Quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero

University of Queensland quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero has been selected as a L’Oréal-UNESCO International Rising Talent for 2019.

14 February 2019
A researcher swims with a whale shark

A citizen science initiative collecting data on the world’s biggest fish is a finalist at Australia’s premier science awards.

31 July 2018
Professor Sara Dolnicar receives her award in Slovenia

UQ tourism Professor Sara Dolnicar has been recognised by the Republic of Slovenia with an Ambassador of Science award for her outstanding research achievements in fields as diverse as sustainable tourism and foster care.

22 November 2016
UQ researcher Nick McCarthy has won $5000 for his bushfire project.

Research into fighting fires with science has helped a University of Queensland student net $5000 in a national competition in the lead-up to World Science Festival Brisbane.

9 March 2016
Associate Professor Geoffrey Faulkner in the lab.

Do genetic mutations in individual brain cells influence how people form memories? Are diseases such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s caused by these genetic mutations?

23 November 2015
Professor David Craik said plants could be like biofactories for producing next-generation pharmaceuticals.

Taking medicine in the future could be as simple as eating a sunflower seed or drinking a cup of tea, thanks to an award to a University of Queensland researcher.

14 October 2015
L to R: Joseph Powell, Penelope Sanderson, Ian Hesketh, Linda Worrall, Elizabeth Worrall on behalf of Alice Hayward, Danielle Shanahan on behalf of Richard Fuller, Zhongfan Jia, Bing-Jie Ni, Eve McDonald-Madden

Research into areas as diverse as avocados, batteries and climate change has shared in a $515,182 total pool in The University of Queensland’s Research Week awards.

16 September 2015
Professor Jenny Martin was named a finalist in the awards for her tireless efforts campaigning for gender equity in science in Australia.

​Professor Jenny Martin from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience is a finalist for a Pride of Australia Medal in the Inspiration category.

1 September 2015
UQ’s latest ARC Laureate Fellows TC Beirne School of Law’s Professor Brad Sherman, the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences’s Professor Philip Hugenholtz and Institute for Molecular Bioscience’s Professor David Craik.

Better drugs for chronic pain, building food security, and research into evolutionary diversity have attracted more than $8 million in funding for The University of Queensland’s latest ARC Laureate Fellowships, announced today (23 June).

23 June 2015
Caption: Professor Zhiguo Yuan and Dr Leigh Ward have received Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Clunies Ross Awards.

Innovative bioscience and infrastructure research from two University of Queensland academics has been recognised with national awards.

28 May 2015