Professor Robert Henry ... Australian wild rice "tastes good and we believe it may have more beneficial health qualities than other rice species”.

Wild rice growing in northern Australia’s crocodile-infested waters could help boost global food security, say University of Queensland researchers who have mapped its genetic family tree.

23 January 2018

An expansion of job opportunities in the mining sector is painting a bright future for students studying engineering, exploration, mining and environmental geology.

19 January 2018
Indonesian peat forest which burned in 2015

A major shortfall in funding to restore Indonesia’s degraded peat forests means the country is facing a difficult environmental decision, an international study has found.

19 January 2018
We are just now beginning to understand the potentially irreplaceable services these animals can provide, says researcher Chris O'Bryan

Animal carnivores living in and around human habitation are declining at an unprecedented rate – but they may provide crucial benefits to human societies.

19 January 2018
Dogs suspected of having the disease need to see a vet quickly

Vets and dog owners are being warned that canine parvovirus – a contagious and often fatal disease – is spreading rapidly among Australian dogs.

18 January 2018

Students with autism, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other neurodiverse needs will soon have greater access to employment opportunities through a new Queensland hub.

17 January 2018

University of Queensland researchers have found that freckles and moles appearing on the iris indicate a high risk of melanoma, particularly in people under 40 years of age.

17 January 2018

Tiger sharks appear to be genetically monogamous – and it could be putting the species at risk.

17 January 2018
Professor Jian Yang

Massive banks of genetic information are being harnessed to shed new light on modifiable health risks that underlie common diseases.

16 January 2018
Queensland's Acting Chief Scientist Dr Christine Williams at the HYPE UQ SPIN Lab announcement

Twelve startup teams will be vying for victory during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast after being selected for The University of Queensland’s inaugural global HYPE UQ SPIN Lab sports innovation program.

15 January 2018
The UQx Sustainable Energy MicroMasters provides the knowledge and tools to help better understand and bring clean and sustainable energy for all.

The University of Queensland’s UQx Massive Open Online Course program has reached two million enrolments, and is set to continue growing as it expands its MicroMasters offerings.

12 January 2018
UQ is looking for participants in a workplace survey

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland are looking for participants to explore the benefits and consequences of task variety in the workplace.

12 January 2018
Road construction: what is the loss?

No net loss – a buzz phrase in environmental policy – is an approach that aims to neutralise negative environmental impacts from human activities.

12 January 2018
Artist’s impression of Diluvicursor pickeringi foraging in the Australian-Antarctic rift valley. Painting: Peter Trusler.

A dinosaur species discovered a decade ago in south-eastern Australia is giving fresh insight into the diversity of dinosaurs that inhabited the Australian-Antarctic rift valley.

11 January 2018
Advancing accessibility worldwide underpins the United Nations’ equity agenda of “leaving no one behind”.

Easy access to services, institutions and economic opportunities can separate thriving communities from others that are left behind socially and economically.

11 January 2018