Newly appointed GCI Director, Professor Rachel Parker
Thursday 23 April 2020
After an international executive search that began in November 2019, UQ alumnus Professor Rachel Parker has been appointed to head the UQ Global Change Institute (GCI) from 13 July 2020. UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Bronwyn Harch said Professor Parker would lead GCI’s transformation into a transdisciplinary and impact-focused catalyst of change.
Country near Australia's Tennant Creek NT. Photo: Nina Hall
Thursday 26 March 2020
The University of Queensland is proud to release a new report regarding crowding, public housing malfunction and infectious disease transmission in remote Indigenous communities and towns. It features a case study of Tennant Creek and the Barkly region NT conducted as a partnership between Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation and The University of Queensland, and funded by a Global Change Flagship grant.
The project was undertaken to document Aboriginal women’s experiences of remote living, and their views on how housing and crowding affects the health of their families.
Thursday 6 February 2020
This project was undertaken to document Aboriginal women’s experiences of remote living, and their views on how housing and crowding affects the health of their families. It details, in the residents’ own words, their positive stories and remaining challenges.
In 2020 the GCI will have five new research impact themes.
Wednesday 27 November 2019
For more than nine years, the UQ Global Change Institute has led climate-change solutions in Australia and south-east Asia. Established by The University of Queensland in 2010 and located in its own unique ‘living building’, the institute has acted as an important voice of independent innovative research, ideas, policy and advice for addressing the challenges of a changing world.
Homeward Bound adventurers, from left, Dr Anna Vinkhuyzen, Bianca Das, Dr Emma Kennedy and Hana Starobova.
Tuesday 19 November 2019
For the last 12 months, participants hailing from all corners of the globe have undergone an intensive leadership training program for women with a background in STEMM (s
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.
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 Strateg
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,
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
 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.

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