Leonie the Queensland leopard shark is making history

Leonie the leopard shark has made a switch that could save her species – becoming the first shark recorded to change from sexual to asexual reproduction.

17 January 2017

UQ opens doors to 10,500 new students

The University of Queensland has now made 10,500 offers to applicants, including about 4000 who received the good news this morning.

16 January 2017
Additional places were offered in every faculty this year

Leonie the leopard shark has made a switch that could save her species – becoming the first shark recorded to change from sexual to asexual reproduction.

17 January 2017
Additional places were offered in every faculty this year

The University of Queensland has now made 10,500 offers to applicants, including about 4000 who received the good news this morning.

16 January 2017
New UQ Press CEO Jill Eddington

A commitment to unearthing and publishing great Australian writers is a driving force for new University of Queensland Press Chief Executive Officer, Jill Eddington.

16 January 2017

The spread of introduced bird species around the world has mirrored the rise of global power and wealth, according to a new study that has mapped the movement of alien bird species.

16 January 2017
Samoan architecture will be among the discussion points

Leading Indigenous architects will come together for a free public lecture in Brisbane, discussing state-of-the-art architecture designed for or by Indigenous people around the world.

13 January 2017

A series of free online courses designed to support school leaders and teachers to develop innovative teaching practices will start on Tuesday 17 January.

12 January 2017

AS the summer heat hits Queensland, UQ School of Veterinary Science staff are warning pet owners to ensure they keep their furry friends cool.

12 January 2017
2011 floods, Queensland - State Library of Queensland image

History has a devastating tendency to repeat itself when it comes to extreme flooding in South-East Queensland, researchers behind a new study have warned.

11 January 2017
Professor Neena Mitter ...  discovery will provide an environmentally sustainable alternative to chemicals and pesticides

A University of Queensland team has made a discovery that could help conquer the greatest threat to global food security – pests and diseases in plants.

10 January 2017
The UQ Oral Health Centre at Herston

The University of Queensland will help deliver more free public dental care thanks to a new partnership with the State Government.

10 January 2017
The new School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Resources and energy, climate change, urbanisation, population growth, conservation and sustainability will be areas of focus for a new University of Queensland school.

9 January 2017
The shell of a juvenile tropical abalone, Haliotis asinina. Dan Jackson.

University of Queensland scientists have solved a riddle that has puzzled beach-goers and collectors around the world – why are conch shell colours and patterns so diverse?

9 January 2017
Protein essential for neuronal communication viewed via super-resolution microscopy

A University of Queensland team is among the first in neuroscience to see the brain’s tiniest molecules in action and plot their movements.

8 January 2017
More and more species are being lost to fishers

Millions of people who depend on fisheries will benefit if targets to protect coastal marine areas in reserves are doubled or trebled.

6 January 2017
Feral cat strolls through Australian rural area. Credit: Hugh McGregor.

Feral cats cover more than 99.8% of Australia’s land area, including its islands.

5 January 2017
Paralysis Tick before and after feeding

Around 10,000 pets each year in Australia are treated for paralysis ticks, which are common all year round but are most active in spring and summer during humid and moist weather.

23 December 2016

The University of Queensland will launch its pioneering Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters course in January - the first of its kind to be offered in Australia.

22 December 2016
Poppy

Sharing is not caring when it comes to your pets at Christmas with many tasty festive delights on the naughty list for furry family members.

22 December 2016

The University of Queensland has partnered with education platform XuetangX to offer five massive open online courses (MOOCs) in Chinese, attracting an audience of more than 65,000 learners.

22 December 2016
Tawal locals, Nepal

More than a year after the Gorkha earthquake killed nearly 9000 people in Nepal, two University of Queensland students visiting the region found destroyed classrooms and a health clinic replaced with a tent.

21 December 2016