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The University of Queensland entry was the winner of ABB's Smart Grid City Model competition
for university engineering students, launched earlier this year.
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UQ study shines light on Brisbane solar panel angles

A University of Queensland study has identified the ideal tilt and angle for solar panels on Brisbane roofs.

18 July 2013

UQ individuals and teams acknowledged for excellence

UQ staff members and teams who have made an exceptional contribution to the University were recognised this month at the annual UQ Staff Recognition Awards.

23 February 2012
Power industry ignites passion amongst students
Seven engineering students from The University of Queensland (UQ) will receive $8000 over the course of their degrees as a result of bursaries offered by the Australian Power Industry (API).
14 October 2011

UQ leads nation in ARCfunding scheme
Researchers at The University of Queensland have attracted $11.2 million in funding for 22 projects under the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Projects scheme, which supports joint research with industry and business partners.
01-Jun-2011

Top researchers honoured at first Q-Index Awards
Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.
17-May-2011


Engineering graduates bring international experiences home
The benefits of international industry experience were discussed at a recent seminar delivered by three engineering graduates of The University of Queensland (UQ) and an engineering graduate from Central Queensland University.
03-May-2011

Small grants tackle big issues
The Global Change Institute small grant recipients for 2010 have been announced and illustrate the breadth and depth of research activities at The University of Queensland.
22-Nov-2010

UQstudents surge into the power industry
Seven University of Queensland engineering students are set for careers in the power sector thanks to bursaries supplied by the Australia Power Institute (API).
22-Sep-2010

UQteachers celebrate excellence
The University of Queensland has been recognised for teaching excellence with six Australian Learning and Teaching Council citations.
20-Jul-2009

UQ partners with power industry for new Chair
A new partnership between The University of Queensland, the Australian Power Institute (API) and Powerlink Queensland is set to energise the future of the State’s power sector.
14-Jul-2009

New power generation program delivers results
The first students to complete the Power Generation Skills Development program have graduated from UQ, providing the sector with much needed skills to underpin its operations.
11-Dec-2008
Bursaries boost Queensland power industry
Six engineering students from The University of Queensland have received an $8000 boost to support their studies and energise the State’s power industry.
13-Nov-2008

$48,000 scholarship up for grabs

UQ engineering graduates are now invited to apply for the E.S. Cornwall Memorial Scholarship, which provides overseas work experience for young power engineers
08-Nov-2007

Powerful bursaries for engineering students
Six engineering students from The University of Queensland have received bursaries valued at $8000 in an effort to strengthen the State’s energy industry skills base.
05-Nov-2007

$15M grant the hot ticket to pollution-free energy
Harnessing an untapped energy source which has the capacity to power Australia for 6000 years will be the focus of a new centre at The University of Queensland (UQ).
25-Sep-2007
Students power ahead with bursaries
Seven UQ engineering students will benefit from work experience with the power industry during vacations, thanks to special industry bursaries.
05-Mar-2007
New degrees power Smart State
Seven UQ engineering students will benefit from work experience with the power industry during vacations, thanks to special industry bursaries.
05-Mar-2007
University of Queensland confirmed as leading Australian research institution
The strength and depth of research at The University of Queensland has again been confirmed with the University receiving almost $36 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding announced today (November 9).
09-Nov-2005
UQengineering students snare power industry bursaries
Three University of Queensland first-year engineering students have each received $6000 power industry bursaries to assist them with their studies.
03-Nov-2004

Power system security under the spotlight at major conference
Power system security will be the topic under the spotlight at the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC ‘04).
24-Aug-2004
UQteam develops test kit for health and longevity of high-voltage transformers
A computerised test kit for high-voltage transformers developed by University of Queensland researchers will save companies and taxpayers millions of dollars as equipment can be serviced to extend its life or replaced before failing.
24-May-1999