For the first time, the Great Barrier Reef will be mapped in unprecedented 3D detail thanks to a collaboration between Australia’s lead managers of the Reef and spatial experts.

8 April 2019
Sampling invertebrates within deep mudflats in Gladstone, Australia. (Credit: Chi-Yeung Choi)

Artificial intelligence and extensive satellite imagery have allowed researchers to map the world’s intertidal zones for the first time, revealing a significant loss of the crucial ecosystem.

20 December 2018

The most up-to-date global satellite images of the world’s coral reefs are now online, thanks to a collaboration between Microsoft’s late co-founder, Paul G. Allen, and a team of international partners including The University of Queensland.

2 November 2018

Twelve projects at The University of Queensland will share more than $4.69m in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants announced in Canberra today.

15 June 2018

The University of Queensland is part of a global mapping and monitoring partnership using satellite imagery and big data processing to respond to the crisis facing coral reefs.

5 June 2018
Parliament House

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues around the 2018 Federal Budget. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

8 May 2018
UQ Research Week FREA and HDR award winners

A record number of researchers and research supervisors has been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 UQ Research Week awards.

13 September 2017

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017

University of Queensland researchers are playing a key role in a NASA airborne mission designed to transform understanding of earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs.

22 September 2016
Spoonbills near UQ’s Moreton Bay Research Station. Photo by Lucy Trippett.

The future of Moreton Bay will be the focus of a public regional forum at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus from 1-3 November.

20 September 2016
Seagrass ... part of the "blue carbon" ecology

The University of Queensland has an extensive portfolio of “blue carbon” research which seeks to better understand the role of oceans and their ecosystems in reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change.

8 December 2015

Dr Chris Roelfsema, from the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at UQ, is concerned about the impact the 2011 floods may have on seagrass in Moreton Bay.

28 September 2011

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 May 2011
A visualisation of the flood plume in Moreton Bay. Courtesy Mitchell Lyons

UQ experts are helping to accurately map and measure the health of Moreton Bay following the recent floods.

28 January 2011
Parliamentary Secretary for Innovation and Industry Richard Marles, TERN Board Chair Andrew Campbell and TERN Director Professor Stuart Phinn, launching TERN under a flux tower at TERN’s research site in Samford Valley, Brisbane.

The national Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network, backed by $55 million Federal Government funding, will be launched today in Brisbane.

27 April 2010
Professor Stuart Phinn

A University of Queensland scientist has been recognised as one of Australia’s most influential men under 45 by a leading men’s magazine.

2 July 2009
Professor Stuart Phinn

The University of Queensland will lead a national collaboration at the forefront of linking science to ecosystem management thanks to the establishment of a new research network.

19 May 2009

A University of Queensland scientist has led groundbreaking research which shows that clearing of native vegetation has made recent Australian droughts hotter.

26 October 2007

A University of Queensland researcher is using advanced mathematics to assist in the preservation of Australia`s wildlife and ecosystems including the koala, the kangaroo, desert mound springs and the Great Barrier Reef.

11 January 2002

A $600,000 Australian and U.S. research project has pioneered ground-breaking techniques to map Australian landscapes through a veil of heavy cloud and smoke.

26 October 2000