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Agronomy - Dec 3
More frequently sheared pregnant sheep are more active, have lower stress levels and produce lambs with finer wool, according to University of Queensland research. Dr Edward Narayan from UQ's School of Agriculture and Food Science and the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) , said research found merino ewes sheared twice during pregnancy, rather than the industry standard of once, fared significantly better.
Economics - Dec 2

University of Queensland researchers have contributed to a new CSIRO report that establishes a strong link between bold risk taking and the financial success of top performing ASX companies. Thriving through innovation: Lessons from the top is based on a survey conducted by UQ's Australian Institute for Business and Economics (AIBE) and CSIRO, which can help businesses navigate the uncertainty caused by the economic impacts from COVID-19.

Art and Design - Nov 27
Art and Design

Australia's leading urban Aboriginal art collective, proppaNOW, will present its first exhibition at a major institution when OCCURRENT AFFAIR opens at The University of Queensland Art Museum on 13 February 2021.

Health - Nov 26

Physical activity can reduce the severity of early menopausal symptoms in women who have had cancer treatment, a University of Queensland study has found. Dr Tom Bailey from UQ's School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work said the results showed a clear association between physical activity and an easing in menopausal symptoms.

Social Sciences - Nov 25

The high rate of adolescent motherhood across developing countries isn't shifting, with reductions either modest or absent in some regions and rising in others, according to University of Queensland-led research.

Health - Nov 18

An experimental Alzheimer's disease treatment is proving effective at treating some of the most persistent, life-threatening antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Researchers from The University of Queensland, The University of Melbourne and Griffith University have discovered that the drug called PBT2 is effective at disrupting and killing a class of bacteria - known as Gram-negative bacteria - that cause infections such as pneumonia, bloodstream infections and meningitis.

Campus - Dec 2

The University of Queensland Chancellor, Peter Varghese AO, has been elected for a second term at a meeting of the UQ Senate. An alumnus, university medallist and honorary doctorate recipient, Mr Varghese will officially begin his second five-year term on 11 July 2021.

Health - Nov 27

Demystifying traditional Chinese medicine for conservationists could be the key to better protecting endangered species like pangolins, tigers and rhino, according to University of Queensland-led researchers.

Pedagogy - Nov 26

COVID-19 has exposed fault lines in the education system for already disadvantaged students who are more likely to be severely impacted by the pandemic. A University of Queensland study is examining the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people's learning to put forward evidence-based solutions for improving the education system.

Health - Nov 19

A new training centre nearly 700km west of Brisbane - designed to boost nursing, midwifery and allied health skills in some of Queensland's most remote areas - officially opened in Charleville today.

Pedagogy - Nov 17

University of Queensland staff will have greater access to training on a detailed exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultures and contemporary issues, thanks to an innovative online education foundation course .

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