The University of Queensland is well advanced in the nation’s quest to be a major stakeholder in the new Asian Century, a leading UQ scientist said today.

2 November 2012

UQ scientists are pressing ahead with development of two advanced vaccines that stand to save the Queensland cattle industry more than $340 million a year.

18 July 2012
Dr RCN Rachaputi (left) and Dr Chari Kandala (USDA scientist) with the prototype system for measuring nut-in-shell moistures.

UQ and American scientists have developed a quick, new, low-cost way of monitoring the moisture content of peanuts in the shell.

5 June 2012
Avocado researchers, Dr Liz Dann (right) and UQ PhD student Merran Neil

Researchers at UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Food and Agriculture (QAAFI) have acted swiftly to ensure Australia’s next $180 million avocado crop won’t be crippled by a fungus.

1 February 2012