Rocket launch takes UQ research to new heights

Advanced materials developed and manufactured at The University of Queensland were launched to the lower limits of the earth’s atmosphere in Australia’s first commercial rocket launch.

21 November 2018

Tobacco increases risk of schizophrenia, psychosis

Tobacco smokers are at increased risk of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

21 November 2018
A young man uses an e-cigarette
Dr Kartik Iyer (L) and Associate Professor Karen Barlow (R) in the KidStim Lab

Australia’s first laboratory dedicated to improving outcomes for children with brain injuries has opened in Brisbane.

12 November 2018

A personal experience decades ago triggered an interest in men’s mental health issues that has led to UQ researcher Professor Geoffrey Goodhill organising an event to mark International Men’s Day 2018 in Brisbane.

12 November 2018
The new World War I Roll of Honour at UQ's Gatton campus

The names of 15 forgotten World War I soldiers have been added to a new Roll of Honour plaque unveiled at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus in time for the 100th anniversary of the armistice.

9 November 2018

Bullying has been recognised globally as a risk factor for mental illness, thanks to a University of Queensland research team.

9 November 2018

Human impacts are the biggest risk factor in the possible extinction of a quarter of all land-based mammals, according to a University of Queensland study.

9 November 2018
Cannabis sits on a spiral pattern.

Understanding psychotic-like experiences in young cannabis users is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2018
Dr Deidre Brown will be one of the international architects to present at the symposium

The contributions of Indigenous architecture to contemporary places, cultures and architectural practise will be the focus of a symposium at the State Library of Queensland today.

9 November 2018

Rapid precision-scanning technology to speed up medical diagnoses and help address Australia’s shortage of trained pathologists is being developed at the University of Queensland.

8 November 2018
Trevor and Judith St Baker.

A $1.5 million gift from the Trevor and Judith St Baker Family Foundation will help electrify green technology research at The University of Queensland.

7 November 2018

Older employees may be prematurely exiting the workforce because they feel stereotyped on the basis of their age.

7 November 2018

A supercomputer named Wiener has won a gold Australian Computer Society Digital Disruptors Award at a gala event in Melbourne.

7 November 2018

Fourteen student athletes have received a University Blue – The University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour – at the 2018 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

6 November 2018

The University of Queensland has jumped three places to 42nd in the world and third in Australia in the 2019 US News Best Global Universities assessment of the world’s top universities.

6 November 2018

Traditional Australian bush medicines have taken a step closer to market with $1 million pledged to explore product commercialisation and sustainable agribusiness opportunities in Northern Australia.

5 November 2018

The most up-to-date global satellite images of the world’s coral reefs are now online, thanks to a collaboration between Microsoft’s late co-founder, Paul G. Allen, and a team of international partners including The University of Queensland.

2 November 2018
A pregnant woman uses a mobile phone.

A new mobile app developed by University of Queensland researchers is aiming to reduce the rate of still birth in Australia by 30 per cent.

1 November 2018
A woman lifts her shirt to show dressings from keyhole surgery on her abdomen.

A 10-year study involving University of Queensland researchers suggests laparoscopic or robotic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer is more likely to result in disease recurrence and reduced survival rates than open abdominal surgery.

1 November 2018
The Amazon rain forest from the air.

The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to University of Queensland-led research.

1 November 2018

A number of human rights experts at The University of Queensland Law School have welcomed the Queensland Government’s Human Rights legislation tabled in Parliament yesterday.

1 November 2018

A promising new therapy to stop Parkinson’s disease in its tracks has been developed at The University of Queensland.

1 November 2018