Close up of horses front hoofs

An educational program is helping horse owners and vets to recognise and treat two hormonal conditions which are the most common causes of founder.

11 October 2018
An example of an Australian lizard, in this case the Gippsland Water Dragon, running on two legs. (Credit: David Paul).

Robots may one day tackle obstacles and traverse uneven terrains thanks to collaborative research analysing the motion of lizards.

26 September 2018
An older man with two family members undergoes a counselling session.

An online program delivering targeted treatment to people suffering from speech disorders after brain injury is the focus of a University of Queensland study.

13 September 2018

A new understanding of one of the body’s immune defence mechanisms could lead to the development of novel therapeutic targets for conditions such as cancer and autoimmune diseases, a University of Queensland study has revealed.

30 August 2018

A global scientific leaderboard has ranked researchers at The University of Queensland number one in the Open Science movement.

30 August 2018
A sorghum crop.

Farmers across the world could soon access disease-resistant crops using technology discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland after Brisbane start-up Nexgen Plants secured $3 million in investor backing.

21 August 2018
UQ's campus - A large sandstone building with archways and a green lawn in front.

The University of Queensland has placed fifth in the Asia Pacific and second in Australia in today’s 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

15 August 2018
UQ's Forgan Smith building.

Eight Australian universities, including The University of Queensland, contribute about $66.4 billion per year to the national economy, a new report has found.

14 August 2018

How Einstein’s equivalence principle extends to the quantum world has been puzzling physicists for decades, but a team including a University of Queensland researcher has found the key to this question.

14 August 2018
Professor Jochen Muelle

Efforts to rehabilitate contaminated environments have netted University of Queensland researchers more than $3.6 million, with UQ being awarded four out of nine grants funded through an Australian Research Council (ARC) Special Research Initiative.

10 August 2018
Spider-venom-is-being-used-to-develop-venom-derived-pharmaceuticals.

A devastating form of childhood epilepsy that is resistant to traditional drugs may have met its match in spider venom.

6 August 2018
Professor-Vicki-Chen

An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

3 August 2018
UniDive-members-celebrate-their-2018-Healthy-Land-and-Water’s-Environmental-Guardians-Award.

An army of volunteer divers and researchers have won an environmental award for a project mapping the health of a reef off the South-East Queensland coast.

2 August 2018
A researcher swims with a whale shark

A citizen science initiative collecting data on the world’s biggest fish is a finalist at Australia’s premier science awards.

31 July 2018
Professor Lorraine Mazerolle

An academic journal edited by a University of Queensland criminologist is now ranked third in the world in its field.

31 July 2018
Professor Glenn King

A toxin from the desert bush spider is helping researchers understand more about human and insect biology, which could lead to new treatments for health conditions and bee-friendly insecticides.

27 July 2018

A molecule that kills the malaria parasite while leaving a patient’s and leaves healthy cells intact has been developed by researchers from The University of Queensland and The Australian National University (ANU).

26 July 2018
Broken and dead coral will be recycled to help protect and grow the Great Barrier Reef.

Broken and dead coral will be recycled to help protect and grow the Great Barrier Reef in a collaborative project involving University of Queensland researchers.

23 July 2018
UQ hydrometallurgists Dr James Vaughan

With rising sales of electric cars, a new company developing more efficient production of essential battery materials is raising funds to build a demonstration plant.

9 July 2018

How the zebrafish brain perceives and reacts to predators has been determined by researchers at The University of Queensland.

6 July 2018