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.
Light-optics research could improve medical imaging
A team of researchers, including The University of Queensland's Dr Joel Carpenter, has developed echo-less lights that could improve medical imaging inside the body, leading to less-intrusive surgery.
Sea turtles don swimsuits for science
Collecting the faeces of an extremely strong, 120kg sea turtle in the open ocean is no simple task.
Giant killer lizard fossil shines new light on early Australians
As if life wasn't hard enough during the last Ice Age, research led by the University of Queensland has found Australia's first human inhabitants had to contend with giant killer lizards.
Connecting the dots for cell adhesion
University of Queensland researchers have discovered a new signalling pathway that controls cell adhesion, an important process that is disrupted in diseases such as skin cancer and inflammation.
Great Barrier Reef turtles exposed to thousands of chemicals
New Queensland research is indicating that green turtles living near urban and farming areas are absorbing possibly thousands of chemicals.
Killer sea snail a target for new drugs
University of Queensland pain treatment researchers have discovered thousands of new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of just one type of Queensland cone snail.
Cooling tower could revolutionise energy generation in drought areas
New technology from the University of Queensland could transform electricity generation, making it cheaper and more reliable for drought-affected areas.
Presence of bluestreak cleaner wrasse increases the number of juvenile fish on reefs
University of Queensland researchers have discovered the presence of the bluestreak cleaner wrasse increases the number of juvenile fish on reefs.
Deadly jellyfish "milked" to save lives
An international research team led by University of Queensland venomologist Associate Professor Bryan Fry has developed a new technique for 'milking' box jellyfish to extract deadly venom for the development into lifesaving ...
Sweet revenge against superbugs
A special type of synthetic sugar could be the latest weapon in the fight against superbugs.