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

Australian cattle farming could become safer and cheaper thanks to the work of an animal genetics team at The University of Queensland.

18 April 2016
US President Barack Obama arriving in Bangkok on his 2012 visit, with then-Deputy Prime Minister, Phongthep Thepkanchana.

The unusually strident criticism of Thailand’s military regime by the US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Daniel Russel, during his visit to the country last month drew a strong reaction.

23 February 2015

Thousands of Australians suffer communication and swallowing disorders for various medical reasons that make the field of speech pathology more complex than ever before.

21 June 2013

A virtual rehabilitation clinic developed by University of Queensland researchers is helping treat patients in remote and regional Australia.

23 June 2011

A talented new team of young scientists and engineers at The University of Queensland (UQ) is building a hypersonic scramjet which will fly at 8600 km/h in South Australia next year.

13 May 2011

The University of Queensland will host a free public lecture on Monday, May 23 discussing an aeroplane at the cutting edge of 21st century aerospace.

11 May 2011

HEALTH students will get immediate feedback during practical skills assessments, thanks to new technology being developed at The University of Queensland.

24 November 2010

Safe, efficient and site-specific delivery of drugs or genes is one step closer thanks to a $75,000 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award for Dr Zhi Ping Xu.

24 September 2009
2009 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award winners

The University of Queensland has paid tribute to its emerging research leaders, awarding $685,000 at the annual UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards tonight (Tuesday, September 22).

22 September 2009
Nanopatches

In response to the growing threat of swine flu, a UQ team is applying nanopatch technology to potentially solve the problems associated with vaccinating millions of Australians, thanks to a recently announced government grant.

14 July 2009
Dr Claudia Vickers

A University of Queensland researcher has co-authored a new theory that can help predict how different plant species might respond to climate change, and may enable the production of better stress-resistant crops in the future.

16 April 2009

The first students to complete the Power Generation Skills Development program have graduated from UQ, providing the sector with much needed skills to underpin its operations.

11 December 2008

University of Queensland researcher Professor Mark Kendall has been awarded the 2008 Amgen Medical Research Award for his excellence in translational medical research studies.

3 June 2008

The University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) and The Dow Chemical Company today announced a research alliance combining AIBN’s research expertise with Dow’s market knowledge.

29 November 2007

The latest addition to a cluster of research institutes at The University of Queensland, the $70 million Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) opens today at the University’s St Lucia campus.

23 October 2006

Tim Gaze is spending less time at university and more time on the road touring with Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes.

27 October 2005

A course on plant propagation, open to all growers and horticulturalists, will be held at the UQ Gatton campus from 15-17 February, 2005.

4 January 2005

Loneliness at work , service failures and emotional management decisions to heated customer complaints, are some of the discussion topics at the Second Brisbane Symposium on Emotions and Worklife.

24 November 2004

New research from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) demonstrates that one of the classic examples of genetic inheritance taught in schools is wrong.

28 June 2004