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A cyclist rides across a busy road in the Brisbane suburb of West End, with a car passing in the other lane.

Turning kerbside carparks into cycling lanes could improve city accessibility and liveability without affecting business revenue, University of Queensland research has found.

7 May 2024

A native bushfood has proven to be a promising natural alternative to synthetic chemicals used to preserve meat, according to University of Queensland research.

24 April 2024
a diagram showing co2 clouds descending into four discs and electricity symbolised by lightening bolts flowing along wires

ͼ researchers have built a generator that absorbs carbon dioxide to make electricity.

18 April 2024
A human hand holding a small earless dragon

Remote cameras and conservation dogs will be deployed as part of a University of Queensland research project aiming to conserve four threatened Queensland reptile species.

12 April 2024
An underwater photo of a large coral structure.

Some deeper areas of the Great Barrier Reef are insulated from harmful heatwaves but that protection will be lost if global warming continues, according to research by ͼ and University of Exeter.

9 April 2024
an aerial image of suburbs and a river with brown water coming out of it

ͼ sampling during and after the February 2022 Brisbane River flood has sounded a warning about the future of Moreton Bay with climate change predicted to bring more extreme weather.

25 March 2024
a man stands in water holding a plastic container

ͼ researchers estimate there could be up to 7000 tonnes of microplastics polluting vital ecosystems in Brisbane’s Moreton Bay.

25 March 2024
Dark coloured beetle covered in white hairs sitting on green leaf. Image: James Tweed.

A researcher from ͼ has discovered a remarkable new genus of fluffy longhorn beetle while camping within rainforest in the Gold Coast hinterland.

21 March 2024
a pile of small plastic bags containing white powder, white pills and dry green leaves

Cocaine use in Brisbane and regional Queensland has spiked to the highest levels recorded in 7 years, according to research led by ͼ.

13 March 2024
a render of a black rectangular shape floating in blue water with a small white boat adjacent to it

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
An image showing the head and some of the body of a large snake on green grass at night.

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 ͼ is set to make efficiencies in the renewable energy sector by detecting faults in solar farm panels.

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

ͼ-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
A woman leaning onto the edge of a swimming pool, holding a mobile phone

Exploring storytelling across oceans, generations and cultures is the subject of a new ͼ Art Museum exhibition opening this month.

13 February 2024

University of Queensland researchers have found improving timber production efficiencies by just 5% could unlock supply for an extra 8,000 homes to be built in Australia each year.

31 January 2024