UQ alumnus Nick Georgiou works his laptop at a Brandtools desk

Just a week into a University of Queensland accelerator program for startups, one of the participants has attracted his first paying customer.

23 January 2019
Student Eloise Crouch is given a software tutorial.

A more than $500 million software grant from Siemens will give University of Queensland students and researchers access to advanced technology, building their skills in digital and data driven industries.

12 November 2018
UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign. iStockphoto.

UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign.

30 October 2017
One research project aims to develop crop yield prediction systems using satellite data and biophysical crop modelling. iStockphoto

University of Queensland research projects to develop better batteries for renewable energy and a way of predicting crop yields from space have been funded under a joint Queensland-China scheme.

17 October 2017
UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

24 March 2017
Mining engineering is a strong career choice, says UQ's Professor Peter Knights

Mining engineers have the highest graduate employability rate among all types of engineers, according to a study that tracked job placements for 34 years.

7 February 2017
The 3D Water Atlas compiles and analyses data from Surat Basin bores. Photo iStock

An open access Water Atlas has gone online, giving the general public a 3D view of groundwater data from eastern Australia’s Surat Basin.

9 December 2016
Professor Xue Li ... his analysis is based on data from the previous 24 hours’ social media

A University of Queensland computer scientist who harvests social media to accurately predict election results says he can confidently call next week’s United States election.

4 November 2016
Hong Peng ... the new method has environmental and financial benefits

North Queensland has some of Earth’s largest known bauxite deposits, but their potential has largely remained locked in the ground, until now.

18 August 2016
Professor David Abramson: "The award is really a tribute to ... the Genomics Virtual Lab team."

The director of The University of Queensland’s Research Computing Centre has been named the iTnews Education Chief Information Officer of the Year.

23 February 2016
The water system in Manila was dramatically improved

Until 1997, water supplies in downtown Manila were beset with infrastructure problems such as leaks, widespread unauthorised access and contamination.

11 September 2015

​Engineers Australia has recognised The University of Queensland for its work in boosting female participation in engineering courses.

3 August 2015

A University of Queensland start-up company has received more than $3 million in investor support for its scratch-resistant and environmentally sustainable acrylic glass for use in the computer, electronics and automotive industries.

23 April 2015
A diver services monitoring frames during a dredge trial in northern Moreton Bay.

The University of Queensland has joined forces with Australia’s largest multi-cargo port for a $2 million research project to develop new port-related engineering solutions.

22 April 2015
The Nanopatch applicator and a large version of the patch.

Vaccine technology company Vaxxas has moved a step closer to achieving its goal of improving world health, thanks to a capital raising of $25 million.

10 February 2015
Solar panels - like these at UQ - are being installed globally at a rate of a gigawatt every week, almost as much the total amount installed during the 20th century.

The question of whether the future will be powered by coal and oil or by renewable energy is crucially important, both to the medium-term future of the Australian economy and to the long-term future of the planet. For either to succeed, there is a...

8 January 2015
ilab Germinate 2012 graduate Mr Calvin Kowald from Ample Entertainment.

Budding entrepreneurs can grow their business ideas from seed, with ilab’s intensive three-month ilab Germinate 6 program, which includes up to $20,000 in funding.

1 October 2014
Paul Knittel, left, and Tristan Mathias have made web design a faster process.

If necessity is the mother of invention, then frustration must be its father because that is what drove entrepreneur and University of Queensland engineering student Paul Knittel to develop a visual on-line tool for website designers.

29 April 2014