Bacterial classification has been given a complete makeover by a team of University of Queensland researchers, using an evolutionary tree based on genome sequences.

28 August 2018
UQ alumni awards for 2018

The University of Queensland’s 2018 Alumni Awards have recognised a broad range of leaders who have made exemplary contributions in fields ranging from science to social enterprise.

10 August 2018
UQ Centre for Clinical Research group leader Dr Hosam Zowawi.

A new wave of highly antibiotic resistant superbugs has been found in the Middle East Gulf States, discovered by University of Queensland researchers.

18 April 2018
UQ attracted the most Australia Awards - Endeavour Fellowships and Scholarships for 2018.

The University of Queensland’s reputation for global student exchange has helped attract 62 Australia Awards – Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2018, the most of any university in Australia.

16 November 2017
(L-R) Ms Inge Matt, Dr Barbara Maenhaut, Associate Professor Tim McIntyre, Dr Chris Landorf, Ms Rhea Jain

The cream of The University of Queensland’s teaching crop has been fêted at the annual UQ Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

31 October 2017
The Nanopatch targets cells in the skin’s outer layers

Efforts to rid the world of polio have taken another significant step, thanks to research led by University of Queensland bioscience experts and funding from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

5 October 2017
King's College at The University of Queensland

Gender equality campaigner Ms Elizabeth Broderick AO was a special guest of King’s College at The University of Queensland on Friday, 23 June.

23 June 2017
Professor Craik ... reducing risks of tumours reocurring

The National Health and Medical Research Council has named two University of Queensland studies among its 10 of the Best Research Projects 2015.

19 August 2016
Professor Glenn King

Spiders have helped researchers from Australia and the US discover a new target for irritable bowel syndrome pain.

7 June 2016
The Euastacus kershawi crayfish.

Climate change could be affecting Australian spiny mountain crayfish and the animals that live on them, according to an international study that includes University of Queensland research.

25 May 2016
A 19th century whaler originally proposed the hypothesis on the battering ram function of the sperm whale head. Image: iStock

The idea that a sperm whale can use its massive head as a battering ram to sink ships has been hotly debated at least since Moby Dick was published in 1851.

5 April 2016

Summer holidays always throw up the same dilemma – so many books and not enough summer holiday hours to read them all.

23 December 2015
Dr Paul Dennis travelled to Antarctica for his research. Photo: Paul Dennis.

Climate change will have a major impact on life in Antarctica this century, according to a landmark study published in Nature Climate Change today.

29 September 2015

Dangerous superbug clones have successfully spread beyond the borders of the Middle East Gulf States, University of Queensland researchers have found.

14 April 2015

An all-girl team of high school students competing in the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge has consulted with University of Queensland neuroscientists ahead of the national final at the Australian Grand Prix next week.

6 March 2015

University of Queensland Press (UQP) board chair Professor Joanne Wright has clarified UQP’s decision to reject an approach to publish a proposed memoir of former Premier Campbell Newman.

26 February 2015

We tend to notice mucous only when it’s abnormal and the sticky fluid is expelled from orifices. But actually it’s pretty amazing stuff. Every moment of our lives mucus is protecting our internal organs, including the sexual organs and bowels. Here...

1 December 2014
Mr Hosam Zowawi, a PhD student at the UQ Centre for Clinical Research, received a Young Laureates of Rolex award at London’s Royal Society.

A commitment to protecting the world from the threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has led to a University of Queensland student receiving a Rolex Award for Enterprise.

18 November 2014
Nine UQP titles feature in a list of 20 books that will be given to travellers leaving Brisbane’s international airport after the G20.

Nine University of Queensland Press (UQP) titles feature in a list of 20 books that will be given to travellers leaving Brisbane’s international airport after the G20.

11 November 2014
UQ Chancellor John Story congratulates Chancellor's Award winner Melissa Glendenning, Operations Manager at Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation.

Professional staff play a vital role in supporting teaching, research and engagement at The University of Queensland, a contribution that today was recognised through the prestigious Chancellor’s Awards.

21 February 2013