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.
Rapidly warming ocean a threat to Hawaiian coral reefs
A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed first-hand the potentially damaging effects of rapidly rising ocean temperatures on coral reefs in Hawaii.
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.
Organic is not always the best choice for you or the planet
Eating organically grown food might make you feel good inside, but a University of Queensland researcher says organic agriculture is not necessarily sustainable and— contrary to popular belief—often relies on chemical ...
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 ...
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.
Scientist warns against shark culling
A University of Queensland scientist has cautioned against culling sharks because the long term ecological impact cannot be predicted.
Researchers celebrate rare tree kangaroo birth
University of Queensland researchers and Dreamworld staff are celebrating the birth of one of Australia's rarest species of tree kangaroo.
Sweet revenge against superbugs
A special type of synthetic sugar could be the latest weapon in the fight against superbugs.
Attractive female flies harmed by male sexual attention
Too much male sexual attention harms attractive females, according to a new Australian and Canadian study on fruit flies.
Learning about the birds and the bees helps aid flight
Research into how birds and bees use vision in flight is guiding the design of future autopilots and unmanned aerial vehicles.