• Endometriosis affects one in 10 women and can cause severe pelvic pain

    Gene science closes in on endometriosis

    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 environmental star wins prestigious science medal

    The Australian Academy of Science has recognised University of Queensland environmental researcher Professor Kerrie Wilson at its annual Science at the Shine Dome event in Canberra.

    24 May 2017
  • New Fellows ... physicist Professor Timothy Ralph (left) and Professor Phil Hugenholtz.

    Fundamentals drive UQ’s new science Fellows

    The thrill of fundamental discovery is a driving force for two University of Queensland professors who have today been named as new fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

    22 May 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

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017
Dr Tom Aechtner ... Over the past decade communities in scientifically advanced nations have experienced devastating vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks

The influence of media and religion on anti-vaccine attitudes in Australia will be the focus of University of Queensland research enabled by a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation fellowship.

16 February 2017
Grey Brahman bulls

The genes of 50 top bulls have been sequenced in an effort to understand how genes from temperate cattle have influenced important production traits in the modern Brahman breed.

15 February 2017
Image: Dinghua Yang

A remarkable 250 million-year-old “terrible-headed lizard” fossil found by chance in China shows an embryo inside the mother — clear evidence for live birth.

15 February 2017
A handful of pulsars at the centre of 47 Tucanae whips around an invisible object with a strong gravitational tug. Image: Bülent Kızıltan and Elif Mokran.

An international team of astronomers today announced new evidence for the existence of a middleweight black hole in space – the first black hole of its mass known to science.

9 February 2017
During the program, students live on campus, visit labs and talk to leading researchers, tour industrial and research facilities and take part in debates, lectures and dinners

Two hundred young scientists will converge on Brisbane when the National Youth Science Forum makes its Queensland debut in January next year.

25 January 2017
UQ PhD student Gurion Ang will present at Concophillips Science Experience

More than 165 high school students from Queensland and northern New South Wales will converge on The University of Queensland this week to discover the wonders of science and technology.

18 January 2017

The spread of introduced bird species around the world has mirrored the rise of global power and wealth, according to a new study that has mapped the movement of alien bird species.

16 January 2017
2011 floods, Queensland - State Library of Queensland image

History has a devastating tendency to repeat itself when it comes to extreme flooding in South-East Queensland, researchers behind a new study have warned.

11 January 2017
The new School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Resources and energy, climate change, urbanisation, population growth, conservation and sustainability will be areas of focus for a new University of Queensland school.

9 January 2017
More and more species are being lost to fishers

Millions of people who depend on fisheries will benefit if targets to protect coastal marine areas in reserves are doubled or trebled.

6 January 2017
Feral cat strolls through Australian rural area. Credit: Hugh McGregor.

Feral cats cover more than 99.8% of Australia’s land area, including its islands.

5 January 2017
Paralysis Tick before and after feeding

Around 10,000 pets each year in Australia are treated for paralysis ticks, which are common all year round but are most active in spring and summer during humid and moist weather.

23 December 2016
Poppy

Sharing is not caring when it comes to your pets at Christmas with many tasty festive delights on the naughty list for furry family members.

22 December 2016