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.
Scientists discover a hidden giant
(Phys.org) —University of Queensland researchers have discovered a vivid new species of giant clam on reefs in the Solomon Islands and at Ningaloo in Western Australia.
International study suggests a massive black hole exists in the Sword of Orion
(Phys.org)—An international team of astrophysicists, including UQ's Dr Holger Baumgardt, has shed light on the long-standing mystery of the binding force behind a cluster of unruly and rapidly swirling stars located in ...
Sorting good bacteria from bad
An international team engineers and biologists has developed a new technique that could lead to improved infection diagnosis for cystic fibrosis patients.
100 million year study shows a sheltered start breeds evolutionary success
Research into reef fish species diversity will provide conservationists with new information to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
Algae could boost livestock productivity
Beef producers could soon benefit from a protein-rich and sustainable livestock feed supplement in the form of microalgae.
Vintage venoms lose none of their bite
(Phys.org) —Venoms stored for up to 80 years remain biologically active, new research shows.
Ecosystems can have their fish, and we can eat them too
Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation.
New species of fossilised wood found in Winton
Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of fossilised wood in Winton, providing insight into dinosaur landscapes in central-western Queensland.
Study finds coral reefs under even greater threat
In a landmark study, scientists at The University of Queensland (UQ) have simulated future ocean conditions and found climate change will jeopardise the future of coral reefs.
Unravelling the secrets of maleness
New research has identified the key to becoming male is an enzyme that "unravels" DNA to trigger male development of the embryo, a discovery that may give greater insight into intersex disorders.