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.
Flexible work requires flexible childcare – but is it working?
Policymakers have little detailed understanding of the kind of flexible childcare arrangements families need, says University of Queensland researcher Dr Michelle Brady.
Talking book gives new voice to Indigenous languages
As many Indigenous languages lose their speakers, a researcher from The University of Queensland has developed a unique audio book to keep the words alive for generations to come.
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.
Scientist warns against shark culling
A University of Queensland scientist has cautioned against culling sharks because the long term ecological impact cannot be predicted.
2014 earthquake study looked at tsunami risks
A study published in 2014 found Queensland was relatively safe from the threat of a devastating tsunami, but southern states on the east coast might not be so lucky.
Researchers describe the wavefunction of Schroedinger's cat
Schrödinger's cat highlights a long-standing dilemma in quantum mechanics: is the cat really alive and dead, or is the weirdness just in our head?
Scientists see risks in biodiversity offsets misuse
Australian scientists have warned governments against using biodiversity offsetting to meet existing conservation commitments.
New test to revolutionise disease detection in people, crops and stock
A single-drop DNA test invented by University of Queensland scientists could revolutionise the detection of diseases in humans, livestock and crops.
Egg–stealing goannas get GPS trackers
Scientists at The University of Queensland are fitting goannas with GPS tracking devices as they search for ways to stop them devouring loggerhead turtle eggs.
Researchers activate ancient mammalian sex development gene
University of Queensland scientists have brought a retired sex gene in mammals back to life, proving it can still switch on male development in mice despite not having done so for millions of years.