Obesity and diabetes are among the most pressing challenges facing human health

Gene therapy aimed at treating diabetes and obesity is the subject of an agreement between Australian researchers and a Canadian health and wellness company.

18 July 2017

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

7 June 2017
Rhopalurus junceus is described as a blue scorpion due to the colouring in its tail

Canadian health and wellness company PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (PMI) has signed a research and option agreement with UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s main commercialisation company, to develop stabilised natural and synthetic peptides from...

21 April 2017
Federal election experts available for comment

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues relating to the 2 July 2016 Federal Government election.

30 June 2016
Back row, left to right: Dane Bird-Smith (athletics – race walking), Clara Smith (athletics – race walking), Brenden Hall (swimming). Front row, left to right: Gabrielle Simpson (netball), Kobie Donovan (athletics – shot put/javelin)

Rio Olympic hopefuls are among a group of more than 40 University of Queensland students who have received 2016 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

17 March 2016

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues relating to the 19 March 2016 statewide local government elections.

3 March 2016
Artist's impression of the Forgan Smith refurbishment

Queensland judicial leaders tried their hands as graffiti artists at The University of Queensland’s landmark Forgan Smith building this morning to mark the beginning of a new chapter in the building’s history.

27 November 2015
Queensland voters will go to the polls on January 31

The following experts are available to comment to media on issues relating to the Queensland election and subsequent developments. Journalists can search for experts on a wide range of topics at UQ Experts.

4 February 2015
University of Queensland Law Society (UQLS) President Chad Hardy, The Hon Justice Patrick Keane and Catherine Drummond, winner of the UQLS Medal for the Most Outstanding Graduate of the Year.

University of Queensland law students have been awarded for their exceptional academic performance, in areas from taxation law to criminal procedure.

23 May 2013
Professor Robert Parton, from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, is leading a $7.1 million research project to study the mechanisms behind healthy cells transforming into cancerous cells.

Cutting-edge research that aims to stop the transformation of healthy cells into cancerous cells is one of nine prestigious grants and scholarships awarded to health and medical researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).

15 December 2011
Front Row (L to R), Associate Professor Massimo Gasparon, Professor Michael Drinkwater, Dr Simon Perry, Dr Phillip Isaac. Second Row (L to R) Dr Daniel Schull, Dr April Wright, Associate Professor Lisa Nissen, Dr Patricia Short, Dr Monica Moran, Miss Jacqueline Bond. Third Row (L to R) Professor Arne Dahle, Professor Peter Dux, Mr Carl Sherwood, Dr Winnifred Louis, Ms Jane Furnas.

The University of Queensland (UQ) celebrated some of its most inspiring and dedicated teachers at the 2011 UQ Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards held last night.

31 October 2011

Dedication to their local show society and a lot of hard work has paid off for seven University of Queensland students who have been awarded Coca Cola Amatil Regional Scholarships.

29 August 2006

The University of Queensland will award 72 medals for outstanding scholarship at graduation ceremonies at Mayne Hall, St Lucia on May 12 and May 14.

9 May 1997