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Life Sciences - Jan 24
Life Sciences
The University of Queensland has been asked to develop a vaccine for the recent coronavirus outbreak at unprecedented speed, using new technology. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has requested the University use its recently developed rapid response technology to develop a new vaccine, which could be available worldwide in as little as six months.
Pharmacology - Jan 24

The University of Queensland has been asked to develop a vaccine for the recent coronavirus outbreak at unprecedented speed, using new technology. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has requested the University use its recently developed rapid response technology to develop a new vaccine, which could be available worldwide in as little as six months.

Life Sciences - Jan 23

Pioneering discoveries about the ‘extraordinarily strange' visual systems of shrimps - that could improve early detection of cancer - have been recognised with an international prize. University of Queensland researcher Professor Justin Marshall shared the Rank Prize for Optoelectronics with long-term colleague Professor Tom Cronin from University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Pharmacology - Jan 21
Pharmacology

University of Queensland scientists are heading ‘stateside' with the support of 2020 Fulbright scholarships.

Business - Jan 21

The University of Queensland has appointed Dr Jessica Gallagher as UQ's inaugural Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement & Entrepreneurship). Dr Gallagher has more than a decade of experience in senior engagement positions across academic, research and engagement portfolios at UQ, and was previously Director of Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship.

Environment - Jan 20

More than one billion mammals, birds, and reptiles across eastern Australia are estimated to have been affected by the current fire catastrophe. Many animals and plants have been incinerated or suffocated by smoke and ash.

Life Sciences - Jan 23
Life Sciences

‘No-take' marine reserves - where fishing is banned - can reverse the decline in the world's coral reef shark populations caused by overfishing, according to an Australian study.

Business - Jan 21

The University of Queensland has appointed Dr Jessica Gallagher as UQ's inaugural Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement & Entrepreneurship). Dr Gallagher has more than a decade of experience in senior engagement positions across academic, research and engagement portfolios at UQ, and was previously Director of Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship.

Life Sciences - Jan 21

Four new species of tropical sharks that use their fins to walk are causing a stir in waters off northern Australia and New Guinea. While that might strike fear into the hearts of some people, University of Queensland researchers say the only creatures with cause to worry are small fish and invertebrates.

Environment - Jan 20

The project will examine the impact on the abundance and population dynamics of these species. This work is timely, given concerns around shifting environmental conditions driving the whereabouts of fish stocks.

Health - Jan 20

Women who experience premature menopause are significantly more likely to develop multiple chronic conditions, according to a new study by The University of Queensland. School of Public Health PhD student Dr Xiaolin Xu analysed data on more than 11 thousand women aged 45 to 50 in 1996 and tracked them until 2016, as part of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.





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