Australia is home to many venomous creatures and boasts some of the world’s most deadly, but a particular group of venomous Aussies had been almost entirely ignored.

13 December 2013

A UQ scientist has joined international colleagues to accurately date Martian rocks using a specially-designed instrument on board NASA’s Curiosity rover.

13 December 2013
The unique flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi)

The effects of climate change in the Galápagos Islands are posing a severe threat to one of the world’s rarest seabirds, a decade-long historical study led by a University of Queensland researcher has revealed.

22 November 2013
UQ PhD candidate and veterinarian Moira Brennan.

A University of Queensland trial of a new injectable treatment for canine cancer has shown early results in slowing down and ultimately reversing the growth of a tumour.

17 September 2013

University of Queensland (UQ) scientists are harnessing honeybee flight secrets to develop insect-sized robot aircraft.

11 September 2013
Superconducting quantum circuit used to relay quantum information.  Photograph courtesy Y. Liu, ETH Zurich.

A team of University of Queensland physicists has transmitted a state of an artificial atom from one location to another inside an electronic chip.

6 September 2013

Leaders of the world's major religions could play a vital role in helping to save the world's dwindling wildlife and wilderness, three eminent ecologists from Sweden and Australia have proposed.

3 September 2013

A researcher from The University of Queensland, has conducted the world’s first pineapple microarray to gain a better understanding of tropical fruit development at the molecular level.

2 September 2013
The University of Queensland’s Professor Mary Garson.

The University of Queensland’s Professor Mary Garson has become the first Australian to receive a ‘Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering’ award for her eminent leadership and contributions to chemistry in Australia and overseas.

26 August 2013
Aedes albopictus female mosquito. Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists at The University of Queensland have identified a deadly threat lurking just 30 kilometres north of Queensland.

22 August 2013

A University of Queensland researcher has warned that refugee women and children face increased risks under the Federal Government’s policy of sending asylum seekers to Nauru and Papua New Guinea.

15 August 2013
PAIN President Carolyn Wood

The University of Queensland’s physics club is gearing up for their annual Astro Camp, a weekend of astronomy open to all students.

8 August 2013
Dr Kerrie Wilson

The University of Queensland congratulates ARC Future Fellow and Senior Lecturer Dr Kerrie Wilson on being named a finalist in the Australian Museum’s 2013 Eureka Awards for the Outstanding Young Researcher category.

2 August 2013

Student performance on tests should not be the only criteria for judging schools, according to a University of Queensland-led project in Bundaberg, Childers and Gin Gin.

1 August 2013

Researchers at The University of Queensland are offering a free depression intervention for young adults with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who are feeling sad, depressed, or stressed.

1 August 2013
UQ Bachelor of Social Science student Deanna Simpson enjoys volunteering and has been offered an internship with a major global development management firm.

Two University of Queensland students have the chance to launch careers in the competitive international development sector, thanks to the university’s strong links with a major global development management firm.

30 July 2013

Newly trialled native algae species provide real hope for the development of commercially viable fuels from algae, a University of Queensland scientist has found.

24 July 2013
Sisters Kimberley Golding, 25, of Biggera Waters on the Gold Coast, Amy Hawkes, 29, of Springfield and Millicent “Mills” Ballancin, 27, of Sunnybank, will graduate at The University of Queensland today.

Three sisters will graduate on the same day tomorrow, in a rare coincidence for Queensland’s oldest university.

19 July 2013

Telling someone they are going to die and that further treatment is futile is a regular challenge for many doctors, but few have had formal training in how to do it.

10 July 2013

Global food safety was on the agenda at a recent University of Queensland seminar in Vietnam.

3 July 2013