UQ community to help create large-scale art installation

Artist Lara Merrett will 'harness the community’s creative input' in a 10-day outdoor studio at the UQ Art Museum from next Monday.

24 April 2019
Artist Lara Merrett

John’s journey from soldier to scientist

World War II veteran Dr John O’Hagan AM has been on an incredible journey since starting his studies at The University of Queensland 80 years ago in 1939.

24 April 2019
John O'Hagan AM
UQ’s Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics is working to improve animal welfare during farming, slaughter and transport

A new centre promoting animal welfare standards internationally is to be established in China, thanks to a University of Queensland-led project.

9 April 2019

The presence of different strains of grass pollen in the atmosphere can help predict when hay fever and asthma could strike, a study involving a University of Queensland researcher has found.

9 April 2019

For the first time, the Great Barrier Reef will be mapped in unprecedented 3D detail thanks to a collaboration between Australia’s lead managers of the Reef and spatial experts.

8 April 2019

Parents who experience stillbirth or neonatal death will be offered “the best possible care in the worst possible circumstance”, thanks to guidelines developed by the Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence and The University of Queensland.

2 April 2019

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues around the 2019 Federal Budget. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

1 April 2019
Alex Bond of the Aboriginal Environments Research Centre teaches students about native plants on the UQ campus

The University of Queensland leads Australia in a nationwide assessment of research impact and engagement released today by the Australian Research Council.

29 March 2019

The University of Queensland and Cricket Australia are developing a new standard giving community cricket clubs and associations access to high quality, competitively-priced cricket balls.

28 March 2019

Improving outcomes for children and teenagers with brain cancer will be the focus of Australia’s first research centre aimed solely at tackling the cancer in young people.

28 March 2019
Agricultural research ... one of the areas where UQ excelled in ERA

Excellence in Research for Australia 2018 has rated UQ above and well above world standard in more specialised fields of research than any other Australian university, across 93 disciplines.

27 March 2019
Southbank's Rain Bank in Brisbane

Researchers from The University of Queensland have helped to develop a four-point plan to create more sustainable, liveable, prosperous and resilient cities.

27 March 2019

A discovery about how exercise improves brain function could be harnessed for research into ageing, and boosting learning and memory.

26 March 2019

Warming coral reefs are losing their capacity to feed themselves from sunlight, making nutritious deep ocean water critical for their survival, according to a University of Queensland study.

26 March 2019

A team of students from The University of Queensland will represent Australia at the International Physicists’ Tournament (IPT) in Lausanne, Switzerland this April.

26 March 2019
Children doing calligraphy at Explorama

More than 200 gifted and talented primary school students will visit UQ this weekend for Explorama.

25 March 2019
Dr Jacq Romero ... her work seeks to secure communication, conserve data privacy and guard against the growing risk of cyberattacks

A UQ physicist will use her share of a $1 million prize to advance the development of revolutionary data privacy systems.

25 March 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019

Experts are gathering in Brisbane this week to establish a road map for reducing melanoma deaths in Australia.

25 March 2019
Reconciliation Action Coordinator Kerry Kilner

The director of the Australian literature and storytelling history database AustLit has been appointed as the first Reconciliation Action Coordinator for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

21 March 2019

University of Queensland researcher Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been named as one of the world’s 100 most influential people in climate policy for 2019.

21 March 2019

A doctor training program for Central Queensland and Wide Bay is a step closer to reality, with discussions between government and industry in Rockhampton yesterday.

21 March 2019