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Queensland Government

Science portfolio of the Department of Environment and Science

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Queensland science capability directory

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The University of Queensland - Gatton (UQ)

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The University of Queensland

One of Australia’s oldest universities, The University of Queensland (UQ) ranks in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings. UQ has nine world-leading research institutes, many with a multidisciplinary focus. UQ is also a partner in the Translational Research Institute (TRI). An Australian-first, TRI has the capacity to discover, produce, test and manufacture new treatments and vaccines in one location. UniQuest, established by UQ in 1984, is one of Australia’s leading research commercialisation companies. UniQuest’s innovation portfolio includes the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil®,  pioneer pain drug developer Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, the internationally acclaimed Triple P Positive Parenting Program, and UQ’s superconductor technology, which is used in two-thirds of the world's MRI machines.

Website www.uq.edu.au/

Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

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Number of research staff

700 plus research staff

Address

Gatton Campus, Gatton, Qld 4343, Australia

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Organisation type

  • University

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Last updated:
19 June 2019