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
Peter Greste with his award

Internationally acclaimed journalist Peter Greste has been awarded an Australian Press Council Press Freedom Medal in Sydney today (Thursday 3 May).

3 May 2018
Hobo, a northern hairy-nosed wombat rescued by Tina Janssen of Australian Animals Care and Education Sanctuary

Do you know the difference between freezing wombat sperm and koala sperm?

7 June 2017

A $1.8 million partnership between The University of Queensland, the Queensland University of Technology and Dreamworld will see the Gold Coast theme park’s zoological department used as living koala genome bank to save the threatened species.

21 September 2016
Bridie Schultz

University of Queensland research into the chilled storage of koala semen has major implications for the assisted breeding and genetic diversity of captive and wild populations.

28 June 2016
Southern hairy-nosed wombat.

Australia’s critically endangered northern hairy-nosed wombats might not know it yet, but researchers from The University of Queensland are working on a wee solution to their population problems.

6 January 2016
(L-R): Dr Simon Collins, Al Mucci, Frank Manthey, Samantha Nixon

Scientists have gained a better understanding of severe dental problem in bilbies and how to treat them by using advanced CT scans and 3D printed models.

19 December 2013

Crucial knowledge on how Queensland koalas adapt to heat, cope with habitat loss and transmit common diseases will be the focus of five research projects.

11 June 2013
UQ PhD student Andrea Wallage and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary keeper Lauren Clark collaborate on echidna breeding research program.

The impossible became the possible with the birth of four baby echidnas over the past two months at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast.

15 November 2012
A male crocodile at Koorana

The world’s first artificial insemination of crocodiles is one step closer thanks to a novel project between The University of Queensland (UQ) and a central Queensland farmer.

28 August 2012
Associate Professor Robert Beeton

Staff, alumni and students associated with The University of Queensland have been honoured in the Australia Day awards.

27 January 2009

UQ technology which helps train the next generation of veterinarians in a virtual environment was recognised at a recent tertiary education conference in Singapore.

1 February 2008

Camryn Allen has barely finished her PhD but is already planning her trip back to UQ to continue her koala research.

31 October 2007

An endangered mouse-like marsupial from central Australia has been found to run more than 30 kilometres in one day while in heat.

6 March 2007

Weighing a couple of tonnes and with jaws that can kill, the hippopotamus is about to open up and say aaah for science.

27 February 2007

UQ scientists today unveiled koala joeys produced by artificial insemination (AI) as part of the development of the world’s first koala sperm bank.

30 October 2006

Seven UQ researchers have been honoured with awards totalling $450,000 at the 2005 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards for early career researchers held at Brisbane Customs House.

22 September 2005

A University of Queensland (UQ) scientist who has won a $50,000 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award this week plans to establish the world’s largest echidna research centre.

21 September 2005

UQ Business School will host Senator Elect Barnaby Joyce, Telstra’s Steve Johnston, and Alan Ducret of the ACCC on Wednesday 25 May to discuss the future of Telstra.

24 May 2005

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a new and unusual organism living in a delicate part of the male koala's anatomy.

9 May 2001