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Being overweight hampers immune response to SARS-CoV-2

University of Queensland-led research shows being overweight can impair the body’s antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 infection but not to the protection offered by vaccination.

4 December 2023
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Setting a course for markets to improve Queensland’s waterways

University of Queensland scientists are leading efforts to explore a water quality trading scheme to improve the state’s waterways.

4 December 2023
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A rounded fluoro blue and green brain-like structure floating in the foreground against a black background.

University of Queensland researchers have found a way to reverse a cellular process triggered by COVID-19 that contributes to premature ageing of the brain.

22 November 2023

ֱ has been named Australia’s top university in the inaugural Best Universities Ranking by The Australian Financial Review (AFR).

21 November 2023
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ֱ will help mark a milestone for the world’s longest running sci-fi television show, hosting Doctor Who’s 60th Anniversary Symposium on Friday 24 November.

20 November 2023

ֱ researchers and start-ups have won 4 out of 6 awards at the prestigious Life Sciences Queensland (LSQ) GENE Awards.

17 November 2023

ֱ has received the highest number of Highly Cited Researcher (HCR) awards in Australia for the third year in a row.

17 November 2023
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Simple on-animal sensors could be a game changer for Australian beef cattle nutrition, according to University of Queensland research.

17 November 2023

Nature photographers posting to social media are helping improve biodiversity conservation mapping in South Asia, and the method could go global.

17 November 2023

Researchers from ֱ have received more than $3.7 million through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme.

15 November 2023
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University of Queensland research has shown a link between parental stress stemming from financial hardship and exacerbated asthma symptoms in children.

14 November 2023
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A University of Queensland-led research team says the key to a more sustainable food future may be a better understanding of ancient Indigenous food production systems.

10 November 2023

Three University of Queensland projects have received more than $3.3 million through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) scheme.

7 November 2023