World’s first US-Australia bio-fuel flight announced

Australian airline Qantas has announced the world’s first biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, with University of Queensland researchers helping to provide the fuel.

18 November 2017
Crops of Brassica carinata being trialed on UQ’s Gatton campus.

Millions of trees at risk from rising temperatures

Rising temperatures will put almost one quarter of trees in Australian cities at risk by 2070, according to a study involving a University of Queensland researcher.

17 November 2017
Rising temperatures will put almost one quarter of trees in Australian cities at risk by 2070.
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.

Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer was a key leader at The University of Queensland in the years leading up to his retirement in 2013.

8 November 2017
Supportive parenting can help teenagers be happy and healthy.

Can parent-adolescent relationships influence a teen’s mental health? University of Queensland researchers are seeking families with teenagers to help them find out.

8 November 2017
A portrait of Professor Dorothy Hill by Jiani Sheng, Bachelor of Science (Honours) student with UQ’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

The evolution of the Australian continent, the triggers behind volcanic eruptions, and the achievements of women in earth science will be on the agenda at a University of Queensland symposium this month.

7 November 2017
Yr 12 students in the NYSF program get an engaging experience of real science

Nearly 200 year 12 students will take part in the 12-day National Youth Science Forum in January when UQ hosts the program for the first time.

6 November 2017

Get up close and learn about underwater creatures at The University of Queensland’s Moreton Bay Research Station’s annual Open Day on Saturday 25 November.

6 November 2017

Eight UQ student athletes have joined the ranks of the sporting elite after receiving a UQ Blue – The University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour – at the 2017 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

6 November 2017

The University of Queensland has announced the results of elections and Governor-in-Council appointments to its 34th Senate.

3 November 2017

A discovery that bees have individual flying direction preferences could lead to strategies for steering drone aircraft fleets.

3 November 2017

The editors and publishers of the journal Brain Injury have retracted an academic paper following advice from The University of Queensland.

2 November 2017

Do you want to run alongside the major players in global sports technology innovation or - even better - set the pace?

1 November 2017
The 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic

Australian middle-distance runners UQ alumnus Brittany McGowan and Jordan Williamsz will return to The University of Queensland tomorrow to defend their race titles at the 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic.

1 November 2017
(L-R) Ms Inge Matt, Dr Barbara Maenhaut, Associate Professor Tim McIntyre, Dr Chris Landorf, Ms Rhea Jain

The cream of The University of Queensland’s teaching crop has been fêted at the annual UQ Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

31 October 2017
Australian wheat traditionally attracts a high price in the market

The discovery of genes that determine the yield of flour from wheat could increase milling yield, boosting food security and producing a healthier flour.

31 October 2017
White Eagle Memorial Preserve. Photographs by Jodie Buller.

The secret to the survival of critically endangered wildlife could lie beyond the grave, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

31 October 2017

The University of Queensland Business School’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has ranked first in Australia and the Asia-Pacific and 16th in the world in the 2017 Economist MBA rankings.

31 October 2017
Prisoners in Boggo Road Gaol

Stories from Brisbane’s notorious Boggo Road Gaol during the Joh Bjelke-Petersen era are the inspiration for a new play by The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

30 October 2017
UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign. iStockphoto.

UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign.

30 October 2017
UQ's rise to 45th in the world further confirms the University’s status as a research and learning powerhouse

The University of Queensland has pushed into the world’s top 50 on another university league table – this time the 2018 US News Best Global Universities assessment of the world's top 1250 universities.

25 October 2017
Professor Riccardo Dolcetti and Professor Ranjeny Thomas

Global health care leader MSD has signed an agreement with The University of Queensland to develop a platform for new immuno-oncology therapies.

25 October 2017

University of Queensland researchers have unravelled the cellular process which may help to explain why tall people are at increased risk of several types of cancer.

25 October 2017