2011 floods, Queensland - State Library of Queensland image

History has a devastating tendency to repeat itself when it comes to extreme flooding in South-East Queensland, researchers behind a new study have warned.

11 January 2017

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
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
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

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

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

Today, MontroseAccess, in partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ), announced a major new initiative which is set to benefit children with disabilities worldwide.

29 November 2011

University of Queensland researchers from the School of Human Movement Studies have together scooped four of the fourteen prestigious 2011 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Awards (ASMF Fellow Awards).

16 November 2011

UQ's performance in the highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) funding arena has gone from strength to strength with the announcement of successful Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) yesterday (...

15 November 2011

Medical leaders at Australia’s major universities have called for a change that would revolutionise medical education, research and patient care in the nation’s top institutions.

19 January 2011

The environmental scientist whose work on dioxins last year prompted governments around the world to suspend the use of some pesticides says there is more to the problem and authorities need to act urgently.

6 December 2010

A form of spinal arthritis is genetically linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, researchers at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute in Brisbane, Australia, have found.

3 December 2010

Researchers at The University of Queensland have a powerful new tool to help reveal the extent of environmental and human exposure to harmful contaminants.

2 December 2010

Groundbreaking research into nanotechnology and advanced polymers will be accelerated with $3.6 million in infrastructure funding awarded to The University of Queensland (UQ) today.

1 December 2010

World-first trials aimed at eliminating dengue fever are set to begin in Cairns.

25 November 2010
Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Max Lu

The University of Queensland will receive $33.32 million in federal government research funding through 94 successful Australian Research Council Discovery Projects grants announced yesterday.

26 October 2010
The winners of the UQ Foundation Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision awards. From Left: Associate Professor Melissa Brown, Professor Ian Godwin, Professor Ottmar Lipp and Professor Zhiguo Yuan.

The University of Queensland has recognised seven of its most inspiring research higher degree supervisors.

27 September 2010

A University of Queensland researcher is set to enhance disease-detecting technology through quantum mechanics after winning a $100,000 UQ Foundation Research Excellence award.

23 September 2010