The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media in relation to World Environment Day on 5 June and World Oceans Day on 8 June.

1 June 2018
Close to half of UQ’s 2018 funding will go to the Faculty of Medicine, accounting for $20 million across 18 projects.

University of Queensland research into dementia, cancer, superbugs, painkillers, and children’s health are among 51 projects that will benefit from National Health and Medical Research Council 2018 Project Grant funding announced today.

6 December 2017
The Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Kick-starter funding of $50,000 has helped unite Brisbane-based researchers in the battle against Zika virus.

28 April 2016

An international team led by Australian researchers has studied the genetics of pancreatic cancer, revealing it is actually four separate diseases, each with different genetic triggers and survival rates.

25 February 2016

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
UQ has a range of experts able to speak on the Ebola virus.

Looking for interview talent on Ebola and its impact? The University of Queensland has several researchers and experts happy to take media calls on the subject, listed below.

3 November 2014
Professor Bryan Mowry from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute.

Queensland scientists are closer to effective treatments for schizophrenia after uncovering dozens of sites across the human genome that are strongly associated with a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia.

23 July 2014

A large-scale study that defines the complexity of underlying mutations responsible for pancreatic cancers in more than 100 patients was published in Nature today.

24 October 2012

An International surgical practice network has recognised the achievements of Associate Professor of Surgery Mark Smithers from the University of Queensland (UQ).

2 July 2012

Stargazers are reminded of tomorrow's once-in-a-lifetime chance to observe a rare astronomical phenomenon — the planet Venus passing across the face of the Sun.

5 June 2012

Cheese-making and techniques for producing sustainable plastic dollar bills from sugar cane are among the new research projects on which The University of Queensland and industry partners will collaborate from next year.

2 November 2011

Staff who helped The University of Queensland recover rapidly from flood mode to normal business operations this year are among 65 people recognised as “Miracle Workers” at a special ceremony today, September 29.

27 September 2011

Internationally renowned Bangladeshi photographer, writer and activist, Dr Shahidul Alam, will lead a free public discussion next week (23 August).

16 August 2011

UQ Ipswich has awarded 21 scholarships and prizes worth over 42,000 dollars to its students at a special function at The University of Queensland’s Ipswich Campus.

18 May 2011

University of Queensland Diamantina Institute researcher Professor Ian Frazer has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

17 May 2011
Kate Shaw's Ecology (2008) - part of the New Psychedelia exhibition

Visitors are invited to take a trip through hallucinogenic patterns, optical illusions and cosmic landscapes when the latest exhibition at The University of Queensland opens this weekend.

5 May 2011
Lucas Goh in the Great Court at UQ St Lucia

For UQ PhD candidate Lucas Goh, the recent floods in Southeast Queensland meant being evacuated by boat and losing his second-floor apartment in St Lucia.

25 January 2011

International and Australian students will be back on campus at The University of Queensland this week, with the University making last minute preparations for their return on Thursday, January 20.

18 January 2011

Kathy Hirschfeld was emotionally moved when she walked into UQ’s Senate chamber for the first time this year as a newly appointed Senator.

29 June 2010

A healthcare facility operated by The University of Queensland (UQ) in partnership with Queensland Health has won the Queensland General Practice of the Year Award.

7 October 2009