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
UniDive-members-celebrate-their-2018-Healthy-Land-and-Water’s-Environmental-Guardians-Award.

An army of volunteer divers and researchers have won an environmental award for a project mapping the health of a reef off the South-East Queensland coast.

2 August 2018
A researcher swims with a whale shark

A citizen science initiative collecting data on the world’s biggest fish is a finalist at Australia’s premier science awards.

31 July 2018

An international study led by University of Queensland scientists has found that only 13 per cent of the ocean can still be classified as wilderness.

27 July 2018

Researchers from The University of Queensland, along with other institutions, are contesting recent claims that scientists shouldn’t share or publish the locations of their discoveries.

26 July 2018
Broken and dead coral will be recycled to help protect and grow the Great Barrier Reef.

Broken and dead coral will be recycled to help protect and grow the Great Barrier Reef in a collaborative project involving University of Queensland researchers.

23 July 2018
Reefs experiencing flood and poor water quality

The Great Barrier Reef is losing its ability to recover from disturbances, but effective local management could revive its capacity to bounce back.

19 July 2018
Humpback_Whale

Many marine protected areas are often unnecessarily expensive and located in the wrong places, an international study has shown.

28 June 2018