University of Queensland

University of Queensland

A research-intensive institution in the top 50 universities world-wide with both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It was founded in 1909 and is located in Queensland, Australia.

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.

COVID-19

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.

Timeline

People

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LinkedIn

Professor Peter Høj AC

Vice-Chancellor and President

Further reading

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Cytiva on board for University of Queensland COVID-19 vaccine project

Dan Stanton

Web

April 10, 2020

International partnership progresses UQ COVID-19 vaccine project

Web

April 9, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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UQ campus locations and degrees

August 31, 2015

Companies

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