A hormone produced by stressed plants could combat damage caused by salty soils, considerably increasing plant growth.

13 May 2019
A sorghum crop.

Farmers across the world could soon access disease-resistant crops using technology discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland after Brisbane start-up Nexgen Plants secured $3 million in investor backing.

21 August 2018

Research into nuclear medicine, hypersonic vehicles and sustainable agriculture production has seen UQ collaborations with leading Australian industry partners attract almost $6 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Cooperative Research...

24 June 2016

Beef producers could soon benefit from a protein-rich and sustainable livestock feed supplement in the form of microalgae.

19 August 2014

With the world population predicted to hit 9 billion in 2050 and land and water resources in decline, the focus for World Food Day on Tuesday 16 October will be on how to do more with less.

12 October 2012
Associate Professor Peer Schenk

Nexgen, a cutting edge anti-viral technology for plants developed at The University of Queensland, has attracted a $50,000 Skills and Knowledge grant from Commercialisation Australia (CA).

29 August 2012
Jenny Hall of the UQ Dentistry Library receives an award for the Best Green Office Initiative from Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Max Lu. Photo: Stuart Green

The University of Queensland celebrated World Environment Day today by recognising the significant contribution of its greenest offices and labs.

1 June 2012
Moreton Bay Research Station ... one of the new UQ-UWA research collaborations will examine the politics of climate change

Research projects at The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland and have received a total of more than $425,000 in the second round of UWA-UQ Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards funding.

24 October 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
Associate Professor Peer Schenk inspects new algae strains

An Australian biodiesel company and a UQ student research group have teamed up to produce green energy.

12 November 2010

UQ research ranging from better pearls to better plastics was given a $3.5 million boost today with the latest round of Australian Research Council funding.

29 May 2009