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The University of Queensland researchers and start-ups have won 4 out of 6 awards at the prestigious Life Sciences Queensland (LSQ) GENE Awards. Vaxxas won Company of the Year for its development of the innovative High-Density Microarray Patch, a needle-free vaccine delivery platform. The technology has the potential to transform…
Nearly a third of the world's mine tailings are stored within or near protected conservation areas, University of Queensland research has found.
The University of the Sunshine Coast shares the top spot among the nation’s public universities for student satisfaction in the inaugural “Best University Ranking’, released today by The Australian Financial Review.
From tracking turtles and monitoring marine environments to sounding out biosphere changes and collecting bushfire data, ‘everyday scientists’ are joining forces with researchers to gather data across the country.
A partnership between the University of the Sunshine Coast and Queensland Hydro is growing the pipeline of local talent equipped for careers in engineering though a new STEM scholarship program for students.
With its focus on lifelong learning and healthy ageing research, the University of the Sunshine Coast has become only the second higher education institution in the Oceania region to join a global network of age-friendly universities.
Researchers have created a game designed for teenagers to learn about potential hazards on the farm and how to reduce injury risk.
A group of James Cook University and national and international collaborating researchers have received a $5 million grant to advance management of a deadly disorder causing weakening of the main abdominal artery.
A rise in the cost of living has led many households to look for ways to save money. New research suggests maintaining a healthy diet, in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines, is cheaper than an unhealthy diet and could save A$160 off a family of four’s fortnightly shopping bill.
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…