A University of Queensland engineer has followed nature’s example and developed whiskers for drones and robots, allowing machines to sense surroundings just as animals do.

15 August 2019
UQ Student Clint Therakam to graduate with a degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering

A passion and curiosity for the earth’s atmosphere and beyond led University of Queensland graduand Clint Therakam to pursue a degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

17 July 2019

University of Queensland researchers will explore how the ingenuity and expertise of Australian architects contributes to improving the quality of life among Chinese citizens.

10 July 2019
An informal settlement in India

Attempts to redevelop informal settlements with apartment buildings could cause more harm than good in developing regions, according to a University of Queensland PhD architecture student.

8 July 2019
A scrapped computer board

Melting metals from scrapped electronic devices are among solutions for the sustainable supply of critical materials being investigated by University of Queensland researchers.

1 July 2019

Technology developed by University of Queensland researchers that analyses a person’s cough could help diagnose respiratory disorders quickly and easily in patients who lack access to doctors.

7 June 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

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
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
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 new national program to transform food waste into valuable products is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

9 May 2019

An international team of researchers has discovered a cost-effective way to generate electricity without producing greenhouse gas emissions – while also reducing air pollution.

11 April 2019
Southbank's Rain Bank in Brisbane

Researchers from The University of Queensland have helped to develop a four-point plan to create more sustainable, liveable, prosperous and resilient cities.

27 March 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019

The growing problem of plastic pollution is an issue being tackled by chemical engineers at The University of Queensland in conjunction with government and industry.

19 February 2019
Walking robots are set to be much more affordable

Walking robots could soon assist in search and rescue missions or deliver your groceries now that a new system has been developed to bring a more affordable option to the market.

16 January 2019