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.
'Spycams' to help protect native trees and wildlife
Scientists are using 'spycams' as a cheap, accurate way to watch over Australia's native forests and woodlands as they come under increased pressure from climate change, feral animals and bushfires.
Quantum engineers remove roadblock in developing next-generation technologies
(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team has removed a major obstacle to engineer quantum systems that will play a key role in the computers, communication networks, and even biomedical devices of the future.
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.
To like or not to like – how Facebook affects our sense of belonging
(Phys.org) —Loneliness and a lack of self-worth could result from a lack of 'likes' on Facebook, according to researchers from The University of Queensland.
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.
Secret life of cells revealed with new technique
(Phys.org) —A new technique that allows researchers to conduct experiments more rapidly and accurately is giving insights into the workings of proteins important in heart and muscle diseases.
Bacteria breakthrough for safer food
(Phys.org)—Chicken meat and other foods will be able to be screened for bacteria even faster and more effectively than ever, thanks to breakthrough nanobiotechnology research.
Crocodiles ride ocean currents to travel the high seas
University of Queensland ecologists have unlocked the mystery of how salt-water crocodiles cross large stretches of the sea despite being poor swimmers - they like to surf.
Study: Does sex always sell?
A University of Queensland researcher has questioned the effectiveness of 'sex sells', a common rationale underlying many advertising campaigns.
Scientists work to drought–proof beer
University of Queensland scientists are helping to drought-proof barley – an ancient and important ingredient in beer.