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Nature photographers posting to social media are helping improve biodiversity conservation mapping in South Asia, and the method could go global.

17 November 2023
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A University of Queensland-led research team says the key to a more sustainable food future may be a better understanding of ancient Indigenous food production systems.

10 November 2023
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ֱ’s small molecule drug discovery facility will open its doors to researchers from across Australia for the first time thanks to a National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) funding injection.

31 October 2023
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Researchers at Queensland’s first quantum technology startup, based at ֱ, are developing microscopic superconducting hardware critical to scaling up future quantum computer technology.

30 October 2023
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The commercial potential of University of Queensland research partnerships has been recognised by the Australian Economic Accelerator.

25 October 2023
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A process similar to that used to store human embryos is being used by scientists at ֱ to save native Australian plants under threat from the invasive fungus, myrtle rust.

24 October 2023
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Professor Glenn King from ֱ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation, a $250,000 recognition of his pioneering work. 

17 October 2023
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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
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ֱ 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
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Researchers have proven that genomic selection can successfully predict the performance of key sugarcane traits, with the technology set to improve plant breeding outcomes in the crop.

29 September 2023
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An international team of astronomers has discovered a giant ‘bubble’ of galaxies, measuring one billion light-years across, in the nearby Universe.

7 September 2023
An artist's impression of a Tasmanian tiger, a marsupial with a wolf-like face and body and brown fur with black stripes across its back

A University of Queensland study has found that, though they looked like wolves, the extinct Tasmanian tiger – or thylacine – had brain cells like other carnivorous marsupials.

1 August 2023

Ten University of Queensland researchers have been recognised in the 2023 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for their outstanding early career research.

31 July 2023
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A report by University of Queensland researchers has warned a global crisis of antibiotic resistance is inevitable, despite promising developments in new antibiotics.

25 July 2023