Researchers develop sharp solution for waste glass

A new process turning waste glass into everyday products could save tens of millions of tonnes of glass from going to landfill every year.

22 February 2019
A bucket of mixed colour broken glass which can be used in the process.

Grants highlight rare disease

Two clinical trials for rare cancer treatments and a dialysis education program led by University of Queensland researchers have been awarded more than $7.6 million in grants.

21 February 2019
A bucket of mixed colour broken glass which can be used in the process.

A new process turning waste glass into everyday products could save tens of millions of tonnes of glass from going to landfill every year.

22 February 2019

Two clinical trials for rare cancer treatments and a dialysis education program led by University of Queensland researchers have been awarded more than $7.6 million in grants.

21 February 2019

The following experts are available to comment on the impact of cyclones and severe weather events such as Cyclone Oma.

21 February 2019
A bird stands on the shore.

Research has shown that international cooperation has been critical in protecting migratory shorebirds in the Asia Pacific, but ongoing challenges exist.

21 February 2019
A man wearing a hat looks out the open door of a car.

Researchers are calling for Australia’s system of managing driver retirement for people with dementia to be overhauled.

21 February 2019

A ground-breaking agreement has been signed by The University of Queensland and Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC), to undertake joint research and development projects.

20 February 2019
Perineuronal nets (bright green) surround particular neurons (blue). Fluorescence labelling reveals just how detailed these structures are.  (Phoebe Mayne, UQ)

University of Queensland research may explain why vitamin D is vital for brain health, and how deficiency leads to disorders including depression and schizophrenia.

20 February 2019

Research has shown that invasive or pest species are a major problem for four out of five Australian threatened species, with rabbits, feral pigs and cats among the most destructive.

20 February 2019

The growing problem of plastic pollution is an issue being tackled by chemical engineers at The University of Queensland in conjunction with government and industry.

19 February 2019

Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered a DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear.

19 February 2019
Students enjoying O-Week

The University of Queensland’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses are bursting to life this morning, as new and returning students flock to a carnival of Orientation Week festivities to launch the 2019 academic year.

18 February 2019
Researchers are keen to hear from people with neck pain from a whiplash injury following a car crash within the last three months

Researchers are investigating the effectiveness of non-opioid pain relief for people with acute whiplash.

18 February 2019
Quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero

University of Queensland quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero has been selected as a L’Oréal-UNESCO International Rising Talent for 2019.

14 February 2019

UQ Art Museum will encourage deeper engagement across the University with a new-look 2019 program of immersive artwork, artist-conceived installations and the reinterpreting of the University’s art collection.

13 February 2019

Hundreds of people are expected to join a lantern parade lighting the way to safety awareness at The University of Queensland St Lucia campus next month.

13 February 2019
Professor Anita Heiss joins UQ

The University of Queensland has welcomed multi-award winning writer and Indigenous rights champion Dr Anita Heiss as a Professor of Communication.

12 February 2019

The future of the bilby, one of Australia’s threatened species could be secured with the help of University of Queensland researchers.

11 February 2019
A turtle on the sand

A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland’s Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics.

11 February 2019

Brisbane’s run of dry weather has led to algal blooms that have turned the water of The University of Queensland’s St Lucia lakes a luminous shade of green.

7 February 2019
A brightly coloured fish swims over a coral from the "twilight zone'.

Corals lurking in deeper, darker waters could one day help to replenish shallow water reefs under threat from ocean warming and bleaching events, according to researchers.

6 February 2019