New hope for cystic fibrosis

A new triple-combination drug treatment being trialled at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane could increase the life expectancy of patients with cystic fibrosis.

19 October 2018

Adding the third dimension to marine conservation

A new approach to tackle conservation decisions in 3D marine environments could lead to better conservation outcomes.

19 October 2018
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Traditional Indigenous burning practices are protecting plant biodiversity in Australia’s Gibson Desert, according to University of Queensland research.

10 October 2018

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

10 October 2018

The University of Queensland has finished fourth in Round 4 of the Aon Uni 7s Series, hosted by Bond University.

9 October 2018
A group of young women attending a Women in Engineering event.

Universities will unite to build a better future for the engineering industry, with an aim of increasing the number of women studying engineering.

4 October 2018

A chemical compound found in common herbicides could help fight hospital-acquired human fungal pathogenic infections, which claim an estimated two million lives per year.

4 October 2018

The University of Queensland is determined to consolidate its place on top of the ladder when Round 4 of the Aon Uni 7s Series heads to Bond University on the Gold Coast (6-7 October).

4 October 2018

The University of Queensland has claimed nine champion university pennants at the inaugural UniSport Nationals Div 1 event on the Gold Coast.

3 October 2018

A possible solution to traffic congestion will be the focus of a University of Queensland PhD student’s entry in an international Three Minute Thesis competition in China.

3 October 2018
Professor Heather Zwicker.

A cultural studies researcher from a top-ranked Canadian university has joined The University of Queensland this week as the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Executive Dean.

2 October 2018
An artist's impression of the food complex development.

The University of Queensland is set to start work on the development of two new student recreational complexes at the St Lucia campus.

28 September 2018
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A University of Queensland researcher has uncovered how a French scientist and ibis researcher conducted the first test of evolution more than 50 years before Charles Darwin’s Origin of the Species.

28 September 2018

Fifty-eight upcoming researchers raced against the clock as they competed in the 2018 Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final at The University of Queensland this week.

28 September 2018
A older person with their hand on a car steering wheel.

When people with dementia hang up their car keys, the sudden loss of mobility can have devastating effects.

27 September 2018
Piñata Farms is a leading pineapple, strawberry and specialty mango producer based in South-East Queensland. (Credit : Piñata Farms)

Leading South-East Queensland agricultural businesses are harvesting some fresh ideas from University of Queensland agribusiness students, while giving them hands-on experience in the industry.

27 September 2018

Virtual reality will allow the public to take a journey through Brisbane’s oldest standing structure, thanks to University of Queensland researchers.

27 September 2018
An example of an Australian lizard, in this case the Gippsland Water Dragon, running on two legs. (Credit: David Paul).

Robots may one day tackle obstacles and traverse uneven terrains thanks to collaborative research analysing the motion of lizards.

26 September 2018

A team of international scientists has discovered why brown tree snakes have become one of the most successful invasive species.

26 September 2018
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

An exciting film festival with free movie screenings will showcase contemporary Chinese culture at The University of Queensland next week.

25 September 2018

Young people with a disability and a passion for rugby will soon have the chance to play for the UQ Rugby Football Club, thanks to The University of Queensland’s annual Rugby Benefit Dinner.

25 September 2018

A partnership between The University of Queensland and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) will pave the way for students and academics to address issues affecting India, Australia and global communities.

24 September 2018