Africa’s emerging agriculture leaders visit Southern Queensland

World-leading irrigation practices in the Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley are being showcased to 31 emerging leaders in agriculture from across Africa

14 August 2018
Africa’s emerging agriculture leaders visit Southern Queensland

Universities contribute $66.4 billion to Australian economy

Eight Australian universities, including The University of Queensland, contribute about $66.4 billion per year to the national economy, a new report has found.

14 August 2018
UQ's Forgan Smith building.
UQ's campus - A large sandstone building with archways and a green lawn in front.

The University of Queensland has retained 55th position in the world and second in Australia in today’s 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

15 August 2018
Africa’s emerging agriculture leaders visit Southern Queensland

World-leading irrigation practices in the Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley are being showcased to 31 emerging leaders in agriculture from across Africa

14 August 2018
UQ's Forgan Smith building.

Eight Australian universities, including The University of Queensland, contribute about $66.4 billion per year to the national economy, a new report has found.

14 August 2018

A Queensland rat, the grassland melomys, could be the origin of a koala retrovirus, which infects the majority of Australia’s koalas.

14 August 2018

How Einstein’s equivalence principle extends to the quantum world has been puzzling physicists for decades, but a team including a University of Queensland researcher has found the key to this question.

14 August 2018

University of Queensland experts are available to comment during Queensland Seniors Week, August 18 to August 26. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

14 August 2018
Students and staff will sleep rough for the annual UQ School of Architecture Winter Sleepout

University of Queensland students and staff will sleep rough on one of the coldest nights of the year to raise awareness and funds for the more than 100,000 Australians who are currently homeless.

14 August 2018

Understanding the link between diabetes and the gut could lead to the development of new therapies to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes, according to University of Queensland researchers.

13 August 2018

Spinifex, emu feathers, bone and ochre feature in an exhibition opening at the UQ Art Museum on 18 August.

13 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