• UQ research boosted by $7.7 million in ARC grants

    The University of Queensland commitment to leading research has been recognised again with the Federal government awarding 19 Australian Research Council grants.

    15 November 2019
  • UQ’s Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Associate Dean (Research) Professor Christina Lee and ACIC Chief Executive Officer Mr Michael Phelan APM

    Wastewater monitoring gives insight into Australia’s drug consumption

    Queensland has some of the highest fentanyl consumption and MDA excretion levels in the country, according to the latest report by The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).

    28 October 2019
  • ARC awards eight Future fellowships at UQ

    Developing honeybee-friendly bio-insecticides from spider venom, responding to climate change using methane-utilising microorganisms, and measuring how animals with colour vision systems more complex than humans perceive colour are some of the...

    17 October 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
L to R - Professor Debra Bernhardt, Professor Sara Dolnicar and Professor Lianzhou Wang

Three University of Queensland researchers have been awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellowships – with UQ securing the largest share of funding in the competitive grants.

13 September 2019
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt touring UQ's IMB lab

Research into global health issues including antibiotic resistance, inflammatory diseases and stroke has been boosted after The University of Queensland received more than $29.7 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research...

29 August 2019
UQ's Professor Matt Trau and Evolution Mining's Anika McManus

The development of a rapid cancer test at The University of Queensland will be aided by a $300,000 donation from an Australian gold mining company.

26 July 2019

A vaccine for childhood respiratory viral infections is a step closer after a University of Queensland immunopathology specialist was awarded a prestigious Children’s Hospital Foundation grant.

19 July 2019

Virtual reality pilot training and better monitoring of water pollution are among University of Queensland research funded in the latest round of Australian Research Council Linkage Projects.

5 July 2019
Woman leaning forward on couch with hand on lower back

University of Queensland researchers are looking at how pain can be influenced by how we think and feel, to improve treatment for chronic pain sufferers.

10 June 2019

Two clinical trials for rare cancer treatments and a dialysis education program led by University of Queensland researchers have been awarded more than $7.6 million in grants.

21 February 2019
UQ's Professor Jurgen Gotz, chairman of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Safety testing of a pioneering ultrasound technique that could delay the effects of dementia will begin in Brisbane late next year, led by University of Queensland researchers.

18 December 2018
Dr Kirsty Short.

Research into fighting the flu, improving outcomes for vulnerable infants, and battling kidney disease has netted almost $42 million in funding for academics from The University of Queensland.

12 December 2018
IMB’s Professor Glenn King and ) Professor Zhi Ping (Gordon) Xu.

University of Queensland research projects into chronic pain and Alzheimer’s disease have received $125,000 each in funding under the Queensland-Chinese Academy of Science (Q-CAS) Collaborative Science Fund, announced today (31 October).

31 October 2018

The rollout of a University of Queensland parenting program in a community in Ireland has significantly reduced the numbers of children with social, emotional and behavioural problems.

3 September 2018

A team of Queensland researchers developing new antibiotics to treat tuberculosis has been awarded $1.45 million by the US Department of Defense.

24 August 2018
UQ’s Dr Jason Tangen (centre) with Sergeant Kristine Nedwich and Acting Inspector Duncan McCarthy of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Services Branch

A group of universities and law enforcement agencies has received a funding boost from the Australian Government to train the next generation of forensic experts.

15 June 2018
UQ researchers Dr Taras Plakhotnik, Associate Professor Claudia Vickers, Professor Kirill Alexandrov

University of Queensland researchers have topped the nation in the 2018 round of Human Frontier Science Program research funding awards.

20 April 2018