Partnership to supercharge vaccine production

Vaccines to stop the world’s next epidemic could be developed in record time under a $14.7 million partnership using technology developed at The University of Queensland.

16 January 2019
Professor Paul Young, Dr Keith Chappell and Dr Dan Watterson.

Walking robots made more affordable

Walking robots could soon assist in search and rescue missions or deliver your groceries now that a new system has been developed to bring a more affordable option to the market.

16 January 2019
Walking robots are set to be much more affordable

The University of Queensland has launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

5 December 2018
Professor Matt Trau, Dr Abu Sina and Dr Laura Carrascosa

A quick and easy test to detect cancer from blood or biopsy tissue could eventually result in a new approach to patient diagnosis.

5 December 2018
Wheat starch blend tested as the controlled release fertiliser

The Great Barrier Reef and Australia’s delicate ecosystems will benefit from a research project that aims to cut the amount of nitrogen fertiliser that ends up in our waterways.

4 December 2018

University of Queensland researchers have partnered with institutes in Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam to investigate the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents.

4 December 2018

Female sapphire miners in Madagascar are among the nation’s hardest workers and poorest people, but their future is looking brighter, thanks to University of Queensland research.

4 December 2018

Advertising and education campaigns to reduce consumer demand for wildlife products could be more cost effective than trying to catch and punish poachers, a University of Queensland study has found.

4 December 2018

The University of Queensland is Australia’s top-ranked sporting university after being crowned inaugural UniSport Nationals Div 1 champions.

4 December 2018

Developing thermal protection systems to enable Mars return missions, creating more efficient solar energy conversion, and improving invasive pest management are some of the 95 University of Queensland projects that have netted $38.6 million in...

30 November 2018
An artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

The University of Queensland has officially taken ownership of the Warwick Solar Farm project, sealing a 25-year commitment to the Southern Downs.

30 November 2018
Soil revealed after vegetation is cleared on a block of land

Australia has some of the highest rates of private land deforestation in the world, despite policies designed to prevent the practice.

29 November 2018
A whole body imaging machine

A $10 million grant will revolutionise the early detection of melanoma with the installation of 15 3D whole body imaging machines across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

29 November 2018
A clownfish hiding away in the anemones. Credit: Stefan Andrews.

Predators have been identified as the shaping force behind mutually beneficial relationships between species such as clown fish and anemones, or bees and flowers.

28 November 2018

Twenty-seven University of Queensland researchers have been named in a prestigious 2018 Highly Cited Researchers List – with one featuring in two categories.

28 November 2018
Inflammasome animation.

Inflazome, a biotech company developing new drugs to block harmful inflammation, has secured further investment of $63 million.

28 November 2018

The University of Queensland is taking another step in its commitment to sustainability, installing an Envirobank Smart Pod on campus.

27 November 2018

Five University of Queensland students are bound for the Indo-Pacific as 2019 New Colombo Plan fellows and scholars.

27 November 2018
Lucas and his owner Martha Yáñez.

Australia has taken an important step forward in cancer research with help from some of our furry friends.

27 November 2018

Young Queenslanders will showcase their passion for science at this year’s Wonder of Science State Conference, hosted at The University of Queensland.

27 November 2018
A gingerbread man underneath a spirit level.

University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) using an amino acid supplement.

23 November 2018
A humpback whale

Humpback whales sing increasingly complex songs, but University of Queensland researchers have discovered they may suddenly switch to something simpler, in a ‘cultural revolution’.

22 November 2018