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.
Dark Energy is real: WiggleZ galaxy project proves Einstein was right again
(PhysOrg.com) -- An Australian-based astronomy team, co-led by Professor Michael Drinkwater from the School of Mathematics and Physics (SMP) at The University of Queensland (UQ), has shown that the mysterious 'dark energy' ...
Mystery of California's killer rattlesnakes solved
(Phys.org) —A surge in snakebite deaths caused by one of North America's most dangerous snakes has been baffling doctors, but new research may hold the key to saving lives.
Plant scientists delve into Australia's ancient past
Australia's wild rice could be the key to global food security, according to The University of Queensland's leading plant geneticist.
Tiny ancient bandicoot shines light on future
(Phys.org) —A 20 million-year-old fossil skull identified as a 'pocket-sized' ancestor of the bandicoot will give insights into the future of Australia's modern endangered animals.
Hunters can help more in managing pests according to study
Recreational hunters are under-utilised as a resource for wildlife management, according to a study from The University of Queensland.
Coral reef damage extensive after a US Navy ship ran aground
(Phys.org) —Queensland marine biologists have found that the damage sustained to a Filipino coral reef from an American warship is more extensive than first thought.
Global warming affects crop yields, but it's the water not the heat
(Phys.org) —The effect that global warming will have on plants is now better understood thanks to advanced modelling provided by The University of Queensland's (UQ) Professor Graeme Hammer, one of Australia's leading crop ...
Captive elephants in Laos face extinction
(Phys.org) —The captive elephant population in Laos will be extinct in just over a century if current management practices do not change, a University of Queensland study has found.
Explaining Australia's new wave of animal extinctions
As a fresh wave of extinctions sweeps through the ranks of Australian native animals, scientists are deploying their most powerful weapon yet in the struggle to understand and head off the wipe-out.
Quantum microscope for living biology
(Phys.org)—A team of Australian scientists has developed a powerful microscope using the laws of quantum mechanics to probe the inner workings of living cells.