New drug combination could support better cancer treatments

Researchers have identified a promising new drug combination that could significantly help the immune system target cancer cells and kill them.

6 March 2020

Shaping the nation’s future with the help of the Westpac Future Leaders Trust

University of Queensland post graduate student Alicia Kirk will undertake important research on enzymes in Brisbane, after being named a 2020 Westpac Future Leaders Scholar.

5 March 2020
Post graduate student Alicia Kirk smiles at the camera, while sitting on a beanbag.

Researchers have identified a promising new drug combination that could significantly help the immune system target cancer cells and kill them.

6 March 2020
Post graduate student Alicia Kirk smiles at the camera, while sitting on a beanbag.

University of Queensland post graduate student Alicia Kirk will undertake important research on enzymes in Brisbane, after being named a 2020 Westpac Future Leaders Scholar.

5 March 2020

The University of Queensland was ranked as Australia’s top university for Agriculture and Forestry, Environmental Sciences and Sports-Related subjects for the second consecutive year in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject released today.

3 March 2020

Compounds containing metals could hold the key to the next generation of antibiotics to combat the growing threat of global antibiotic resistance.

27 February 2020
Professor Blake McKimmie and Professor Barbara Masser at last night's awards ceremony in Canberra

Three University of Queensland lecturers who made a compelling crime film to engage students in their psychology course have been named the Australian University Teachers of the Year.

26 February 2020
Many people say compulsory income management causes them difficulty

Restricting where and how social security payments can be spent does more harm than good, according to the first large, independent study into Compulsory Income Management (CIM) policies in Australia.

26 February 2020
Levallois Point stone implement discovered in dig

国自产视频在线观看The recent discovery of stone tools in India reveal that humans survived and coped with one of the largest volcanic events in human history.

26 February 2020

国自产视频在线观看Australian experts are calling for the higher education sector to prepare for the knock-on effects of climate change on their research.

24 February 2020

A University of Queensland team has met a key milestone in their fast-tracked research to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19.

21 February 2020

国自产视频在线观看At least 26 per cent of our oceans need urgent conservation attention to preserve Earth’s marine biodiversity, a University of Queensland-led international study has found.

21 February 2020
Red panda sleeping on tree branch

Prioritising and tracking the protection of countries’ ecosystems – from wetlands to reefs, forests and more – is critical to protecting Earth’s biodiversity.

21 February 2020
Stock image of three brothers lying next to each other in long grass

国自产视频在线观看Century-old theories that having girls or boys ‘runs in families’ have been upended by a University of Queensland study, proving parents’ genes do not determine their child’s gender.

19 February 2020

Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are being discouraged from seeking medical help due to public assumptions that sexually transmissible infections (STIs) are the result of sexual abuse.

19 February 2020
A UQ team have developed quantum dot solar cells that can be made into thin, flexible films and used to generate electricity even in low-light conditions

The development of next generation solar power technology that has potential to be used as a flexible ‘skin’ over hard surfaces has moved a step closer, thanks to a significant breakthrough at The University of Queensland.

18 February 2020

Double-lung transplant survivor Jordan Trieger has defied all odds - beating a deadly bacterial infection with the help of The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) and researchers from The University of Queensland.

18 February 2020
An Aboriginal person extends their hand containing several nuts

Australia’s first plant foods – eaten by early populations 65,000 years ago - have been discovered in Arnhem Land.

18 February 2020

国自产视频在线观看Adolescent boys from lower socio-economic backgrounds are most likely to be the victims of bullying, according to the first comprehensive study of school bullying around the world.

18 February 2020

Customised immune-blocking medication may be the key to treating patients with motor neurone disease (MND), which currently has no cure and limited therapeutic options.

17 February 2020
A life-reconstruction of the 200-million-year-old dinosaur track-maker from Mount Morgan. Credit: Anthony Romilio.

The mystery surrounding dinosaur footprints on a cave ceiling in Central Queensland has been solved after more than a half a century.

17 February 2020
Image of hand holding antibiotics

A world-first clinical trial has called into question the effectiveness of using more than one antibiotic to treat the deadly ‘super-bug’, Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia, commonly known as Golden Staph.

13 February 2020