A turtle on the sand

A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland’s Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics.

11 February 2019
Yellow-spotted goanna at Wreck Rock beach

Goannas have overtaken foxes as the number one predator of the endangered loggerhead turtle at its second largest Queensland nesting beach.

14 December 2017
Judo House Part 6 (The White Bird) by Nigel Milsom

Almost four centuries after its creation, Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (1647–52) has inspired a new exhibition opening at UQ Art Museum on 16 September.

5 September 2017
A goanna is caught on a sensor camera eating a loggerhead turtle egg at Wreck Rock Beach. Photograph: David Booth

Scientists at The University of Queensland are fitting goannas with GPS tracking devices as they search for ways to stop them devouring loggerhead turtle eggs.

1 May 2015
Elisa Jane Carmichael’s ‘Sandstone rocks and tree trunks’ 2013, ink on paper.  Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

The untouched beauty of Queensland’s Idalia National Park has inspired a series of works by emerging artist Elisa Jane Carmichael, currently on display at The University of Queensland.

17 September 2014

UQ’s main commercialisation company UniQuest will promote the business benefits of partnering with the latest research innovations and expertise from Australian universities at this year’s AusBiotech conference in Melbourne from 30 October to 2...

26 October 2012

Brisbane Materials, a UniQuest cleantech start-up based on University of Queensland (UQ) research, has closed its AUD$5 million Series A funding round with AUD$2.5 million from the first-ever investment of Australia’s new Southern Cross Renewable...

25 September 2012

UniQuest has facilitated a research and development contract with US biotech company Viral Genetics, Inc. for University of Queensland (UQ) Associate Professor Ben Hankamer to collaborate on an innovative biofuel production system.

19 June 2012
Professor Darren Martin of UQ School of Chemical Engineering and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.

TenasiTech Pty Ltd, a materials science start-up company from UniQuest based on University of Queensland research, has secured A$1.4 million in grants and equity capital from the Queensland Government and Uniseed

19 June 2012

Q-Sera Pty Ltd, the latest biotechnology company formed to commercialise intellectual property from The University of Queensland (UQ), has raised $900,000 from Australia’s Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) and the Uniseed...

18 June 2012

The University of Queensland’s main research commercialisation company, UniQuest, is promoting more than 35 cutting-edge medical innovations at the AusMedtech Investment Summit in Sydney this week.

14 May 2012

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month observed internationally during October, Australian university research commercialisation company, UniQuest, will be promoting three potential new treatments for the disease, along with 100 other biotechnology...

14 October 2011

Internationally renowned experts in international relations, political science and security studies will come together at UQ to mark the 10th anniversary of the Al Qaeda attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

23 August 2011

Seven potential cancer therapies are among 50 innovations UniQuest will be marketing in Washington DC at this month's BIO Convention, the largest annual biotechnology event in the world.

23 June 2011

A cell-based therapy to combat infections in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy is one of many University of Queensland (UQ) research innovations UniQuest will be promoting at the annual Ausbiotech Conference next week, the premier...

14 October 2010
Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Greenfield . . . UQ will always be the people's university

The University of Queensland scooped the pool when Premier Anna Bligh announced the prestigious Queensland Greats Awards today.

3 June 2010
Turtle on Heron Island

It seems we’re not the only ones struggling to adapt to the summer weather – UQ researchers have found the increased temperatures may be affecting turtles too.

25 February 2009

UQ research is uncovering the true cost of how baby turtles make their dash from hatching in the dunes to the relative safety of the ocean.

15 December 2008

An endangered mouse-like marsupial from central Australia has been found to run more than 30 kilometres in one day while in heat.

6 March 2007

The founder and President of the Arab and Australian Women's Friendship Association, Mrs Nadia Masarweh, will speak on women in the Arab world at The University of Queensland’s Diversity Week celebrations in May.

17 March 2005