Science at the University of Queensland

The University of Queensland (UQ) was founded in 1909 and is one of Australia’s premier learning and research institutions. Today, UQ has almost 51,000 students including over 12,000 postgraduate scholars and almost 13,000 international students from more than 141 countries. UQ offers a range of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs and has teaching and research sites throughout Queensland with three main campuses at St Lucia, Gatton and Herston.

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Vigilance urged in scarlet fever outbreaks

Comprehensive surveillance is needed to monitor human disease epidemics, according to Chinese and Australian researchers analysing a Chinese outbreak of the highly infectious childhood disease, scarlet fever. Study co-author, Director...

River health solutions in China a focus for UQ students

Visiting the world’s largest hydropower dam will be a highlight for three University of Queensland Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours) students who are undertaking three months industry placement in Wuhan,...

UQ achieves ranking success in Biotechnology research

The University of Queensland’s biotechnology program is responding to the worldwide need for new medicines and vaccines, and the challenge to feed a growing population while minimising the ecological footprint...