A new national program to transform food waste into valuable products is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

9 May 2019
Stock image of classroom

Assigning chores to children equally, giving them unsupervised freedom outdoors, and providing good career role models would help address workplace gender inequality, according to University of Queensland research.

11 December 2018
An electric vehicle recharging station in rural Queensland

A Brisbane company developing a more efficient way to obtain essential battery materials is powering ahead with plans to open a demonstration plant at Coopers Plains.

14 November 2018

Traditional Australian bush medicines have taken a step closer to market with $1 million pledged to explore product commercialisation and sustainable agribusiness opportunities in Northern Australia.

5 November 2018

A promising new therapy to stop Parkinson’s disease in its tracks has been developed at The University of Queensland.

1 November 2018
Melbourne housing

There has been another marked decline in the number of Australians migrating between cities and regions, while movement within capitals is on the rise.

22 May 2018

Fewer commuters are working in the same area as they live, and most continue to drive to work rather than use public transport, according to a study based on the 2016 Australian census.

22 May 2018
Professor Cooper in the field.

The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

16 May 2018

A giant spiral across Brisbane’s skyline has been reflected on the ground by students in The University of Queensland’s Great Court to mark International Museum Day today.

15 May 2018

An academic paper involving University of Queensland authors has been retracted after the researchers found errors in the computer code used to analyse some of the data.

12 April 2018
Hepburn Wind, a 4.1MW two-turbine wind farm cooperative

People locked out of the renewable energy market by cost, knowledge barriers or restrictive housing arrangements, such as renters, could benefit from emerging community energy schemes.

5 March 2018
Dr Mark Blaskovich ... the number of patients dying from vancomycin-resistant bacteria prompted his team to look at revitalising old antibiotics.

An old drug supercharged by UQ researchers has emerged as a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world’s most dangerous superbugs.

5 January 2018
UQ attracted the most Australia Awards - Endeavour Fellowships and Scholarships for 2018.

The University of Queensland’s reputation for global student exchange has helped attract 62 Australia Awards – Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2018, the most of any university in Australia.

16 November 2017

Researchers from The University of Queensland have been awarded almost $1 million to develop a new antibiotic that could treat life-threatening bacterial infections resistant to all known antibiotics.

13 October 2017
Samantha Reynolds with a whale shark - image Janine Marx

Whale shark researchers have solved a long-standing mystery about where the world’s largest fish go during the Australian spring and summer.

30 August 2017
Dr Kate Schroder, Deputy Director, IMB Centre for Inflammation Research

Inflazome Ltd, a company founded on research from The University of Queensland (UQ) and Trinity College Dublin, has closed a Series A financing round of up to €15 million (A$22 million).

12 September 2016
UQ's Excellence awardees 2016

Staff who have contributed to The University of Queensland’s vision of excellence have been celebrated and awarded at the 2016 UQ Awards for Excellence.

10 June 2016
The Crime101x team.

The psychology of crime and justice has fascinated people for centuries – and it continues to do so, with the University of Queensland’s CRIME101x online course winning an international award.

10 May 2016
Professor Peter Halley and QUT’s Emeritus Professor Graeme George with the award.

New degradable plastic film that is less than the width of a human hair is helping to regenerate native trees and establish high-value crops.

9 March 2016
Dr Elliott is nominated for a prestigious prize for young researchers

A young superbug researcher at The University of Queensland is seeking public support in her bid to win the Centenary Institute’s Lawrence Creative Prize people’s choice award.

25 August 2015