Quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero

University of Queensland quantum physicist Dr Jacqui Romero has been selected as a L’Oréal-UNESCO International Rising Talent for 2019.

14 February 2019

UQ Art Museum will encourage deeper engagement across the University with a new-look 2019 program of immersive artwork, artist-conceived installations and the reinterpreting of the University’s art collection.

13 February 2019

Hundreds of people are expected to join a lantern parade lighting the way to safety awareness at The University of Queensland St Lucia campus next month.

13 February 2019
Professor Anita Heiss joins UQ

The University of Queensland has welcomed multi-award winning writer and Indigenous rights champion Dr Anita Heiss as a Professor of Communication.

12 February 2019

The future of the bilby, one of Australia’s threatened species could be secured with the help of University of Queensland researchers.

11 February 2019
A turtle on the sand

A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland’s Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics.

11 February 2019

Brisbane’s run of dry weather has led to algal blooms that have turned the water of The University of Queensland’s St Lucia lakes a luminous shade of green.

7 February 2019
A brightly coloured fish swims over a coral from the "twilight zone'.

Corals lurking in deeper, darker waters could one day help to replenish shallow water reefs under threat from ocean warming and bleaching events, according to researchers.

6 February 2019

Tree climbing lions star in a new National Geographic documentary filmed by a University of Queensland PhD candidate.

6 February 2019
Naomi Blacklock, Padma 2018

Inexplicable occurrences, the supernatural, sexual power and the potency of the natural world are among ideas explored by artists in a new exhibition opening at UQ Art Museum on 1 March.

5 February 2019
Co-founders Anna Hendra and Adrian Spierings.

Caviar will never be the way to Brisbane woman Anna Hendra’s heart.

5 February 2019

The University of Queensland has published a free magazine on intelligent machines and the brain to help people sort through fact and fiction on this increasingly hot topic.

5 February 2019
Professor Ian Godwin

Scientists must speak out about the benefits of new genetic technologies such as genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and gene editing, according to The University of Queensland’s new Director of Crop Science, Professor Ian Godwin.

5 February 2019

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on the final report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or...

4 February 2019
Talking to a group in an African church.

Behavioural economist Dr David Smerdon is working to find policy solutions to eradicate female genital mutilation in African communities. He reflects on his latest research trip ahead of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital...

4 February 2019

Startups aiming to become major players in global sportstech innovation will be vying for a spot in The University of Queensland’s 2019 HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator.

4 February 2019

Brain size doesn’t just relate to how smart people are but also to how bitter they find tonic water, University of Queensland researchers have found.

4 February 2019

UQ researchers have produced a range of educational resources aimed at tackling safety risks for workers in the gemstone industry.

1 February 2019
mechanical sensors on a silicon chip

Quantum sensors being developed at The University of Queensland could revolutionise navigation and communications in unmanned and autonomous vehicles.

1 February 2019

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on various aspects of Safer Internet Day on February 5. This year’s theme – “Together for a better internet” – encourages people to create a better internet by developing four critical skills...

1 February 2019