Women lead the way in 57 University of Queensland Sporting Scholarships awarded to 55 student-athletes, including Olympic, Paralympic and Australian representatives.

15 March 2019

Even as a child, medicine graduand Kreyen Ponen had an aptitude for science and enjoyed helping people.

11 December 2018
Koala-in-a-gum-tree

A koala virus could help researchers explain millions of years of accumulated ‘junk’ DNA in the human genome.

8 August 2018

Eleven young University of Queensland lawyers who died in World War II have been commemorated in a book released yesterday.

26 June 2018
L-R: Cristina Sheehan (Synchronised Swimming), Liam Adcock (Athletics), Con Foley (Rugby Union), Lakeisha Patterson (Swimming)

Australian Commonwealth Games athletes are among a group of 58 University of Queensland students awarded UQ 2018 Sporting Scholarships.

16 March 2018
Thursday Island in the Torres Strait

An integrated telehealth service could help close the gap for Indigenous Australians with dementia living in rural and remote communities.

12 March 2018
People tend to underestimate the importance of social factors for health

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – but that message is failing to get through to the community.

5 February 2018
Close to half of UQ’s 2018 funding will go to the Faculty of Medicine, accounting for $20 million across 18 projects.

University of Queensland research into dementia, cancer, superbugs, painkillers, and children’s health are among 51 projects that will benefit from National Health and Medical Research Council 2018 Project Grant funding announced today.

6 December 2017

The University of Queensland has recognised staff members and teams in the 2017 UQ Awards for Excellence.

7 June 2017
Dr Katharine Greenaway's small smile

Her research found that it’s better not to grin when you win, but could she keep the smile from her face when receiving a prestigious psychology award?

3 May 2017
Left to right: Breanna Koenen (AFL), Callum Breetzke (Surf Life Saving), Meg Gemmell (Rugby Sevens), and Leo Lark (Weightlifting)

A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

23 March 2017

An effective and economical treatment for Ebola patients has been developed by an international team led by Queensland researchers.

3 February 2017
Image: Nadia Murad and Yazda deputy executive director Ahmed Khudida Burjus (left), met UN  Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in December 2015  after Ms Murad spoke at the UN Security Council’s first-ever session on human trafficking in armed conflict.

A young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will speak at The University of Queensland next week.

19 August 2016
Dr Alexia Murphy will join the International Atomic Energy Agency as a nutrition specialist

A University of Queensland researcher has been recruited by the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to lead projects combating malnutrition through nuclear nutrition techniques.

26 July 2016
Shambhavi Mishra

15 year old Brisbane Student Shambhavi Mishra has been crowned the 2016 Queensland Brain Bee Champion at The University of Queensland's QBI

20 July 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016
The Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Kick-starter funding of $50,000 has helped unite Brisbane-based researchers in the battle against Zika virus.

28 April 2016

They made global headlines by proving the importance of social groups in retirement, and now Australian researchers are transforming the lives of young adults who feel socially isolated.

22 March 2016
Photo: Cleaner wrasse with a client Scarface damsel by Richard Smith

University of Queensland researchers have discovered the presence of the bluestreak cleaner wrasse increases the number of juvenile fish on reefs.

19 August 2015
From left: Shona Wood, Emy Huntsman, Dominique Fraser, Mikaya Ivanov, Declan Scott.

They may be graduating from The University of Queensland next week, but five valedictorians are already proving themselves to be change-makers off-campus.

17 July 2015