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  • New UQ partnership to focus on university-industry collaboration

    28 June 2016 The University of Queensland has become the first Australian institution to be invited to join an exclusive international organisation focused on driving partnerships between universities and industry. It’s one of only a select number of universities outside of the US to join the membership-based University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP) this year. The organisation currently boasts […]

    Posted: Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
  • Chilling findings are good news for koalas

    28 June 2016 University of Queensland research into the chilled storage of koala semen has major implications for the assisted breeding and genetic diversity of captive and wild populations. UQ School of Agriculture and Food Sciences PhD student Bridie Schultz said her research proved it was possible to store viable koala sperm at 5°C for […]

    Posted: Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
  • UQ Rocket3D team blitzes NASA competition

    20 June 2016 Designing and building rockets and sending them into space is one of the most expensive endeavours on earth, costing upwards of $500 million. But a team of University of Queensland engineers has come up with a cheap 3D-printable solution, earning them first place in the NASA Brisbane International Space Apps Challenge and […]

    Posted: Monday, Jun 20, 2016
  • UQ’s investment in engineering recognised internationally

    16 June 2016 The University of Queensland’s strong focus and investment in engineering research has secured it a top-10 spot in engineering science in an international ranking released this week. UQ was the only Australian institution to make the international top 10 for engineering science in theShanghai Consultancy engineering rankings. UQ’s School of Chemical Engineering starred […]

    Posted: Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
  • Learn about sharks in bite-size pieces

    27 May 2016 One of the most feared animals on earth will be the subject of a new University of Queensland and Cornell University Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Sharks! Global Biodiversity, Biology, and Conservation will be launched during the annual Discovery Channel Shark Week (June 26 – July 3). The course offers students the chance […]

    Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016