• Professor Paul Young, Dr Keith Chappell and Dr Dan Watterson.

    Partnership to supercharge vaccine production

    Vaccines to stop the world’s next epidemic could be developed in record time under a $14.7 million partnership using technology developed at The University of Queensland.

    16 January 2019
  • Walking robots are set to be much more affordable

    Walking robots made more affordable

    Walking robots could soon assist in search and rescue missions or deliver your groceries now that a new system has been developed to bring a more affordable option to the market.

    16 January 2019
  • Professor Vic Galea, Paul Humphreys (Ecosure) and Peter Riikonen attending a trial site in Rockhampton.

    UQ natural weed control an Australian first

    A natural weed control that will help manage one of Australia’s most invasive introduced weeds has become the first woody weed bioherbicide to be granted federal regulatory approval – following an eight-year wait.

    16 January 2019

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates from across Australia have the chance to join a paid University of Queensland program designed to help realise their career goals.

15 January 2019
Vampire bat

Vampire bats could hold the key to new treatments for a range of serious medical problems, but researchers have hit a snag accessing the specimens needed to advance their work.

15 January 2019

A new and extremely sensitive method of measuring ultrasound could revolutionise everything from medical devices to unmanned vehicles.

15 January 2019
Stepping on to the scales

People struggling with their weight are being offered training to reduce self-criticism and shame they feel about their bodies.

8 January 2019

An atlas of genetic markers may hold the key to unlocking new treatments for osteoporosis, thanks to University of Queensland researchers.

7 January 2019
A microscope shows the stem cells

Stopping melanoma from spreading to other parts of the body might be as simple as cutting off the blood supply to the cancer, according to researchers.

4 January 2019
A spectacled flying fox hangs from a branch

The mass death of flying foxes in extreme heat in North Queensland last month underscores the importance of University of Queensland wildlife research released today.

21 December 2018
Sampling invertebrates within deep mudflats in Gladstone, Australia. (Credit: Chi-Yeung Choi)

Artificial intelligence and extensive satellite imagery have allowed researchers to map the world’s intertidal zones for the first time, revealing a significant loss of the crucial ecosystem.

20 December 2018
Areas containing RAB27A molecules (brown staining) within a section of a melanoma.

Doctors may be able to assess the survival rates of melanoma patients following the discovery of a molecule that allows the cancer to spread from the skin to other parts of the body.

20 December 2018
ilab Germinate Plus teams

Twelve teams of aspiring entrepreneurs are one step closer to achieving their goal of startup success after being selected for The University of Queensland’s ilab Germinate Plus accelerator program.

19 December 2018
UQ's Professor Jurgen Gotz, chairman of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Safety testing of a pioneering ultrasound technique that could delay the effects of dementia will begin in Brisbane late next year, led by University of Queensland researchers.

18 December 2018
Graham Ackhurst

An Aboriginal writer who ‘gained a second chance at life’ following treatment for a rare cancer has become the first Indigenous recipient of the Fulbright W.G. Walker scholarship.

18 December 2018

Queensland’s coastal shark numbers are continuing a 50-year decline, in sharp contradiction of suggestions of ‘exploding’ shark populations, according to an analysis of Queensland Shark Control Program data.

14 December 2018
Rainbow socks in running shoes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians continue to experience significant disadvantage when it comes to health and wellbeing compared to their heterosexual peers, a University of Queensland study has found.

14 December 2018
UQ Entrepreneur in Residence Ran Heinmann

Haystack founder and CEO Ran Heimann will bring 20 years of business experience to The University of Queensland with his appointment as Entrepreneur in Residence for the ilab Germinate PLUS accelerator program.

13 December 2018