Queensland COVID-19 research

  • The impact of diabetes on the severity of COVID-19

    July 2020

    The University of Queensland’s Dr. Kirsty Short says diabetes is an important factor in the severity of disease for people suffering from COVID-19, though why this may be was not well understood. In conjunction with Mater Medical Research at the Translational Research Institute, UQ is recruiting patients with and without diabetes who have been infected to determine whether all patients with diabetes are susceptible to severe COVID-19 or if there is a subset that is particularly susceptible. Researchers will also be investigating the patients’ long term immunity to the virus and determining if this wanes faster in patients with diabetes

Artists in Residence Science Program

Art meets science exhibition

  • About the exhibition

    The 2012–2018 Art meets Science Exhibitions provided an opportunity for artists from across South East Queensland to join the artists participating in the Artist in Residence Science program in showcasing their recent artworks that demonstrate a strong art-science connection. Find out more about the artists and artworks featured in these exhibitions in the 2015-2018 Art meets Science exhibition catalogues.

    Therese Flynn-Clarke - Moths of the Caldera - Opodiphthera eucalypti (Gum Emperor Moth) - made from all natural plant fibres