2017 UQ 3MT Winner Edwin Davis

University of Queensland PhD candidate Edwin Davis’s research into more efficient and safer drones has helped him win UQ’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

14 September 2017
Team UQ undefeated in Round 2 of Aon Uni 7s Series (Credit: ARU Media/Karen Watson)

The University of Queensland will be out to extend its Aon Uni 7s Series winning streak when it hosts Round 3 at the UQ Sport Athletics Centre in St Lucia this weekend, 16 and 17 September.

14 September 2017
UQ Research Week FREA and HDR award winners

A record number of researchers and research supervisors has been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 UQ Research Week awards.

13 September 2017

Strategic delays in conservation efforts could be the key to protecting more species according to researchers at The University of Queensland.

12 September 2017

One of The University of Queensland’s most popular edX courses has hit a 500,000 enrolment milestone.

11 September 2017

In a ground-breaking study, tiny sound recorders will be set up near the nests of south-eastern red-tailed black-cockatoos to monitor the nesting habits of the endangered species.

7 September 2017

UQ researchers are undertaking research on the potential effects of cat eradication on an island.

7 September 2017

Over the past 60 years, Australia has lost more than 90 per cent of a type of forest that once covered 130,000 square kilometres, and could be losing plants with important medicinal uses.

6 September 2017
Professor David Evans

Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease.

5 September 2017
Image: Tom Charlton

University of Queensland researchers have found that antivenoms produced using snakes from one region may perform poorly or fail completely against the same species of snakes from other regions.

4 September 2017
Dr Abishek lyer

University of Queensland researchers are one step closer to developing new medicines for treating inflammatory diseases, including allergies such as rhinitis, itchy hives, asthma, eczema and dermatitis.

4 September 2017

Children may have a greater understanding of how to innovate and problem solve than previously realised.

4 September 2017

Global US food and animal safety company Neogen Corporation is establishing an animal genomics facility at The University of Queensland Gatton campus in a move that will reinforce UQ’s capacity to support the livestock industry and animal breeders.

1 September 2017
Key factors affecting leaf size were night temperatures and risk of frost damage

Why is a banana leaf a million times bigger than a common heather leaf? And why are leaves generally much larger in tropical jungles than in temperate forests and deserts?

1 September 2017
Samantha Reynolds with a whale shark - image Janine Marx

Whale shark researchers have solved a long-standing mystery about where the world’s largest fish go during the Australian spring and summer.

30 August 2017