Associate Professor Trent Woodruff

Three University of Queensland researchers have each received $1 million from the FightMND foundation for clinical trials to help fast-track potential treatments for motor neurone disease.

9 June 2017

The University of Queensland’s (UQ’s) main research commercialisation company, UniQuest, has partnered with US-based Emory University to package biotech assets for a new start-up company from Australian university-linked research centres, including...

17 December 2012

New approaches to cancer treatment and improved nickel mining output were the winning ideas from the grand final of UniQuest’s annual Trailblazer competition held at The University of Queensland on September 4.

10 September 2012

The top two prizes in UniQuest’s annual Trailblazer innovative ideas competition at The University of Queensland have been won by a genetic discovery that could help feed up to a billion people and a safer way to monitor the breathing of premature...

27 August 2012

The Australian Government’s new Excellence in Research for Australia process and other techniques for assessing the value and quality of research will be keenly debated at an international symposium in Brisbane next week (May 16 and 17).

11 May 2011

University of Queensland (UQ) research into environmentally and economically sustainable production of sugars and ethanol biofuel has helped Australian-based company CSR Sugar Limited (CSR) sweeten a deal with agricultural research giant, Syngenta.

24 December 2009

New Queensland research may lead to a groundbreaking vaccine technology that could wipe out an infection that commonly affects young children.

8 May 2007

AusIndustry has awarded a $5 million Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) grant to CSR Sugar for its sugar cane research program with The University of Queensland.

20 July 2006

Two of the Australian soybean industry’s foremost scientific leaders have received The University of Queensland’s highest academic awards at a graduation ceremony.

9 December 2004

A five-year research program aimed at developing high yield sugarcane could help re-establish Australia’s ailing sugar industry on the world market.

23 November 2004

Twenty-one bright sparks who’ve come up with a host of inventions in areas as diverse as cervical cancer and smart microphones, are vying for a slice of $40,000 to get their ideas off the ground.

13 October 2004

University of Queensland researchers have developed a new drug to modify blood clotting that does not have the side effects of existing medications. The researchers have received venture capital and government support to help commercialise their...

24 July 2003