• One research project aims to develop crop yield prediction systems using satellite data and biophysical crop modelling. iStockphoto

    Queensland, China collaborate on game-changer research

    University of Queensland research projects to develop better batteries for renewable energy and a way of predicting crop yields from space have been funded under a joint Queensland-China scheme.

    17 October 2017
  • Claire Cunningham

    Journey to a better career has surprise outcome

    When Claire Cunningham started her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Queensland, she had been living with profound congenital hearing loss in her left ear for 30 years.

    18 July 2017
  • Australia lost 122,400 manufacturing jobs in the decade to 2015

    Local manufacturing heads for extinction

    Australia’s manufacturing level is the OECD’s lowest and the long-term decline of manufacturing here is atypical among comparable countries, new research shows.

    17 July 2017

Businesses are being urged to manage their financial and environmental risks, and leverage opportunities in the emerging low-carbon economy as part of a free online course delivered by The University of Queensland.

5 December 2016
Tim O’Hare invented SuperGold sweet corn, a variety that protects against macular eye degeneration

​Fruit, vegetables and nuts with particular health-giving benefits will be the focus of a $10 million research project at The University of Queensland.

23 November 2016
Dr Kerrie Wilson ... her research has a sustained benefit for the natural environment and on human wellbeing

Queensland conservation biologist Kerrie Wilson is a star in her field, and last night she was recognised with a medal to prove it.

18 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
Protagonist Therapeutics founder Associate Professor Mark Smythe

Two companies founded on University of Queensland research have won acclaim at the National AusBiotech Conference in Melbourne.

31 October 2016
Bathing in the Ganges river. Photo: Rabin Chakrabarti

The University of Queensland’s leadership on water solutions will be heard by 3500 global delegates at the World Water Congress and Exhibition this week.

10 October 2016
Entrepreneurs set for speed dates with mentors

Budding entrepreneurs all over Queensland will have a chance to workshop their start-up ideas with mentors as part of the MentorBlaze7 event on Wednesday 5 October.

22 September 2016
Dr Kate Schroder, Deputy Director, IMB Centre for Inflammation Research

Inflazome Ltd, a company founded on research from The University of Queensland (UQ) and Trinity College Dublin, has closed a Series A financing round of up to €15 million (A$22 million).

12 September 2016
Women remain under-represented in transport decision-making

A University of Queensland researcher is leading a project designed to combat the fact that women across the world are persistently disadvantaged by transportation systems.

31 August 2016

The University of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of alumnus Mark Sowerby as Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur.

25 August 2016
Hong Peng ... the new method has environmental and financial benefits

North Queensland has some of Earth’s largest known bauxite deposits, but their potential has largely remained locked in the ground, until now.

18 August 2016

A new wave of entrepreneurs is helping to revitalise South Pacific island economies with the support of The University of Queensland Business School.

14 July 2016
Surf Life Saving Queensland's outstanding young lifesavers

A posse of Queensland’s most outstanding young surf lifesavers has gathered at The University of Queensland.

13 July 2016
Margaret Dickson will have a unique advantage after graduation

Five outstanding students from The University of Queensland (UQ) will work closely with Latin American ambassadors through a UQ Advantage Office-supported internship that starts this week.

28 June 2016
Think Club will focus on sharing insights and views

The University of Queensland’s Careers Service is partnering with Pragmatic Thinking to launch Brisbane’s inaugural Think Club, a place for innovative thinkers to share insights and views.

23 June 2016