Professor Richard Morgan (right) at the UQ Centre of Hypersonics ground-testing facility, with colleague Professor Michael Smart.

A University of Queensland researcher says his prestigious international award for a lifetime of hypersonic research highlights UQ’s success in finding a niche in a global field.

22 March 2017
Eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (inset image details below)

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist.

17 March 2017
Exploration is not keeping up with demand

Transition to a low-carbon society will result in enormous demand for minerals to manufacture clean technologies, creating the need for a global resource governance framework, according to research published today.

16 March 2017

Plugging decommissioned oil and gas wells may become safer and more economical with a solution championed by University of Queensland researchers.

22 February 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
Mining engineering is a strong career choice, says UQ's Professor Peter Knights

Mining engineers have the highest graduate employability rate among all types of engineers, according to a study that tracked job placements for 34 years.

7 February 2017
During the program, students live on campus, visit labs and talk to leading researchers, tour industrial and research facilities and take part in debates, lectures and dinners

Two hundred young scientists will converge on Brisbane when the National Youth Science Forum makes its Queensland debut in January next year.

25 January 2017
Dr Joshua Soderholm ... undertook a two-year field campaign to help develop his thunderstorm map

A University of Queensland study has identified Springfield, Ipswich, Boonah, Beaudesert, Esk and Jimboomba as some of south-east Queensland’s most intense areas of thunderstorm activity.

20 December 2016
More women than ever are graduating from Engineering at UQ

The University of Queensland is celebrating the graduation of a record number of female engineering students this semester with women making up 26 per cent of all graduates – well above the national average of 17 per cent.

19 December 2016
Andrew Liveris AO

A UQ alumnus described as “one of the foremost leaders in the world of business” has been appointed by US President-elect Donald Trump to chair the American Manufacturing Council.

14 December 2016
The 3D Water Atlas compiles and analyses data from Surat Basin bores. Photo iStock

An open access Water Atlas has gone online, giving the general public a 3D view of groundwater data from eastern Australia’s Surat Basin.

9 December 2016
Leigh Sainty and his mother Rose (right), with wife Yuka, daughter Momo and stepfather Stuart McKenzie (left)

Imagine being 36 years old, father to a young daughter, paralysed in a foreign country and unable to communicate. This happened to Australian Leigh Sainty earlier this year when he underwent drastic surgery in Japan to remove a malignant brain...

2 December 2016
Tim Delport and Brett Parkinson

Prestigious scholarships will take two University of Queensland engineering postgraduates to study at the University of Oxford.

22 November 2016
Sarah Lau and Samantha Hood: Photo by Patrick Self.

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine are invited to join forces at a networking lunch on Wednesday, 23 November.

18 November 2016
Accelerated MRI brain mapping technique to improve neurodegenerative diagnosis

A new brain imaging technique developed by University of Queensland researchers is paving the way for improved diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.

16 November 2016
Professor Mark Kendall ... "Sir Howard Florey was a hugely inspiring individual"

A University of Queensland researcher who invented the Nanopatch – a needle-free vaccine delivery device – has been awarded the 2016 CSL Young Florey Medal.

9 November 2016
Professor Xue Li ... his analysis is based on data from the previous 24 hours’ social media

A University of Queensland computer scientist who harvests social media to accurately predict election results says he can confidently call next week’s United States election.

4 November 2016
Professor Simon Biggs, the Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology ... internationally acclaimed for his research in particle, colloid and interface engineering.

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has named a University of Queensland Executive Dean, and a prominent alumnus and adjunct Associate Professor, as Fellows.

28 October 2016
The discovery could allow ultra-secure encryption over fibre optic cables

A video of the Canadian prime minister explaining quantum technology’s exciting future went viral this year, and now Australian physicists are making that future a present-day reality.

27 October 2016
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk launching StemCARE at UQ today.

The University of Queensland today launched a new $7 million regenerative medicine research centre to improve older Australians’ quality of life and increase their participation and productivity.

17 October 2016