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.
Workplace leaders improve employee wellbeing
Researchers from The University of Queensland have found managers can increase productivity levels and prevent burnout by helping employees feel part of a group.
Reducing sewer corrosion: Water additive on the nose with concrete sewers
A team of University of Queensland researchers has found a way to save water providers hundreds of millions of dollars a year by reducing sewer corrosion.
Overworked, underpaid, but ready to rock
Australia's musicians are a happy bunch, despite many being poorly paid, having little job security, working long hours – and drinking heavily.
Antarctic lakes theory dries up
(Phys.org) —Antarctica is the driest continent on Earth, and always has been, with new research showing the previous "mega-lake theory" holds no water.
High–tech imaging stamps on Queensland dinosaur stampede theory
(Phys.org) —Dinosaur footprints in Central Queensland's Lark Quarry were not all caused by a dinosaur stampede, as previously thought.
Bee–inspired landing system will sting aircraft hackers
(Phys.org) —Bees have inspired development of a new aircraft landing system that is fully independent of outside technology, improving passenger safety by deterring blocking or hacking.
Businesses 'failing to prepare for climate change'
Companies are failing to develop the resilience they will need to cope with climate change, say two business experts from The University of Queensland.
Coastal communities must plan for sea level rise
Coastal communities could be significantly damaged if authorities don't plan ahead for sea-level rise, according to University of Queensland experts studying coastal inundation.
After 13 years, progress in pitch-drop experiment (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —As Cyclone Ita hit northern Australia last weekend, a much slower collision occurred in the world's longest-running lab project, The University of Queensland's Pitch Drop Experiment.
Hypermancer reveals social chatter insights in real–time
A new social media monitoring tool developed at The University of Queensland will help journalists, bloggers and public relations practitioners find out what the public is really saying about people, brands and trends while ...