UQ excels in latest global ranking
The University of Queensland is now ranked fifth in the world in the area of environment and ecology and has further improved its rankings in the world's top 100 universities in another world university ranking system announced this week.
11 October 2012

Qld fellowships fund researchers with global vision
The University of Queensland congratulates 11 researchers named as 2011-2012 Queensland International Fellows.
Professor Myron Zalucki 27/06/2012

Evolutionary biology of sexual processes
We are fortunate to welcome Dr Jan Engelstädter who has joined the School of Biological Sciences as Lecturer.
Dr Jan Engelstädter - May 2012

Hermon Slade Award
Dr Vera Weisbecker has been awarded a prestigious Hermon Slade award for the project ‘Evolutionary developmental biology of the mammalian middle ear: using virtual reconstruction to integrate development and biomechanics’.
Dr Vera Weisbecker - May 2012

Goodman Foundation
The School of Biological Sciences and the Centre for Marine Science is grateful to the Goodman Foundation for its generous support in 2012 of five of our research groups.
May 2012

Raising aspirations
Rural regions are rich in biological and natural resources, requiring a land management force skilled in graduate-level biological and earth sciences.
Associate Professor Paul Ebert and Associate Professor Gimme Walter - March 2012

$3.47 to tackle pest & disease across the Pacific
The University of Queensland is heading an international collaboration to further the sustainable development of high-value crops in the Pacific Islands.
Dr Mike Furlong - March 2012

New Directors appointed to school centres
Professor John Pandolfi has been appointed as Director for the Centre for Marine Science and Dr Margie Mayfield has been appointed to Director of the Ecology Centre.
Dr Margie Mayfield and Professor John Pandolfi - March 2012

Aquaculture set to overtake global fisheries, says author of new book
With aquaculture on track to overtake global fisheries, a new aquaculture book from The University of Queensland will help industry and students look to the future.
Adjunct Professor John Lucas 13/04/2012

Strengthening crop management across the Pacific
The University of Queensland (UQ) is heading an international collaboration to further the sustainable development of high-value crops in the Pacific Islands.
Dr Mike Furlong 24/02/2012

Genomist wins coveted ARC Laureate Fellowship
Professor Bernie Degnan has been awarded a prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship by the Australian Research Council (ARC), which recognises world-class researchers and research leaders.
Professor Bernie Degnan - November 2011

UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award

Dr Yvonne Buckley has received a UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award, recognising outstanding performance and leadership potential among early-to mid-career researchers.
Dr Yvonne Buckley - November 2011

Maths allows smarter conservation decisions

Dr Eve McDonald-Madden is one of three winners of L'Oreal Australia for Women in Science Fellowships for 2011.
Dr Eve McDonald-Madden - November 2011

Bequest received from John Patrick Salisbury

The School has received a generous bequest of $282,000 from the estate of the late John Patrick Salisbury. Mr Salisbury was an accountant who graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from UQ in 1964.
November 2011

Academic ethics online modules

A team, led by Wallis Edwards, recently implemented online teaching modules about academic ethics in a new and focussed way.
Wallis Edwards - November 2011

UQ ranks highly in natural sciences
The University of Queensland has been ranked one of the world's top universities in natural sciences in prestigious new international rankings released this week.

Top researchers honoured at first Q-Index Awards
Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

Australian Academy of Science honours UQ scientist
One of Australia's leading biologists, UQ's Professor Mark Blows, has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science – one of the highest honours for individual contributions to science awarded in Australia.
Professor Mark Blows 20/04/2011

Multi-million dollar makeover for UQ labs
First-year science students at The University of Queensland will have a more personalised learning experience following the unveiling of new teaching laboratories.

UQ coral reef scientist receives international award
A marine ecologist from The University of Queensland (UQ) has been awarded the prestigious Rosenstiel Award for his research work on protecting coral reefs.
Professor Peter Mumby 16/03/2011

Prestigious appointment for croc expert
Professor Craig Franklin has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Experimental Biology, a leading publication in the field of comparative animal physiology.
Professor Craig Franklin 10/03/2011

UQ shines at top of research rankings
In a spectacular result for University of Queensland researchers, UQ is above world standard in more fields of research than any other Australian university.

UQ dugong researcher unlocking mysteries of species
UQ dugong researcher Elizabeth Burgess has been awarded a Queensland-Smithsonian Fellowship 2010.
Elizabeth Burgess 17/06/2010

UQ welcomes prize marine conservationist
Distinguished ARC Laureate Fellow and eminent Pew Fellow, Professor Peter J Mumby has been appointed to a newly created position as Professor in UQ's School of Biological Sciences from April 1, 2010.
Professor Peter Mumby 31/03/2010

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