Professor Neena Mitter ...  discovery will provide an environmentally sustainable alternative to chemicals and pesticides

A University of Queensland team has made a discovery that could help conquer the greatest threat to global food security – pests and diseases in plants.

10 January 2017

An international study led by University of Queensland researchers seeks to understand how white and tiger shark populations have changed over time.

21 December 2016

From lifting a mower to trim the hedges to lopping trees with a circular saw, it seems there are endless ways for DIY enthusiasts to end up in hospital emergency departments.

19 December 2016

A cutting edge, non-invasive brain stimulation technique could improve cognitive control for people with conditions such as schizophrenia and autism.

15 December 2016

A world-first study has found medical hypnosis can reduce pain and anxiety in children being treated for serious burns.

9 December 2016

A University of Queensland-led study involving researchers from three continents has found habitat destruction still far outstrips habitat protection across many parts of the planet.

7 December 2016

A new discovery at the University of Queensland could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security – the access to balanced nourishment - globally.

6 December 2016

Patients at risk of life-threatening infections following chemotherapy could benefit from a new cell-based treatment developed from University of Queensland research.

6 December 2016
Associate Professor Benjamin Hogan received $1,228,364

University of Queensland health and medical research projects aimed at improving the nation’s healthcare will benefit from a national allocation of more than $483 million announced today.

3 December 2016
UQ Vice-Chancellor to lead Group of Eight in 2017

The Group of Eight (Go8) – Australia’s leading research-intensive universities – has appointed University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj as its Chair for 2017.

30 November 2016
Kirsten Adlard with Graham Day.

New research about what type of exercise best helps cancer survivors overcome fatigue has won PhD student Kirsten Adlard a Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) award.

25 November 2016
Daylight savings could save koalas

A University of Queensland-led study has found that adopting daylight saving time in South-East Queensland could help koala conservation.

23 November 2016
Professor Sara Dolnicar receives her award in Slovenia

UQ tourism Professor Sara Dolnicar has been recognised by the Republic of Slovenia with an Ambassador of Science award for her outstanding research achievements in fields as diverse as sustainable tourism and foster care.

22 November 2016

Do you have the physical attributes of Ultimate Fighting Championship title-holder Conor McGregor?

21 November 2016

Is walking home alone at 2am more risky during Schoolies celebrations than at other times?

19 November 2016