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Shutterstock2023 has shattered climate records, accompanied by extreme weather that has left a trail of devastation and despair, according to the World Meteorological Organization at COP 28. Some of the most significant extreme heat events were in southern Europe and North Africa, especially in the second half of July. Temperatures…
Managed well, tropical forests can be a sustainable source of timber, Professor Francis E Putz and Dr Claudia Romero write for The Conversation.
Great to see our research recognised on the world stage🌏Congratulations A/Prof Keith Chappell + team
Great to see our research recognised on the world stage🌏Congratulations A/Prof Keith Chappell + team for winning 'Best New Vaccines Technology' at the Asia Pacific Vaccine Excellence Awards. Pictured: Christina H, Chappell Group, receiving the award on behalf of Keith.
RT by @Griffith_Uni: CONGRATULATIONS | @australian named Griffith Criminology Institute as the Leading Research Institution in Criminology
CONGRATULATIONS | @australian named Griffith Criminology Institute as the Leading Research Institution in Criminology, Criminal Law & Policing and @MollyDragiewicz as the Leading Researcher in the Field of Feminism & Women's Studies.
You may be resting when asleep, but your brain is busy, cleaning out metabolic waste that can otherwise cause irreparable harm including mental health disorders and Alzheimer's disease; this important connection between sleep and mental health is explored by an expert from UniSC's Thompson Institute.
The power of purpose is now a mainstream concept, and a survey reveals 92 per cent of Australian CEOs say their company has a clear purpose to guide their business activities and meet the expectations of stakeholders. The 2023 Brandpie CEO Purpose Survey shows business leaders are shifting toward the…
James Cook University researcher Matthew Connors has discovered two new praying mantis species with the help of citizen scientists. One of these new mantises is not just a new species but an entirely new genus – the classification level above species – and was discovered thanks to citizen scientist Glenda…
Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen has announced Australia is “within striking distance” of the government’s 2030 emissions reduction target. The good news was in the 2023 Climate Statement he tabled in parliament late last week. Our commitment under the Paris Agreement is to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases…
University of Queensland–led research shows being overweight can impair the body's antibody response to SARS–CoV–2 infection but not to the protection offered by vaccination.
Grants of up to $125,000 are now available to support collaborative scientific projects to benefit the environment and help combat climate change.
Queensland is at the forefront of quantum and advanced technology research in Australia. The Queensland Quantum and Advanced Technologies Strategy harnesses Queensland’s expertise in quantum technologies.
The Queensland Infectious Disease Research Capabilities statement presents comprehensive information on how Queensland’s research community excel in infectious disease research.
Find out more about how the Queensland Government is investing in scientific excellence and capability through a range of programs and initiatives.
A new world class stand-alone Queensland Cancer Centre is to be built within the Herston Health Precinct. It will be the only cancer care service in Australia offering the full spectrum of cancer services in…
The Translational Manufacturing@TRI facility equipped to scale up to full production to support late-stage clinical trials of promising drugs and vaccines is to be built next to the Translational Research Institute with $60m funding from…
Explore our strategic visualisation tool to understand Queensland’s research strengths and capabilities in seven emerging industries…
Resources have been created to support biodiscovery entities and First Nations peoples understand and comply with the traditional knowledge obligation under the Biodiscovery Act 2004.
QUT’s Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska, an international air quality expert, has been named in the Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Professor Morawska is the director of the…