A hospital corridor with a trolley bed on one side, and an out of focus outline of a hospital worker in green scrubs on the other.

The spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria in hospitals could be greatly reduced thanks to research by The University of Queensland and Queensland Health.

17 November 2022

A University of Queensland-led research group has created the world’s first successful donkey embryo using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), which could save dozens of endangered donkey species.

16 November 2022
A large brown dog lies on its side on a table in a vet examining room, staring at the camera.

University of Queensland researchers are looking to dog owners for data on protecting pet – and human health – from environmental hazards.

11 November 2022
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UQ researchers have discovered a link between obstructive sleep apnoea and an increased risk of developing dementia.

9 November 2022
Mother and newborn baby

University of Queensland research has revealed that having more babies reduces a woman’s risk of endometrial cancer.

8 November 2022

The University of Queensland will establish three Centres of Excellence to tackle major global challenges and opportunities.

4 November 2022
A graphic showing a brain in blue with viruses in red 'infecting' it and lighting it up against a medical background.

Research led by UQ has found COVID-19 activates the same inflammatory response in the brain as Parkinson’s disease.

1 November 2022
Rows of lettuces growing inside a glass house. Image, UQ

Feeding the world’s spiralling population amidst the ravages of climate change will be the focus of a major agriculture conference which gets underway in Brisbane today.

31 October 2022
A foggy graveyard under a full moon. Jack-o-lanterns and leafless trees are scattered around the graveyard.

Most of us only celebrate Halloween each October, but three University of Queensland experts research the strange and spooky all year round, from the history of horror stories to scary costumes.

28 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
Federal Parliament building on ten dollar note background with the word budget written in cursive.

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

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
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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
An aerial photo of a typical Australian suburb, showing roads, house rooftops, backyards and swimming pools.

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