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.
Bird brains more precise than humans'
(Phys.org) —Birds have been found to display superior judgement of their body width compared to humans, in research to help design autonomous aircraft navigation systems.
Older Australians are willing to plan estates, but young ones delay
Young Australians often underestimate the importance of having a will and fail to plan ahead, according to the results of a national study.
Saving the little Aussie battler
Efforts to save the koala should focus on the availability of habitat and food resources under a changing climate, according to a University of Queensland researcher.
Research helps identify memory molecules
A newly discovered method of identifying the creation of proteins in the body could lead to new insights into how learning and memories are impaired in Alzheimer's disease.
Does bad behaviour run in the family?
University of Queensland research aims to answer the age-old question of whether anti-social behaviour is passed down through families.
Astronomers set to see entire Universe
Within a few decades, astronomers will become "know-it-alls". Literally.
Huge insect diversity revealed by genetic technologies
(Phys.org) —The diversity of plants, mammals and birds in Australia is well-known, but scientists have very little idea of how many hundreds of thousands of species of Australian insects exist.
Beer quality is no froth and bubble
A team of UQ scientists has been tasked with prescribing the unique molecular signature of Queensland's famous XXXX beer.
Research challenges boat turn–back policy
Research by The University of Queensland's Migrant Smuggling Working Group shows that Australia's policy to turn-back boats does little to combat migrant smuggling, violates international obligations and jeopardises the fragile ...
Climate change not so global
(Phys.org) —Scientists are calling for a better understanding of regional climates, after research into New Zealand's glaciers has revealed climate change in the Northern Hemisphere does not directly affect the climate ...