• Dr Will Harrison used his expertise in visual perception to predict how the brain processes groomed snow. Photo credit: Dr Will Harrison

    UQ researcher carving a new path for skier safety

    A spectacular stack on a ski slope in Canada has led to a University of Queensland researcher determining a simple modification that could improve skier safety on the snow.

    18 June 2019
  • Two of the study plots

    Wheat myth comes a cropper

    The myth that modern wheat varieties are more heavily reliant on pesticides and fertilisers than older varieties has been debunked by new research.

    18 June 2019
  • New mums sought for self-care study

    New mums can access helpful online information and guided activities as part of a research trial at The University of Queensland.

    17 June 2019
Dr Divya Ramnath working to identify key proteins that contribute to the severity of chronic liver disease.

A possible drug target for chronic liver disease has been identified by an international research collaboration involving a University of Queensland team.

14 June 2019

Scientists at The University of Queensland have upended biologists’ century-old understanding of the evolutionary history of animals.

13 June 2019

People living in countries that have experienced armed conflict are five times more likely to develop anxiety or depression, a University of Queensland research collaboration has found.

12 June 2019
Professor Jennifer Stow sitting at a desk in front of a laptop

A fascination with immune cells has led to a University of Queensland researcher being elected to the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), a body promoting excellence in life sciences.

12 June 2019
Emeritus Professor Maree Smith

A respected chronic pain researcher and a leading neuroscientist are among the roll call of University of Queensland community members recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019
Art work visible in reflection of windows at UQ Art Museum

Spanning 24 metres across The University of Queensland Art Museum’s glass façade, a striking new artwork by Elizabeth Willing has been unveiled today.

7 June 2019

Technology developed by University of Queensland researchers that analyses a person’s cough could help diagnose respiratory disorders quickly and easily in patients who lack access to doctors.

7 June 2019

Protected marine areas are often in the wrong locations to stop threats to biodiversity, according to international research led by a University of Queensland team.

5 June 2019

Many people underestimate the power our homes have to heal and contribute to our wellbeing, according to University of Queensland alumnus, architect Anthony Clarke.

5 June 2019

UQ experts are available to comment on issues relating to World Environment Day on 5 June. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

4 June 2019
Industry collaborations help ensure the best in discovery and development

UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company, will partner with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) in the hope of creating and developing a drug candidate for the treatment of cancer.

3 June 2019
Photo of pills and tablets

Some doctors fear litigation and professional ruin if they are seen to have overprescribed opioids to terminally ill patients, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

31 May 2019
Indian smallholder farmer measuring milk. Photo credit: Professor Ben Hayes

With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Queensland researchers are assisting smallholder milk producers in India with AI-based breeding technology.

31 May 2019

Facebook has joined forces with Australian university experts to devise policy that better manages online harmful content and hate speech in the Asia-Pacific region.

29 May 2019

The global macadamia industry may have originated from a single tree taken from Queensland to Hawaii in the 19th century, according to new research.

29 May 2019