A large genetic study revealing new insights about how genes influence birth weight could eventually help ensure babies are born at a healthy weight.

2 May 2019

An atlas of genetic markers may hold the key to unlocking new treatments for osteoporosis, thanks to University of Queensland researchers.

7 January 2019

Twenty-seven University of Queensland researchers have been named in a prestigious 2018 Highly Cited Researchers List – with one featuring in two categories.

28 November 2018
Professor David Evans

Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease.

5 September 2017
Joshua Li's 'Biological hardwiring’ - neurons in the developing visual system of a fruit fly. 2017 NHMRC Science to Art Award winner.

University of Queensland research projects on inflammatory arthritis, infectious diseases and tissue regeneration have won prestigious national awards.

13 July 2017
Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight.

Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight, a major international study jointly led by The University of Queensland has found.

29 September 2016
1000 blood samples to create a world leading genomics resource

Patients’ genes could unlock urgently needed new treatments for severe sepsis, which kills three and a half times as many Australians as the road toll.

1 August 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland.

21 July 2015
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014

The Australian Research Council today has awarded $62 million to The University of Queensland - pushing UQ ahead of all other Australian universities and research bodies in attracting ARC funding this year.

8 November 2013

Chronic pain relief, the employment aspirations of recently-arrived refugees, urban water use and improved animal production are among new research projects announced today in which The University of Queensland and industry partners will collaborate.

30 June 2012
Professor Jeff Coombes and student prize recipient Vanessa Cavallaro at the awards night

UQ’s School of Human Movement Studies celebrated the outstanding achievements of its top teachers and students at its annual awards night recently.

19 April 2011

The University of Queensland topped the nation in the prestigious Australian Research Council Future Fellowships announced today, being awarded 31 fellowships worth a total of more than $22 million.

17 November 2010

Promising new University of Queensland research projects have the potential to revolutionise a diversity of industries, including healthcare, security, chemical, horticulture, energy and electronics.

16 June 2009

Marine scientists say they are astonished at the spectacular recovery of certain coral reefs in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from a devastating coral bleaching event in 2006.

21 April 2009

UQ is again supporting the Brisbane Writers Festival, to be held from September 12 to 16.

7 September 2007

Dr David Theile (telephone 3831 0106), Queensland's first individual Olympic gold medallist and Queensland's only dual Olympic gold medallist from 1960 until 1996 when Keiran Perkins won his second gold, will receive an honorary Doctor of Philosophy...

23 August 2001

An economist whose name most people would like to see in abundance in their wallets is The University of Queensland's Alumnus of the Year 2001.

22 August 2001

University of Queensland researchers have discovered and developed a way to turn up or turn down the effects of a gene.

2 July 2001