Administering ibuprofen immediately after birth may reduce brain damage in tiny growth-restricted babies, University of Queensland researchers have found.

18 April 2019
Children doing calligraphy at Explorama

More than 200 gifted and talented primary school students will visit UQ this weekend for Explorama.

25 March 2019
Dr Ubide and her team have analysed variations in the chemical composition of volcanic crystals

Research shedding light on the internal “plumbing” of volcanoes may help scientists better understand volcanic eruptions and unrest.

1 March 2019
Cows being milked at the UQ Gatton dairy ... UQ ranks highest in Australia in Agriculture and Forestry

The University of Queensland has jumped to the top of the national table in Agriculture and Forestry, and it also ranks first in Australia for Environmental Sciences and Sports-Related Subjects, according to the latest international rankings survey.

28 February 2019

Baby birds and eggs are on the menu for at least 94 species of animals in Australia’s forests and woodlands, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

24 January 2019

Women who are depressed before conception are more likely to have children with poor psychosocial outcomes, University of Queensland researchers have found.

21 January 2019
Stepping on to the scales

People struggling with their weight are being offered training to reduce self-criticism and shame they feel about their bodies.

8 January 2019

Fourteen student athletes have received a University Blue – The University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour – at the 2018 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

6 November 2018

Flu researcher Dr Kirsty Short has won a $25,000 fellowship for her work on the long-term links between obesity, the immune system and influenza.

30 October 2018
Hero dogs help save lives

Countless dogs could be saved by a new pet blood donation program at The University of Queensland’s VETS Small Animal Hospital.

15 October 2018

Hundreds of honourable hackers will descend on The University of Queensland this weekend for the world’s largest open data hackathon.

6 September 2018

The “chicken or egg” paradox was first proposed by philosophers in Ancient Greece to describe the problem of determining cause-and-effect.

3 September 2018

A research team from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub has made a breakthrough that could help dwindling numbers of Australian freshwater fish species.

3 September 2018
A-dingo-walking-through-an-arid-landscape

Global research reveals some of the world’s most damaging parasitic worm species are being spread by wildlife, not just by dogs and cats.

30 August 2018

A drug developed in the USA is helping to reduce seizures in Australian children with epilepsy, according to a University of Queensland clinical trial.

20 August 2018

The ink has not yet dried on a scientific paper describing a new species of snake, yet the reptile may already be in danger of extinction due to mining.

16 July 2018

The University of Queensland is the top-ranked institution in Australia in this year’s Nature Index of high-quality research outputs.

8 June 2018
PhD student Laurence Britton

Another piece in the puzzle that is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has been solved by a University of Queensland researcher in a step towards developing treatments for a disease that affects about one in every five Australians.

7 June 2018

An engineering breakthrough that can reduce major urban bridgeworks projects from months or even years to just three days is set to save time, money and inconvenience worldwide.

4 June 2018
Beating a quantum drum

A new technique that can generate quantum behaviour in a millimetre-sized drum has been developed by researchers from The University of Queensland and the Imperial College London.

18 May 2018