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.
To bee an art critic, choosing between Picasso and Monet
Honeybees are also discerning art critics, according to scientists from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute and the Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil.
'Affordable housing' for reptiles
Naturally regrowing woodlands in the subtropics can help to reduce declines in Australia's reptiles, scientists have proposed.
Law could fail to protect vulnerable marine life
A key piece of Australian environmental legislation may not adequately protect vulnerable marine ecosystems, a University of Queensland study has concluded.
Australia's stampeding dinosaurs take a dip
(Phys.org)—Queensland paleontologists have discovered that the world's only recorded dinosaur stampede is largely made up of the tracks of swimming rather than running animals.
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.
Deadly sea snake has a doppelganger
(Phys.org)—Scientists have discovered that the lethal beaked sea snake is actually two species with separate evolutions, which resulted in identical snakes.
Scorpions take sting out of pain
(Phys.org) —Australia is home to many venomous creatures and boasts some of the world's most deadly, but a particular group of venomous Aussies had been almost entirely ignored.
New study sheds light on the disappearance of a pre-historic culture
(Phys.org)—A new study has shed light on the disappearance of a pre-historic culture, predating present day aboriginal inhabitants.
Rethink needed on turtle conservation
(Phys.org) —Green turtle populations have expanded so much in Indonesia's east coast islands marine protected areas that they are adopting new feeding habits, degrading the ecosystem and threatening their own conservation.
Reducing large proteins to small molecules yields more affordable drugs
(Phys.org) —University of Queensland researchers have pioneered a drug development technique that could pave the way for a new class of low-cost medicines.