• Federal Budget 2019: UQ experts available

    University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues around the 2019 Federal Budget. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

    26 March 2019
  • Menu change for corals in warming reefs

    Warming coral reefs are losing their capacity to feed themselves from sunlight, making nutritious deep ocean water critical for their survival, according to a University of Queensland study.

    26 March 2019
  • Experts gather to boost detection of deadly melanoma

    Experts are gathering in Brisbane this week to establish a road map for reducing melanoma deaths in Australia.

    25 March 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019

University of Queensland researcher Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been named as one of the world’s 100 most influential people in climate policy for 2019.

21 March 2019

A doctor training program for Central Queensland and Wide Bay is a step closer to reality, with discussions between government and industry in Rockhampton yesterday.

21 March 2019

Reintroducing inheritance taxes would be an efficient and equitable way to address housing affordability, according to University of Queensland researchers.

19 March 2019
A plains-wanderer

A successful rabbit cull two decades ago has had unforeseen consequences, with a study finding wedge-tailed eagles are now preying on one of Australia’s rarest birds.

19 March 2019
Mosquitoes transmit the Zika virus.

Scientists looking at the genetics of Zika virus have found a way to fast-track research which could lead to new vaccines.

19 March 2019

The following experts are available to comment on the impact of cyclones and severe weather events such as Cyclone Oma.

19 March 2019

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues relating to World Water Day on March 22. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

18 March 2019
Coral reefs are among the most threatened ecosystems on Earth

Global warming and acidifying oceans are creating an intense competition between coral and algae that both are set to lose.

18 March 2019

Women lead the way in 57 University of Queensland Sporting Scholarships awarded to 55 student-athletes, including Olympic, Paralympic and Australian representatives.

15 March 2019
A teenager wearing a hoodie leans against a wall.

Adolescents in developing countries are more likely to make suicide attempts or have suicidal thoughts than those living in high-income countries, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

14 March 2019

The education and welfare of Down syndrome students worldwide could be improved by guidelines developed by a University of Queensland researcher.

14 March 2019

New research has revealed that human threats – like hunting and land clearing – are severely limiting the areas in which species can survive.

13 March 2019

Ageing coconut palm trees could be replaced quickly and cheaply by superior cloned coconuts being developed by University of Queensland researchers.

11 March 2019
Treatment strategies that don’t use antibiotics have the advantage of bacteria not developing resistance

New details about the role of zinc in our immune system could help the development of new non-antibiotic treatment strategies for bacterial diseases, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs).

11 March 2019