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