University of Queensland

Study says the world's most vilified and dangerous animals may be humankind's best ally

An international review led by the University of Queensland and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that many native carnivores that live in and …

Ecology

Bright career prospects in minerals industry

An expansion of job opportunities in the mining sector is painting a bright future for students studying engineering, exploration, mining and …

Australian Universities

Australia's wild predator dogs may actually help livestock: research - Xinhua

SYDNEY, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Animal predators such as dingo feral dogs in Australia may have run-ins with humans but they may actually provide …

News (China)

UQ crime drama reaps international award

A fictional crime drama that prompts students to explore the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective has won an …

Australian Universities

Burning need for more funds to restore Indonesian peatlands

A major shortfall in funding to restore Indonesia’s degraded peat forests means the country is facing a difficult environmental decision, an …

Indonesia

ONE HEALTH

for all creatures great and small<p>In a world facing climate change, intensified demand for meat and dairy products, and increased human-animal …

Australian Universities

Researchers warn of deadly parvovirus strain spreading in Australian dogs

Vets and dog owners are being warned that canine parvovirus – a contagious and often fatal disease – is spreading rapidly among Australian …

Australian Universities

Tiger shark sex life fuels sustainability risk

Tiger sharks appear to be genetically monogamous – and it could be putting the species at risk.<p>University of Queensland research has found tiger …

Australian Universities

New hub to support students with autism into employment

Students with autism, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other neurodiverse needs will soon have greater access to employment …

Australian Universities

Milkshake duck, sniglets and why there's nothing new about invented words

What is this milkshake duck that the "whole internet loves"? "A lovely duck that drinks milkshakes."<p>Had anyone heard this slang term before this …

Language

Melanoma is in the eye of the beholder

University of Queensland researchers have found that freckles and moles appearing on the iris indicate a high risk of melanoma, particularly in …

Australian Universities

‘through-virtual-doors-to-the-past’

<b>Through virtual doors to the past</b><p>UQ architecture researchers are combining architectural history with digital reconstruction techniques to bring …

Australian Universities

5 amazing jobs in Australia you can apply for right now

Satellite star. Fleet Space Technologies is building a network of nanosatellites to deliver a global service for the Internet of Things. It wants to …

Amazing

Chamber of secrets

Most patients who use hyperbaric oxygen therapy have radiation-induced injury after cancer treatment or are patients with diabetes predisposed to …

Medicine

Surprise house guest shocks family

A MYSTERIOUS house guest's sudden appearance on the kitchen floor gave an Ipswich mum a fright, and a bit of a laugh.<p>Mum Mel Nolan was on her way to …

Nature

Startup teams seeking games glory

Twelve startup teams will be vying for victory during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast after being selected for The University of …

Innovation

Two million students enrol in UQx free online courses

The University of Queensland’s UQx Massive Online Open Course program has reached two million enrolments, and is set to continue growing as it …

Australian Universities

Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In sandstone next to the high tide mark at the edge of Bass Strait in southeastern Australia, scientists have unearthed fossils of a two-legged, turkey-sized, plant-eating dinosaur apparently swept away in a large, powerful ancient river.<p>Paleontologists on Thursday said the …

Dinosaurs

Is variety the spice of working life?

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland is looking for participants to explore the benefits and consequences of task variety in the …

Australian Universities

Lost in translation: What does no net loss mean?

No net loss – a buzz phrase in environmental policy – is an approach that aims to neutralise negative environmental impacts from human …

Australian Universities

Turkey–sized dinosaur discovered in ancient log–jam

A dinosaur species discovered a decade ago in south–eastern Australia is giving fresh insight into the diversity of dinosaurs that inhabited the …

Dinosaurs

Quarter of uni graduates find degrees 'useless' for current job

<i>An earlier version of this story wrongly named the University of Queensland. The information was incorrect and we apologise for any harm or offence</i> …

Australian Universities

Living out of town can be a big disadvantage

Easy access to services, institutions and economic opportunities can separate thriving communities from others that are left behind socially and …

Australian Universities

Trapping of Syntaxin1a in Presynaptic Nanoclusters by a Clinically Relevant General Anesthetic

Bademosi et al. use single-molecule imaging microscopy to understand how general anesthetics might affect presynaptic release mechanisms. They find …

Australian Universities

Scientists Have No Idea Why Anesthesia Works

If you’re planning to have major surgery soon, you might not want to read this next sentence. Scientists don’t actually know why general anesthesia …

Biology

General anaesthetics do more than put you to sleep

QBI researchers have found that general anaesthetics act on the brain in a more complex way than previously thought. The discovery could lead to …

Neuroscience

Australia’s first Robert Smithson exhibition announced

An exhibition dedicated to the short life of prolific American artist Robert Smithson – widely recognised as one of the most influential artists of …

The Arts (Australia)

Semester 1 - due date for payment of tuition fees - UQ Events, The University of Queensland

Event Details<p>Date:<p>Friday, 02 March 2018<p>Time:<p>All Day<p>URL:<p>Event category(s):<p>Event Contact<p>Name:Student CentrePhone:+61 7 3365 …

Australian Universities

Open plan offices CAN actually work, under certain conditions

Open-plan offices aren’t so bad, argues researcher Gemma Irving, especially if your team figures out rules that make it work in everyone’s favour.<p>You …

The Workplace

The concept of research impact pervades contemporary academic discourse – but what does it actually mean?

<i>Research impact is often talked about, but how clear is it what this term really means? Kristel Alla, Wayne Hall, Harvey Whiteford, Brian Hall and</i> …

Research