• Engineering and business nous in a micro-distillery

    Changing the distillery game, one sip at a time

    More than two centuries after Australia’s infamous Rum Rebellion, a University of Queensland chemical engineering and business graduate has started a new revolution in rum distillation that will help reinvigorate Brisbane’s passion for this ‘...

    11 May 2018
  • A dinosaur illustration from the board game. By Dr Anthony Romilio.

    New game means science knowledge is far from extinct

    Octopus tree, rainbow serpent and demon duck of doom – they’re all on the cards for future scientists, thanks to a new game from a University of Queensland PhD student.

    30 April 2018
  • Researchers are working to create medical devices.

    Medical technology at the hub of good health

    A new research hub is set to transform Australia’s medical technology sector by developing cost-competitive technologies for the rapid production of medical devices.

    27 April 2018
The shy and nocturnal night parrots live in remote and rugged areas

Ensuring one of Australia’s most high-profile threatened bird species does not disappear a second time is the mission of a University of Queensland researcher.

29 March 2017
The new facility will allow researchers to examine the effects of tiny drug doses in human and animal cancers

New cancer-fighting drugs and devices could emerge from The University of Queensland, thanks to a research program comparing cancers in pet animals and humans in a state-of-the-art imaging facility opened today.

28 March 2017
UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

24 March 2017

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017

Genetic research projects aimed at improving healthcare, food production, the environment, and developing new technologies for tomorrow will be boosted with the formation of a new integrated genomics facility at The University of Queensland.

20 January 2017
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
From left, Michael Lucas; UQ Global Engagement Deputy Director Dr Jessica Gallagher, Caitlin Gordon-King, Sophie Ryan, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, Kate Goodfruit, Rachel Dodds, Elsie Schuster and Alexander Williams

Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the New Colombo Plan.

2 December 2016
More than 300 people in Victoria and South Australia suffered food poisoning in salmonella outbreaks this year linked with bagged salads and sprouts.

Friendly bacteria may be introduced to bagged salad leaves to help ward off the possibility of salmonella and listeria outbreaks.

14 November 2016

The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program will be showcased at the White House today as part of an initiative to improve outcomes for boys and young men of colour, and all youth.

17 October 2016

A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help school leaders and teachers foster deep learning in their students has been announced by The University of Queensland, edX and Microsoft today.

11 October 2016
The CashCow project demonstrated the potential of electronic monitoring of herd performance

Meat & Livestock Australia is funding new research led by The University of Queensland aimed at reducing foetal and calf loss in beef cattle breeding herds across northern Australia.

12 September 2016
Building on aerospace research links, France’s new Université Paris-Saclay mega-university will partner with UQ in Australian first.

France’s new Université Paris-Saclay mega-university will today (7 September, in Paris) partner with The University of Queensland in an Australian first that builds on aerospace research links.

7 September 2016
QBI director Professor Pankaj Sah ... edits the companion journal

The University of Queensland and prestigious international publishing group Nature Research have launched a global online community dedicated to improving knowledge on the science of learning.

5 September 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
Timber buildings are a familiar part of Queensland life

Timber buildings are a familiar part of Queensland life, and they are about to get taller.

11 July 2016