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Scientists have developed a new method to measure and remove sulfate from water, potentially leading to cleaner waterways and more effective nuclear waste treatments.

15 February 2024
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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
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Researchers from ͼ have developed a treatment that can both prevent and cure infection caused by an invasive fungal disease devastating native Australian plants.

14 February 2024
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University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry and leading criminologist and educator, Professor Lorraine Mazerolle have received the nation’s highest civil award in the 2024 Australia Day Honours.

26 January 2024
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University of Queensland researchers have found there are two key reasons people choose to be anonymous online – self-expression or toxic behaviour.

24 January 2024
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Researchers have found Queenslanders from lower socio-economic areas are at higher risk of dental disease due to a lack of fluoridated water.

22 January 2024
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ͼ researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that allows tadpoles in cold environments to mitigate the detrimental effects of ultraviolet radiation.

19 January 2024
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Researchers from ͼ have launched the world’s biggest drug survey, to gain insight into drug use around the globe.

10 January 2024
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An international project mapping millions of galaxies has provided a ‘tantalising’ insight into the mysteries of dark energy and could reshape our understanding of the history of the Universe, according to a leading ͼ astrophysicist.

9 January 2024
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With ATAR scores out this week, school leavers can find out how to get the best from their results with advice from Australia’s University Teacher of the Year.

14 December 2023
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Record breaking marine heatwaves will cause devastating mass coral bleaching worldwide in the next few years, according to a University of Queensland coral reef scientist.

8 December 2023
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A ͼ-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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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. ͼ has a range of researchers available to offer expert analysis.

29 November 2023
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University of Queensland researchers have found a way to reverse a cellular process triggered by COVID-19 that contributes to premature ageing of the brain.

22 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