Leonie the Queensland leopard shark is making history

Leonie the leopard shark has made a switch that could save her species – becoming the first shark recorded to change from sexual to asexual reproduction.

17 January 2017

UQ opens doors to 10,500 new students

The University of Queensland has now made 10,500 offers to applicants, including about 4000 who received the good news this morning.

16 January 2017
Additional places were offered in every faculty this year

An international study led by University of Queensland researchers seeks to understand how white and tiger shark populations have changed over time.

21 December 2016
Dr Joshua Soderholm ... undertook a two-year field campaign to help develop his thunderstorm map

A University of Queensland study has identified Springfield, Ipswich, Boonah, Beaudesert, Esk and Jimboomba as some of south-east Queensland’s most intense areas of thunderstorm activity.

20 December 2016
A blood vessel within a wound

The discovery of a regenerative stem cell active in human blood vessels could help patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

20 December 2016

Being confronted by the plight of child soldiers in the African country of Uganda is something Andrew Wilcox is unlikely to ever forget.

20 December 2016

The next big global startup success story could be in the early stages of development at The University of Queensland’s leading innovation incubator – ilab at UQ.

20 December 2016

From lifting a mower to trim the hedges to lopping trees with a circular saw, it seems there are endless ways for DIY enthusiasts to end up in hospital emergency departments.

19 December 2016
More women than ever are graduating from Engineering at UQ

The University of Queensland is celebrating the graduation of a record number of female engineering students this semester with women making up 26 per cent of all graduates – well above the national average of 17 per cent.

19 December 2016

Well-meaning people could do more harm than good by ‘rescuing’ baby birds they find on the ground, warn University of Queensland veterinarians.

19 December 2016

As thousands of Queensland school-leavers receive their OP results tomorrow, The University of Queensland is offering an array of new programs and study options for students commencing study in 2017.

16 December 2016

Summer is a season of sun, sand, snakes, and UQ’s veterinarians would like to add common sense and survival to the mix.

16 December 2016
Get pets set early this holiday

Pet owners should take steps now to protect their animals during the holidays, a University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science academic has warned.

15 December 2016

A cutting edge, non-invasive brain stimulation technique could improve cognitive control for people with conditions such as schizophrenia and autism.

15 December 2016
US Secretary of State John Kerry signs the COP21 UN Climate Change agreement.

As the dust settles following Donald Trump’s shock US presidential win, researchers from Queensland, South Africa and the US believe it is not all doom and gloom for the environmental community.

15 December 2016
Andrew Liveris AO

A UQ alumnus described as “one of the foremost leaders in the world of business” has been appointed by US President-elect Donald Trump to chair the American Manufacturing Council.

14 December 2016
Back (from left):  Professor Paul Mills; Monica Taylor, Jennifer Gibbons.  Front: Associate Professor Peter Billings, Dr Francesca Bartlett, Belinda Bern, Kate Swanson, Professor Heather Douglas, Associate Professor Tamara Walsh.

The University of Queensland has maintained its position in the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), with the 2016 presentation in Canberra this month confirming that UQ has garnered more national teaching awards than any other...

14 December 2016
Professor John McGrath

Researchers at The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute have found a link between Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy and increased autism traits.

14 December 2016
James Watson's research on declining wilderness features at number 59 on the Altmetric Top 100 'most discussed' journal articles of 2016.

A list of the world’s top-100 ‘most-discussed’ journal articles of 2016 features research from The University of Queensland in 16th and 59th spots.

14 December 2016
Dr Michael Piper ... parents have had little information on the conditions

Research is giving some answers to more than 1500 Australians with a rare and debilitating genetic disorder that caused their brains to develop unusually.

13 December 2016
Jamin and Brigitta Day and family

Kids weren’t really on the horizon when graduating University of Queensland PhD student Jamin Day first considered working with one of the world’s leading experts in family interventions.

13 December 2016

The University of Queensland is making early entry offers in a number of selected programs, mostly to first preference applicants who are highly competitive.

13 December 2016