A physics iLab experiment at The University of Queensland has just welcomed its 8000th student, carrying the University’s name into the science classrooms of North America.

21 December 2012
The University of Queensland's Dr Matthew Broome peering over the BosonSampling quantum computer.

An Australian-American team has shone light — literally — onto the question of whether quantum computers are actually more powerful than conventional counterparts.

21 December 2012

Papilloma virus infections and superbug tuberculosis strains will come under renewed attack, after the federal government today agreed to support two University of Queensland research projects.

18 December 2012
UQ Health Sciences Executive Dean Professor Nicholas Fisk, Professor Christopher Chen, UQ Dean of Medicine and Head of School, Professor David Wilkinson and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj.

A $10.5 million gift from an internationally renowned clinician and research leader will advance The University of Queensland’s global contributions to reproductive medicine.

14 December 2012
Signing the QED Alliance: (back, from left) Professor David Stephens, Emory; Mr Stephen Sencer, Emory, Professor Max Lu, UQ; Professor Dennis Liotta, Emory; (front) Dr James Wagner, Emory; Professor Peter Høj, UQ, Professor Frank Gannon, QIMR.

An alliance that combines Queensland’s research excellence with the market capabilities of a leading US research university could drive new cancer treatments and infectious disease vaccines to market sooner.

14 December 2012

The University of Queensland researchers have successfully restored wound healing in a model of diabetes paving the way for new treatments for chronic wounds.

13 December 2012

Increased lifespan brings with it more chronic disease and reduced quality of life, according to a landmark global health study.

12 December 2012

The University of Queensland's Centre for Clinical Research has received $2 million in funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) for state-of-the-art imaging equipment that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in...

3 December 2012

The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ipswich Campus is hosting the Ipswich Prostate Cancer Support Group Awareness Evening tonight.

28 November 2012
Massimo Damiani, 3, with his dad Stephen ... Massimo's genome has been analysed to help better understand leukodystrophy

A University of Queensland researcher has been awarded an $85,000 grant to identify the genes that underlie rare paediatric brain disorders.

23 November 2012
Professor Peter Koopman from UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science.

Professor Peter Koopman from The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) has been elected to the Council of the premier national science body.

22 November 2012

Thousands of people travelled to Cairns in north Queensland for the full solar eclipse on the morning of Wednesday, November 14.

21 November 2012
Professor Nick Shaw (HoS, Pharmacy), Christine Bundesent (Director, ICTE-UQ), Marg Cannell, Jacqueline Bond, Michele Feinberg, Alex Rossi, Leigh McKauge, Professor Mick McManus (DVC-A), Lynne Emmerton.

The University of Queensland has been recognised for the calibre of its pharmacy training, receiving an Award for Programs that Enhance Learning at the 2012 Australian Awards for University Teaching in Canberra yesterday.

20 November 2012
UQ researchers discover the Australian and Asian beaked sea snakes are two unrelated species despite the snakes identical appearances.

Scientists have discovered that the lethal beaked sea snake is actually two species with separate evolutions, which resulted in identical snakes.

19 November 2012
UQ PhD student Kate Hayward from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences helps a stroke patient use SMART Arm, a device developed by UQ and James Cook University to assist stroke survivors with their rehabilitation.

A non-robotic device that helps stroke survivors regain upper limb movement is expected to be commercially available in Australia within the next 12 months.

9 November 2012
Professor Anton Middelberg

Immunising people with vaccines that are quick and inexpensive to produce is the answer to preventing large-scale spread of infectious disease, Professor Anton Middelberg from UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology says.

2 November 2012
Professor Zhiguo Yuan

Scientists from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre have found a way to curb the cost – and smell – of sewage transportation.

31 October 2012
MND and Me Founder Scott Sullivan, QBI Development Board Chair Jeff Maclean, and QBI Director Professor Perry Bartlett

UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) has welcomed the support of the MND and Me Foundation in its quest to improve the understanding of Motor Neuron Disease (MND).

26 October 2012

A project based at The University of Queensland is helping women who have survived breast cancer to lose weight and live healthier, longer lives.

26 October 2012
DVD cover of The Magic Glasses, which aims to improve child health in China and the Philippines

Almost $1.5 million in funding has been awarded to researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) who are working to reduce one of the world’s most common chronic infections.

25 October 2012