The Bramble Cay melomys

University of Queensland and Queensland Government researchers have confirmed that the Bramble Cay melomys – the only mammal species endemic to the Great Barrier Reef - is the first mammal to go extinct due to human-induced climate change.

14 June 2016
The only previously known specimens of the 'big-ear bat' were collected by an Italian scientist in 1890

A bat species native to Papua New Guinea and thought to be extinct has been rediscovered by a team of University of Queensland researchers.

4 June 2014

Researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ), Gatton will take a closer look at the impact of urban wild dogs on human health and safety as part of a new study launched recently.

12 September 2005

Fraser Island dingoes are surviving as a superpack, eating less fish and garbage and roaming up to 120 kilometres a week.

31 August 2004

Innovative research aimed at beating the debilitating human disease leptospirosis in the tropical north is under way at the University of Queensland

14 October 2002

A study of endangered tigers in their natural Asian environment by two University of Queensland students culminated in a close-up experience with the big cats at Dreamworld, on the Gold Coast south of Brisbane today.

6 April 2001