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