UQ chasing gold at UniSport Nationals

A team of more than 420 University of Queensland students and staff will descend on the Gold Coast for the first UniSport Nationals Div 1 competition from 22-27 September.

17 September 2018

Drought fodder crop takes centre stage

A fast-growing legume could become a viable feed option for drought-affected cattle farmers in Australia’s north.

17 September 2018
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Patina at Customs House

The Story Bridge and Brisbane River provide the ideal backdrop for diners experiencing the new waterfront restaurant at The University of Queensland’s historic Customs House.

28 August 2018

Bacterial classification has been given a complete makeover by a team of University of Queensland researchers, using an evolutionary tree based on genome sequences.

28 August 2018

The University of Queensland has continued its Aon Uni 7s Series dominance, claiming the opening round of the 2018 season in Hobart.

27 August 2018

The University of Queensland will launch its Aon Uni 7s Series title defence this weekend when the second instalment of the national Women’s Rugby 7s competition kicks off at the University of Tasmania in Hobart.

24 August 2018
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A team of Queensland researchers developing new antibiotics to treat tuberculosis has been awarded $1.45 million by the US Department of Defense.

24 August 2018

The next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates could be among the hundreds of primary and high school students to compete at the Young ICT Explorers competition at UQ this weekend.

24 August 2018

After a record-breaking 67 years of studying and teaching at The University of Queensland, Emeritus Professor Edward White from the School of Chemical Engineering is about to hang up his academic gown.

22 August 2018
A sorghum crop.

Farmers across the world could soon access disease-resistant crops using technology discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland after Brisbane start-up Nexgen Plants secured $3 million in investor backing.

21 August 2018

Light may be the missing ingredient in making usable quantum silicon computer chips, according to an international study featuring a University of Queensland researcher.

21 August 2018

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

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

Work to connect young people with disabilities and mental health challenges with nature has earned University of Queensland graduate Mathew Townsend a prestigious award.

17 August 2018
UQ celebrates the annual Sustainability Week from 20 – 24 August 2018.

Tiny houses, bin origami and smoothie cycles are only a few activities available at The University of Queensland’s Sustainability Week from 20 – 24 August.

17 August 2018
L-R: Nick Frazer, Martin Doyle, Naomi McCarthy and Cassia Bray. Credit: Gerard Lillis.

Teamwork, advocacy and sharp legal minds have guided three University of Queensland law students to victory at the fourth annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students’ Moot at the Federal Court of Australia in Brisbane.

17 August 2018

A world-first trial of a treatment for Australia’s most common genetic disorder is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

17 August 2018
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Technical and human skills will be key to success in the future of business, according to University of Queensland student Humberto Jimenez, the winner of the first round of the Universitas 21 and PwC Innovation Challenge.

17 August 2018
Left to right: Isabella Baker, Judy Watson, Emma McLean

Emerging UQ Art Museum curators have collaborated with prolific Brisbane-based artist Judy Watson to create a thought-provoking exhibition to run from Saturday 18 August.

16 August 2018
Brisbane city is a low-density destination for international students

International students from Asia prefer the low-density lifestyle they’ve experienced in Brisbane, according to a University of Queensland study.

16 August 2018
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Three University of Queensland researchers are among a group of 100 female scientists from around the world taking part in a year-long leadership scheme culminating in an Antarctic voyage.

16 August 2018

The University of Queensland will host the next Innovation Workshop in June 2019, which will bring staff and students from some of the world’s leading technological universities to St Lucia campus.

16 August 2018