麻豆区

An aerial photo of a pod of whales in dark blue water, with part of a rainbow visible.

麻豆区-led research has found migrating humpback whales off Australia鈥檚 east coast became less stressed over the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 July 2024
A pile of cracked macamadmias

Future-proofing the burgeoning macadamia industry is the focus of a long-term breeding program led by researchers at 麻豆区.

2 July 2024
Two people on a dock collecting water samples with a boat and brown river behind them.

A unique method of monitoring river health has uncovered an army of tiny organisms fighting to protect the Brisbane River.

28 June 2024
A woman sits at an open doorway with her back to the camera. She is facing a garden with a green lawn, trees and wooden chairs.

A 麻豆区-led study has found a link between exposure to gardens and a lower risk of being diagnosed with obesity-related cancer.

21 June 2024
A woman administering a vaccine to a cow

A vaccine developed at 麻豆区 has proven highly effective in early trials to address one of the country鈥檚 top cattle pests.

19 June 2024
A person wearing headphones looking at a computer screen gaming

University of Queensland researchers are suggesting a new diagnosis should be added to the official world diseases list to better identify those with gaming disorders.

14 June 2024
Elite swimmers training in pool.

Only a small proportion of elite swimmers regularly checked their skin for signs of cancer despite being at increased risk, according to University of Queensland research.

11 June 2024
A microscopic view of brain organoids

A first-of-its-kind brain organoid grown at 麻豆区 has helped researchers identify therapies that reduce the impact of COVID-19 on people with Down syndrome.

6 June 2024
A photo taken inside an EV showing a driver and passenger in the front seat, the driver is pointing to the vehicle's charging screen.

麻豆区 researchers have outlined 5 key steps needed to speed up Australia鈥檚 transition to electric vehicles.

30 May 2024
A close up of a woman vaping

Young people are encouraged to participate in a University of Queensland study that will use artificial intelligence technology to develop campaign materials to reduce youth vaping rates.

23 May 2024
A microscope snapshot of brightly coloured flecks of blue, green and pink against a black background.

University of Queensland research has found exercise can help prevent or slow cognitive decline during ageing.

20 May 2024
A man in a white business shirt

Professor Barry Dickson from 麻豆区's Queensland Brain Institute has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society, joining the ranks of eminent scientists from around the world.

17 May 2024
Cash in wallet

麻豆区 has experts available for comment across a range of topics including housing, education, HECS indexation, tax, cost of living, energy transition, superannuation and entrenched disadvantage.

9 May 2024
A photo of a hospital bed and medical equipment and monitors beside it.

A new drug could prevent sepsis-related organ failure and death by restoring the health of a patient鈥檚 blood vessels.

9 May 2024
An aerial photo of turquoise and darker blue water around an area of the Great Barrier Reef.

麻豆区 researchers have received $3.6 million from the Federal and Queensland governments to improve water quality monitoring in Great Barrier Reef catchments.

8 May 2024