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A lightweight fish pen to move farms to deeper seas

ֱ has co-led a project to design a cost effective yet robust pen to expand fish farming into deeper ocean areas to help feed the growing global population.

29 February 2024
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University of Queensland renews VC’s contract

ֱ Senate has extended the tenure of Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry, renewing her contract for five years, until February 2029.

26 February 2024
ֱ Vice-Chancellor stands in the cloisters of the Great Court at the St Lucia campus.
ֱ Vice-Chancellor stands in the cloisters of the Great Court at the St Lucia campus.

ֱ Senate has extended the tenure of Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry, renewing her contract for five years, until February 2029.

26 February 2024
An aerial photo of some water catchment at a wastewater treatment plant.

University of Queensland researchers and international collaborators have found a deadly synthetic drug in wastewater in the United States – the first such detection globally.

23 February 2024
A person in a white coat looks at an xray of a rib cage and lungs.

ֱ researchers have identified an opportunity to reduce infections in people living with cystic fibrosis.

23 February 2024
a gloved hand holds a clear dish which contains many blue dots

Queensland researchers have discovered that a mutation allows some E. coli bacteria to cause severe disease, a finding that could help to combat antibiotic resistance.

22 February 2024
A close up of a large snake head on green grass, with some of the snake body in the background.

A team of scientists on location with a film crew in the remote Amazon has uncovered a previously undocumented species of giant anaconda.

20 February 2024
 A man stands in a grassy field with rows of solar panels behind him.

A tech start-up from ֱ is set to make efficiencies in the renewable energy sector by detecting faults in solar farm panels.

20 February 2024

Two University of Queensland researchers have received almost $770,000 from the Westpac Scholars Trust to progress innovative research projects and support their leadership development.

16 February 2024
Two people, a man and woman, wear exercise gear outdoors in a green park and walk away from the camera.

Exercise can be a powerful tool to fight depression and should be routinely prescribed as part of treatment plans, according to ֱ research.

15 February 2024
A household tap with running water.

Scientists have developed a new method to measure and remove sulfate from water, potentially leading to cleaner waterways and more effective nuclear waste treatments.

15 February 2024
Colourful coral on the ocean floor, surrounded by small fish and blue water in the background.

ֱ-led research has shown there is more coral reef area across the globe than previously thought, with detailed satellite mapping helping to conserve these vital ecosystems.

14 February 2024

Researchers from ֱ have received more than $10.2 million through 6 Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) schemes to address gaps in health and medical research.

14 February 2024