Rapid precision-scanning technology to speed up medical diagnoses and help address Australia’s shortage of trained pathologists is being developed at the University of Queensland.

8 November 2018

The University of Queensland Business School’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has ranked first in Australia and the Asia-Pacific and 16th in the world in the 2017 Economist MBA rankings.

31 October 2017
Global alliance on health and pollution

Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for an estimated nine million premature deaths in 2015, a global report has found.

20 October 2017
UQ has consistently ranked inside the top 70 global institutions

UQ has maintained a position within the top echelons of research institutions in the world, according to the latest Times Higher Education University Ranking.

6 September 2017

A University of Queensland and World Health Organisation (WHO) research collaboration has found that many of the most common causes of death among children are preventable.

2 May 2017

Three UQ researchers have been inducted as fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) at its inaugural scientific meeting.

8 October 2015
The study findings give a genetic basis to the stereotype of tall and lean Scandinavians

University of Queensland scientists have found a genetic basis for height and body mass differences between European populations.

15 September 2015
From left: Shona Wood, Emy Huntsman, Dominique Fraser, Mikaya Ivanov, Declan Scott.

They may be graduating from The University of Queensland next week, but five valedictorians are already proving themselves to be change-makers off-campus.

17 July 2015
UQ's Professor Ian Frazer is president of the new academy

RESEARCHERS from The University of Queensland feature prominently in the newly formed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, launched this evening in Canberra.

25 March 2015

Annastacia Palaszczuk’s government would do well to take into account some lessons and precedents from Queensland’s electoral history – most notably the 1998 and 1915 state elections.

23 February 2015
UQ researcher Professor Pankaj Sah of the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the new journal.

Nature Publishing Group has partnered with The University of Queensland to publish npj Science of Learning, a new open access research journal that will explore the neurobiology of learning in experimental and educational environments.

2 February 2015
UQ researchers are part of an international team that has developed a new technique for measuring a baby’s lung function after birth if the mother smoked during pregnancy.

An international team of researchers has developed a simple, non-invasive way to measure the impact of smoking during pregnancy on babies’ lung development.

15 January 2015

All first year students at the University of Technology Sydney could soon be required to take a compulsory maths course in an attempt to give them some numerical thinking skills. The new course would be an elective next year and mandatory in 2016...

18 December 2014

Last week, I was one of a sea of Australians who rose to remember Gough Whitlam. Fitting its subject, the Whitlam memorial was sweeping. It was as much a grand story of Australia’s evolution since the war as it was a portrait of the life and legend...

10 November 2014
World Asthma Day is May 6.

A leading authority on asthma is available to speak to media in the lead-up to World Asthma Day on 6 May 2014.

1 May 2014
Centre Director Professor Peter Sly

The University of Queensland will launch its first World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre today with a WHO flag-raising ceremony.

29 November 2013

The University of Queensland has again moved up the ladder of the world's top 50 universities, climbing from 46th to 43rd position overall in the QS World University Rankings released today.

10 September 2013

A university scholarship has rewarded a student’s passion for the ancient art of slit-drum making and has reinvigorated the industry in Papua New Guinea.

3 June 2013

Australia has maintained its overall ranking at eighth position in the second annual Universitas 21 assessment, which compares the quality of higher education systems in 50 countries.

9 May 2013

A UQ study finds that Caribbean seaweeds are Olympic athletes compared to their equivalents in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. But this triumph is bad news for Caribbean coral reefs.

8 June 2012