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  • UQ teams up with US universities to examine infectious diseases

    Professor Paul Walker, the Director of the Australian Infectious Disease Research Centre, has assembled an international collaborative team of researchers from the US and Australia to examine streptococcus, a bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. Professor Walker’s research focuses on the mechanism by which a streptococcus bacterium causes invasive disease. “These diseases […]

    Posted: Friday, Jul 11, 2014
  • UQ alumnus Sam Hawgood selected as next Chancellor of UC San Francisco

    UQ alumnus Dr Sam Hawgood  has emerged from a national search as the top candidate be the Chancellor  of the University of California – San Francisco University of California President Janet Napolitano announced July 9 that Dr Sam Hawgood would be appointed as the 10th chancellor of UC San Francisco Dr Hawgood (UQ MBBS) completed medical school with First Class Honors […]

    Posted: Friday, Jul 11, 2014
  • UQ scientists lead the way in battle against pancreatic and ovarian cancer

    University of Queensland scientists have succeeded in identifying the major underlying mutations in pancreatic and ovarian cancers, two of Australia’s most ruthless cancers. View the Premier’s video recap of the event here. Read the full media statement from the Premier and Minister for Science Ian Walker It’s an achievement of which every Queenslander deserves to […]

    Posted: Wednesday, Jul 09, 2014
  • UQ International North America Internship Position

    UQ North America is seeking a marketing and communications intern The University of Queensland (UQ) is a leading international institution located in Brisbane, Australia. The University maintains a strong global presence through strategically placed representation in several countries. The UQ North America office, located in Washington, DC, is committed to forging strong, longstanding alliances with […]

    Posted: Thursday, Jun 26, 2014
  • Australia and the World Cup

    UQ North America is excited to barrack for Team Australia in the 2014 World Cup, and we have been barracking for the Australian Socceroos on social media. In exchange for our support, UQ North America received a signed photo from the Socceroos Captain Mile Jedinak. Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi Oi Oi! #GoSocceroos Team Australia has the following […]

    Posted: Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014