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
More than 300 people in Victoria and South Australia suffered food poisoning in salmonella outbreaks this year linked with bagged salads and sprouts.

Friendly bacteria may be introduced to bagged salad leaves to help ward off the possibility of salmonella and listeria outbreaks.

14 November 2016

Crocodiles turning up in populated areas like Darwin Harbour or on east coast beaches can cause problems, but a long-term University of Queensland study is shedding light on which crocodiles travel and why.

21 September 2015
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015
Professor Paul Meredith ... "a game-changing project forAustralia"

The University of Queensland has signed a contract with First Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd for the construction of a solar photovoltaic research facility at Gatton.

23 October 2013
Dr Claudia Vickers ... limonene one day could be a renewable, clean aviation fuel.     Photo: David Sproule

A University of Queensland researcher hopes to use a chemical found in lemons and other citrus fruits to make clean, renewable jet fuel.

9 October 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013
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

New approaches to cancer treatment and improved nickel mining output were the winning ideas from the grand final of UniQuest’s annual Trailblazer competition held at The University of Queensland on September 4.

10 September 2012
The team behind the MetalloTek research

A new technology that promotes plant growth at mine sites previously unable to support any vegetation due to heavy metal soil contamination is being trialled by researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) with financial support from Xstrata...

14 March 2011
Professor Craig Franklin studying crocs in far north Queensland

Professor Craig Franklin has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Experimental Biology, a leading publication in the field of comparative animal physiology.

10 March 2011
Associate Professor Peer Schenk inspects new algae strains

An Australian biodiesel company and a UQ student research group have teamed up to produce green energy.

12 November 2010

The Queensland Government has worked with UQ to secure a world-first green fuel initiative which could slash greenhouse gas emissions by fuelling planes with algae.

5 May 2010