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.
Tiny ancient bandicoot shines light on future
(Phys.org) —A 20 million-year-old fossil skull identified as a 'pocket-sized' ancestor of the bandicoot will give insights into the future of Australia's modern endangered animals.
Seagrass on the decline
(Phys.org) —Seagrass along Moreton Bay will drastically decline as sea levels rise, a University of Queensland study has found. The study, published in international journal Global Change Biology this week, reveals that u ...
Atmospheric carbon to hit five-million-year record, marine expert warns
(Phys.org) —The Earth's atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) is about to rise to 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in five million years, a scientist at The University of Queensland warned today.
Boss crocs: Rethinking crocodile management
(Phys.org) —University of Queensland ecologists have released research that will result in better crocodiles management and intervention. Dr Hamish Campbell, from UQ's School of Biological Sciences, and colleagues from ...
Flies sleep just like us
(Phys.org) —Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered that, like humans, flies sleep in stages of different intensities.
Isisford Bulldog fish emerges from 100-million-year slumber
The Isisford bulldog fish, which surfaced from a 100 million year slumber eight years ago, will make its public debut at the Outer Barcoo Interpretation Centre in Isisford tomorrow (Saturday 20 April).
Sexiness doesn't always have a downside
(Phys.org) —University of Queensland researchers have found that sexiness doesn't have to be a burden, at least not if you're a male threadfin rainbowfish.
In Queensland, it matters if you're black or white
Black passengers face clear discrimination on Brisbane buses, a study from The University of Queensland School of Economics has shown.
Global warming affects crop yields, but it's the water not the heat
(Phys.org) —The effect that global warming will have on plants is now better understood thanks to advanced modelling provided by The University of Queensland's (UQ) Professor Graeme Hammer, one of Australia's leading crop ...
'Blood test' for crook corals
(Phys.org)—Australian researchers are harnessing a world-first scientific discovery to develop a stress-test for coral, to measure how coral reefs are being impacted by pressures from climate change and human activity.
Medusa and the giant squid: Camera system captures first video
Researchers from The University of Queensland played a key role in filming the first video images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat, in lightless water up to a kilometre under the ocean. ...
Quantum microscope for living biology
(Phys.org)—A team of Australian scientists has developed a powerful microscope using the laws of quantum mechanics to probe the inner workings of living cells.
Endangered kangaroo prefers 'the girl next door'
(Phys.org)—A group of leading conservation scientists from The University of Queensland (UQ) and James Cook University (JCU) has exposed the private life of a small, endangered kangaroo.
Giraffes are choosy' when hanging out with friends
(Phys.org)—Studying social relationships among female giraffes may provide essential information for the management and conservation of the species, a study by The University of Queensland (UQ) has found.
Australia's coastal wetlands 'need room to move'
(Phys.org)—As sea levels climb, Australia's coastal wetlands will be increasingly trapped between urban development on land and the rising ocean, imperilling the survival of their unique plants, birds and fish, leading ...