Our Research

Pulling the pieces together to see the bigger picture and asking the burning questions.

The IMB nurtures an environment that fosters breakthrough science through collaboration, innovative ideas and taking calculated risk.

We push through the boundaries, go beyond the known, the safe and the normal, using cutting edge technologies to discover, transform and translate.

Research News

Our discoveries create change for the global health of our people and environment.

  • You know the drill. A picnic in the park, a walk in the bush or a barbecue with friends and family – all perfect summer activities that can be ruined by annoying flies that never leave you alone.

    So why do they do it and what do they want?
  • UQ researchers are harnessing the sun's energy through photosynthesis to find innovative replacements for finite fossil-fuels.
  • Did you know that when you take certain genetic tests, the company can make money by on-selling your data to other businesses?

    Now new blockchain-based marketplaces could give individuals control over access to their encrypted DNA data, and the ability to sell it to research companies for their own profit.

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