University of Queensland experts are available to comment on various aspects of Safer Internet Day on February 5. This year’s theme – “Together for a better internet” – encourages people to create a better internet by developing four critical skills...

1 February 2019
Thelymitra cyanapicata Fleurieu Peninsula. Credit: Bob Bates

The top 100 Australian plant species at risk of extinction have been identified by Threatened Species Recovery Hub research.

31 January 2019

An endangered Queensland bird is at risk of extinction because environmental legislation is failing to protect its habitat, according to a University of Queensland-led study.

30 January 2019

Researchers have identified how a fungal skin infection is wiping out our native frog species at an alarming rate.

30 January 2019

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on research into ovarian cancer and heart disease. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

29 January 2019

Trained fish at The University of Queensland are helping researchers understand animal vision and factors behind the huge variation in colours between and among species.

29 January 2019

University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to higher education and research.

25 January 2019

A new collaboration will help feed the world’s growing demand for poultry and eggs, while minimising the risk to international public health from animal-to-human-diseases.

24 January 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
Couch smut (Ustilago cynoditis: Leif Forsberg, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

University of Queensland researchers are working on a new project to keep smut off our playing fields; but it’s not the kind of smut that first comes to mind.

24 January 2019

As Queenslanders flock to the outdoors this Australia Day weekend, University of Queensland researchers are investigating whether text messages could prevent people falling victim to sunburn.

24 January 2019
 Associate Dean External Engagement Professor Louise Hickson

An internationally recognised researcher in audiology has been appointed as the Associate Dean - External Engagement for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

24 January 2019

UQ Art Museum will say goodbye to its popular Play On: The art of sport exhibition with a ‘closing ceremony’ – a community event featuring some of the state’s elite athletes.

23 January 2019
UQ alumnus Nick Georgiou works his laptop at a Brandtools desk

Just a week into a University of Queensland accelerator program for startups, one of the participants has attracted his first paying customer.

23 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

Researchers have taken strides in understanding how human feet evolved to enhance walking and running, setting us apart from species such as chimpanzees.

21 January 2019

The Threatened Species Recovery Hub has rejected reports by the Courier-Mail media outlet that the Hub is an anti-coal activist group and is involved in a review of Adani coal mine environmental plans.

21 January 2019
Professor Paul Young, Dr Keith Chappell and Dr Dan Watterson.

Vaccines to stop the world’s next epidemic could be developed in record time under a $14.7 million partnership using technology developed at The University of Queensland.

16 January 2019
Walking robots are set to be much more affordable

Walking robots could soon assist in search and rescue missions or deliver your groceries now that a new system has been developed to bring a more affordable option to the market.

16 January 2019
Students at UQ in front of a Welcome sign.

More than 10,000 Australian undergraduate students have received offers to study at The University of Queensland in 2019, with strong demand continuing for health courses.

16 January 2019