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  • Queensland initiative to find new drug treatments secures state funding

    5 November 2015 An initiative to create new and potentially life-changing drugs has taken a step forward at The University of Queensland following an Advance Queensland funding agreement with the Queensland Government. The Queensland Emory Drug Discovery Initiative(QEDDI), to be based at UQ, will translate world-class academic drug discovery into candidates for clinical trials. More […]

    Posted: Thursday, Nov 05, 2015
  • Brains behind Ice Bucket Challenge to visit UQ

     19 October 2015 Queenslanders will have the opportunity to meet the woman behind last year’s internet sensation, the Ice Bucket Challenge, when she visits The University of Queensland this week. Nancy Frates is the mother of Pete Frates, who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease following a baseball injury in 2012 which wouldn’t heal. MND […]

    Posted: Monday, Oct 19, 2015
  • UQ MBA ranked the Asia Pacific’s best (yet again)

     For the fourth consecutive year, The Economist has ranked The University of Queensland Business School’s Master of Business Administration Program number one in the Asia-Pacific region.   Internationally, UQ Business School retained the number 16 position, once again identifying it as the leading MBA provider outside Europe and North America. The Economist ranking assesses full-time study […]

    Posted: Friday, Oct 16, 2015
  • UQ PhD student Matthew Herington awarded American Australian Association Fellowship

    Passionate energy advocate will undertake energy poverty research at Washington University in St. Louis A University of Queensland PhD student who is investigating sustainable energy solutions for developing communities has secured a prestigious fellowship from the American Australian Association. Matthew Herington from UQ’s Energy Initiative will collaborate with researchers at Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL) […]

    Posted: Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
  • US News and World Reports ranks UQ 52 in Best Global Universities

    The University of Queensland has ranked 52 in the annual Best Global Universities league table published by US News and World Report today (6 October). Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj said the American-based rankings included only 20 Australian universities in the world top 500. “This latest result continues UQ’s consistently high performance in global […]

    Posted: Wednesday, Oct 07, 2015