• UQ was awarded the second highest number of Discovery Project grants among universities across Australia, underscoring its position as a research powerhouse

    $32m boost for UQ research

    University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $32 million for work designed to create positive change across science, health, engineering and the humanities.

    10 November 2017
  • New centre to drive biopharmaceutical research

    The next generation of biopharmaceuticals to treat diseases and save and change lives could be developed through a new $10 million research hub launched at The University of Queensland.

    9 November 2017
  • A new tactic in the fight against drug-resistant infections

    Researchers from The University of Queensland have been awarded almost $1 million to develop a new antibiotic that could treat life-threatening bacterial infections resistant to all known antibiotics.

    13 October 2017
Massimo Damiani, 3, with his dad Stephen ... Massimo's genome has been analysed to help better understand leukodystrophy

A University of Queensland researcher has been awarded an $85,000 grant to identify the genes that underlie rare paediatric brain disorders.

23 November 2012
UQ researchers discover the Australian and Asian beaked sea snakes are two unrelated species despite the snakes identical appearances.

Scientists have discovered that the lethal beaked sea snake is actually two species with separate evolutions, which resulted in identical snakes.

19 November 2012

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Queensland was awarded 1.63 Million by the Australian Research Council recently, to help fund research projects that investigate media transformation in Australia, early musical development, plastic packaging...

16 November 2012

The University of Queensland has led the nation in the latest round of funding from the Australian Research Council that will enable research into areas such as aerial robotics, drug and alcohol services for Indigenous people, and preparing...

6 November 2012

The University of Queensland has received over $3million to boost tuberculosis research from the TB Sailors’, Soldiers’ & Airmen's Association of Queensland (TB Association), this week.

2 November 2012

A project based at The University of Queensland is helping women who have survived breast cancer to lose weight and live healthier, longer lives.

26 October 2012
DVD cover of The Magic Glasses, which aims to improve child health in China and the Philippines

Almost $1.5 million in funding has been awarded to researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) who are working to reduce one of the world’s most common chronic infections.

25 October 2012

Research funding for universities plays a key role in the fight against global social problems such as disease and climate change, and today’s reductions will severely impact solutions and the prosperity needed to fund those, according to The...

22 October 2012

The University of Queensland was today awarded more than $51 million in National Health and Medical Research Council grants that will fund research projects investigating health issues such as cystic fibrosis, respiratory illness in Indigenous...

19 October 2012

Researchers at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute and their international collaborators will continue unravelling the mechanisms underlying a particular type of early-onset arthritis, thanks to a multi-million dollar grant.

5 October 2012
Dr Da-Wei Wang's work on prolonging battery life has won him a Research Excellence Award from The University of Queensland (UQ).

A Queensland researcher, who is developing high-energy batteries that can keep smartphones charged longer, has won a Research Excellence Award from The University of Queensland (UQ).

20 September 2012

The Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) at The University of Queensland has secured $2 million in research funding from the estate of Clem Jones, prompting advocacy group Alzheimer’s Australia to call on the Federal Government to follow their lead.

20 August 2012
Professor Ranjeny Thomas of the UQ Diamantina Institute has been named a finalist in the GlaxoSmithKline Awards for Research Excellence.

Two researchers from The University of Queensland have been named finalists in one of Australia’s longest running and most prestigious medical research awards: the GlaxoSmithKline Awards for Research Excellence.

31 July 2012
Dr Michelle Hill has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship.

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute's Dr Michelle Hill has been announced a winner of a Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship to study the total cellular effect of cancer-associated changes in cellular membranes.

31 July 2012

Bond University will lead a national $14 million sports science research project in collaboration with The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.

31 July 2012