Joshua Soderholm: Chasing destructive storms.

Joshua Soderholm loves a good thunder storm. It means he can head into the field and collect data for a University of Queensland research project that could lead to more accurate warnings of South East Queensland’s unpredictable and destructive...

25 November 2013

The University of Queensland is playing a part in a clinical trial of the only known effective treatment for humans exposed to Hendra virus.

1 November 2013

The University of Queensland is offering people around the world the chance to add their name to the world’s longest running laboratory experiment, the Pitch Drop.

18 October 2013

The world’s seagrass meadows are in trouble – but Australian scientists say early action can save them, even as sea levels rise.

25 September 2013

New research from The University of Queensland reinforces the value of network analysis and long-term studies for examining the social systems of wild animals.

24 September 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
The custodian of the world’s longest running laboratory experiment, Professor John Mainstone, passed away last week aged 78.

The custodian of the world’s longest running laboratory experiment, Professor John Mainstone, died last week after suffering a stroke. He was 78.

26 August 2013

Chinese students have taken first and second place at the 2013 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) which concluded at the University of Queensland today (Friday 12 July).

12 July 2013

A University of Queensland researcher has been recognised as a future leader in medical research for his groundbreaking work on understanding the biological basis of disease to develop new treatment options.

21 June 2013
The University of Queensland Body Donor Program Thanksgiving Service

The University of Queensland Body Donor Thanksgiving Service will be held tomorrow (Thursday 31 May) to commemorate 179 donors whose bodies were received into the care of the School of Biomedical Sciences.

29 May 2013

Students at The University of Queensland (UQ) will take their learning outside the classroom with a new Living Laboratories initiative.

7 May 2013
Red knots are one of the species already under pressure. Photo: ROB CLEMENS

Millions of shorebirds and some species could be lost as sea levels rise in coming decades, say UQ scientists who are working as part of an international environmental team.

6 May 2013

University of Queensland ecologists have released research that will result in better crocodiles management and intervention.

2 May 2013
Mentoring and Reconstruction Task Force 2 soldiers cross one of many rivers whilst on patrol through Sorkh Lez in the Mirabad Valley, Southern Afghanistan. Photo by Corporal Rachel Ingram

Over recent operations, Australian Army soldiers have carried the heaviest loads borne by soldiers in the past 3000 years.

23 April 2013
University of Queensland Associate Professor Greg Brown and Poland’s Jagiellonian University Dr Malgorzata Grodzinska-Jurczak visit a protected natural area in Poland.

An international research consortium, involving an Australian researcher, aims to improve national park governance and landscape protection systems in Poland and Norway, thanks to a prestigious $1.2 million European grant.

16 April 2013

New UQ research reveals menopausal women who gain weight, smoke and consume alcohol at risky levels face an increased risk of experiencing night sweats and hot flushes.

16 April 2013

The University of Queensland School of Nursing and Midwifery has signed a major two-year education partnership with leading healthcare organisation Bupa Care Services.

10 April 2013
Professor Andrew White, Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj, Professor Max Lu, Professor David Craik and Professor Matthew Brown

The University of Queensland’s place as a global research leader has been highlighted with today’s announcement that five UQ scientists are among 20 new Australian Academy of Science Fellows for 2013.

27 March 2013