Reef research to power ahead with renewable energy

The largest marine research station on the Great Barrier Reef is set to shift to a cleaner energy source, with solar generation and storage to meet most of its electricity needs.

13 November 2018
Herron Island Research Station

$500m-plus software grant to equip students for digital revolution

A more than $500 million software grant from Siemens will give University of Queensland students and researchers access to advanced technology, building their skills in digital and data driven industries.

12 November 2018
Student Eloise Crouch is given a software tutorial.
Ancient enzymes have been created in the lab.

University of Queensland-led research recreating 450 million-year-old enzymes has resulted in a biochemical engineering ‘hack’ which could lead to new drugs, flavours, fragrances and biofuels.

23 October 2018

Mathematicians and physicists from The University of Queensland’s will cover thousands of kilometres as they help regional Queensland teachers prepare for the new senior science and mathematics syllabuses.

22 October 2018

Student volunteers are breathing new life into aged care facilities in a University of Queensland program that could help shape the future of the sector.

22 October 2018

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

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

19 October 2018
Sandstone UQ Law School building

The University of Queensland’s School of Law has jumped 14 places in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, to be 40th in the world.

18 October 2018

World-leading space industry experts will testify at a public hearing at The University of Queensland today, as part of the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee’s inquiry into job creation...

18 October 2018

The University of Queensland still hopes to defend its Aon Uni 7s Series title in this weekend’s final round at The University of Adelaide (20-21 October).

18 October 2018

A Queensland scientist who describes his research as a cross between cooking and playing with Lego has been recognised in this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

17 October 2018
UQ graduate Jordan English named 2019 Queensland Rhodes Scholar

A University of Queensland graduate has been named the Queensland 2019 Rhodes Scholar.

17 October 2018

Powering a global environment of inclusion will be the focus of a keynote address at a UQ Leaders of Influence event in Melbourne on 30 October.

17 October 2018
Shaun Gladwell The archer (after Chuang Tzu) 2014

A distinctly Australian exhibition bringing together a decade of artwork exploring sport and sporting culture will open on 24 November at UQ Art Museum.

16 October 2018

A new treatment strategy could increase the success rate of stem cell transplants, according to University of Queensland researchers.

16 October 2018

UQ Sport is offering Brisbane and Lockyer Valley residents free access to more than 70 Group Fitness activities across The University of Queensland’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

16 October 2018
Over one in 10 women in their seventies and eighties regularly care for their grandchildren.

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for their role as caregivers and some are at risk of being overburdened, according to a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.

15 October 2018
Hero dogs help save lives

Countless dogs could be saved by a new pet blood donation program at The University of Queensland’s VETS Small Animal Hospital.

15 October 2018

The University of Queensland has been recognised for its strong contribution to Queensland’s export sector, winning the Education and Training category of Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2018.

15 October 2018

The University of Queensland has launched its first 100 per cent online master’s degree on global platform edX, giving students the ability to study when and where they want at a significantly lower cost than an on-campus degree.

15 October 2018

An international team of researchers has developed a theory of multi-level quantum coherence, a step further than the theory which allows the famous Schrödinger’s cat to be in a quantum superposition of being dead and alive at the same time.

12 October 2018
Coffee and tea can help promote physical activity

Women who drink a daily cuppa are more likely to be physically active, University of Queensland researchers have found.

12 October 2018