• A man walks along a corridor in a data centre

    UQ’s unique plan to keep new supercomputer up to date

    The University of Queensland has purchased a new supercomputer to replace three current high-performance computers (HPCs) and has a unique plan to keep the new computer up to date.

    30 June 2022
  • Sheep grazing in a paddock.

    Fresh hope for new flystrike control method

    Tiny nanoparticles less than a thousandth of a millimetre in size are providing a promising new method to protect sheep against deadly flystrike, according to University of Queensland research.

    30 June 2022
  • Three people standing in the middle of a city wearing headphones and looking up

    What does your city sound like?

    A University of Queensland academic has created the first artwork in the world to combine augmented reality (AR) game music with places in the community.

    25 June 2022
A photo taken in Vietnam of Tiep Tran and Giao Nguyen each holding their children.

Anh Nguyễn remembers little about the desperate boat journey his family took to flee Vietnam in late 2013. The 18-year-old UQ Engineering student was just ten when he and his family fled their home country.

21 June 2022
A glowing blue digital representation of an old-fashioned switch

University of Queensland scientists have cracked a problem that’s frustrated chemists and physicists for years, potentially leading to a new age of powerful, efficient, and environmentally friendly technologies.

9 June 2022
A woman in a blue dress holding a trophy

Two University of Queensland alumni, who have helped shaped the state, have been named among this year’s Queensland Greats.

7 June 2022
A pick lying on black rock

Studying ancient ocean floors could help discover minerals needed to produce electric cars and solar panels.

3 June 2022
A numbat standing on a dirt-covered ground.

Scientists hope a new web app that allows users to search for threatened species in their postcode will put conservation on the agenda this federal election.

3 May 2022
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The University of Queensland will play a crucial role in a multi-million-dollar four-year project which will see universities and industry working together to build commercialisation in Australia’s critical mineral supply chain that will create 1300...

19 April 2022
The outside of the Andrew N. Liveris building.

An innovative new building at The University of Queensland is more than just smart architecture - it has the potential to unlock ways for Australia to transition to a sustainable, zero-emissions economy.

13 April 2022
The new platform allows clinicians to treat patients remotely. Adobe

Many neurological disorders like Parkinson’s, chronic depression and other psychiatric conditions could be managed at home, thanks to a collaborative project involving researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ).

11 April 2022
Men standing at Australian polling booths

The social media spending trends of candidates seeking to secure votes in the upcoming Federal election will be highlighted by a data dashboard created by University of Queensland academics.

8 April 2022
A woman holding a metal rod, with a man in suit looking on.

A Brisbane startup company founded on University of Queensland technology to monitor the health of electricity network transformers has been acquired by French multinational Schneider Electric in a multi-million-dollar deal.

5 April 2022
Professor Lianzhou Wang in the laboratory

Flat batteries could be a thing of the past thanks to lithium-ion battery nanotechnology developed by The University of Queensland.

28 March 2022
A woman sitting cross-legged in a black and red dress

Dr Anh Tran has a very personal reason to try to make life better for women and children living in refugee settings around the world.

8 March 2022
The flags of Russia and Ukraine with the silhouette of a soldier in front

Russia has invaded Ukraine – creating the largest security crisis in Europe since World War II. How will the West respond to this Russian aggression and what does it mean for world peace, energy prices and international trade? The University of...

25 February 2022
Headshot of Dr Mark Allenby

Improving the way lab-grown tissue can be generated and organised from cells is the focus of new research from The University of Queensland.

22 February 2022
A koala sitting in a tree

Federal government has officially listed koalas as ‘endangered’ along Australia's east coast to protect shrinking populations. The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to offer expert comment on this development.

11 February 2022