Prof. Peter Mumby says many reef fish can use mangroves as an alternative nursery habitat to the reef.
Wednesday 13 November 2019
Healthy mangroves can help fight the consequences of climate change on coral reef fisheries, according to a University of Queensland-led study. UQ’s Professor Peter Mumby said corals have been bleached and reefs have lost their structural complexity as a major consequence of warming seas.
All UQ students and staff were invited to contribute to the development of the strategy through workshops or an online survey for those who were unable to attend in person.
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Over the course of 2019, UQ's Property and Facilities’ Sustainability team has consulted across the UQ community seeking input into the new UQ Sustainability Strategy 2020–2030, which will guide the sustainability efforts of UQ across the coming decade. All UQ students and staff were invited to contribute to the development of the strategy through workshops or an online survey for those who were unable to attend in person.
Monday 4 November 2019
Essential for rapid prototyping, computer simulations help engineers overcome unforeseen design or performance issues; are often key to making products lighter/stronger, safer, more reliable; and help to speed-up the time it takes to bring conceptual ideas to fruition.
The technology has the potential to eliminate about 540 crashes in south-east Queensland annually.
Monday 14 October 2019
More than 1.25 million lives are lost on roads around the world each year – a statistic a University of Queensland-led research team is aiming to tackle using engineering technology. UQ civil engineer and researcher Professor Simon Washington said the Engineering and Technology project relied on video technology, deep learning, artificial intelligence and advanced econometrics to improve road safety.
 Evidence shows electric vehicles have significant economic, social and health benefits.
Friday 6 September 2019
Despite the overwhelming evidence that electric vehicle technology can deliver significant economic, environmental and health benefits, misinformation continues to muddy
Economic modelling at UQ has influenced climate change public policy and debate, thanks chiefly to the work of Australian Laureate Fellow in Economics Professor John Quiggin.
Monday 12 August 2019
Economic modelling at UQ has influenced climate change public policy and debate, thanks chiefly to the work of Australian Laureate Fellow in Economics Professor John Quig
Bleached staghorn coral on the Great Barrier Reef. Many species are dependent on corals for food and shelter. Photo: Damian Thomson
Friday 26 July 2019
If you think climate change is only gradually affecting our natural systems, think again.
 Some on-street parking in Brisbane suburbs is occupied much of the day. Neil Sipe, Author provided
Wednesday 24 July 2019
While car parking was a non-negotiable amenity for baby boomers, it is an eyesore to millennials and the up-and-coming iGen.
It's hoped the research will provide a roadmap to transform how  science is used to manage our ocean.
Wednesday 1 May 2019
Research by IBM data professionals and marine scientists from UQ and WWF has revealed new ways technology could be used to improve ocean management.
Monday 15 April 2019
The world needs a new international protected area target based on scientific evidence, according to a team including University of Queensland scientists.
Monday 15 April 2019
An international team of researchers has discovered a cost-effective way to generate electricity without producing greenhouse gas emissions – while also reducing air poll
There have been several efforts to map the Reef since 1802, but today’s charts only outline the location of 3000 reefs that make up the Reef, lacking critical biological and geomorphological information.
Monday 15 April 2019
For the first time, the Great Barrier Reef will be mapped in unprecedented 3D detail thanks to a collaboration between Australia’s lead managers of the Reef and spatial e
“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.
Wednesday 21 November 2018
Many people in Australia do not have access to safe drinking water.

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