University of Queensland

The University of Queensland was founded in 1909. The student body for graduate and undergraduate is more than 37,000. The UQ is a premier research center for molecular biology and biomedical research. UQ is noted for its high-tech emphasis and research centers devoted to various high level research in cancer, cells and technology. Environmental research is another accomplishment of UQ.

Address
Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia
Website
http://www.uq.edu.au/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Queensland

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Cardiology

Early menopause predictor of heart disease

Women who reach menopause before the age of 50 have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to researchers from The University of Queensland.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Step forward in falling research

University of Queensland research shows there is more at play than just a sinking feeling when you stumble during movement or trip in a hole in the ground.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The more you have, the more you want?

People of a higher social class have a greater desire for wealth and status, a University of Queensland study has found.

Pediatrics

Play equipment that gets kids moving

Parents will be pleased to know that more is not always better when it comes to play equipment for their children.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Emotional rape victims seen as more believable

Distressed rape complainants are perceived to be more credible than those who control their emotions, a University of Queensland study has found.

Health

Aussies don't know enough about nicotine vaping products

There are a lot of misconceptions around nicotine vaping products (NVP) in Australia, according to a survey of 470 pharmacy customers in Brisbane, 37 per cent of whom believed NVPs are just as harmful as regular cigarettes.

Medical research

Can researchers engage safely with the food industry?

Researchers from The University of Queensland and University of Cambridge are exploring ways to help scientists better protect their work from the influence of the food industry.

Genetics

How our genes and environment influence BMI and height

Environmental conditions influence our body mass index (BMI) by increasing or decreasing the effect of inherited genetic variations, University of Queensland researchers have discovered.

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