Dr Da-Wei Wang's work on prolonging battery life has won him a Research Excellence Award from The University of Queensland (UQ).

A Queensland researcher, who is developing high-energy batteries that can keep smartphones charged longer, has won a Research Excellence Award from The University of Queensland (UQ).

20 September 2012
Natural melanins such as squid ink are being considered as new materials for bioelectronics. Credit: Dr Paul Schwenn

Melanin – the pigment that colours skin, eyes and hair – could soon be the face of a new generation of biologically friendly electronic devices used in applications such as medical sensors and tissue stimulation treatments.

27 June 2012

The University of Queensland will receive $29.79 million for 92 grants in the 2012 round one funding of the Australian Research Council Discovery Projects scheme announced today.

1 November 2011

Statement by Professor Ian Frazer on skin cancer vaccine ahead of the Australian Health and Medical Research Conference in Brisbane

16 November 2008

Researchers from The University of Queensland will be at the forefront of new research possibilities with the signing of an agreement to use the soon-to-be-opened Australian Synchrotron in Victoria.

13 April 2007

An ethereal masterpiece by Johann Sebastian Bach which was lost to the world in the 18th century will be sung for the first time in Queensland at a special service at The University of Queensland next week.

24 April 2001