• A young man uses an e-cigarette

    Tobacco increases risk of schizophrenia, psychosis

    Tobacco smokers are at increased risk of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

    21 November 2018
  • The naked avocado

    Avocado aficionados will benefit from a Queensland research project that aims to strip bare the avocado to reveal detailed information about the popular fruit’s biology.

    21 November 2018
  • New immunotherapy improves MS symptoms

    A world-first clinical trial of a new cellular immunotherapy for multiple sclerosis (MS) has improved symptoms and quality of life for the majority of patients.

    20 November 2018
Dr Lee Hickey in the speed crop breeding lab

Plant speed breeding could be part of the solution to minimise the devastating effects of drought and climate change on crops in the future, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

19 November 2018
From left: Dr Jianhua Guo and PhD student Yue Wang in the lab

New research from The University of Queensland has found non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals can significantly promote the spread of antibiotic resistance via bacterial mating.

16 November 2018
A Kimberley gorge where rock art is frequently found

The environmental and climate history of the past 60,000 years of Australia’s Kimberley region is set to be uncovered by a multidisciplinary team led by a University of Queensland scientist.

14 November 2018
Student Eloise Crouch is given a software tutorial.

A more than $500 million software grant from Siemens will give University of Queensland students and researchers access to advanced technology, building their skills in digital and data driven industries.

12 November 2018

Bullying has been recognised globally as a risk factor for mental illness, thanks to a University of Queensland research team.

9 November 2018

Human impacts are the biggest risk factor in the possible extinction of a quarter of all land-based mammals, according to a University of Queensland study.

9 November 2018
Cannabis sits on a spiral pattern.

Understanding psychotic-like experiences in young cannabis users is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2018

The most up-to-date global satellite images of the world’s coral reefs are now online, thanks to a collaboration between Microsoft’s late co-founder, Paul G. Allen, and a team of international partners including The University of Queensland.

2 November 2018
A pregnant woman uses a mobile phone.

A new mobile app developed by University of Queensland researchers is aiming to reduce the rate of still birth in Australia by 30 per cent.

1 November 2018
A woman lifts her shirt to show dressings from keyhole surgery on her abdomen.

A 10-year study involving University of Queensland researchers suggests laparoscopic or robotic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer is more likely to result in disease recurrence and reduced survival rates than open abdominal surgery.

1 November 2018
The Amazon rain forest from the air.

The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to University of Queensland-led research.

1 November 2018
A business-man's hands gesture. In the background are people gathered around a conference

Bosses with exorbitant pay packets are seen as less effective leaders than their counterparts on lower incomes, and less able to influence those they seek to lead, according to University of Queensland research.

23 October 2018
Close up of horses front hoofs

An educational program is helping horse owners and vets to recognise and treat two hormonal conditions which are the most common causes of founder.

11 October 2018
An example of an Australian lizard, in this case the Gippsland Water Dragon, running on two legs. (Credit: David Paul).

Robots may one day tackle obstacles and traverse uneven terrains thanks to collaborative research analysing the motion of lizards.

26 September 2018
An older man with two family members undergoes a counselling session.

An online program delivering targeted treatment to people suffering from speech disorders after brain injury is the focus of a University of Queensland study.

13 September 2018