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
Divers collect dead coral. (Credit S Dalton)

Extensive loss of branching corals and changes in coral community structure in Australia’s Palm Islands region over the past century has been revealed in a new study.

12 September 2017
Equipment in the laboratory can be used for many functions, including dating ancient human and animal remains

One of the most advanced analytical research laboratories of its kind will be opened to the public on Thursday, 13 July at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

12 July 2017

The timing of significant Great Barrier Reef coral loss captured by a series of historical photos has been accurately determined for the first time by a University of Queensland)-led study.

9 February 2016
The RV D. Hill research vessel.

An international research team led by University of Queensland scientists has returned from the Great Barrier Reef with historical insights that could predict how the reef will respond to future environmental change.

21 October 2015
CAPTION: A live Porites colony, left, and a dead Porites sampled in this study.

The Great Barrier Reef is at greater risk than ever from severe weather events, and University of Queensland researchers predict an increase in coral death this summer.

4 July 2014
Photo of coral growth bands

University of Queensland researchers have found physical evidence in Great Barrier Reef corals of a little-known, long-term climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Decadal Oscillation – discovered and named only in the 1990s – describes...

13 January 2014
Dr Perach Nuriel's image, which appears on the cover of the October issue of Geology magazine

Research conducted by Dr Perach Nuriel has featured on the cover of the October issue of Geology magazine published by The Geological Society of America.

23 October 2012

A University of Queensland animal welfare researcher tonight won the 2012 Australian Museum Voiceless Eureka Prize for Scientific Research that contributes to Animal Protection.

28 August 2012

The University of Queensland has taken out three awards in the 22nd Annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes in Sydney last night.

7 September 2011

Three scientists and a research team from The University of Queensland are finalists in the prestigious Australian Museum’s Eureka Prizes, which offers more than $240,000 in prize money.

23 August 2011

An international team of scientists has been exploring Moreton Bay, close to Brisbane, as a possible ‘lifeboat’ to save corals from the Great Barrier Reef at risk of extermination under climate change.

26 July 2010

Scientists will use old coral to pinpoint exactly when a remote group of Pacific Islands was settled.

10 November 2005

Researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) have developed an innovative method for authenticating ancient Chinese porcelains.

7 September 2005

The University of Queensland has topped the nation in the latest round of Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Linkage International Fellowships and Awards.

21 July 2004

A scientist working on ways of putting a "prawn into space" is among nine winners of the 2001 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards, announced at a ceremony at Customs House in Brisbane last night.

13 September 2001

Dr Jian-xin Zhao has developed a ground-breaking geological dating technique, allowing new insights into human origins and the history of climate change.

12 September 2001

UQ researchers have dated ancient human fossils in China as being at least 620,000 years old - much older than previously thought.

19 February 2001

The University of Queensland has attracted 10 new fellowships in the 1998 Australian Research Council (ARC) fellowships round, the third highest number of fellowships funded nationally.

10 December 1997