World’s first US-Australia bio-fuel flight announced

Australian airline Qantas has announced the world’s first biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, with University of Queensland researchers helping to pro
18 November 2017

Millions of trees at risk from rising temperatures

Rising temperatures will put almost one quarter of trees in Australian cities at risk by 2070, according to a study involving a University of Queensland researcher.
17 November 2017

Have you heard? Gossiping isn’t all bad

Gossiping helps a person develop a better understanding of their society’s expected behaviours, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.
17 November 2017

Test identifies which people with chest pains are at low risk of heart attack

Researchers have shown a single blood test could identify which patients reporting to hospital with chest pain were at low risk of imminent heart attacks.
15 November 2017

UQ tops the table for 2018 Australia Awards Endeavour scholarships

The University of Queensland’s reputation for global student exchange has helped attract 62 Australia Awards – Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2018, the most o
16 November 2017

Trials bring hope for world-first rheumatoid arthritis treatment

Human trials of an innovative treatment for rheumatoid arthritis developed by The University of Queensland have begun in Brisbane.
14 November 2017

Women urged to give up alcohol before conceiving

Women who consume alcohol around the time of conception could be putting their male offspring at greater risk of obesity in later life.
14 November 2017

Research into link between vitamin D and schizophrenia wins medal

Research into brain development and schizophrenia has led to international acclaim for The University of Queensland’s Professor John McGrath, recipient of Denmark’s Ström
15 November 2017

Jenny Orchard wins UQ’s $50,000 National Self-Portrait Prize

Sydney-based artist Jenny Orchard has won one of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes, The University of Queensland’s National Self-Portrait Prize 2017
10 November 2017

$32m boost for UQ research

University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $32 million for work designed to create positive change across science, health, engineering and the humanities.
10 November 2017