UQ researchers and research supervisors have been recognised for their outstanding contributions in a range of fields at the 2018 UQ Research Week awards

A roll-call of high calibre researchers and research supervisors has been recognised for outstanding contributions in a range of fields at The University of Queensland 2018 Research Week awards.

12 September 2018
UQ alumni awards for 2018

The University of Queensland’s 2018 Alumni Awards have recognised a broad range of leaders who have made exemplary contributions in fields ranging from science to social enterprise.

10 August 2018

An engineering breakthrough that can reduce major urban bridgeworks projects from months or even years to just three days is set to save time, money and inconvenience worldwide.

4 June 2018
Indonesian peat forest which burned in 2015

A major shortfall in funding to restore Indonesia’s degraded peat forests means the country is facing a difficult environmental decision, an international study has found.

19 January 2018

The University of Queensland has recognised staff members and teams in the 2017 UQ Awards for Excellence.

7 June 2017
UQ is celebrating a lighting technology research partnership with Indian institutes

Enabling children from remote communities to study at night will be one impact of a University of Queensland partnership that has attracted $1 million from the Australian government, and matching funding from India.

20 April 2017

Research projects designed to capture endangered languages and develop better organic lights are among 87 University of Queensland projects funded in the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) latest grants round.

1 November 2016

I refer to Fossil Fuel UQ’s briefing paper “Fossil Fuel Divestment and The University of Queensland” and attendance at the April and August Senate meetings.

7 October 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016
An infrared picture of two wells containing approximately 50,000 fat cells each. They are transformed from ordinary white fat cells to heat-producing brown fat cells following hormone treatment.

Shivering against the cold may have the added benefit of burning body fat, a new study led by a University of Queensland researcher has found.

4 February 2014
Professor Andrew White, Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj, Professor Max Lu, Professor David Craik and Professor Matthew Brown

The University of Queensland’s place as a global research leader has been highlighted with today’s announcement that five UQ scientists are among 20 new Australian Academy of Science Fellows for 2013.

27 March 2013

The University of Queensland’s place as a global research leader has been highlighted with today’s announcement that five UQ scientists are among 20 new Australian Academy of Science Fellows for 2013.

27 March 2013
The Transparent Electrodes for Plastic Electronics Research Cluster seeks to develop lower-cost flexible optoelectronic solutions that could transform the Australian consumer electronics industry.

A group of leading Australian scientists has come together to develop lower-cost flexible optoelectronic solutions that could transform the Australian consumer electronics industry.

26 April 2012
Professor Paul Burn has been named a 2012 Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

A Queensland-based professor whose work inspired international interest in organic semiconductors has been named among a fellowship of Australia’s top scientific minds.

2 April 2012

The University of Queensland will receive $29.79 million for 92 grants in the 2012 round one funding of the Australian Research Council Discovery Projects scheme announced today.

1 November 2011

THE University of Queensland has received $38.1 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants – one of the largest shares of the funding awarded to institutions across Australia.

18 October 2011

Professor Michael Reade has been appointed as the inaugural Chair of Military Surgery and Medicine at The University of Queensland

9 September 2011

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 May 2011
Chemical concoctions:  Students get a fun and practical lesson in chemistry by making slime at UQ’s Open Day.

Australia’s leading research chemists have thrown themselves in the mix when it comes to celebrating the 2011 International Year of Chemistry.

16 March 2011

The more humanity acidifies and warms the world’s oceans with carbon emissions, the harder we will have to work to save our coral reefs.

14 February 2011