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.
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.
Plant scientists delve into Australia's ancient past
Australia's wild rice could be the key to global food security, according to The University of Queensland's leading plant geneticist.
100 million year study shows a sheltered start breeds evolutionary success
Research into reef fish species diversity will provide conservationists with new information to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
Hunters can help more in managing pests according to study
Recreational hunters are under-utilised as a resource for wildlife management, according to a study from The University of Queensland.
Sorghum sugar signals sweet success
A joint project between Queensland and Chinese researchers to derive sugars from sorghum could result in extraordinary social, economic and environmental benefits for future generations.
Coral reef damage extensive after a US Navy ship ran aground
(Phys.org) —Queensland marine biologists have found that the damage sustained to a Filipino coral reef from an American warship is more extensive than first thought.