Queensland’s coastal shark numbers are continuing a 50-year decline, in sharp contradiction of suggestions of ‘exploding’ shark populations, according to an analysis of Queensland Shark Control Program data.

14 December 2018

Life is all about perseverance, discipline and balance for Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology Valedictorian, Khoi Phan.

14 December 2018

A knee injury set Carl Francia on the path that led to his graduation this week from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Services at The University of Queensland.

14 December 2018
Rainbow socks in running shoes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians continue to experience significant disadvantage when it comes to health and wellbeing compared to their heterosexual peers, a University of Queensland study has found.

14 December 2018
UQ Entrepreneur in Residence Ran Heinmann

Haystack founder and CEO Ran Heimann will bring 20 years of business experience to The University of Queensland with his appointment as Entrepreneur in Residence for the ilab Germinate PLUS accelerator program.

13 December 2018

Whether it’s working with Indigenous communities or protecting wildlife in China, Harrison ‘Harry’ James has been tackling pressing environmental problems.

13 December 2018

A pioneer program at The University of Queensland will see students work with industry experts to design and manufacture smart devices to create a smart home.

13 December 2018
Kirby the Assistance Dog.

Despite sleeping through most of his classes, Kirby Bell was an im-paw-tant guest at The University of Queensland’s December graduation ceremonies.

12 December 2018
Dr Kirsty Short.

Research into fighting the flu, improving outcomes for vulnerable infants, and battling kidney disease has netted almost $42 million in funding for academics from The University of Queensland.

12 December 2018

A career dedicated to research has earned University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj a prestigious fellowship of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in the United States.

12 December 2018

Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with a drug initially developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

12 December 2018
STEM Superstars - Dr Teresa Ubide and Dr Yanni Chin

A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions and a structural biologist and toxinologist studying venom-peptides, have been named STEM Superstars for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and...

11 December 2018
Feral donkeys in the Kimberley: photo Jaana Dielenberg

Invasive species and habitat loss are the biggest threats to Australian biodiversity, according to new research by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub in partnership with The University of Queensland.

11 December 2018
Stock image of classroom

Assigning chores to children equally, giving them unsupervised freedom outdoors, and providing good career role models would help address workplace gender inequality, according to University of Queensland research.

11 December 2018

Even as a child, medicine graduand Kreyen Ponen had an aptitude for science and enjoyed helping people.

11 December 2018

Dancers often report achieving transcendent states of consciousness during peak performance, and a University of Queensland study has shown these ‘in the zone’ states continue into later life.

10 December 2018
Sarah Copley in the cloisters of UQ's Great Court

In name alone, I Dreamed a Dream could well be the appropriate title track to multi-talented Sarah Copley’s time at The University of Queensland.

7 December 2018

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported.

7 December 2018

Two University of Queensland students are exploring whether solar power could provide around the clock electricity and thermal energy for a moon base or settlement.

7 December 2018
Gatton Gold Medal winner Dr Glen Simpson

Agriculture and soil scientist Dr Glen Simpson has been awarded The University of Queensland’s Gatton Gold Medal for improving the welfare of communities around the world.

6 December 2018