A young woman wearing a navy floral dress stands holding a railing with a flowering jacaranda tree in the background. She has blonde hair and is smiling.

Economist, climate campaigner and athlete Josephine Auer has been named Queensland’s 2023 Rhodes Scholar.

26 October 2022
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A University of Queensland study has shed new light on a mysterious, unpredictable and potentially devastating kind of astrophysical event.

26 October 2022
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The use of cocaine and MDMA has fallen in Queensland since COVID-19 disruptions began in 2020, but the use of methylamphetamine or ‘ice’ has increased according to a report from Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).

26 October 2022

​​​​​​​The University of Queensland has achieved 10 out of 11 subject areas in the world’s top 100 in the latest rankings.

26 October 2022

Research co-led by UQ has found sharing real-time air quality readings in developing countries can reduce air pollution and lead to lower mortality rates.

25 October 2022
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Methane emissions could be substantially cut through a $7.5-million project to develop slow-release biopolymer technology for cattle containing a gas-reducing bioactive.

25 October 2022
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It is amid fears of a global recession that Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers will deliver his first budget on 25 October. What will it mean for cost of living, income tax, wages, national debt, and government services? UQ has a wide range of...

24 October 2022
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Researchers from The University of Queensland have identified two desirable traits in macadamia trees to make orchards more productive and profitable.

24 October 2022
Elephant

Some of Asia’s largest animals, including tigers and elephants, are defying 12,000 years of extinction trends by thriving alongside humans, a University of Queensland-led study has revealed.

22 October 2022

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Mark Blows as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) following a competitive recruitment process.

21 October 2022
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Researchers at The University of Queensland have found children in disadvantaged communities often go hungry when they attend early education and childcare centres.

21 October 2022
Adult incontinence pad

Joint research has found adult incontinence products are a far bigger waste problem than baby nappies, and with an ageing population, the situation will get worse in the next decade.

20 October 2022
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This week's QLD housing summit could see a blueprint sketched out for the future of the state - UQ experts weigh in with what they'd like to see in the plan.

19 October 2022
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Researchers at The University of Queensland have found young adults and baby boomers are bearing the brunt of Queensland’s housing affordability crisis.

18 October 2022
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Professor Di Yu and Professor Jason Roberts from UQ's Faculty of Medicine have been elected as new Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

14 October 2022

​​​​​​​Preventing chronic pain after traffic injuries and improving the safety of care for children with cancer are among a raft of research projects starting at The University of Queensland.

13 October 2022
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Children’s growth will be easier to assess following a University of Queensland-led study analysing the genetic variants that influence height.

13 October 2022

The University of Queensland has again achieved its best global result in the highly regarded Times Higher...

12 October 2022
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Research from The University of Queensland has found no link between community water fluoridation and adverse effects to children’s brain development.

10 October 2022
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Scientists at The University of Queensland are developing a protein-based vaccine to protect Australia’s beef industry from lumpy skin disease (LSD).

7 October 2022