• A woman scientist in a laboratory

    Discovery boosts hopes of preventing Type I diabetes

    Australian researchers may be a step closer to preventing Type 1 diabetes after identifying a crucial protein that could prevent the autoimmune disease from taking hold.

    14 July 2022
  • Dozens of small bees flying toward the entrance to their hive.

    Backyard beekeepers needed to spy on native stingless bees

    Scientists at the University of Queensland are buzzing about a new citizen science project investigating some of Australia’s native bee species in our own backyards.

    28 June 2022
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    Queensland State Budget 2022– UQ experts

    Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick today hands down the 2022 State budget. What can we expect from the Budget and what will those decisions mean for the state and its communities? UQ has the expertise to answer all those questions and more.

    21 June 2022
A woman in a white top reclines on a couch, resting a blue coffee cup on her pregnant stomach

University of Queensland researchers have found enjoying a daily latte or long black causes no increased risk to pregnancy.

14 June 2022
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An international leader in audiology and an Indigenous author and poet are among an extensive list of University of Queensland representatives who have been named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year.

13 June 2022
Several worms crawl over a block of polystyrene, some of them munching into it

A species of worm with an appetite for polystyrene could be the key to plastic recycling on a mass scale.

10 June 2022
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More than half of Australians who underwent knee replacement for osteoarthritis were obese, increasing their risk of having the operation at a younger age, especially among women.

8 June 2022
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Research from The University of Queensland has found people lifting weights for aesthetic reasons run the risk of developing muscle dysmorphia.

1 June 2022
A koala sleeping in a laundry basket

An AIDS-like virus plaguing Australia’s koala population is leaving them more vulnerable to chlamydia and other threatening health conditions, University of Queensland research has found.

25 May 2022
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The ALP will rightly bask in this election victory. As the party’s Sydney MP Tanya Plibersek put it Saturday night: a win is a win is a win.

23 May 2022

The University of Queensland will lead Australia’s effort to supercharge commercialisation in the food and beverage industry, with a share of $362 million in federal government funding.

16 May 2022
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Inflation in Australia is officially at its highest level in more than 20 years, confirming what people have been experiencing at supermarkets, service stations and in housing markets.

5 May 2022
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Water quality in the Great Barrier Reef will be improved thanks to a multimillion-dollar collaboration between The University of Queensland and the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

22 April 2022
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Wildlife researchers at The University of Queensland have developed a new management approach which could protect the iconic koala from extinction.

20 April 2022
A small white plastic device being held to a man's forehead

A skin microbiopsy device developed by researchers at The University of Queensland, that takes tissue samples smaller than 0.5mm in diameter, could change the way skin cancers and other skin conditions are diagnosed and monitored.

19 April 2022
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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
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The Federal election campaign has officially kicked off, and Australians are heading to the polls on May 21.

11 April 2022
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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