The growing problem of plastic pollution is an issue being tackled by chemical engineers at The University of Queensland in conjunction with government and industry.

19 February 2019

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media in relation to World Environment Day on 5 June and World Oceans Day on 8 June.

1 June 2018
Professor Michael Yu is working on revolutionary termiticide products

Challenges of a modern Australia – ranging from melanoma, to termites, to degenerative disorders, reef protection and food provision – are in the sights of six UQ projects to share $4.2 million in State Government funding.

20 October 2017

Research into sustainable diesel production and the development of ultra-thin, flexible screen-printed batteries has attracted $3.85 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P).

28 June 2017
Professor Peter Halley and QUT’s Emeritus Professor Graeme George with the award.

New degradable plastic film that is less than the width of a human hair is helping to regenerate native trees and establish high-value crops.

9 March 2016

UQ research that aims to protect crops without incurring long-term environmental damage has won a major award and resulted in a licence agreement.

16 May 2011