UQ secures best-ever ranking in ARWU

The University of Queensland has moved to its highest ever position in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), sitting at 54th globally.

16 August 2019

Numbers count in the genetics of moles and melanomas

University of Queensland scientists have identified a way to help dermatologists determine a patient’s risk of developing melanoma.

16 August 2019

Understanding the internal energy flow – including the metabolism – of large ocean creatures like sharks and rays could be key to their survival in a changing climate, according to a new study.

1 August 2019
The 10 founders at the event.

A startup designed to make composting easier and more efficient has taken out top prize at The University of Queensland’s Accelerator Pitch Night.

1 August 2019
A placement in Bundaberg provides a rich learning experience

The University of Queensland has announced a new scholarship intended to train and keep future doctors in Bundaberg.

1 August 2019

Volunteer snorkellers and scuba divers have been helping capture images of reef manta rays to better protect the threatened species.

1 August 2019

University of Queensland Press (UQP) author Melissa Lucashenko has won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, considered Australia’s most prestigious literary prize.

31 July 2019

The second annual UQ NAIDOC Festival honouring the theme of Voice Treaty Truth will be held at The University of Queensland from 6-8 August.

31 July 2019

A free digital resource to help judges, legal practitioners and frontline staff navigate domestic and family violence cases has been released today.

30 July 2019

A comprehensive tool to help people manage back pain has been developed by a team of international health experts led by University of Queensland researchers.

30 July 2019
Professor Michael Bruenig

A leader in cyber security, data science and artificial intelligence will head up The University of Queensland’s prestigious Business School following a competitive global search.

30 July 2019

Tertiary institutions and other organisations could do more to give university graduates an equal start in the job market, according to a new report led by Dr Wojtek Tomaszewski from The University of Queensland.

29 July 2019
Autism is a multi-faceted disorder characterised by distinct clusters of features

A new framework for understanding the diverse features of autism could help University of Queensland researchers develop an intervention for people with the disorder who have mental health problems.

29 July 2019
UQ's Professor Matt Trau and Evolution Mining's Anika McManus

The development of a rapid cancer test at The University of Queensland will be aided by a $300,000 donation from an Australian gold mining company.

26 July 2019

Researchers from The University of Queensland are investigating whether low-intensity physical exercise may help people suffering from chronic neck pain due to whiplash.

25 July 2019

A group of international doctors has uncovered the genes that contribute to the development of ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia.

24 July 2019

Experts are urging parents to brush up on national guidelines following a rapid rise in screen time on electronic devices for children under two.

24 July 2019

The University of Queensland has smashed the Guinness World Record for the Largest Mindfulness Lesson (Single Venue).

23 July 2019
LGB disadvantage in health and wellbeing an early starter

Australian lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) adolescents are worse off than their heterosexual peers across health and wellbeing outcomes, according to a University of Queensland study.

22 July 2019

A vaccine for childhood respiratory viral infections is a step closer after a University of Queensland immunopathology specialist was awarded a prestigious Children’s Hospital Foundation grant.

19 July 2019

Social justice and Indigenous issues are subjects close to the heart of University of Queensland Arts Valedictorian Amila Sargeant.

19 July 2019

Hard work, time management and taking every opportunity on offer was the key to success for Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Valedictorian Ayu Namira Paramecwari.

19 July 2019