Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre

Your support helps to identify, understand and prevent infectious diseases that impacts the lives of many people and their families. 

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Australian Institute for Business and Economics (AIBE)

Established in 2013, AIBE at UQ is a faculty research centre aimed at furthering research into key business and economics issues that affect both industry and community.

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Centre for Advanced Imaging

Your support will help advance imaging research to better understand and diagnose diseases and to monitor their response to treatment. CAI’s research helps advance the diagnosis and treatment of important diseases such as cancer, dementia, epilepsy, arthritis and spinal cord injury.

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Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science

Your support will help arrest the decline of biodiversity and support the preservation and recovery of remaining flora and fauna in Australia, which will have significant impact on a global scale.

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Heron Island Research Station

Support the largest island research centre in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Hidden Vale UQ Wildlife Centre – Research

By supporting Wildlife Research at Hidden Vale you will be helping to improve the conservation of wildlife and their habitats, including threatened species such as the brush-tailed rock wallaby, long-nosed potoroo, Eastern bristlebird, and the three-toed snake-tooth skink.

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Hidden Vale UQ Wildlife Centre – Greatest Need

Your support will directly contribute towards the breeding and release of threatened wildlife species, restoration of habitat, and providing education opportunities for students and visitors to learn about Australian wildlife.

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Mater Research Institute Area of Greatest Need

Further Mater Research Institute’s highest priorities in cancer, maternity, obesity and more.

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Moreton Island Research Station

Support education and research in Australia's marine environment.

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Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer (QCGC)

Help fund research into developing the best standard of care for women experiencing gynaecological cancer.

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The Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Help fund research into a disorder that affects more than 321,600 Australians and is the nation’s third leading cause of death, after heart disease and stroke.

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The Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre (QCPRRC)

Your gift will support crucial research into cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and related disabilities. Cerebral palsy is the most common childhood disability.

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UQCCR Area of Greatest Need

Further UQCCR’s highest priorities in cancer, brain and mental health, infection and immunity and mothers, babies and lifelong health.

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Brain & Mental Health

Further the development of insight, treatment and cures related to brain disorders, mental illness, movement disorders and brain injury.

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Cancer

Further efforts to develop new and improved diagnostic technologies as well as treatment methods for a wide variety of life-threatening cancers.

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Infection and Immunity

Further work to link research on bacterial genetics with new approaches to investigating risks and treatments for infections with antibiotic-resistant organisms.

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Perinatal Research Centre

The Perinatal Research Centre, is committed to improving perinatal health through world class biomedical and clinical research. Our multidisciplinary research team aims to translate research advances into clinical practice and better health outcomes for mothers and babies.

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Brisbane Breast Bank

Brisbane Breast Bank was originally established by Professor Lakhani in 2005, with the aim of collecting a frozen tumour sample from every patient undergoing treatment at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. Tissue banking of both tumour and healthy tissue enables collaborative, international research to further knowledge and provide women with better outcomes.

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Mothers, Babies & Lifelong Health

Further the exploration of the links between pregnancy, the fetus and newborn, and lifelong health. Improve health outcomes for mothers and babies affected by complications of pregnancy, fetal growth restriction, and brain injury.

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UQ Child Health Research Centre (UQCHRC)

Established in 2015, UQCHRC brings together leading researchers to tackle global challenges in child and adolescent health. With specialists in nutrition and growth, respiratory disease, allied health, environmental health, burns and trauma, infectious diseases, cerebral palsy and more, our research makes a difference to the lives of children everywhere.

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UQ Child Health Research Centre Area of Greatest Need

Further UQCHRC’s highest priorities in child and adolescent health.

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UQ Child Health Research Centre Research

Further life-changing research in nutrition and growth, cerebral palsy, respiratory disease, burns and trauma, environmental health and more.

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Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN)

Your gift will help with research in areas such as improving human health, providing cleaner energies and creating sustainable environments.

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AIBN Scholarships

You can help support students with their research in areas such as human health, cleaner energies and improving sustainable environments.

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Global Change Institute (GCI)

Your gift can assist with research into areas such as food security and land use, healthy oceans and renewable energy.

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50 Reefs Project (GCI)

The 50 Reefs initiative brings together ocean, climate and marine scientists – and conservation practitioners from around the world – to raise awareness of the increasingly severe impact of climate change on the ocean and to catalyse global conservation action. Your support will assist researchers to identify a list of the world’s coral reefs that are least vulnerable to climate change, that also have the greatest capacity to repopulate other reefs over time.

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Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB)

Your donation will contribute to IMB’s mission to develop new drugs, diagnostics and technologies to more effectively prevent, detect and treat disease; and support breakthroughs in biotechnology that are leading to environmentally friendly fuels, insecticides and pest eradication.

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Growing pharmaceuticals in plants

IMB researchers are developing plants with the ability to grow pharmaceuticals. This work has the potential to create change on a global scale through the provision of affordable pharmaceuticals that could have fewer side effects than current medications. Growing medicinal drugs in plants could improve the lives of people around the world in both developed and developing nations.

