Headshots of the six ARC Laureate Fellows: Professor Tamara Davis, Professor Peter Visscher, Professor Christine Beveridge, Professor Bostjan Kobe, Professor Jolanda Jetten and Professor Hanns-Christoph Nägerl.

Six University of Queensland researchers have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme’s history.

2 August 2018
Kakadu plums

A powder extracted from the Kakadu plum to extend the shelf life of frozen ready-made foods has earned a University of Queensland researcher and her team a national award for community engagement.

27 November 2017

Food scientists at The University of Queensland have discovered a new, low-cost way of accurately predicting the antimicrobial properties of honey.

25 February 2015

QAAFI and Queensland Government scientists have discovered promising new anti-microbial properties in a combination of natural-plant ingredients, including two common native Australian plums.

11 January 2012
DEEDI scientists working on the QAAFI medicinal honey research project, Margaret Currie and Andrew Cusack, testing the infection-fighting power of an Australian native myrtle honey.

Honey sourced from an Australian native myrtle tree has been found to have the most powerful anti-bacterial properties of any honey in the world and could be used to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections that commonly occur in hospitals...

1 March 2011