“We need to make sure science is listened to if we are going to get the policy right,” Professor Hoegh-Guldberg said.
Thursday 21 March 2019
GCI Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been named as one of the world’s 100 most influential people in climate policy for 2019.
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been ranked in the world's top one per cent of researchers
Wednesday 28 November 2018
GCI Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is one of 27 UQ researchers to be named in a prestigious list of the world’s most highly cited researchers. In recognition of the fact his work has substantial influence across multiple fields, Professor Hoegh-Guldberg was named in a new cross-field category.
Wednesday 21 November 2018
Many people in Australia do not have access to safe drinking water. It’s particularly difficult in Indigenous communities because they are small, remote and challenged by additional issues to secure essential power and water services. To make sure everyone has access to safe drinking water, we’ll have to get smarter about the way we treat it. Drinking water contamination can come from naturally occurring chemicals, such arsenic, cadmium, nitrates, uranium and barium. It can also come from microbes from sewage and animal wastes.
Photo: Victor Benard
Wednesday 7 November 2018
GCI Adjunct Associate Professor Chris McGrath has told a Gold Coast conference we need to fight for recognition that nature is the foundation for prosperity. In an address entitled: “Use whatever imperfect tools you have to fight for solutions”, Dr McGrath argued that society needed to overturn the pervasive – and false – narratives that say protecting the environment costs jobs.
A diver takes in the reefscape  (Photo: The Ocean Agency / paul g. allen philanthropies)
Thursday 25 October 2018
A new science-driven strategy to save the Earth’s coral reefs proposes an “insurance policy” which focuses on saving the reefs that are most likely to survive global warm
Keeley Hartzer and Tor Hundloe at the launch of their new book, The Cheapest Electricity on Earth.
Friday 12 October 2018
Emeritus Professor Tor Hundloe joined co-author Keeley Hartzer for the launch of their new book, The Cheapest Electricity on Earth, at the UQ Global Change Institute this
Australia’s Chief Scientist, Office of the Chief Scientist , Professor Alan Finkel during a visit to the UQ Global Change Institute in 2016.
Friday 12 October 2018
This week’s release of the special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has put scientific evidence on the front page of the world’s newspaper
“The implications for Australia are quite serious, even though 1.5 degrees is often perceived as a safe level." -- Prof. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
Monday 8 October 2018
Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPC
Professor Tim Flannery at the Challenge of Change Lecture
Friday 28 September 2018
Professor Tim Flannery’s work as a scientist, futurist and author has been particularly influential in the ongoing debate of how Australia should care for its fragile env
A handy source of information about questions big and small. TheDigitalWay/pixabay, CC BY
Wednesday 12 September 2018
According to Google Trends, in 2017 Australians were keen to know about tennis, Sophie Monk, fidget spinners and Bitcoin.
Pim Bongaerts plunges into the deep on a visit to a mesophotic reef during the mass coral bleaching event of 2015-2016.  Photo: Pedro Frade
Wednesday 5 September 2018
A team of international marine scientists working with The University of Queensland has found evidence to suggest the 2016 coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef also
Brain Coral (Diploria cerebriformis) is found on coral reefs around the world. Photo: John Slayer
Monday 20 August 2018
The Great Barrier Reef is big, so big that scientists need public help to track its health.
L-R: Dr Anna Vinkhuyzen, Bianca Das, Dr Emma Kennedy, Hana Starobova
Thursday 16 August 2018
Three University of Queensland researchers are among a group of 100 female scientists from around the world taking part in a year-long leadership scheme culminating in an
The expedition boat anchors just offshore
Friday 3 August 2018
MANADO, Indonesia — Scientists have discovered surprisingly healthy coral reefs off Indonesia, despite the multiple bleaching events around the world that have killed a l
The work builds on the recent Capturing Coral Reef and Related Ecosystem Services project led by UQ.
Monday 23 July 2018
UQ Civil Engineering and Biological Sciences researchers are working with engineering, science and technology consultancy BMT, to investigate creating coral-filled net st

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