A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research.

19 June 2018
Artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

The University of Queensland is set to become the first major university in the world to offset 100 per cent of its electricity usage through its own renewable energy asset.

7 June 2018

Whether it’s becoming a video game designer building online worlds for the masses or a data scientist spotting trends across the health or legal industries, the list of IT-based careers that today’s teens can pursue continues to grow.

6 June 2018

An engineering breakthrough that can reduce major urban bridgeworks projects from months or even years to just three days is set to save time, money and inconvenience worldwide.

4 June 2018
Diagram of a flux capacitor

Physicists have invented a flux capacitor and, while it might not run a ‘Back to the Future’ inspired time machine, they say it will have important applications in communication technology and quantum computing.

28 May 2018
Engineering and business nous in a micro-distillery

More than two centuries after Australia’s infamous Rum Rebellion, a University of Queensland chemical engineering and business graduate has started a new revolution in rum distillation that will help reinvigorate Brisbane’s passion for this ‘...

11 May 2018
Researchers are working to create medical devices.

A new research hub is set to transform Australia’s medical technology sector by developing cost-competitive technologies for the rapid production of medical devices.

27 April 2018
A Queensland Alumina Limited red mud dam.

An emerging technology has the potential to turn toxic red mud into useful soil, combatting the expensive rehabilitation of red mud dams across Australia.

6 April 2018

Queensland data science, user-experience design and power systems experts are working to develop a world-first data platform that will harness information from potentially millions of households.

12 February 2018
Advancing accessibility worldwide underpins the United Nations’ equity agenda of “leaving no one behind”.

Easy access to services, institutions and economic opportunities can separate thriving communities from others that are left behind socially and economically.

11 January 2018
5 King St in Brisbane will be the world’s tallest timber commercial building

Australia will soon hold the record for the world’s tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland’s new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

23 November 2017
Professor Andrew White at the launch

A seven-year Australian government investment in quantum engineering has been launched at The University of Queensland.

16 November 2017
UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign. iStockphoto.

UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign.

30 October 2017
Professor Jian Yang ... it's the second year in a row that a UQ researcher has won the Frank Fenner Prize

A University of Queensland scientist whose pioneering work has helped unravel the complexity of the human genome and genetic traits has won a 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.

18 October 2017

More than 20,000 commuters will get a daily reminder to be sun smart with the arrival of a new UV index display developed by a UQ engineering student.

18 October 2017
One research project aims to develop crop yield prediction systems using satellite data and biophysical crop modelling. iStockphoto

University of Queensland research projects to develop better batteries for renewable energy and a way of predicting crop yields from space have been funded under a joint Queensland-China scheme.

17 October 2017
Mount Isa mine and city; weathered zinc ore, and high grade copper ore

The University of Queensland has been invited to take a leadership role in the design and management of the new $27.125 million Strategic Resources Exploration Program.

11 October 2017
The IT program Patchwork failed to be useful

Failed information technology systems implemented in social welfare agencies – costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars - have provided valuable insight for agencies looking to adopt new systems.

29 September 2017
The discovery is important for industrial cheesemaking. iStockphoto

Researchers say their new knowledge on the inner workings of a bacterium has important implications for Australia’s billion dollar cheese industry.

17 August 2017
Photo: Pexels

One of the world’s biggest “hackathons” is back at The University of Queensland this month and the event’s participants will be targeting Australian government data.

27 July 2017