: The two pearlside species studied, Maurolicus muelleri (top) and Maurolicus mucronatus (bottom). Image: Wen-Sung Chung

A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish, and scientists say the discovery opens a new world of understanding about vision in a variety of light conditions.

9 November 2017

A discovery that bees have individual flying direction preferences could lead to strategies for steering drone aircraft fleets.

3 November 2017

The editors and publishers of the journal Brain Injury have retracted an academic paper following advice from The University of Queensland.

2 November 2017
White Eagle Memorial Preserve. Photographs by Jodie Buller.

The secret to the survival of critically endangered wildlife could lie beyond the grave, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

31 October 2017
Professor Riccardo Dolcetti and Professor Ranjeny Thomas

Global health care leader MSD has signed an agreement with The University of Queensland to develop a platform for new immuno-oncology therapies.

25 October 2017

University of Queensland researchers have unravelled the cellular process which may help to explain why tall people are at increased risk of several types of cancer.

25 October 2017
Dr Romero is one of five researchers from Australia and New Zealand named as a 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellow.

A University of Queensland researcher has won a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science award for her work on quantum alphabets.

24 October 2017
UQ is one of Australia’s top three universities

UQ has continued its climb in one of the world’s most respected university ranking systems.

17 October 2017

Grab your smartphone and ruler - researchers from The University of Queensland want you to help collect vital hailstorm data.

10 October 2017
White rhinos in Namibia Ikiwaner

The challenges of meeting African wildlife and livestock welfare needs will be the subject of a free symposium at the University of Queensland in October.

3 October 2017

Babies born even a few weeks early are more likely to have poor physical fitness throughout life, University of Queensland researchers have found.

28 September 2017

Asking patients to take a ‘wait-and-see’ approach before having their antibiotic prescriptions filled significantly reduces unnecessary use, a University of Queensland study has shown.

21 September 2017

More than 400,000 Australians live with dementia and that number is expected to climb to 1.1 million by 2056.

21 September 2017
Dr Louise Ainscough

New research is helping academics understand factors hindering students from achieving academic success in the transition from secondary school to university.

20 September 2017
Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans)

A discovery in a transparent roundworm has brought scientists one step closer to understanding why nerves degenerate.

20 September 2017
2017 UQ 3MT Winner Edwin Davis

University of Queensland PhD candidate Edwin Davis’s research into more efficient and safer drones has helped him win UQ’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

14 September 2017
UQ Research Week FREA and HDR award winners

A record number of researchers and research supervisors has been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 UQ Research Week awards.

13 September 2017

Strategic delays in conservation efforts could be the key to protecting more species according to researchers at The University of Queensland.

12 September 2017
Image: Tom Charlton

University of Queensland researchers have found that antivenoms produced using snakes from one region may perform poorly or fail completely against the same species of snakes from other regions.

4 September 2017
Dr Abishek lyer

University of Queensland researchers are one step closer to developing new medicines for treating inflammatory diseases, including allergies such as rhinitis, itchy hives, asthma, eczema and dermatitis.

4 September 2017