Ecological and environmental research at UQ has had a direct 
impact on environmental policy and practice in Australia and 
internationally. These outcomes and the talented people behind 
them are recognised by the awarding of Australia’s highest
scientific accolades, including three Eureka prizes, a Fenner 
Medal from the Australian Academy of Science, an Australian 
Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellowship, an Australian 
Mathematical Society Medal, and three Fellows of the Australian 
Academy of Science. Environmental Sciences research at UQ 
ranks 9th in the world and 1st in Australia in QS World University 
Rankings by Subject 2013.