A group of people in white coats look at machinery inside a high-tech laboratory

A new University of Queensland-led training centre is set to become a hub for world-leading research in ‘green’ plastic.

18 August 2022
The outside of the Andrew N. Liveris building.

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
Professor Kevin Thomas showing Minderoo Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Dr Andrew Forrest,  Minderoo Foundation Co-Chair and Co-Founder Nicola Forrest and UQ Vice Chancellor, Professor Debbie Terry inside the plastics contamination-controlled lab.

In one of the world’s first plastics contamination-controlled laboratories, University of Queensland researchers have begun testing blood and tissue samples to develop ways to detect and measure nanoplastics in the human body.

11 March 2022
A woman sitting under a tree with a laptop.

Female students who are the first in the family to attend university are much more likely to suffer mental health issues compared to their male counterparts, research has revealed.

16 December 2021
Boy holding head of broccoli

University of Queensland researchers are collaborating with an extensive range of health professionals to re-design and improve strategies to prevent childhood obesity.

1 December 2021
Robotic leg

A specialised medical research facility that will transform ground-breaking research into new medical equipment and technology is set to be established in Queensland, at the Herston Health Precinct.

5 October 2021
Close-up of man's fingers tearing apart a cigarette.

A roadmap to eradicate cigarette smoking in Australia will be the focus of a new University of Queensland and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)-funded $3 million Centre of Research Excellence.

9 October 2020
Lemon myrtle and pepperberry scones © Karen Sheldon Catering

A team of researchers are determined to change the Australian menu and move beyond the cliché meat pies and lamingtons to see distinctive Australian cuisine and food products served up.

14 November 2019
Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan MP and UQ’s Professor Christine Beveridge

The next generation of agricultural crops that can withstand the effects of climate change and increase food security will be identified at a new major research centre to be based at The University of Queensland.

8 October 2019

Improving outcomes for children and teenagers with brain cancer will be the focus of Australia’s first research centre aimed solely at tackling the cancer in young people.

28 March 2019
ARC Training Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology scientists will have access to facilities such as the 3T MRI.

An $8.5 million Australian Research Council training centre at The University of Queensland will bring together innovation and technology in biomedicine.

5 September 2018
The ACRF Cancer Ultrastructure and Function Facility at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience was supported by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

Researchers will soon understand how to better target cancer treatments with the opening of a new Australian Cancer Research Foundation facility at The University of Queensland today (Tuesday 17 April).

17 April 2018

The next generation of biopharmaceuticals to treat diseases and save and change lives could be developed through a new $10 million research hub launched at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2017

The next generation of scientists who will expand the boundaries of biomedical imaging to improve healthcare will be trained in an $8.5 million research hub to be established at The University of Queensland.

15 June 2017
The Centre for Children's Health Research

Queensland’s first centre dedicated to child and adolescent health research opened at South Brisbane today.

27 November 2015