Professor Jochen Muelle

Efforts to rehabilitate contaminated environments have netted University of Queensland researchers more than $3.6 million, with UQ being awarded four out of nine grants funded through an Australian Research Council (ARC) Special Research Initiative.

10 August 2018
UQ was awarded the second highest number of Discovery Project grants among universities across Australia, underscoring its position as a research powerhouse

University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $32 million for work designed to create positive change across science, health, engineering and the humanities.

10 November 2017
Meth was the most commonly consumed illicit drug tested across all Australian regions

A high use of methylamphetamine and prescription medications is a problem for regional Australia, according to an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) report designed to combat illicit drugs.

28 March 2017
Professor Jochen Mueller

Proceeds of Crime funding will help University of Queensland researchers keep an eye on drugs in Australia’s wastewater.

3 November 2016
"Methamphetamine consumption increased 4.8 times in the metropolitan area over the timeframe,"

Methamphetamine residue found in the wastewater of a Queensland city has multiplied five times since 2009.

7 March 2016

The total number of regular methamphetamine users in Australia is 270,000 - greater than the populations of either Hobart or Townsville.

29 February 2016

In another top-two result nationally, UQ has maintained its stellar record in the Australian Research Council Future Fellowships scheme.

26 July 2012

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 May 2011

Researchers at The University of Queensland have a powerful new tool to help reveal the extent of environmental and human exposure to harmful contaminants.

2 December 2010

Groundbreaking research into nanotechnology and advanced polymers will be accelerated with $3.6 million in infrastructure funding awarded to The University of Queensland (UQ) today.

1 December 2010

The University of Queensland topped the bill when funding under the Go8-Germany Research Co-operation Scheme was announced this week.

5 November 2010

The University of Queensland has again topped the nation’s universities in funding from the first round of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) 2005 Linkage Projects announced today (November 17).

17 November 2004

Students from the University of Queensland have given the state’s seagrass population a clean bill of health thanks to a new method of testing for contaminants.

1 September 2004