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  • News
    Queensland
    renewable energy, Sustainability, university research
    The University of Queensland became the world’s first major university to offset 100% of its electricity with renewable energy, when its 64 megawatt solar farm was completed last month. The new solar farm is at Warwick in the South-East of Queensland and has enough panels that they would...
  • News
    Queensland
    covid-19, university research
    The next critical phase for The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine is underway – with the research effort moving out of the lab and into human trials. UQ was tasked by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to develop a rapid response vaccine against the novel...
  • News
    South Island
    university research
    Professor Simon Brown's paper published in prestigious peer-reviewed journal Science Advances proves signals on the chips are remarkably like those that pass through the network of neurons in the brain. Photo credit: The University of Canterbury
    A team lead by Professor Simon Brown at the University of Canterbury (UC) has developed computer chips with brain-like functionality that could lead to significantly reducing the global carbon emissions produced from computing. The chips are based on self-organisation of nanoparticles – taking...
  • News
    Northern Territory
    university research
    Gouldian finches drinking at a waterhole in Western Australia. Credit: Minden Pictures/Alamy Photo
    For the first time, Australian scientists have shown that environmental DNA (eDNA) can be used to detect the presence of an endangered bird species simply by collecting a cup of water from the pools where they drink.  eDNA has already emerged as a powerful tool to trace rare and threatened...
  • News
    Queensland
    university research
    The Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan MP has announced A$35 million in funding to establish the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science at the University of Queensland.The new research centre will focus on research to unlock the...
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