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.
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 ...
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.