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A person in a blue button-down shirt is pulling apart a toasted cheese sandwich, with strings of melted cheese between the two sides.

Next-generation milk, cheese and yoghurt ingredients produced using precision fermentation will be among the first developed by Australia’s Food and Beverage Accelerator (FaBA).

12 October 2023
An Indigenous basketball player wearing an Australian uniform holds a basketball and prepares to shoot. There is a teammate and a stadium crowd in the background.

ֱ researchers have partnered with NBA champion Patty Mills’ not-for-profit organisation to boost sporting, educational and cultural pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young peoples.

6 October 2023
two hands holding some brown soil in which there are fat white grubs

Insect-specific viruses are being investigated to protect Australia’s $4 billion sugar industry in a research project at ֱ.

21 September 2023
A white camera-looking object with two antennas sits above fast flowing brown water with bushland in the background.

A tool developed by ֱ researchers that measures floodwater depth and velocity will be sold globally after it was licensed to a US-based company.

13 September 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
A close up image of two thick beef steaks, cooked with pink insides and some rosemary on a plate.

Australian beef producers could lead the world by developing ‘flavour profiles’ for premium products similar to those used in the wine industry, according to a leading ֱ researcher.

24 August 2023

ֱ has secured more than $9 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research program to support a more productive and sustainable agriculture sector in Australia.

31 July 2023
A female scientist in a blue lab coat sits at a computer beside a digital microscope scanning system.

Patients will receive faster and more accurate pathology results following a decade-long research project that is set to transform medical diagnosis.

21 July 2023
Two hands, each holding half a passionfruit. One half has the pulp facing the camera

A new breeding strategy to reboot Australia’s passionfruit industry is being led by researchers at ֱ.

4 July 2023

ֱ’s vision for a sustainable future will be at the centre of an international conversation as Brisbane hosts the 2023 World Mining Congress this week.

27 June 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
An observatory on a hill under a starry sky. The stars are forming curved lines across the sky.

Understanding the mysterious force behind the expanding universe is a step closer with the first tranche of data released from the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI).

14 June 2023
A woman, who's face is out of focus, holds a mushroom head towards the camera

University of Queensland researchers are working with industry to develop biodegradable ‘plastic’ bags for use in mushroom farming, which could open lucrative opportunities in packaging and manufacturing.

9 June 2023
Researcher standing in timber shearing shed with sheep in background. Image, ֱ

Researchers at ֱ are investigating ways to lift the low success rate of artificial insemination (AI) in sheep, which would improve wool and meat yields, sustainability, and enhance animal welfare.

8 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