An inspirational example of the fruits of peace in Colombia.

Former Colombian guerrillas who are in the process of reintegration into society as whitewater rafting guides will appear at two free events held at The University of Queensland this week.

20 May 2019

A 24-tonne dinosaur may have walked in a ‘high-heeled’ fashion, according to University of Queensland research.

17 May 2019

Australian and Queensland athletes will contest the 35th edition of The University of Queensland’s Great Court Race on Wednesday 22 May.

15 May 2019

Instead of slowing down, New Zealanders appear to increase their pre-drinking after the age of 30, a University of Queensland study has found.

13 May 2019

Adolescents who self-harm experience heightened sensations across their skin and misjudge bodily cues such as hunger and headaches, University of Queensland-led research has found.

8 May 2019
The competition will raise money for spinal cord injury research

A world-wide competition will pit human against machine in a virtual high-tech car chase this weekend.

3 May 2019

A large genetic study revealing new insights about how genes influence birth weight could eventually help ensure babies are born at a healthy weight.

2 May 2019

Climate change could affect occurrences of diseases like bird-flu and Ebola, with environmental factors playing a larger role than previously understood in animal-to-human disease transfer.

1 May 2019
A severed nerve cell - microscopic roundworm species C. elegans can mend severed nerve cells through a process called axonal fusion.

A tiny worm’s ability to repair damaged nerves could one day help people with nerve injuries such as paralysis, according to University of Queensland research.

30 April 2019

Book-lovers and bargain-hunters will flock to The University of Queensland at St Lucia this weekend.

29 April 2019
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC

The University of Queensland’s position as a leader in philanthropy has been recognised with a prestigious international award.

10 April 2019
Southbank's Rain Bank in Brisbane

Researchers from The University of Queensland have helped to develop a four-point plan to create more sustainable, liveable, prosperous and resilient cities.

27 March 2019

A discovery about how exercise improves brain function could be harnessed for research into ageing, and boosting learning and memory.

26 March 2019

Reintroducing inheritance taxes would be an efficient and equitable way to address housing affordability, according to University of Queensland researchers.

19 March 2019

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues relating to World Water Day on March 22. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

18 March 2019

Two University of Queensland physicists have been chosen to attend the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which will feature 40 Nobel Laureates and an elite selection of international scientists.

13 March 2019
Professor Henry is conducting the first gene-editing experiments to effectively produce biofuels and bioplastics

Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bio-plastics could help secure the industry’s future.

11 March 2019
Associate Professor Jess Mar in the lab at The University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

Australian and US researchers have developed a way to discover elusive cancer-promoting genes, and have already identified one that appears to promote aggressive breast cancers.

8 March 2019
Three generations of women sit on a couch.

An international study has revealed the age at which women experience major reproductive events, such as their first period or giving birth, has changed significantly over time.

6 March 2019
A silhouette of a mum with a baby in a pram.

A clinical psychologist who personally experienced ‘mum-shaming’ is leading a study aimed at addressing the effects of self-criticism among new mothers.

27 February 2019