The University of Queensland was founded in 1909. The student body for graduate and undergraduate is more than 37,000. The UQ is a premier research center for molecular biology and biomedical research. UQ is noted for its high-tech emphasis and research centers devoted to various high level research in cancer, cells and technology. Environmental research is another accomplishment of UQ.
Rising sea levels force Pacific Island capital to relocate
Solomon Islands provincial capital will be relocated to the mainland due to coastal hazards and the risks of rising sea levels resulting from climate change.
Algae could boost livestock productivity
Beef producers could soon benefit from a protein-rich and sustainable livestock feed supplement in the form of microalgae.
Reducing sewer corrosion: Water additive on the nose with concrete sewers
A team of University of Queensland researchers has found a way to save water providers hundreds of millions of dollars a year by reducing sewer corrosion.
Climate change not so global
(Phys.org) —Scientists are calling for a better understanding of regional climates, after research into New Zealand's glaciers has revealed climate change in the Northern Hemisphere does not directly affect ...
Ecosystems can have their fish, and we can eat them too
Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation.
Wildlife hospitals save 16,000 animals in four years
Birds are the most commonly rescued wildlife in Queensland, with the laughing kookaburra among our hardiest species, according to new research from The University of Queensland's Gatton Campus.
Antarctic lakes theory dries up
(Phys.org) —Antarctica is the driest continent on Earth, and always has been, with new research showing the previous "mega-lake theory" holds no water.
Tourists leave environmental concerns at home
(Phys.org) —People who have environmentally friendly lifestyles at home often engage in environmentally harmful behaviour when they go on holiday, research shows.
High–tech imaging stamps on Queensland dinosaur stampede theory
(Phys.org) —Dinosaur footprints in Central Queensland's Lark Quarry were not all caused by a dinosaur stampede, as previously thought.
Coral death imminent on Great Barrier Reef
(Phys.org) —The Great Barrier Reef is at greater risk than ever from severe weather events, and University of Queensland researchers predict an increase in coral death this summer.
New species of fossilised wood found in Winton
Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of fossilised wood in Winton, providing insight into dinosaur landscapes in central-western Queensland.
Bee–inspired landing system will sting aircraft hackers
(Phys.org) —Bees have inspired development of a new aircraft landing system that is fully independent of outside technology, improving passenger safety by deterring blocking or hacking.
Study grapples with ocean climate stress challenge
(Phys.org) —Researchers are struggling to solve the challenge of predicting climate change impacts on marine environments.
Simulating time travel: Doctor Who meets Professor Heisenberg
(Phys.org)—University of Queensland researchers have simulated time travel using light particles. Lead author and PhD student Martin Ringbauer, from UQ's School of Mathematics and Physics, said the study ...
Clean and green litter machine will cut carbon emissions
The University of Queensland's new outdoor cleaning solution, the 'Glutton', is a dust-, noise- and exhaust-free litter vacuum that will reduce the University's carbon emissions by approximately four tonnes each year.