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.
Great Barrier Reef turtles exposed to thousands of chemicals
New Queensland research is indicating that green turtles living near urban and farming areas are absorbing possibly thousands of chemicals.
Hiding in plain sight – a new species discovered in South East Queensland
A University of Queensland graduate has identified a previously unknown species of insect living within reach of Australian suburbia.
Counting underwater vital for marine conservation
Understanding how genetic diversity occurs within species is paramount for conservation, according to University of Queensland scientists.
Organic is not always the best choice for you or the planet
Eating organically grown food might make you feel good inside, but a University of Queensland researcher says organic agriculture is not necessarily sustainable and— contrary to popular belief—often relies on chemical ...
Breeding study could save endangered long–beaked echidna
An echidna-breeding partnership between The University of Queensland and the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has proved so successful that researchers hope their model could help save endangered echidna species.
Crocs suffer in competition with humans
Many of the world's 27 species of crocodylians will soon be either totally or locally extinct due to human population expansion and intensive land-use, according to a University of Queensland researcher.
Size matters when crocs are on the move
Crocodiles turning up in populated areas like Darwin Harbour or on east coast beaches can cause problems, but a long-term University of Queensland study is shedding light on which crocodiles travel and why.
Researchers celebrate rare tree kangaroo birth
University of Queensland researchers and Dreamworld staff are celebrating the birth of one of Australia's rarest species of tree kangaroo.
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.