The world is changing. Financial services firm Goldman Sachs predicts that in the near future, China, Brazil and India will become the dominant global suppliers of manufactured goods and services; that Brazil and Russia will lead world production of raw materials; and that India’s economy will surpass the United States’ by 2050.
A major Australian drug study published earlier this year in The Lancet has found that cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug globally, while opioid use is a major cause of death.
A new partnership between UQ, Brisbane’s St Andrews Hospital and medical technology leader Medtronic will support the future of the new multi-million dollar Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation (APCN).
Jerico Fransiscus Pardosi is using his skills to reduce child mortality rates in a remote part of Indonesia.
One of UQ’s first nursing graduates was recognised for her work raising awareness of prevention and early detection of cancer by being named the Cancer Council Queensland’s 2009 Nurse of the Year.
Australia will have a stronger role in global efforts to address major diseases such as cancer and diabetes following a $50 million gift, the biggest donation of its kind in the nation’s history.
UQ PhD candidate and nutritionist Christine Houghton is investigating whether broccoli could help in the fight against diabetes.
Discover how a backyard friendship is helping UQ researchers fight dengue.
UQ postgraduate Sean Mitchell tested both sides of his brain recently in Africa as part of his medical studies.
Vaccines for cancers, better pain relief and getting people off the couch and exercising are some of UQ’s research programs recently given a multi-million dollar boost.
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