two women in white coats smile in a laboratory in front of a device containing green liquid

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
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
a cluster of green macadamias on a tree

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

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

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
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
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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
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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
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Journalists may face decades in prison for ‘foreign interference’ offences unless urgent changes are made to Australia’s national security laws, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

6 October 2022

University of Queensland researchers have discovered how COVID-19 damages the heart, opening the door to future treatments.

30 September 2022
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An Australian-first study by researchers from The University of Queensland has found 8 per cent of urine samples drawn from the general public contained a common weed killer.

30 September 2022
A bearded man in a short and high vis vest sits with his head bowed in a factory.

A University of Queensland study is investigating the issues around employee disclosure of medical conditions in the workplace, with a particular emphasis on military veterans.

29 September 2022