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  • a render of a black rectangular shape floating in blue water with a small white boat adjacent to it

    A lightweight fish pen to move farms to deeper seas

    ͼ 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
  •  A man stands in a grassy field with rows of solar panels behind him.

    ͼ start-up to help solar farms power on

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

    20 February 2024
  • How to host a climate positive Olympic Games

    University of Queensland researchers say a requirement for the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games to be climate positive presents an opportunity for the state to be bold and leave the city with a valuable legacy.

    18 January 2024
Students walking through a university campus

More than 4,750 students have received offers to study at UQ in the state’s major offer round taking the total number so far to more than 9,900 for Semester 1.

15 January 2024
Li Cunxin AO stands in the Great Court wearing his red and yellow academic dress and cap.

ͼ has recognised renowned ballet dancer and author, Li Cunxin AO, and pioneering chemical engineer, Katherine Hirschfeld AM, with Honorary Doctorates during ͼ’s 2023 end-of-year graduations.

12 December 2023
AQC researchers working on maths equations on glass wall with gold plated fridge in foreground. Image ͼ

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

30 October 2023
Two people in a science laboratory wearing lab coats while operating equipment

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

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

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

4 October 2023
a bottle, plastic bag and straw float in blue water

University of Queensland researchers are developing a plastic that breaks down in seawater to help turn the tide on marine waste.

14 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 ͼ 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 UQ to build components for Australia’s burgeoning space industry.

8 September 2023
Researcher checking samples of bioplastics at Seaworld on the Gold Coast. Image, ͼ

A major study in Southeast Queensland is testing how quickly biodegradable plastics break down in waterways, as researchers look for solutions to the world's growing plastics problem.

19 July 2023
Two men in white lab coats in an office look at the camera, one holds a gaming controller.

University of Queensland researchers have used an algorithm from a video game to gain insights into the behaviour of molecules within live brain cells.

15 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 long train travels on a track with fields and open country either side of it.

ͼ researchers have worked with industry to map how Australia could move towards decarbonising its heavy haulage rail network.

2 May 2023
three people stand next to a table of wires and electronic equipment

A team of University of Queensland engineers which has designed a sustainable and affordable 3D printed rocket engine has won two awards at an annual event celebrating entrepreneurship.

27 March 2023

ͼ has been ranked in the global top 20 in five academic subject areas in this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject, reflecting ͼ’s research and teaching capabilities.

24 March 2023