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.
Video: Colourful coral spawning event captured on film
Each year researchers flock to The University of Queensland's Heron Island Research Station to witness and study the annual coral spawning event.
Newly discovered microbe holds key to global warming
(Phys.org) —Scientists from The University of Queensland have discovered a microbe that is set to play a significant role in future global warming.
'Affordable housing' for reptiles
Naturally regrowing woodlands in the subtropics can help to reduce declines in Australia's reptiles, scientists have proposed.
Scientists work to drought–proof beer
University of Queensland scientists are helping to drought-proof barley – an ancient and important ingredient in beer.
Research team challenges the limits of famous quantum principle
(Phys.org) —A team of physicists is challenging the very limits of Heisenberg's famous uncertainty principle by measuring quantum particles with unprecedented accuracy.
Mystery of California's killer rattlesnakes solved
(Phys.org) —A surge in snakebite deaths caused by one of North America's most dangerous snakes has been baffling doctors, but new research may hold the key to saving lives.
Law could fail to protect vulnerable marine life
A key piece of Australian environmental legislation may not adequately protect vulnerable marine ecosystems, a University of Queensland study has concluded.
Researchers discover how squid perceive distance
(Phys.org) —Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered how a species of squid perceives distance, providing an evolutionary solution to a problem divers regularly encounter in featureless ...
Vintage venoms lose none of their bite
(Phys.org) —Venoms stored for up to 80 years remain biologically active, new research shows.
Rethink needed on turtle conservation
(Phys.org) —Green turtle populations have expanded so much in Indonesia's east coast islands marine protected areas that they are adopting new feeding habits, degrading the ecosystem and threatening their ...
Study: Shared goals create connections with leaders
(Phys.org) —Employees and group members respect leaders who embody the goals of the team, according to new research from The University of Queensland.
Bilby toothache answered by advanced technology
Scientists have gained a better understanding of severe dental problem in bilbies and how to treat them by using advanced CT scans and 3D printed models.
Videos highlight impact of Mongolian mining
The dramatic expansion of Mongolian mine sites from initial diggings to their present size has been captured using satellite imagery for the first time by researchers at The University of Queensland's Sustainable ...
Study: Does sex always sell?
A University of Queensland researcher has questioned the effectiveness of 'sex sells', a common rationale underlying many advertising campaigns.
Australia's gum trees 'at risk'
Many of Australia's iconic eucalypt ecosystems could change beyond recognition due to increased climate stress.