An artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

The University of Queensland has officially taken ownership of the Warwick Solar Farm project, sealing a 25-year commitment to the Southern Downs.

30 November 2018
Soil revealed after vegetation is cleared on a block of land

Australia has some of the highest rates of private land deforestation in the world, despite policies designed to prevent the practice.

29 November 2018

The University of Queensland is taking another step in its commitment to sustainability, installing an Envirobank Smart Pod on campus.

27 November 2018
A humpback whale

Humpback whales sing increasingly complex songs, but University of Queensland researchers have discovered they may suddenly switch to something simpler, in a ‘cultural revolution’.

22 November 2018

A University of Queensland researcher will take to the high seas as part of an expedition aiming to help preserve the Great Barrier Reef.

20 November 2018
The lakes at UQ's St Lucia campus

The University of Queensland is working to protect wildlife on its 114 hectare St Lucia campus with a campaign to remove pest animals.

15 November 2018
An electric vehicle recharging station in rural Queensland

A Brisbane company developing a more efficient way to obtain essential battery materials is powering ahead with plans to open a demonstration plant at Coopers Plains.

14 November 2018
Herron Island Research Station

The largest marine research station on the Great Barrier Reef is set to shift to a cleaner energy source, with solar generation and storage to meet most of its electricity needs.

13 November 2018
Trevor and Judith St Baker.

A $1.5 million gift from the Trevor and Judith St Baker Family Foundation will help electrify green technology research at The University of Queensland.

7 November 2018
The Amazon rain forest from the air.

The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to University of Queensland-led research.

1 November 2018

Protected areas alone are not enough to save Australia’s threatened species, according to research from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub.

5 September 2018
Staghorn  corals  recently  killed  by  the  mass  bleaching  start  to  get  covered  by  a  thick  layer  of  filamentous  algae.  Image: Pedro Frade

A team of international marine scientists working with The University of Queensland has found evidence to suggest the 2016 coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef also affected deep reefs.

5 September 2018
Brisbane city is a low-density destination for international students

International students from Asia prefer the low-density lifestyle they’ve experienced in Brisbane, according to a University of Queensland study.

16 August 2018

Sixty emerging leaders from African agricultural industries are in Queensland for an intensive development program to help them tackle challenges of sustainable economic development in their own countries.

6 August 2018

A landmark research study is close to a breakthrough that would turn hospital waste into a product that can be used in agriculture or water treatment.

6 August 2018