Quest for better beer hops ahead

The growing craft beer industry is about to hop ahead with new University of Queensland research supported by the Queensland Government.

29 March 2017
PhD student Edward Kerr (right) and his supervisor Ben Schulz

Fellowship aims to protect threatened Australian night parrots

Ensuring one of Australia’s most high-profile threatened bird species does not disappear a second time is the mission of a University of Queensland researcher.

29 March 2017
The shy and nocturnal night parrots live in remote and rugged areas

New University of Queensland research aims to save money being flushed down the drain because of contaminated urine samples.

22 March 2017
Women remain vulnerable to chronic disease

Women around the world remain vulnerable to chronic disease as they continue to face challenges accessing health care and information.

21 March 2017
An orangutan in the wild in Borneo. Photo: Nardiyono

Work by a trio of University of Queensland researchers and their teams to help save tropical habitats has prompted government policy changes in Malaysia, Indonesia and around the world.

21 March 2017

The University of Queensland’s Forgan Smith building will be bathed in orange tonight as part of Lights Up, a project celebrating Harmony Day.

21 March 2017
Stroke claims six million lives worldwide each year

A small protein that could protect the brain from stroke-induced injury has been discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland and Monash University.

21 March 2017
Sources of vitamin D

Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, University of Queensland researchers have discovered.

20 March 2017
 HBIS Chairman Mr Yong Yu and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj

A Chinese company listed in the Fortune Global 500 for the past eight years, and home to more than 120,000 employees, will partner The University of Queensland in sustainable metals research.

20 March 2017
Helen Haenke ... "drew inspiration from the world around her, from what she saw beyond the Rockton window"

The creative life of artist and writer Helen Haenke (1916-1978) was celebrated on Sunday at the historic home Rockton in Ipswich.

17 March 2017

Scientists at The University of Queensland have taken a significant step forward in cardiac disease research by creating a functional ‘beating’ human heart muscle from stem cells.

17 March 2017
The researchers looked at data from 12,000 Australian women born between 1921 and 1926

At least a quarter of Australian women over 70 will develop dementia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

17 March 2017
Eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (inset image details below)

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist.

17 March 2017
Scientists measure coral mortality following bleaching on the northern Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Tane Sinclair-Taylor.

University of Queensland researchers are part of a team that will conduct Great Barrier Reef aerial and underwater surveys this month as coral bleaching occurs for the second year in a row.

16 March 2017
Exploration is not keeping up with demand

Transition to a low-carbon society will result in enormous demand for minerals to manufacture clean technologies, creating the need for a global resource governance framework, according to research published today.

16 March 2017
Older women may face a higher risk of developing diabetes than other statin users.

Older Australian women taking cholesterol-lowering statins face a significantly increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a University of Queensland study.

15 March 2017

A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017
UQ Chancellor Peter Varghese AO, Professor Sarah Derrington (Dean of Law and Head of TC Beirne School of Law), The Honourable Susan Kiefel AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.

The $35-million renovation of a Brisbane icon – The University of Queensland’s Forgan Smith building – has been officially opened by The Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia.

14 March 2017

A University of Queensland-led international study has revealed how one of the world’s most feared types of snakes – cobras – developed their potent venom.

14 March 2017
Dr Peter Simpson

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, an international research collaboration has shown.

14 March 2017
While existing services are highly valued, more are needed.

More support services for pregnant women who have previously suffered miscarriage, stillbirth or the loss of a newborn are needed, according to University of Queensland researchers.

13 March 2017
The Draft Master Plan provides conceptual guidance for the development of the UQ St Lucia campus for the coming decades

A new St Lucia Parklands is the centrepiece of a Draft St Lucia Campus Master Plan released for public comment today.

13 March 2017