Energy top-up saving kids from seizures

A drug developed in the USA is helping to reduce seizures in Australian children with epilepsy, according to a University of Queensland clinical trial.

20 August 2018

Great Barrier Reef hiding priceless tech treasures

Move over Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg – University of Queensland scientists say the humble sea sponge or snail could unlock technological breakthroughs that might alter the course of human existence.

20 August 2018
Dr-Marija-Kojic-works-in-the-laboratory

Research discoveries revealing the genetic causes of neurological degeneration could be a key to slowing the progression of devastating diseases.

13 August 2018
Professor Jochen Muelle

Efforts to rehabilitate contaminated environments have netted University of Queensland researchers more than $3.6 million, with UQ being awarded four out of nine grants funded through an Australian Research Council (ARC) Special Research Initiative.

10 August 2018
UQ alumni awards for 2018

The University of Queensland’s 2018 Alumni Awards have recognised a broad range of leaders who have made exemplary contributions in fields ranging from science to social enterprise.

10 August 2018
researcher-talking-with-fijian-farmer-about-problems-associated-with-pesticides

University of Queensland researchers will develop a program to help improve the livelihoods of farmers in the Pacific islands by tackling problems caused by pests and crop diseases.

10 August 2018
Southern Queensland hub to help train regional doctors

A medical training hub designed to improve the skills and retention of doctors in rural and regional Southern Queensland will launch in Toowoomba today.

10 August 2018
Koala-in-a-gum-tree

A koala virus could help researchers explain millions of years of accumulated ‘junk’ DNA in the human genome.

8 August 2018
Shane Chidgzey - UQ Business School alumnus and the founder of iPLAN Consulting, who has endowed an annual award for the best performing ilab startup

The University of Queensland’s budding entrepreneurs will be encouraged to pursue their dreams, thanks to a new prize endowed by a $125,000 gift from a UQ alumnus.

7 August 2018
Spider-venom-is-being-used-to-develop-venom-derived-pharmaceuticals.

A devastating form of childhood epilepsy that is resistant to traditional drugs may have met its match in spider venom.

6 August 2018

Sixty emerging leaders from African agricultural industries are in Queensland for an intensive development program to help them tackle challenges of sustainable economic development in their own countries.

6 August 2018

A landmark research study is close to a breakthrough that would turn hospital waste into a product that can be used in agriculture or water treatment.

6 August 2018
Professor-Vicki-Chen

An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

3 August 2018
head-shot-of-Justice-Michael-Kirby

Former High Court Justice and human rights advocate Michael Kirby will speak about lesbian and gay rights and the Catholic church in a public lecture at the University of Queensland on Tuesday.

3 August 2018
Picture-of-Professor-Alison-Van-Eenennaam,

The wilder side of agricultural science will be in the spotlight in a series of University of Queensland public lectures featuring a renowned American animal scientist and genomics expert.

3 August 2018
Headshots of the six ARC Laureate Fellows: Professor Tamara Davis, Professor Peter Visscher, Professor Christine Beveridge, Professor Bostjan Kobe, Professor Jolanda Jetten and Professor Hanns-Christoph Nägerl.

Six University of Queensland researchers have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme’s history.

2 August 2018
UQ graduate Connor D’Netto in We Are Breathing

The unique sound of electronic music blended with the classic cello will drift from the depths of the Spring Hill Reservoir in a home-coming concert for University of Queensland graduate Connor D’Netto.

2 August 2018
UniDive-members-celebrate-their-2018-Healthy-Land-and-Water’s-Environmental-Guardians-Award.

An army of volunteer divers and researchers have won an environmental award for a project mapping the health of a reef off the South-East Queensland coast.

2 August 2018

A team of law students and staff at The University of Queensland has developed Australia’s first comprehensive deaths in custody website.

2 August 2018
Time-to-stand-up-and-intervene

The University of Queensland has continued its commitment to fostering a safe and respectful environment on all UQ campuses by tackling challenges highlighted in the 2017 Australian Human Rights Commission report.

1 August 2018

Research reveals organ transplant recipients could reduce their risk of developing secondary skin cancer by changing their immunosuppressant medication.

1 August 2018
UQ astrophysicist and Australian Survivor contestant Samuel Hinton. Credit: Network 10

University of Queensland astrophysicist Samuel Hinton is putting his brains and brawn to the test in the latest season of Australian Survivor.

1 August 2018