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.
Beer quality is no froth and bubble
A team of UQ scientists has been tasked with prescribing the unique molecular signature of Queensland's famous XXXX beer.
Workplace leaders improve employee wellbeing
Researchers from The University of Queensland have found managers can increase productivity levels and prevent burnout by helping employees feel part of a group.
Coastal communities must plan for sea level rise
Coastal communities could be significantly damaged if authorities don't plan ahead for sea-level rise, according to University of Queensland experts studying coastal inundation.
Astronomers set to see entire Universe
Within a few decades, astronomers will become "know-it-alls". Literally.
Storm chasers use powerful new radar in bid to understand summer tempests
Australia's first mobile weather radar has been enlisted by University of Queensland researchers to track some of the country's most dangerous summer storms.
Archives suggest massive decline in pink snapper catch
Queensland scientists delving into newspaper archives have discovered that catch rates for Queensland's pink snapper fishery have declined almost 90 per cent since the 19th Century.
Van Gogh painting under the microscope
A minute paint sample from Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" painting in Amsterdam is under the microscope at The University of Queensland in Brisbane.
Our wine owes a debt to ancient viruses
Next time you pour a glass of wine, raise a toast to the 30-milion-year-old viruses that have contributed to the genetic make-up of modern grapes.
Climate change leadership needed to save Great Barrier Reef
(Phys.org) —A decision by G20 leaders to discuss climate change at their meeting in Brisbane this week is good news for the Great Barrier Reef, researchers say.
Green turtles point to the future of healthy environments
University of Queensland scientists are seeking to understand contaminant exposure of green turtles and evaluate their impact on near shore populations.
Hypermancer reveals social chatter insights in real–time
A new social media monitoring tool developed at The University of Queensland will help journalists, bloggers and public relations practitioners find out what the public is really saying about people, brands ...
Research could help save billions of dollars as sea levels rise
Coastal councils and planning authorities will be able to more accurately predict the chance of communities being inundated by the ocean as sea levels rise.
Future miners could harvest metal from plants
(Phys.org) —Future generations of miners could harvest metals from trees, capitalizing on the ability of some plants to isolate and accumulate metals in their shoots.
Nature's elegant and efficient vision systems can detect cancer
(Phys.org) —Mantis shrimp eyes are inspiring the design of new cameras that can detect a variety of cancers and visualise brain activity.
Bird brains more precise than humans'
(Phys.org) —Birds have been found to display superior judgement of their body width compared to humans, in research to help design autonomous aircraft navigation systems.