Researchers are developing a range of new solder alloys

Electronics are getting smaller, smarter and ever-more ubiquitous, and the minute parts that make them work need to be constantly re-engineered to keep pace with rapid change.

5 August 2016
Alana Clover has designed a sun monitoring wrist band

Two out of three Australians will develop skin cancer before turning 70, with research showing the majority of sun damage occurs during childhood and adolescence.

23 July 2016
Birds make planning decisions ahead of time

Birds have been found to plan their journeys ahead of time, making decisions in advance to manoeuvre around obstacles without adjusting speed.

23 June 2016
The Advanced Engineering Building

The University of Queensland’s strong focus and investment in engineering research has secured it a top-10 spot in engineering science in an international ranking released this week.

16 June 2016
60 Olympic swimming pools of waste arrive every day

Sewage treatment uses huge amounts of energy, accounting for up to 20 per cent of total electricity consumption in some cities – but what if that waste could be turned back into power?

8 June 2016
Les Dés Sont Jetés

A magnificent tapestry commissioned more than 50 years ago has finally found its rightful place in the Sydney Opera House, thanks to a University of Queensland researcher’s academic detective work.

29 March 2016
The group of executives after the signing, in Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden.

Shanghai-based Baosteel Group will provide approximately $10 million in additional funds to continue the momentum of a successful research and development centre that combines the expertise of four Australian universities with the industrial...

29 March 2016
Visakh Vignesh

Students with a passion for entrepreneurship are set to benefit from The University of Queensland’s new UQ Idea Hub program.

10 March 2016

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues relating to the 19 March 2016 statewide local government elections.

3 March 2016
Professor David Abramson: "The award is really a tribute to ... the Genomics Virtual Lab team."

The director of The University of Queensland’s Research Computing Centre has been named the iTnews Education Chief Information Officer of the Year.

23 February 2016
Lucas Patchett (left) and Nic Marchesi ... converted an old van into a mobile laundromat and now washing 200 loads a week.

Selfless work creating change for homeless people has propelled a University of Queensland student to be named Young Australian of the Year

25 January 2016
Chris Greig.

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Chris Greig as chair of its multi-million dollar Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.

22 January 2016
Max, with his parents Professor Peter Koopman and Associate Professor Carol Wicking.

Engineering graduate Max Koopman will soon leave the sandstone walls of The University of Queensland for the technological hub of Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.

16 December 2015
Robbie Wilson’s research will enhance understanding of how native species cope with changing natural environments

The Australian Research Council has awarded five new Future Fellows at The University of Queensland, from a total of only 50 awarded across the nation.

16 December 2015
Master of Architecture student Jeremy Field’s alternative proposal for the Queen’s Wharf Casino site

New design proposals for Brisbane landmarks will feature at the State Library of Queensland this month as part of The University of Queensland’s student architecture exhibition, CROP’15.

8 December 2015
Alternative Queens Wharf proposal from UQ Architecture students Jeremy Field, Tommaso Raimondi and Joshua Lee.

Architecture students at The University of Queensland are proposing new designs for the controversial Queen's Wharf Brisbane Integrated Resort Development to be showcased at an exhibition in December.

2 November 2015

Today, 21 October 2015, marks the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive in the fictional future of the iconic film Back to the Future II. While we aren’t expecting the time-travelling duo, played by Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, to arrive...

21 October 2015

A team of researchers, including The University of Queensland’s Dr Joel Carpenter, has developed echo-less lights that could improve medical imaging inside the body, leading to less-intrusive surgery.

13 October 2015
Matthew Herington

A University of Queensland PhD student who is investigating sustainable energy solutions for developing communities has secured a prestigious fellowship from the American Australian Association.

8 October 2015
Cooling tower.

New technology from The University of Queensland could transform electricity generation, making it cheaper and more reliable for drought-affected areas.

23 September 2015