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Brain cancer research

Brain cancer claims the lives of more young Australians than any other cancer. At IMB we have advanced the world’s understanding of children’s brain cancer and are now developing more effective, safer treatments to improve survival and quality of life. With your help, we can develop personalised treatments that specifically target each patients' tumour, giving them a better chance of beating the odds.

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Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery

The Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery (CO-ADD) is conducting critical research to find a solution for superbugs, the world’s biggest health challenge. Your donation will help with the cost of shipping compounds to Australia and will also support the costs of screening those compounds for antimicrobial activity.

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Cane toad challenge

Your support can help IMB researchers develop improved methods for controlling and eradicating cane toads, including designing traps for tadpoles and making them available to community groups and the public.

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IMB Centre for Rare Diseases Research

Although very few people suffer a specific rare disease, collectively, rare diseases are common, affecting around 1 in 12 Australians. Sadly, one-third of children with a rare disease will not survive to the age of five. Your donation will help researchers identify the genetic mutations causing rare diseases and understand what has gone wrong to aid in diagnosis and development of treatments for patients with rare diseases.

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IMB Centre for Pain Research

One in five Australians lives with chronic pain, impacting their relationships and ability to work. Pain also has a big impact on the economy, costing Australia $34 billion per year, more than the collective cost of treating cancer, stroke and diabetes. Your donation will assist researchers to discover and develop new molecules for treating pain in humans, with a particular focus on pain that is difficult to manage, such as burns, neuropathic, diabetic, chemotherapy and cancer pain.

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IMB Centre for Superbug Solutions

The World Health Organization has declared antibiotic-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, one of the greatest threats to human health. Your donation will allow our researchers to fast-track the discovery and development of new antibiotics to treat multi-drug resistant bacteria and redesign existing drugs to improve their effectiveness and help save lives.

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Kidney health research

Your donation will help our researchers take the crucial first step in developing better treatments for kidney disease. Using gene sequencing, we will identify the mutations in each patient’s genetic code that are responsible for this devastating disease, and find better, more targeted treatments for the 1.7 million Australian living with kidney disease.

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IMB Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research

Inflammation protects and heals our bodies, but if it is turned on at the wrong time, can cause or contribute to diseases including diabetes, asthma, arthritis, sepsis, stroke, Alzheimer’s, cancer, IBD and liver disease. Your donation will aid our researchers in discovering the molecular and cellular processes underlying inflammation and using this knowledge to develop new drugs or repurpose existing drugs to prevent and treat inflammatory diseases.

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Ignite Innovation Awards

Our scientists' imaginations spark revolutionary ideas with great potential to solve the world’s most perplexing challenges. Your support will provide vital seed funding to kick-start their innovative research projects and create change.

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Student Scholarships

IMB is a magnet for brilliant higher degree research students from Australia and around the world. With your support, our talented and inspired young students can achieve their dreams to become Australia’s future research leaders and science entrepreneurs.

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IMB Endometriosis Research Fund

Endometriosis is suffered by at least 1 in 10 women, and is responsible for more than 40% of patients attending IVF clinics. Surgery is a short gap measure, not a cure, and unfortunately pain, infertility, incapacitation, and breakdown of relationships are a huge burden to patients, their families and our health systems. IMB is leading the global race to understand the causes of endometriosis and will be turning its focus to the discovery of effective new treatments for endometriosis and chronic pain. Unfortunately endometriosis awareness is low, and research is underfunded, so community donations are vital to help us find effective treatments.

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Centre for Solar Biotechnology

By 2050 the global population is expected to exceed 9.6 billion. We will need 70% more food, 50% more fuel, 50% more water and over 80% CO2 emissions reductions. The Centre for Solar Biotechnology is working at the nexus of these challenges, harnessing solar energy, and recycled water, nutrients and CO2 to produce livestock feeds, sustainable human nutrition, next generation clean fuels and bio-therapeutics, and purified water. Implementing biotechnologies on non-arable land will eliminate degradation of fresh water and arable land, and conserve pristine environments.

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Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR)

Your support will help the Institute address significant questions relating to the wellbeing, security and the resilience of households, organisations, communities and societies, with multidisciplinary perspectives and robust social scientific methods.

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Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

Your support will help the Institute focus on improving tropical and sub-tropical food, fibre and agribusiness sectors through high-impact science. With nearly a billion people already suffering from chronic hunger, and another two billion with little or no food security, the need for innovation in the food, fibre and agribusiness sectors has never been greater.

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QBI Priority Research

Your support will assist with research into a wide variety of neurological disorders from mental health issues including anxiety, depression and dementia to conditions including stroke, autism, epilepsy and motor neuron disease.

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Stroke Research

Your support will help fund vital research into how we can improve recovery following stroke. Stroke is Australia’s third highest cause of death. 50,000 people will suffer a stroke each year, and there are nearly half a million stroke survivors in Australia living with physical and mental disabilities.

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Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Your assistance will help researchers halt the neurodegenerative processes associated with dementia. Dementia is Australia's second leading cause of death after heart disease and stroke - to date there is no cure.

