Peatlands are extremely effective at storing carbon, but an international study featuring a University of Queensland researcher has found climate change could stop that.

11 September 2018
Roger-Wepf-and-Hiroshi-Kato-in-front-of-the-microscope

Advanced health tools, battery technology and nanomaterials are all potential developments that could flow from a new microscope at The University of Queensland.

7 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

The “chicken or egg” paradox was first proposed by philosophers in Ancient Greece to describe the problem of determining cause-and-effect.

3 September 2018
Samara Hegarty

University of Queensland graduate Samara Hegarty has been announced as a state finalist for a prestigious award, thanks to her vocational animal care training as a student.

3 September 2018

A research team from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub has made a breakthrough that could help dwindling numbers of Australian freshwater fish species.

3 September 2018
A-dingo-walking-through-an-arid-landscape

Global research reveals some of the world’s most damaging parasitic worm species are being spread by wildlife, not just by dogs and cats.

30 August 2018
A tamarin monkey.

A renowned animal researcher who spies on unsuspecting species from around the world will present The University of Queensland’s 9th Annual Steve Irwin Memorial Lecture on 13 September.

30 August 2018

The world’s next big medical breakthroughs could be in the hands of four University of Queensland researchers, announced as National Health and Medical Research Council Development Grant recipients.

29 August 2018

A three minute presentation in China will provide an opportunity for a University of Queensland PhD student to gain support for his work to develop a universal flu vaccine.

28 August 2018

Bacterial classification has been given a complete makeover by a team of University of Queensland researchers, using an evolutionary tree based on genome sequences.

28 August 2018

Light may be the missing ingredient in making usable quantum silicon computer chips, according to an international study featuring a University of Queensland researcher.

21 August 2018

Move over Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg – University of Queensland scientists say the humble sea sponge or snail could unlock technological breakthroughs that might alter the course of human existence.

20 August 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
Scientists-on-bow-of-ship-in-Antarctica

Three University of Queensland researchers are among a group of 100 female scientists from around the world taking part in a year-long leadership scheme culminating in an Antarctic voyage.

16 August 2018