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.
Van Gogh painting under the microscope
A minute paint sample from Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" painting in Amsterdam is under the microscope at The University of Queensland in Brisbane.
Archives suggest massive decline in pink snapper catch
Queensland scientists delving into newspaper archives have discovered that catch rates for Queensland's pink snapper fishery have declined almost 90 per cent since the 19th Century.
Study grapples with ocean climate stress challenge
(Phys.org) —Researchers are struggling to solve the challenge of predicting climate change impacts on marine environments.
Storm chasers use powerful new radar in bid to understand summer tempests
Australia's first mobile weather radar has been enlisted by University of Queensland researchers to track some of the country's most dangerous summer storms.
Reviving Einstein's spooky action at a distance
Physicists at The University of Queensland and the Australian National University (ANU) have demonstrated a software-based quantum amplifier which has the potential to expand the use of ultra-secure quantum cryptographic ...
Dying coral reefs threaten the livelihood of millions
Declining coral reef health is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of people living in the coastal tropics, according to a study by University of Queensland researchers.
Rainforest essential for world's smallest kangaroo
(Phys.org) —The discovery of musky rat-kangaroo fossils has prompted experts to call for better protection of tropical rainforests after new links show the tiny marsupial cannot survive outside that environment.
Conflict with communities a big cost to business, researchers find
(Phys.org) —Researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ), the Harvard Kennedy School, and Clark University have uncovered that conflict with communities is costing mining companies billions of dollars.
Palaeontologists unearth rare 15-million-year-old bilby
(Phys.org) —An ancient fossil of the bilby, Australia's answer to the Easter rabbit, has been discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage site in north west Queensland.
Study brings greater clarity to sex roles
Glossy magazines and TV reality shows often portray males as the gender that strays and females as the gender that's picky.