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
Health costs ... a big challenge for Australia. Image: iStock

The University of Queensland’s new Centre for the Business and Economics of Health has opened its doors and will host an international forum on health expenditure this week.

21 February 2017

University of Queensland students struggling to find study spots on campus can identify possible locations with the newly developed MyUQ Spot Finder.

20 February 2017
Dr Hooman Baghaie

A decade after fleeing his native Iran, Dr Hooman Baghaie, knows the importance of being able to smile.

20 February 2017
Globally about 20 million pregnancies each year are complicated by hyperglycaemia. Image: iStock

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

As controversy continues to unfold at the White House, experts from The University of Queensland are available to comment on various aspects of Donald Trump’s presidency.

15 February 2017
The research has implications for intervention

Research by The University of Queensland may provide a better understanding of the social functioning difficulties of people with autism.

15 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
The Mountain Gorilla is one of the species found to already be affected by climate change. Photo by Liana Joseph.

An international study published today involving University of Queensland research has found large numbers of threatened species have already been affected by climate change.

14 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

Australia’s food-centric culture – illustrated by the popularity of dining out, healthy eating and television cooking shows – will benefit from a new $1 million facility at The University of Queensland.

9 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
Recovering drug addicts are often impaired socially

Negative stereotypes about injecting drug-users may be hampering their recovery. A study has found that recovering drug addicts who believe they are the target of stereotypes find it harder to function within society.

7 February 2017