‘Cooking with Lego’: molecular engineer wins national prize

A Queensland scientist who describes his research as a cross between cooking and playing with Lego has been recognised in this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

17 October 2018

Indigenous lawyer from UQ is 2019 Rhodes Scholar

A University of Queensland graduate has been named the Queensland 2019 Rhodes Scholar.

17 October 2018
UQ graduate Jordan English named 2019 Queensland Rhodes Scholar

A team of more than 420 University of Queensland students and staff will descend on the Gold Coast for the first UniSport Nationals Div 1 competition from 22-27 September.

17 September 2018
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A fast-growing legume could become a viable feed option for drought-affected cattle farmers in Australia’s north.

17 September 2018
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PhD candidate Micha Jackson will represent The University of Queensland in the Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis Competition later this month, after winning the 2018 UQ 3MT Final.

14 September 2018
An older man with two family members undergoes a counselling session.

An online program delivering targeted treatment to people suffering from speech disorders after brain injury is the focus of a University of Queensland study.

13 September 2018

Venom from the giant red bull ant is helping University of Queensland scientists understand the evolution of animal toxins in work that could lead to better treatments for pain.

13 September 2018
UQ researchers and research supervisors have been recognised for their outstanding contributions in a range of fields at the 2018 UQ Research Week awards

A roll-call of high calibre researchers and research supervisors has been recognised for outstanding contributions in a range of fields at The University of Queensland 2018 Research Week awards.

12 September 2018

A streamlined patient risk assessment tool developed by The University of Queensland is set to dramatically reduce the amount of paperwork for nursing staff, leaving them more time for patient care.

12 September 2018
Jacaranda trees bloom in front of a sandstone UQ building.

The University of Queensland has climbed another place in the 2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings, to be number 48 in the world.

12 September 2018
Google search histories are revealing how ready countries are for climate change

What do you do if you have a question? You probably ‘Google it’.

12 September 2018
Superbug Klebsiella

Findings from an international trial tweaking the use of existing antibiotics may save 30,000 lives annually.

12 September 2018
A graphic of a young woman in front of a sunset with swirling pages.

A University of Queensland fictional crime drama that prompts students to explore the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective is one of 10 finalists for the annual edX Prize.

12 September 2018
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The University of Queensland’s Aon Uni 7s Series tournament winning streak has come to an end following a third placing in Round 2 in Canberra.

11 September 2018

Peatlands are extremely effective at storing carbon, but an international study featuring a University of Queensland researcher has found climate change could stop that.

11 September 2018

A discovery by a University of Queensland researcher could speed up MRI scanning times and make the scans more affordable.

11 September 2018

A decade of outstanding research into fields including antibiotic resistance, fighting superbugs, and improving burns care has been celebrated at The University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) today.

10 September 2018

UniQuest, the commercialisation company of The University of Queensland, is today celebrating the creation of more than 100 startups.

7 September 2018
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Advanced health tools, battery technology and nanomaterials are all potential developments that could flow from a new microscope at The University of Queensland.

7 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