• Office work can be a pain in the neck

    Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

    15 December 2017
  • Elephant herd in Addo Elephant National Park. Photo by Rory Biggs.

    To trade or not to trade? Breaking the ivory deadlock

    The debate over whether legal trading of ivory should be allowed to fund elephant conservation, or banned altogether to stop poaching has raged for decades without an end in sight.

    15 December 2017
  • Yellow-spotted goanna at Wreck Rock beach

    Lizards of Oz take toll on turtle eggs

    Goannas have overtaken foxes as the number one predator of the endangered loggerhead turtle at its second largest Queensland nesting beach.

    14 December 2017
UQ was awarded the second highest number of Discovery Project grants among universities across Australia, underscoring its position as a research powerhouse

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

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
: The two pearlside species studied, Maurolicus muelleri (top) and Maurolicus mucronatus (bottom). Image: Wen-Sung Chung

A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish, and scientists say the discovery opens a new world of understanding about vision in a variety of light conditions.

9 November 2017

A discovery that bees have individual flying direction preferences could lead to strategies for steering drone aircraft fleets.

3 November 2017

The editors and publishers of the journal Brain Injury have retracted an academic paper following advice from The University of Queensland.

2 November 2017
White Eagle Memorial Preserve. Photographs by Jodie Buller.

The secret to the survival of critically endangered wildlife could lie beyond the grave, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

31 October 2017
Professor Riccardo Dolcetti and Professor Ranjeny Thomas

Global health care leader MSD has signed an agreement with The University of Queensland to develop a platform for new immuno-oncology therapies.

25 October 2017

University of Queensland researchers have unravelled the cellular process which may help to explain why tall people are at increased risk of several types of cancer.

25 October 2017
Dr Romero is one of five researchers from Australia and New Zealand named as a 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellow.

A University of Queensland researcher has won a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science award for her work on quantum alphabets.

24 October 2017
UQ is one of Australia’s top three universities

UQ has continued its climb in one of the world’s most respected university ranking systems.

17 October 2017

Grab your smartphone and ruler - researchers from The University of Queensland want you to help collect vital hailstorm data.

10 October 2017
White rhinos in Namibia Ikiwaner

The challenges of meeting African wildlife and livestock welfare needs will be the subject of a free symposium at the University of Queensland in October.

3 October 2017

Babies born even a few weeks early are more likely to have poor physical fitness throughout life, University of Queensland researchers have found.

28 September 2017

Asking patients to take a ‘wait-and-see’ approach before having their antibiotic prescriptions filled significantly reduces unnecessary use, a University of Queensland study has shown.

21 September 2017

More than 400,000 Australians live with dementia and that number is expected to climb to 1.1 million by 2056.

21 September 2017