Land being cleared for a coal seam gas line. Flickr

Laws intended to protect Queensland’s most-threatened forests are failing, with the most vulnerable forests falling even faster than other forests.

29 January 2018
Carla Archibald and Rachel Friedman

Do you want to learn more about citizen science, or hear about research on a cryptic Australian bird that is hard to spot, even when it’s only metres away?

27 September 2017
UQ Research Week FREA and HDR award winners

A record number of researchers and research supervisors has been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 UQ Research Week awards.

13 September 2017
Federal election experts available for comment

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues relating to the 2 July 2016 Federal Government election.

30 June 2016
Picture here of koala crossing a road

The smart design of roadway and tree cover patterns in new urban areas is critical to maintain koala genetic diversity and improve survival prospects for the species, a study has found.

18 March 2014

As sea levels climb, Australia’s coastal wetlands will be increasingly trapped between urban development on land and the rising ocean, imperilling the survival of their unique plants, birds and fish, leading ecologists warned today.

14 January 2013
The magnitude of habitat loss/fragmentation effects were greatest in regions 
with high maximum temperatures

In a world first, University of Queensland and CSIRO scientists have measured the relationship between current climate, climate change and habitat loss on plants and animals on a global scale.

5 January 2012

UQ research ranging from better pearls to better plastics was given a $3.5 million boost today with the latest round of Australian Research Council funding.

29 May 2009

A new University of Queensland koala habitat study has raised serious questions about the adequacy of habitat protection guidelines currently employed by conservation planners.

27 February 2008

Koalas have as much to fear from dogs and traffic than just losing their habitat.

14 February 2006