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Ross Maclean Fellowship for Motor Neuron Disease (MND) Research

Your support can help fund the work of neuroscientists so they can understand what causes MND, how it affects the brain and finance the development of pharmaceutical therapies. Motor Neuron Disease (MND) results from the steady but inexorable loss of nerve cells that control muscle movement and function.

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Depression and Anxiety Disorder Research

Your support can help QBI researchers make significant advances in the understanding of how anti-depressant medications work to stimulate the brain and improve a person’s mood.
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Autism Research

Your assistance can help QBI researchers make significant advances in helping people with this disability.

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Brain Tumour Research

Your support can help neuroscientists develop treatments and tailor existing therapies for brain tumours. Brain cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in children aged under 15, accounting for one third of all cancer deaths in this age group.

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Epilepsy Research

Your help can assist researchers to find both the molecular mechanisms and the causes of the epilepsy.

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Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Your assistance will help researchers halt the neurodegenerative processes associated with dementia. Dementia is Australia's second leading cause of death after heart disease and stroke - to date there is no cure.

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The Bartlett Fellowship

The Bartlett Fellowship will be awarded to attract the best and brightest neuroscientists to QBI, continuing Professor Perry Bartlett's vision to accelerate research and discovery in neuroscience through supporting talented early career researchers.

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CoralWatch

Your support will help improve the future of our coral reefs. CoralWatch is a citizen science project that integrates global monitoring of coral bleaching with community education about marine science and conservation. With your support, CoralWatch will develop educational resources and tools that empower individuals to make a difference.

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Concussion Research

Support our research to tackle concussion’s unanswered questions.

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The Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation

our support can help revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disease.

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Research Priorities at Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI)

Your gift will help the Institute develop research methods to protect the environment, make mining safer, reduce energy and water usage and also minimise the human and financial impact by developing better deep earth mining.

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Water Sensitive Mining Research at the Centre for Water Management in the Minerals Industry (CWIMI)

Donations will be used to support Masters and PhD students who are committed to the protection and enhancement of water resources in mining regions.

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Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) PhD Scholarships

Your support can help SMI students attend academic and industry conferences and present their work. You can also support their on-site research.

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Indigenous Enterprise Research Initiative (SMI)

Your support can help the Sustainable Minerals Institute with research into building Indigenous economic and employment opportunities in remote regions of Australia.

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WH Bryan Mining and Geology Research Centre (SMI)

Your support can help transform the mining industry's sustainability through integrated mine planning.

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Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining Scholarships

Your support will help students where financial, gender, geographic or cultural disadvantage provides a barrier to aspiring to postgraduate studies at the Centre. These students have a passion to undertake applied research on connecting mining activities to human development goals worldwide.

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Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) Scholarships and Laboratory Equipment

Your support can help attract, retain, challenge and stimulate the most outstanding young people to join programs leading to careers in the mineral processing and geometallurgy. The fund can be used to help students in need of financial help or for laboratory equipment.

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Area of Greatest Need

Your contribution ensures that our research leaders have maximum flexibility to direct dollars where they are most needed.

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Cancer Research

Your contribution will support leading-edge research for a wide range of cancers including blood, skin, breast, bone, and prostate cancers.

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Immunology Research

Your contribution will support the development of preventive treatments and cures for debilitating autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and type 1 diabetes.

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Student Education Programs

Your contribution will support UQDI’s top quality science education programs, including week-long research immersion programs for Years 10-12, and in-class investigative science projects for years 5-9.
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Kidney Disease Research Group (Gobe)

The researchers of the Kidney Disease Research Group are working at the forefront of global trends in research to trial new clinical treatments and to understand the cellular and molecular basis of kidney disease. In this way UQDI is aiming to improve kidney and general health of adults and children.
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Asthma and Allergy Research

Dr Ray Steptoe and his team are developing novel approaches to allergy and asthma treatments using gene therapy - engineered cells that produce new blood cells, targeting specific immune cells, 'turning off' the allergic response. The eventual goal is a single injected gene therapy, replacing short-term treatments that target allergy symptoms with varying degrees of effectiveness.
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Chair in Dermatology (Research)

Professor Peter Soyer and the team at the Dermatology Research Centre are leading translational research in Dermatology at the TRI (Translational Research Institute). Their research focus is on early detection of melanoma and improved patient outcomes.
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Genomics Research

Your contribution will support the development of highly targeted gene therapies to ensure that patients are receiving the right treatment in the right amount for a greater chance of success.

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Innovations in Water - Research Start-up Fund

The Advanced Water Management Centre is committed to inspiring and enabling young innovative minds to break the mould in classical approaches to technical, social, political, and environmental challenges facing global water resources. Philanthropic contributions to the Innovations in Water Start-Up Fund support outstanding early career researchers through the distribution of start-up grants which enable them to explore and translate innovative research ideas under the guidance of leading academic and professional experts.

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The Triple P-Positive Parenting Program

Triple P tackles some of the biggest problems facing the global community such as obesity prevention, poverty and violence reduction, improving educational attainment and promoting better mental health and creating cleaner environments.

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