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    Setting a course for markets to improve Queensland’s waterways

    University of Queensland scientists are leading efforts to explore a water quality trading scheme to improve the state’s waterways.

    4 December 2023
  • A sketch showing a polluted environment on one side merging to a greener city on the right.

    Architecture’s concerns – and hopes – for our climate future

    A ֱ-led industry survey has found Australian architects are worried about the climate crisis and frustrated by barriers to action but are confident the profession can contribute to a sustainable future.

    30 November 2023
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    COP28: ֱ experts

    All eyes will be on Dubai this week as 70,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries meet at the United Nations backed climate summit, known as COP28. ֱ has a range of researchers available to offer expert analysis.

    29 November 2023
Six scientists using equipment at a desk in a laboratory

ֱ’s re-engineered clamp platform has produced a vaccine that is equally safe and virus-neutralising as an approved vaccine considered among the best in its class.

23 November 2023
A man in a navy suit with a red flower in his buttonhole smiles broadly.

The 2023 ֱ Alumni Awards have recognised 18 remarkable individuals – local heroes and global ChangeMakers – whose talents were nurtured right here in Queensland.

27 October 2023
a spray of seed pods in front of pots of grassy plants

Researchers from ֱ hope wild millet from outback Australia’s Channel Country could help feed the world as climate change impacts established grain crops.

26 October 2023
Two people stand smiling in front of banners at an awards night, one of them is holding an award.

Associate Professor Carissa Klein, who is working to improve sustainability in the fishing and seafood industries, has been named the 2023 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year.

19 October 2023
An orange orangutan swinging on a branch in thick jungle

University of Queensland research has found despite considerable conservation efforts, the illegal killing of critically endangered orangutans on Borneo may be an ongoing threat to the species.

11 October 2023
A man and woman sit side by side, smiling.

ֱ community is deeply saddened by the passing of philanthropist Charles ‘Chuck’ Feeney, whose extraordinary generosity transformed the research landscape at ֱ and across Australia, leading to many ground-breaking...

10 October 2023
An underwater photo of a coral reef showing algal overgrowth.

ֱ researchers are developing a web-based management program capable of mapping ocean water pollution almost as it happens.

4 October 2023
Two people wearing lab coats looking down into a round metal furnace

A custom-built furnace that can heat materials to almost 3000 degrees Celsius has been installed at ֱ to build components for Australia’s burgeoning space industry.

8 September 2023

The ֱ Art Museum’s upcoming exhibition Mare Amoris | Sea of Love poses timely questions about the role of oceans in personal stories and cultural practices.

14 July 2023
Three women standing in front of a screen displaying corporate logos

Brisbane is set to become a hub for Paralympic sport with the announcement of a nationally-significant partnership between ֱ and Paralympics Australia.

23 June 2023

First Nations PhD candidate Emily Hall is combining her studies in high performance sport with an innovative exercise program co-designed with an Aboriginal community.

12 June 2023
A man wearing a lab coat and safety goggles using a large piece of equipment in a laboratory. The equipment consists of a large half-filled container with tubes directed into several smaller containers.

Queensland will become a major international hub for vaccine discovery and development with a global partnership formed in the United States today to help address the world’s critical health challenges.

7 June 2023
Green seedlings grow in soil in a black plastic tray, the photo is taken from above.

University of Queensland researchers have shown Australian tobacco plants could be used as ‘biofactories’ to manufacture medicines on a large scale.

1 June 2023
A elephant calf surrounded by two adult elephants

University of Queensland researchers have found African elephants use their acute sense of smell as a form of communication.

3 April 2023
View through water to rows of plants on the sea floor with a beach and palm trees in the background

A University of Queensland-led study has shown that expanding global seaweed farming could go a long way to addressing the planet’s food security, biodiversity loss and climate change challenges.

27 January 2023