The collapse of corroded concrete sewer pipes can cause major infrastructure damage, such as this sinkhole created in San Francisco. Picture source: AP via AAP/George Nikitin

A team of University of Queensland researchers has found a way to save water providers hundreds of millions of dollars a year by reducing sewer corrosion.

14 August 2014
An artist's impression of the solar research facility at UQ Gatton on completion. Image: Wilson Architects

The University of Queensland and First Solar have begun construction on a 3.275 megawatt solar photovoltaic research facility at UQ’s Gatton campus.

6 August 2014
Traditional lifestyles are being challenged by the mining boom in Mongolia.

New research from The University of Queensland has helped find practical solutions to gender-based violence issues stemming from Mongolia’s mining boom.

16 June 2014

Professor John Foster, Director of The University of Queensland’s Energy Economics and Management Group, is available to comment on electricity changes.

3 June 2014
Photo of Professor Clive L Bell here

A lifelong commitment to sustainable mining has brought recognition for a highly accomplished and long-serving University of Queensland academic, Emeritus Professor Clive L. Bell.

23 May 2014

Researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ), the Harvard Kennedy School, and Clark University have uncovered that conflict with communities is costing mining companies billions of dollars.

13 May 2014
Waste metals could provide up to 70 per cent of Australia’s metal consumption each year.

Researchers from The University of Queensland are looking at an untapped vein of metals, potentially worth $2 billion a year, but it won’t be found in a mine.

28 March 2014

The University of Queensland (UQ) is moving to ensure the results of its research are widely available.

7 February 2014
Global Change Institute scientists are working with local communities to monitor sea level rise in the Solomon Islands, a region which has experienced some of the highest climate change-related sea level rise in the world. Photo: Dr Javier Leon.

Most of the Earth’s remaining fossil fuels must be left in the ground to avoid disastrous consequences for today’s young people and for future generations, according to research published today.

4 December 2013

Australia’s power system needs a combination of a carbon price supported by direct action incentives aimed at businesses if it is to withstand future supply and price shocks.

21 November 2013

Fair negotiation of landowner compensation for coal seam gas extraction is one of the much-needed projects at the heart of Queensland’s new mining law research centre, to be officially launched tonight.

7 November 2013

New research has found that high salaries are no longer enough to retain good workers in remote locations.

8 October 2013
Centre for International Minerals Energy Law Director Dr Tina Hunter says the new Centre will help industry improve sustainability.

The University of Queensland has strengthened its position as a world leader in minerals and energy research with the opening of its new Centre for International Minerals and Energy Law (CIMEL).

29 August 2013
Professor Paul Meredith ... "a game-changing project for Australia"

The University of Queensland has been confirmed as Lead Research Organisation on a $450 million solar farm project to be built in western New South Wales under the Federal Government’s former Solar Flagship Program.

1 August 2013

Increased remote-operation of mine sites from city-based control centres could lead to fewer jobs and less economic activity in mining regions, a new report has found.

22 July 2013