The world needs a new international protected area target based on scientific evidence, according to a team including University of Queensland scientists.

11 April 2019

Female sapphire miners in Madagascar are among the nation’s hardest workers and poorest people, but their future is looking brighter, thanks to University of Queensland research.

4 December 2018
A clownfish hiding away in the anemones. Credit: Stefan Andrews.

Predators have been identified as the shaping force behind mutually beneficial relationships between species such as clown fish and anemones, or bees and flowers.

28 November 2018
Crime101x’s creators Professor Mark Horswill, Professor Barbara Masser and Associate Professor Blake McKimmie.

A University of Queensland course is so good it is criminal, with CRIME101x: The Psychology of Criminal Justice winning yet another accolade.

19 November 2018
Dr Deidre Brown will be one of the international architects to present at the symposium

The contributions of Indigenous architecture to contemporary places, cultures and architectural practise will be the focus of a symposium at the State Library of Queensland today.

9 November 2018
A business-man's hands gesture. In the background are people gathered around a conference

Bosses with exorbitant pay packets are seen as less effective leaders than their counterparts on lower incomes, and less able to influence those they seek to lead, according to University of Queensland research.

23 October 2018

The fossils of two extinct mice species have been discovered in caves in tropical Queensland by University of Queensland scientists tracking environment changes.

24 September 2018
A hand holding a phone, texting.

SMS reminders sent to patients booked in to addiction treatment sessions significantly increase attendance rates, University of Queensland research has found.

29 August 2018

Men undergoing either robot-assisted or open surgery for prostate cancer experienced equally good outcomes, a study involving University of Queensland researchers has found.

13 July 2018

The University of Queensland does not have a gender-neutral language policy or a list of banned words. This has been misreported in the media. School of Political Science and International Studies Head Richard Devetak responds.

13 June 2018
A boat in Indonesia’s Kayan Mentarang National Park.

One-third of the world’s protected land is under intense human pressure, according to an international study described as ‘a stunning reality check’ on efforts to avert a biodiversity crisis.

18 May 2018

An academic paper involving University of Queensland authors has been retracted after the researchers found errors in the computer code used to analyse some of the data.

12 April 2018
UQ's 2018 Fulbright Scholars - Dr Anna Urbanowicz, James Hill, Karri Neldner and Dr David Ireland

Four researchers are preparing to travel to the United States of America to advance their work after being awarded Fulbright Scholarships.

28 February 2018

Claims that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States have been challenged by a University of Queensland drug abuse expert.

23 February 2018

Fifteen eastern longneck turtle hatchlings have a fighting chance at life after they were rescued and incubated as eggs by veterinary technician at The University of Queensland.

24 January 2018
Emma Sievwright. Photo credit: Nick Wilson / Foxtel

The ovens are preheated and a fresh batch of Australia’s best amateur bakers is ready to knead the dough – with one of The University of Queensland’s own rising to the heat in The Great Australian Bake Off.

23 January 2018
Artist’s impression of Diluvicursor pickeringi foraging in the Australian-Antarctic rift valley. Painting: Peter Trusler.

A dinosaur species discovered a decade ago in south-eastern Australia is giving fresh insight into the diversity of dinosaurs that inhabited the Australian-Antarctic rift valley.

11 January 2018

The editors and publishers of the journal Brain Injury have retracted an academic paper following advice from The University of Queensland.

2 November 2017
Heightened levels of inconsistent sleep are unfavourable for athletes wanting to perform at their optimum. Credit: Sergio Montenegro

Junior rugby league players go to bed later than their senior counterparts and are therefore at risk of burning the candle at both ends if this isn’t considered in their routine.

15 September 2017
Woodland in the Cooloola dunes near Rainbow Beach. Image: Lui Weber

UQ scientists are studying plants' microbial communities, with the aim of improving crop and plant yields. A piece of land on Queensland's Sunshine Coast has proved vital to their quest, with its wide range of species in close proximity, in very...

10 August 2017