• The discovery is important for industrial cheesemaking. iStockphoto

    Researchers unlock cheesemaking secret

    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

    Innovators unlock the power of government big data

    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
  • A tidal energy turbine being towed out to a site in the Tamar

    Tidal studies making waves in energy sector

    The Federal Government is backing a wave of investment in tidal electricity generation as experts tip that marine power will be the next big thing in renewable energy.

    13 July 2017
Hacking is "an important form of digital stewardship", says Dr Sebastian Kaempf. (iStockphoto).

A free online course released today by The University of Queensland is encouraging people to learn about the dark underbelly of the technology and media apps they use every day.

4 July 2017
 UQ's Mr Nicolas Mauranyapin, Professsor Warwick Bowen and Dr Lars Madsen

A diagnostic technique that can detect tiny molecules signalling the presence of cancer could be on the horizon.

27 June 2017

For teenagers entering a rapidly changing job market, staying abreast of technological advances is vital.

7 June 2017
Image: Dr Magdalena Zych

Sixteenth century scientist Galileo Galilei threw two spheres of different mass from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa to establish a scientific principle.

2 June 2017
Students work on their projects

You stand in front of a towering wall, and a colourful yet ghostly version of yourself mirrors your movements.

29 May 2017
(L-R) American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Executive Director Sandy Magnus; Karl Domjahn; Aviation Week Network President Greg Hamilton and Joe Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week

He has been recognised as an international aerospace leader of the future, but a University of Queensland graduate still describes his chosen career as simply “the coolest”.

12 April 2017
PhD student Edward Kerr (right) and his supervisor Ben Schulz

The growing craft beer industry is about to hop ahead with new University of Queensland research supported by the Queensland Government.

29 March 2017
The new facility will allow researchers to examine the effects of tiny drug doses in human and animal cancers

New cancer-fighting drugs and devices could emerge from The University of Queensland, thanks to a research program comparing cancers in pet animals and humans in a state-of-the-art imaging facility opened today.

28 March 2017
UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

24 March 2017
Professor Richard Morgan (right) at the UQ Centre of Hypersonics ground-testing facility, with colleague Professor Michael Smart.

A University of Queensland researcher says his prestigious international award for a lifetime of hypersonic research highlights UQ’s success in finding a niche in a global field.

22 March 2017
Eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (inset image details below)

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist.

17 March 2017
Exploration is not keeping up with demand

Transition to a low-carbon society will result in enormous demand for minerals to manufacture clean technologies, creating the need for a global resource governance framework, according to research published today.

16 March 2017

Plugging decommissioned oil and gas wells may become safer and more economical with a solution championed by University of Queensland researchers.

22 February 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
Mining engineering is a strong career choice, says UQ's Professor Peter Knights

Mining engineers have the highest graduate employability rate among all types of engineers, according to a study that tracked job placements for 34 years.

7 February 2017