden sandy beaches.

28 July 2011
Reefs are naturally highly diverse and resilient

Climate change and acidifying ocean water are likely to have a highly variable impact on the world’s coral reefs in space, time and diversity, according to an international team of coral scientists, including UQ researchers.

21 July 2011
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

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
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
“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
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
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
Tropical Cyclone Yasi, which devastated Queensland's coast during February 2011.

Floods, cyclones and severe storms have devastated much of Queensland in the space of a few short months and many people are now questioning whether this is a result of climate change.

28 February 2011

Research into submarine volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean will lay the groundwork for scientists to map the Earth as it was millions of years ago.

14 February 2011

New research on how sharks see may help to prevent attacks on humans and assist in the design of fishing gear that may reduce shark bycatch in long-line fisheries.

25 January 2011