Laidley State High School students David Ketterer, left, Rhianna Carroll Kelly, Josh McPherson Merritt, Megan Einam and Tegan Osborne won the Division 3 of Science Engineering section of Opti-MINDS.

Creativity, co-operation and innovation were on display as students competed in the Opti-MINDS Toowoomba Regional Final held at The University of Queensland Gatton Campus.

26 August 2014

UQ’s distance education students can have an authentic research experience without leaving their homes, thanks to entomology lecturer Associate Professor David Merritt.

9 November 2012

The expansion of mining in Australian resource regions is continuing to place pressure on regional environments and communities.

18 November 2010

There are more species of insects on the planet than any other group. While they are not everyone’s favorite topic, they fascinate UQ entomology lecturer Dr David Merritt, who leads Entomology Curriculum Australia (ECA), a project making an...

13 January 2010

They’re creepy, crawly and often downright scary.

8 October 2008

University of Queensland researcher and lecturer Dr David Merritt has discovered Tasmanian cave glow-worms are energy conservationists: they switch their lights off at night-time.

18 August 2008

University of Queensland researchers are providing an insurance policy to underpin the survival of a Gold Coast glow worm colony and a surrounding multi-million dollar eco-tourism industry.

4 October 2000