Hoover gives hope for novel nanomedicine cancer treatment

A ten-year-old beagle with prostate cancer is helping researchers at The University of Queensland use nanomedicines to accurately diagnose and target the disease.

21 September 2018
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UQ celebrates six Young Tall Poppies

Six University of Queensland scientists featured among 14 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners lauded at a ceremony last night.

21 September 2018

A key ingredient in common antidepressants such as Prozac could be causing antibiotic resistance according to new University of Queensland research.

7 September 2018
A carer with an elderly patient look at the sunset.

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on a range of aspects relating to end-of-life, palliative and aged care.

6 September 2018

Hundreds of honourable hackers will descend on The University of Queensland this weekend for the world’s largest open data hackathon.

6 September 2018

The University of Queensland will head into Round 2 of the Aon Uni 7s Series in Canberra this weekend (8-9 September) with a determination to build on its tournament winning streak.

6 September 2018
ARC Training Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology scientists will have access to facilities such as the 3T MRI.

An $8.5 million Australian Research Council training centre at The University of Queensland will bring together innovation and technology in biomedicine.

5 September 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

A $4.5 million initiative to boost Australia’s synthetic biology capabilities will be built by The University of Queensland and CSIRO, helping drive advances in areas such as manufacturing, industrial biotechnology, environmental remediation,...

4 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

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

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 vial of medicinal cannabis

Cannabis-based medicines should only be used under medical supervision until clinical studies have assessed their safety and efficacy, a University of Queensland drug expert has cautioned.

3 September 2018

The rollout of a University of Queensland parenting program in a community in Ireland has significantly reduced the numbers of children with social, emotional and behavioural problems.

3 September 2018

Queensland parents will continue to have free access to the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program developed at The University of Queensland until 2020, following an $11.95 million commitment from the State Government.

30 August 2018
UQ's Optical Physics in Neuroscience team - Associate Professor Ethan Scott, Dr Itia Favre-Bulle and Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop

Two Australian Museum Eureka Prizes have been awarded to University of Queensland researchers for their outstanding discoveries in the fields of health and physics.

30 August 2018
Newcrest Mining Ltd Executive General Manager Public Affairs and Social Performance Ian Kemish, and UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj

The University of Queensland and Newcrest Mining Limited have signed a partnership agreement that paves the way for long-term education, training and research activities.

30 August 2018

A new understanding of one of the body’s immune defence mechanisms could lead to the development of novel therapeutic targets for conditions such as cancer and autoimmune diseases, a University of Queensland study has revealed.

30 August 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 global scientific leaderboard has ranked researchers at The University of Queensland number one in the Open Science movement.

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