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Scientists Create 3D Map Of Universe

Friday, 5 April 2024, 9:15 am | University of Queensland

An international team of researchers has created the world's largest and most detailed 3D map of the universe – measuring the expansion of the cosmos over the past 11 billion years. More >>

Coral Reefs In Peril From Record-breaking Ocean Heat

Friday, 8 December 2023, 6:49 pm | University of Queensland

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. The alarming finding is the result of an international study led by UQ’s Professor ... More >>

Native New Zealand Tree Puts The Sting On Pain

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 9:36 am | University of Queensland

Researchers at The University of Queensland have found that a native New Zealand stinging tree produces toxins that could hold clues for future pain medication. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2207/710cb74ce791d611b5de.jpeg" ... More >>

Preventing climate change cheaper than dealing with damage

Friday, 20 September 2019, 9:09 am | University of Queensland

World leaders need to urgently accelerate efforts to prevent “profound, if not catastrophic” climate change in future, a distinguished group of scientists has warned. More >>

Pre-drinking not just for the young

Monday, 13 May 2019, 5:28 pm | University of Queensland

Instead of slowing down, New Zealanders appear to increase their pre-drinking after the age of 30, a University of Queensland study has found. More >>

UQ's entrepreneurs aim for a sustainable future

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:47 pm | University of Queensland

Twelve teams of aspiring entrepreneurs are one step closer to achieving their goal of startup success after being selected for The University of Queensland’s ilab Germinate Plus accelerator program . More >>

Million-dollar gift to foster future legal minds

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:43 pm | University of Queensland

Inspired by his own university experience, leading funds manager Matt McLennan has donated $1 million to The University of Queensland Law School to provide students with collaborative learning spaces. More >>

Queensland spin-out to launch electric vehicle battery

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:01 pm | University of Queensland

A Brisbane company developing a more efficient way to obtain essential battery materials is powering ahead with plans to open a demonstration plant at Coopers Plains. More >>

High CEO pay is bad for business

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 1:24 pm | University of Queensland

Bosses with exorbitant pay packets are seen as less effective leaders than their counterparts on lower incomes, and less able to influence those they seek to lead, according to University of Queensland research. More >>

Big hospitals are more efficient, study shows

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 7:50 pm | University of Queensland

Size matters when it comes to a hospital’s operational efficiency and smaller hospitals have a higher risk of inefficiency, a study has found. More >>

Online dementia publication sheds light on latest research

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:21 am | University of Queensland

More than 400,000 Australians live with dementia and that number is expected to climb to 1.1 million by 2056. More >>

Climate change not so global

Monday, 4 August 2014, 11:49 am | University of Queensland

Scientists are calling for a better understanding of regional climates, after research into New Zealand's glaciers has revealed climate change in the Northern Hemisphere does not directly affect the climate in the Southern Hemisphere. More >>

Climate change showing its hand: IPCC

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 10:51 am | University of Queensland

Global warming and ocean acidification is driving species to the poles, unbalancing ecosystems and increasing risks to people, says an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released today. More >>

Newly discovered microbe holds key to global warming

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 2:17 pm | University of Queensland

Scientists from The University of Queensland have discovered a microbe that is set to play a significant role in future global warming. More >>

Shivering could burn body fat by stimulating hormones

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 11:49 am | University of Queensland

Shivering against the cold may have the added benefit of burning body fat, a new study led by a University of Queensland researcher has found. More >>

Coral bands reflect Pacific Ocean 20-30 year climate swings

Monday, 13 January 2014, 4:33 pm | University of Queensland

University of Queensland researchers have found physical evidence in Great Barrier Reef corals of a little-known, long-term climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean. More >>




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