• UQ secures best-ever ranking in ARWU

    The University of Queensland has moved to its highest ever position in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), sitting at 54th globally.

    16 August 2019
  • Researchers dish up digital avocado

    It’s an ancient fruit, but the avocado has been brought into the new millennium with the publication of its draft genome, which may be the key to improvements in future crops.

    15 August 2019
  • Drones sensing by a whisker

    A University of Queensland engineer has followed nature’s example and developed whiskers for drones and robots, allowing machines to sense surroundings just as animals do.

    15 August 2019
Mining, unfortunately, often required the displacement of people and property

University of Queensland researchers have published the first ever global dataset of mining-induced displacement and resettlement, giving mining companies an evidence base to develop best practice.

13 August 2019

Deforestation in Colombia has been linked to armed conflict and forests’ proximity to coca crops, the plant from which cocaine is derived.

13 August 2019
Professor Simon Haines,  CEO Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation Professor Heather Zwicker, Executive Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Queensland Professor Peter Hoj, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Queensland

The University of Queensland expects to offer an extended major in Western Civilisation with effect from 2020 after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation in Sydney yesterday.

8 August 2019

The University of Queensland has launched its world-class makerspace, UQ Innovate, placing the world top 50-university at the forefront of hands-on education in Australia.

8 August 2019

A group of scientists has called for nutrition to be declared a national science and research priority and for the establishment of a ‘trusted voice’ to provide credible evidence-based nutritional information.

7 August 2019

A phenomenon that makes coral spawn more than once a year is improving the resilience of the Great Barrier Reef.

6 August 2019
Orchestra on stage for previous performance of Eumeralla

Australia’s first major symphonic and choral work based on the resistance wars will make its way to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre as part of The University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor's Concert Series this October.

6 August 2019
Environmental defenders help protect land, forests, water and other natural resources.

Environmental defenders on the front line of natural resource conflict are being killed at an alarming rate, according to a University of Queensland study.

6 August 2019

A scholarship program for Australian high school students wanting to pursue a career in law has been extended to allow even more students to apply.

5 August 2019

Doctors from leading Australian institutions including The University of Queensland have called on the government to implement a national action plan to fight one of Australia’s biggest killer diseases, sepsis.

5 August 2019

The University of Queensland has rung out a challenge to eleven other universities in Australia and New Zealand to step out for health.

5 August 2019
His Excellency Bruce Davis, High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, Dr Jessica Gallagher UQ, Professor Peter Høj  and Associate Professor Ora Renagi OL, Graeme Hancock and Anna Madgwick Newcrest Mining

The University of Queensland has partnered with Papua New Guinea's largest technological institution to support sustainable development outcomes across the country’s resources sector.

2 August 2019

University of Queensland researchers have used super-resolution microscopy to observe key molecules at work inside living brain cells, further unravelling the puzzle of memory formation and the elusive causes of dementia.

2 August 2019

Understanding the internal energy flow – including the metabolism – of large ocean creatures like sharks and rays could be key to their survival in a changing climate, according to a new study.

1 August 2019
The 10 founders at the event.

A startup designed to make composting easier and more efficient has taken out top prize at The University of Queensland’s Accelerator Pitch Night.

1 August 2019