UQ research recognised in national biomedical incubator

Groundbreaking UQ research into developing new treatments for conditions such as cancer, inflammatory diseases and type 1 diabetes has received recognition and funding support from a national incubator for biomedical startup companies.

20 July 2022
Man holding a vial

A meeting of curious minds

They look like any other tourists walking along the sand on Lady Musgrave Island, off the southern Queensland coast. But award-winning University of Queensland scientist Dr Sonia Shah and Bundaberg State High School student Cadence Taylor are working on something much bigger.

18 July 2022
Dr Sonia Shah and Cadence Taylor sitting on a log on a beach with the ocean in the background

Daniel Dunn was just 14-years-old when he started his first business - eight years and five business ventures later he graduates this week from the University of Queensland Bachelor of Advanced Business Honours.

11 July 2022
Lorelle Holland wearing a colourful dress and a black, red and yellow sash. She is standing in front of an Aboriginal, Australian, and Torres Strait Islands flag.

Lorelle Holland describes herself as a disruptor. The proud Mandandanji woman and University of Queensland PhD candidate is relatively new to academia but is already making her mark.

8 July 2022
A digital illustration of a digestive system with a person standing behind it

Researchers have isolated five strains of gut bacteria that could pave the way for new inflammatory bowel disease treatments and potentially help prevent some forms of bowel cancer.

5 July 2022
A woman wearing a pink blazer

The University of Queensland’s Professor Bronwyn Fredericks has been awarded a 2022 National NAIDOC Week award for decades of work to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

4 July 2022
UQ researchers are buoyed by investment in promising heart attack treatment. (Left to right, Associate Professor Nathan Palpant, Associate Professor Mark Smythe and Professor Glenn King). Supplied.

A potentially life-saving treatment containing venom from one of the world’s deadliest spiders is one step closer to human trials, thanks to a $23 million investment in a Brisbane startup.

4 July 2022
A humpback whale breaches out of the ocean

A University of Queensland-led study has found humpback whales can learn incredibly complex songs from whales from other regions.

1 July 2022
A man walks along a corridor in a data centre

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.

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
Historic black and white image of Gatton main building

One of the oldest tertiary institutions in Queensland – now a national hub for agricultural teaching, research and innovation – is celebrating its 125th anniversary.

28 June 2022
Dozens of small bees flying toward the entrance to their hive.

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

The University of Queensland is again the highest-ranked Australian university in the 2022 Nature Index of high-quality research outputs.

27 June 2022