The first plan for conserving the river Nile’s highly threatened biodiversity has been developed by a University of Queensland-led team.

9 April 2019

New research has revealed that human threats – like hunting and land clearing – are severely limiting the areas in which species can survive.

13 March 2019
The Amazon rain forest from the air.

The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to University of Queensland-led research.

1 November 2018
Niassa National Reserve: one of Africa's last remaining wilderness areas - JB Deffontaines

Maps of the world’s most important wilderness areas are now freely available online following a University of Queensland-led study published today.

13 December 2017
Lions during the wet season. Photo by Jean‐Baptiste Deffontaines

One of Africa’s last remaining wilderness areas is in good shape and could potentially support 50,000 elephants and 1000 lions, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

1 December 2017
Purnululu National Park is home to the Bungle Bungle Range

Less than two per cent of wilderness is currently protected in global World Heritage sites - but many opportunities exist to increase this figure.

30 June 2017
Mining site in Kahuzi Biega National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

A University of Queensland-led international study published today warns that more than 100 Natural World Heritage Sites are being destroyed by encroaching human activities.

31 January 2017
Congo rainforest. Photo by Liana Joseph.

A University of Queensland-led international study released today reports catastrophic declines in wilderness areas around the world over the past 20 years.

9 September 2016

Experts from The University of Queensland are available to comment on Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

28 June 2016

The University of Queensland's TC Beirne School of Law has celebrated its 75th anniversary with a gala “Town and Gown” debate at Customs House.

14 September 2011

One of the most successful technologies developed at The University of Queensland has entered a new phase and achieved its goal of assuming a world-wide market presence in less than a decade.

29 October 2008

Should Queensland adopt its own Bill of Rights?

8 August 2006

University of Queensland researchers have won the highest number and value of the Australian Research Council's Research Infrastructure Equipment and Facilities (RIEF) grants for 2000.

27 October 1999