UQ's Emma Livingstone in Kowanyama for the 2017 program

A program that engages rural Australian communities with science also boosts visibility and career development for women researchers, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

20 October 2017
Brisbane's William Jolly Bridge

Intricate laboratory images of a blood vessel network as seen under the microscope are being projected on Brisbane’s William Jolly Bridge until Monday.

29 September 2017
Dr Abishek lyer

University of Queensland researchers are one step closer to developing new medicines for treating inflammatory diseases, including allergies such as rhinitis, itchy hives, asthma, eczema and dermatitis.

4 September 2017
Konstantinos Vavitsas is exploring the potential of cyanobacteria

Advancing research in fields as diverse as manufacturing, human health, agriculture and the protection of ecosystems will be the aim of a $13 million investment by CSIRO in which UQ features heavily.

17 August 2017
L-R: Dr Amanda Millar, Dr Laura Genovesi and Professor Brandon Wainwright

An international team of researchers has found a drug previously approved to treat breast cancer could also be used to shrink medulloblastoma, a common form of childhood brain tumour.

14 August 2017
Dr Michael Taylor from UQ's School of Biomedical Sciences,

A physicist and a chemist from The University of Queensland will network with Nobel Prize winners at the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting later this month.

8 June 2017
Endometriosis affects one in 10 women and can cause severe pelvic pain

In the world’s largest study into the genetic causes of endometriosis, University of Queensland researchers have helped identify five new gene regions linked to the disease.

25 May 2017
UQ Associate Professor Ben Hogan

Repairing damaged heart and vascular tissues will be the unique focus of a new University of Queensland research centre, established to combat cardiovascular disease.

2 May 2017
Dr Ben Hogan with some of his zebrafish tanks

The brain has its own inbuilt processes for mopping up damaging cellular waste – and these processes may provide protection from stroke and dementia.

2 May 2017
Antibiotic resistance is a global issue

Global leaders in the fight against antibiotic resistance will gather in Brisbane next week (3-5 April) for the University of Queensland-hosted Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections (SDRI) conference.

31 March 2017
Stroke claims six million lives worldwide each year

A small protein that could protect the brain from stroke-induced injury has been discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland and Monash University.

21 March 2017
Uncontrolled inflammation can cause pain and drive disease

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a molecular trigger for inflammation that could lead to new treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

19 January 2017
Darren Brown. Image credit: UQ IMB.

A $2.3M grant from The Australian Cancer Research Foundation is being awarded to UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience today to establish the new ACRF Cancer Ultrastructure and Function Facility.

15 November 2016
Owen Finegan, Professor Brandon Wainwright, Dr Laura Genovesi

A future where no children suffer deadly brain tumours may be within reach, thanks to the vision of a team of researchers from The University of Queensland and generous funding.

2 November 2016
Protagonist Therapeutics founder Associate Professor Mark Smythe

Two companies founded on University of Queensland research have won acclaim at the National AusBiotech Conference in Melbourne.

31 October 2016

In a world-first, researchers from The University of Queensland and University of Washington (UW) have produced tailor-made peptides – an advance expected to help improve drug design and environmentally-friendly pesticides.

14 October 2016
Swipe and spit for postpartum depression

Does genetic susceptibility predispose women to postpartum depression? Researchers from The University of Queensland are calling on Australian mothers to help them find out.

20 September 2016
Dr Kate Schroder, Deputy Director, IMB Centre for Inflammation Research

Inflazome Ltd, a company founded on research from The University of Queensland (UQ) and Trinity College Dublin, has closed a Series A financing round of up to €15 million (A$22 million).

12 September 2016
Neurodegeneration in action. The mutated Munc18-1 proteins (green in this image) trigger the clumping of α-Synuclein (large red blobs).

University of Queensland researchers have identified the specific cause of a rare form of epilepsy in babies.

6 September 2016

Research from The University of Queensland could lead to a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease, with future potential applications to nearly 50 other disorders.

27 August 2016