The University of Queensland has secured $13.95 million over five years from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to help tackle some of the world’s biggest health challenges.

27 October 2016
Dane Bird-Smith and Gabrielle Simpson

University of Queensland students Dane Bird-Smith and Gabrielle Simpson have been named Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the UQ Sport 2016 Club and Sports Awards.

18 April 2016
Dr Robert Endean has had a reef named after him.

Respected marine scientist and former University of Queensland academic Dr Robert Endean has been posthumously honoured with the naming of the Bob Endean Reef off the Far North Queensland coast.

4 February 2015
The University of Queensland has a range of experts available for media comment on G20 issues.

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to comment on issues being discussed by worldwide leaders at Brisbane’s upcoming G20 summit.

13 November 2014
Professor Richard Lewis with a textile cone.

Cone snails change “weapons”, depending on whether they are hunting or defending themselves, researchers from The University of Queensland have discovered.

27 March 2014
The University of Queensland has been awarded more than $26 million for health and medical research, to investigate cancer treatments, pain relief, dengue fever vaccinations and more.

The University of Queensland has been awarded more than $26 million for health and medical research, to investigate cancer treatments, pain relief, dengue fever vaccinations and more.

18 February 2014

Researchers from The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have identified the nerves involved in the painful tropical disease called ciguatera.

11 December 2012

Australian scientists are working with industry to develop a spider venom extract for treating chronic pain.

17 February 2012

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

Researchers from The University of Queensland will speed up their effort to develop new drugs thanks to the latest round of Federal Government funding.

2 December 2009
Professor Thomas

Vaccines for cancers, better pain relief and getting people off the couch and exercising are some of The University of Queensland research programs given a multi-million dollar boost today.

6 February 2009

A neuroscientist at UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute has found a way to combat a debilitating illness that affects an estimated 50,000 people a year in tropical regions.

19 October 2008

Unique research at The University of Queensland could revolutionise the treatment of pain relief – thanks to a humble sea snail.

11 December 2006

University of Queensland (UQ) researchers will share in more than $23 million million in funding as part of the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council program grants scheme.

5 July 2004

The University of Queensland has attracted the largest Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant for a project investigating potential new drug therapies derived from the venom of marine snails.

24 September 2001

Xenome Ltd Company targets new generation pharmaceuticals from the venom of Australia's unique fauna Queensland's rapidly emerging biotechnology industry will be enhanced with the establishment of Xenome Limited, an IMB spin-off company...

9 March 2000

The poison chalice of a humble marine snail is fast becoming the Holy Grail of pain relieving drugs.

6 October 1999

The University of Queensland's Centre for Drug Design and Development has launched three spin-off biotechnology companies to further develop intellectual property and commercialise the results of its research.

26 February 1999

A University of Queensland researcher is studying the use of algae and sea grasses as potential biological indicators of the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

13 February 1998

University of Queensland researchers have developed a detection method for a toxin responsible for around 25,000 food poisoning cases in the world each year.

4 March 1997