• Turner family sets up $18.5m wildlife centre with UQ

    Queensland philanthropists and tourism entrepreneurs Graham and Jude Turner have joined forces with The University of Queensland to establish a multi-million-dollar conservation project at Hidden Vale, an hour west of Brisbane.

    24 March 2017
  • UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

    State backs UQ researchers to create change

    University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

    24 March 2017
  • Left to right: Breanna Koenen (AFL), Callum Breetzke (Surf Life Saving), Meg Gemmell (Rugby Sevens), and Leo Lark (Weightlifting)

    Record number of UQ Sporting Scholarships awarded

    A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

    23 March 2017
Mental health carers provided 208 million hours of care nationally in 2015

Carers supporting Australians with mental illness are providing services that would cost governments $13.2 billion to replace, a new report has found.

23 March 2017
Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Mark Sowerby at UQ Idea Hub launch event

Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Mark Sowerby has officially launched the new, state-of-the-art facilities for UQ Idea Hub at The University of Queensland.

23 March 2017
Swiss ketch Fleur de Passion

A Swiss yacht on an epic research expedition to map the world’s oceans will host University of Queensland marine scientists on the Great Barrier Reef in March and April

22 March 2017
Many myths about Down syndrome have been debunked

The four decades of scientific contribution of a University of Queensland program towards Down syndrome have been internationally recognised.

22 March 2017
Professor Richard Morgan (right) at the UQ Centre of Hypersonics ground-testing facility, with colleague Professor Michael Smart.

A University of Queensland researcher says his prestigious international award for a lifetime of hypersonic research highlights UQ’s success in finding a niche in a global field.

22 March 2017
Women remain vulnerable to chronic disease

Women around the world remain vulnerable to chronic disease as they continue to face challenges accessing health care and information.

21 March 2017
An orangutan in the wild in Borneo. Photo: Nardiyono

Work by a trio of University of Queensland researchers and their teams to help save tropical habitats has prompted government policy changes in Malaysia, Indonesia and around the world.

21 March 2017
Helen Haenke ... "drew inspiration from the world around her, from what she saw beyond the Rockton window"

The creative life of artist and writer Helen Haenke (1916-1978) was celebrated on Sunday at the historic home Rockton in Ipswich.

17 March 2017

Scientists at The University of Queensland have taken a significant step forward in cardiac disease research by creating a functional ‘beating’ human heart muscle from stem cells.

17 March 2017
Eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (inset image details below)

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist.

17 March 2017
Scientists measure coral mortality following bleaching on the northern Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Tane Sinclair-Taylor.

University of Queensland researchers are part of a team that will conduct Great Barrier Reef aerial and underwater surveys this month as coral bleaching occurs for the second year in a row.

16 March 2017
Exploration is not keeping up with demand

Transition to a low-carbon society will result in enormous demand for minerals to manufacture clean technologies, creating the need for a global resource governance framework, according to research published today.

16 March 2017
Older women may face a higher risk of developing diabetes than other statin users.

Older Australian women taking cholesterol-lowering statins face a significantly increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a University of Queensland study.

15 March 2017

A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017

A University of Queensland-led international study has revealed how one of the world’s most feared types of snakes – cobras – developed their potent venom.

14 March 2017