• Playing for peace

    A University of Queensland researcher is working with an NGO to use sport to help Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.

    20 June 2018
  • Ursula and Errol Hassan

    Love inspires new species name

    Love is in the air at The University of Queensland with entomologist Dr Errol Hassan naming a new species of wasp after his wife to celebrate more than 50 years of marriage.

    19 June 2018
  • $4.69m in ARC funding to strengthen industry partnerships

    Twelve projects at The University of Queensland will share more than $4.69m in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants announced in Canberra today.

    15 June 2018

The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in Australia for global research quality in the 2018 CWTS Leiden Ranking.

18 May 2018
Beating a quantum drum

A new technique that can generate quantum behaviour in a millimetre-sized drum has been developed by researchers from The University of Queensland and the Imperial College London.

18 May 2018
MNHHS Chief Executive Shaun Drummond and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj sign the alliance agreement.

A specialist rehabilitation and surgery centre has taken a major step forward with the formal signing of a 20-year partnership between Metro North Hospital and Health Service and The University of Queensland.

18 May 2018
Professor David Paterson with Federal Minister Greg Hunt and others in the laboratory

University of Queensland research into antibiotic resistance links between nursing homes and hospitals has received a $1.8 million government funding boost.

17 May 2018
Dr Nicholas Clark

Social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook have inspired a new method of describing how other species interact with one another.

17 May 2018
Professor Cooper in the field.

The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

16 May 2018
UQ PhD candidate Stephanie Avery-Gomm will be  presenting at the CEED Twitter Conference.

University of Queensland environmental scientists are trading travel for tweets in an effort to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions and improve accessibility leading talks in a new conference.

16 May 2018

The true cost of our desire to travel, from flights to souvenirs, has been determined through a comprehensive study that reveals global tourism is a significant and growing contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.

15 May 2018
Professor Peter Visscher

A University of Queensland geneticist has joined the ranks of eminent scientists around the world with his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

15 May 2018
Australian Water Association award winners

A University of Queensland research project to revolutionise the treatment of wastewater has won a national research innovation prize.

15 May 2018

Non-migratory songbirds could be under threat from a warming climate, according to the findings of a 15-year study.

14 May 2018
Dr Alyce Swinbourne with a wombat

Monitoring wombats for behaviours such as pacing and rump-biting could help conservation efforts by increasing the success of captive breeding.

10 May 2018

A simple method to determine if fossil fuel producers are on track to meet global emission reduction targets has been developed by University of Queensland researchers.

10 May 2018
Gamers have assisted with the Big Bell test

More than half a million levels of a video game have provided random data for a global study testing the laws of quantum physics.

10 May 2018
Researchers have analysed the link between climate scepticism and political conservatism.

The widely held belief that people with conservative political views are more likely to reject climate change science has been challenged by University Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018