Professor Cooper in the field.

The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

16 May 2018
Engineering students

Industry partners have thrown their support behind The University of Queensland Women in Engineering program, which has prompted a steady increase in women participating in undergraduate engineering studies.

16 May 2018
The UQ Theatre Festival

In a sparkling debut, the curtain has risen on The University of Queensland’s world premier event, the UQ Theatre Festival which runs until Thursday 24 May.

15 May 2018
Australian Water Association award winners

A University of Queensland research project to revolutionise the treatment of wastewater has won a national research innovation prize.

15 May 2018
Dr Derik Steyn and his wife and co-researcher, Shyuan Ngo.

Despite a severe fear of heights, University of Queensland researcher Dr Derik Steyn will leap from a Brisbane bridge to raise funds for a charity supporting people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

14 May 2018

You can hop down to your local pub, pull up a chair and quench your thirst for science from 14-16 May.

11 May 2018
Engineering and business nous in a micro-distillery

More than two centuries after Australia’s infamous Rum Rebellion, a University of Queensland chemical engineering and business graduate has started a new revolution in rum distillation that will help reinvigorate Brisbane’s passion for this ‘...

11 May 2018
A dinosaur illustration from the board game. By Dr Anthony Romilio.

Octopus tree, rainbow serpent and demon duck of doom – they’re all on the cards for future scientists, thanks to a new game from a University of Queensland PhD student.

30 April 2018

University students with a range of neurodiverse traits will be able to boost their employability through a new work experience program that helps them breakdown barriers, gain skills, and make vital connections.

24 April 2018

Mental health will be included as a priority in decision-making at The University of Queensland from this year.

24 April 2018
UQ researchers Dr Taras Plakhotnik, Associate Professor Claudia Vickers, Professor Kirill Alexandrov

University of Queensland researchers have topped the nation in the 2018 round of Human Frontier Science Program research funding awards.

20 April 2018

The first of three University of Queensland Regional Training Hubs supporting junior doctors to undertake specialist training in regional Queensland will be launched on Thursday 19 April.

17 April 2018
The ACRF Cancer Ultrastructure and Function Facility at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience was supported by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

Researchers will soon understand how to better target cancer treatments with the opening of a new Australian Cancer Research Foundation facility at The University of Queensland today (Tuesday 17 April).

17 April 2018
HYPE Sports Innovation board member Uli Becker, ARIVAL CEO David Turik, ARIVAL founder Matt Coleman, UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj

An augmented reality platform that brings fans into the match has won the inaugural HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator Global Pitch competition held during the Commonwealth Games.

11 April 2018
L to R - Claire Robertson, Samara Cassar, Julius Moller, Hennie Lui, Keilin Andersen (coach), Edward Watson and Professor Anthony Cassimatis

The University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law has beaten more than 600 teams from around the world to be crowned the winner of the 2018 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington DC, USA.

10 April 2018