UQ celebrates First Nations music

Deadly Noize is set to showcase First Nations artists in four hours of live music at The University of Queensland.

30 July 2022
Headshot of Australian First Nations RnB artist Budjerah

UQ researchers shortlisted for Eureka Prizes

A University of Queensland researcher and a research team have been named finalists in the prestigious 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

29 July 2022
A glass trophy sitting on a wooden floor. Red and purple lights illuminate the room. There is a white sign reading Australian Museum in the background.
A vaccine patch

A needle-free vaccine patch could better fight COVID-19 variants, such as Omicron and Delta, than a traditional needle vaccine according to a University of Queensland study in mice.

28 July 2022
Chuck and Helga Feeney sitting down and smiling. Helga has her arm across Chuck's shoulders.

Throughout the 2000s, The Atlantic Philanthropies (founded by American philanthropist Chuck Feeney) gave more than $100 million to UQ to help establish the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and...

27 July 2022
Feeney Way sign in front of building

A University of Queensland landmark has been named in honour of extraordinary philanthropist Charles ‘Chuck’ Feeney, whose generosity permanently changed Australia’s research landscape and led to many research discoveries.

27 July 2022
A stinging nettle plant. It is small with long spiny leaves.

Researchers at The University of Queensland have found that a native New Zealand stinging tree produces toxins that could hold clues for future pain medication.

27 July 2022
A young hockey player guiding the ball with her stick on a blue hockey field

UQ student and emerging hockey star Claire Colwill is experiencing a whirlwind of emotions after being selected to represent Australia at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this week.

25 July 2022
Men and women sitting around a board room table with sun shining through glass wall. Adobe

Legislated ‘diversity’ quotas are not the answer to having more empowered women on Australian boards, according to research from The University of Queensland.

25 July 2022

The University of Queensland has been ranked in the top 10 worldwide in three academic subjects with more than a dozen more in the top 50.

20 July 2022
Man holding a vial

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

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...

18 July 2022
Packets of red coloured throat lozenges on a white background. Adobe

Sore throat is a common symptom of COVID and its newer variants. And of course, many sore throats are caused by viral colds or flu, so they can be treated at home. The most common treatment is probably throat lozenges – but do they really work any...

15 July 2022
A young woman in a graduation cap and gown holds a netball and leans against a column in the St Lucia Great Court

After 11 years of juggling the demands of an elite sporting career with study, Queensland Firebird Gabi Simpson has been acknowledged for her hard work and success, graduating from The University of Queensland as valedictorian.

15 July 2022