A Guidance in Time

The wait to see the stunning triptych, A Guidance in Time created by Quandamooka artists Casey Coolwell and Kyra Mancktelow for the University of Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is finally over after a series of unveiling events.

20 May 2019
An inspirational example of the fruits of peace in Colombia.

Former Colombian guerrillas who are in the process of reintegration into society as whitewater rafting guides will appear at two free events held at The University of Queensland this week.

20 May 2019

A 24-tonne dinosaur may have walked in a ‘high-heeled’ fashion, according to University of Queensland research.

17 May 2019

The Mona Lisa, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and dozens of other images have been recreated on a quantum ‘canvas’ the width of a human hair, thanks to University of Queensland physicists.

17 May 2019

A psychology outreach clinic for high school students is the first of its kind in Australia, thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland and Marsden State High School.

16 May 2019
Caroline Williams - UQ’s University Librarian

Academic libraries have come a long way since the days of index cards, date-stamps and hushed study areas, now boasting e-books, 24-hour access and sleep pods – and The University of Queensland’s new University Librarian has seen it all.

15 May 2019

Australian and Queensland athletes will contest the 35th edition of The University of Queensland’s Great Court Race on Wednesday 22 May.

15 May 2019

Unravelling the secrets of the relationship between coral and the algae living inside it will help prevent coral bleaching, University of Queensland researchers believe.

14 May 2019

3D printed models of dog skulls are helping University of Queensland vets to save animals and educate tomorrow’s veterinary students.

14 May 2019

Instead of slowing down, New Zealanders appear to increase their pre-drinking after the age of 30, a University of Queensland study has found.

13 May 2019

A hormone produced by stressed plants could combat damage caused by salty soils, considerably increasing plant growth.

13 May 2019

Bee venom that can be used for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and research into dementia, HIV and arthritis can now be easily and profitably harvested thanks to a University of Queensland student’s invention.

10 May 2019
One deep-sea fish with enhanced vision: silver spinyfin (Diretmus argenteus)

Fish living up to 1500 metres below the surface have developed surprisingly diverse vision that could help them determine predator from prey in the dimly-lit depths of their fish-eats-fish world.

10 May 2019

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk during the Federal election campaign.

10 May 2019

A new national program to transform food waste into valuable products is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

9 May 2019

Stark cultural differences in attitudes to public transport have been revealed by an international study featuring a University of Queensland academic.

8 May 2019

Adolescents who self-harm experience heightened sensations across their skin and misjudge bodily cues such as hunger and headaches, University of Queensland-led research has found.

8 May 2019
Structure of the YenTcA toxin complex looking down through the central channel.

Research into an intricate toxin delivery system found in bacteria could overcome the problem of pesticide resistance in insects, and might even lead to new cancer treatments.

7 May 2019
The competition will raise money for spinal cord injury research

A world-wide competition will pit human against machine in a virtual high-tech car chase this weekend.

3 May 2019

A large genetic study revealing new insights about how genes influence birth weight could eventually help ensure babies are born at a healthy weight.

2 May 2019