UQ Sportsman of the Year Michael Mercieca, and UQ Sportswoman of the Year Gabi Simpson

Australian netball vice-captain Gabi Simpson and national gymnastics champion Michael Mercieca have been named The University of Queensland’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.

24 April 2018
Daylight savings could save koalas

A University of Queensland-led study has found that adopting daylight saving time in South-East Queensland could help koala conservation.

23 November 2016

Today is World Wildlife Day. UQ experts available for comment for World Wildlife Day: Journalists are welcome to contact experts listed below directly for interviews and comment.

3 March 2016
San Diego Zoo ambassador Ric Schwartz and UQ’s Dr Bill Ellis with a koala participating in the radio tracking study.  Credit: Ken Bohn – San Diego Zoo.

A team of international scientists has tracked the love lives of koalas, uncovering some curious behaviours and finding that male koalas make their distinct bellows to avoid confrontation with competitors.

9 July 2015

Crucial knowledge on how Queensland koalas adapt to heat, cope with habitat loss and transmit common diseases will be the focus of five research projects.

11 June 2013
Moot competition winners (from left) Michelle Taylor from UQ team sponsor Norton Rose, Bianca Kabel, Joshua Underwood, Mitchell Beebe, Coach Dr Sarah Derrington, and UQ Law School Director of Mooting Dr Peter Billings.

Law students from The University of Queensland have built on their strong mooting record, winning the 13th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot competition.

16 August 2012

University of Queensland researcher Dr Venerina Johnston has been awarded a grant to research the skills and behaviours needed by supervisors to help workers return to work after injury or illness.

19 January 2012
From L-R: Alexandra Wolhuter; Anna Charles; Brooke Thompson; Catherine Drummond and Lindsay Collins

The plight of child soldiers and the mistreatment of Australian POW's during WWII are two of the real life situations used to illustrate the principles of international humanitarian law as part of a high school education program developed by...

5 December 2011
The long-term outlook for koalas is grim according to extensive research by the Koala Research Network.

A delegation of scientists from The Koala Research Network (KRN) presented sombre evidence on the fate of the Koala to a senate inquiry in Brisbane this week.

5 May 2011

With the help of mobile phone technology, UQ researchers are set to decipher the distinctive grunting noises made by male koalas during the spring mating season.

7 October 2008

The largest dinosaur discovered to date in Australia, Elliot the sauropod, did not die alone. In his last hours, 98-95 million years ago, Elliot had a companion, a second sauropod whom Australian scientists have named “Mary”.

4 December 2003

The University of Queensland's Synergy Solar Cycle Team hopes to solve problems with its solar array before day four of racing in the 1999 ETSA World Solar Cycle Challenge, a 1526km race from Alice Springs to Adelaide from October 18 to 24.

20 October 1999

The hottest solar assisted cycle under the sun will make its public debut at the Willowbank Raceway drag strip tomorrow. (Tuesday, October 12.)

7 October 1999