The University of Queensland (UQ) is a publicly-funded institute of higher education. Its main campus is located in Brisbane and it has other campuses in Saint Lucia, Gatton, Herston, and more. It offers degrees in various disciplines as well as conducts research in fields such as microbiology, molecular bioscience, and social science.
During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the university partnered with Dutch company Viroclinics Xplore to conduct pre-clinical studies on a potential vaccine for the virus. The vaccine that is being tested uses molecular clamp technology to neutralize the virus.
Professor Peter Høj AC
Vice-Chancellor and President
Cytiva on board for University of Queensland COVID-19 vaccine project
April 10, 2020
International partnership progresses UQ COVID-19 vaccine project
April 9, 2020
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
UQ campus locations and degrees
August 31, 2015
- Cluster: COVID-19A cluster of topics related to COVID-19. COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for coronavirus disease 2019, a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain called SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the WHO.