Kids’ noses can better fight COVID-19

University of Queensland-led research has found the lining of children’s noses is better at inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 infections than adult noses.

4 August 2022
A child blowing nose

Marching with a mission: UQ researchers help document history

At a time when Aboriginal people’s lives were controlled – including what language they spoke, where they could go and who they could marry – Aunty Lesley Williams was marching outside these restrictions.

3 August 2022
A group of teenage girls next to a smaller group of young girls. The teenagers are wearing pale blue short pleated skirts, red hats, red shirts with tassels, mid-length white socks, and white shoes. The younger children are wearing white dresses, hats, socks and shoes.
A group of teenage girls next to a smaller group of young girls. The teenagers are wearing pale blue short pleated skirts, red hats, red shirts with tassels, mid-length white socks, and white shoes. The younger children are wearing white dresses, hats, socks and shoes.

At a time when Aboriginal people’s lives were controlled – including what language they spoke, where they could go and who they could marry – Aunty Lesley Williams was marching outside these restrictions.

3 August 2022
A woman stands in a freshwater swamp holding a bundle of long straight reeds.

Weaving is part of Sonja Carmichael’s cultural inheritance, but despite always living on Country, she only arrived at it by chance.

2 August 2022
Students walking through the Great Court at UQ St Lucia, which is surrounded by sandstone buildings

Learn how insects are used to solve crime, walk through a replica Stonehenge and see wearable technology as fashion at this year’s University of Queensland Open Day.

2 August 2022
Dylan Berger

Dylan Berger is set to explore how language is a living form of Indigenous Knowledge, as the inaugural recipient of The University of Queensland’s Indigenous Languages Scholarship.

1 August 2022
A picture separated into four equal sections showing headshots of First Nations musical artists.

Deadly Noize is set to showcase First Nations artists in four hours of live music at The University of Queensland.

30 July 2022
A glass trophy sitting on a wooden floor. Red and purple lights illuminate the room. There is a white sign reading Australian Museum in the background.

A University of Queensland researcher and a research team have been named finalists in the prestigious 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

29 July 2022
A vaccine patch

A needle-free vaccine patch could better fight COVID-19 variants, such as Omicron and Delta, than a traditional needle vaccine according to a University of Queensland study in mice.

28 July 2022
Chuck and Helga Feeney sitting down and smiling. Helga has her arm across Chuck's shoulders.

Throughout the 2000s, The Atlantic Philanthropies (founded by American philanthropist Chuck Feeney) gave more than $100 million to UQ to help establish the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and...

27 July 2022
Feeney Way sign in front of building

A University of Queensland landmark has been named in honour of extraordinary philanthropist Charles ‘Chuck’ Feeney, whose generosity permanently changed Australia’s research landscape and led to many research discoveries.

27 July 2022
A young hockey player guiding the ball with her stick on a blue hockey field

UQ student and emerging hockey star Claire Colwill is experiencing a whirlwind of emotions after being selected to represent Australia at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this week.

25 July 2022
Men and women sitting around a board room table with sun shining through glass wall. Adobe

Legislated ‘diversity’ quotas are not the answer to having more empowered women on Australian boards, according to research from The University of Queensland.

25 July 2022