University Of Queensland

University of Queensland chief's kid favoured over 343 others

The daughter of a University of Queensland chief secured a spot in a medical course over 343 more suitable applicants, a report has revealed.

Schonell Drive roadworks affecting UQ students' 'moods'


Pak Yiu Students are sleepless and annoyed due to the early high noise levels caused by roadworks at Sir Fred Schonell Drive in St Lucia.

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Staunch the flow of 'potentially corrupting money' to policital parties: expert

Grabbing cash tightly.

Amy Remeikis Political donation laws should be driven by principles, not ideologies, says one of the nation's leading experts on the topic.

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French student's murder: police spend night interviewing people near crime scene

CCTV footage of Sophie Collombet before her death.

Kristian Silva Murdered French student Sophie Collombet turned down the offer of a lift home on the night she was killed in a South Brisbane park.

Research set to protect beer from climate change

Beer and sun

Cameron Atfield Facing the possibility climate change could significantly increase the price of beer, a Queensland researcher is on mission to drought-proof the amber fluid.

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Zeus the dog escapes the death sentence - but now faces life in chilly Canberra


Kim Stephens A Brisbane family's dog has been spared a death sentence, after a social media campaign to save him helped secure his release on Wednesday.

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Gardasil halves risk of cervical cancer: study

Casey immunisation nurse co-ordinator Jo Warren gives St Francis Xavier College student Samantha Johns the HPV vaccine.

Natalie Bochenski HPV vaccine, pioneered in Queensland, effectively halves risk, new research shows.

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Snake eats crocodile after epic fight in Queensland

A snake eats a crocodile at Mt Isa.

A snake has eaten a crocodile in an epic duel that shocked onlookers at a Queensland lake.

City2South run launches with newly-added 5km course

Entries for the 2014 Brisbane Times City2South presented by Westpac are now open - with a newly-added 5km course.

New Queensland medical board named

Amy Remeikis Beating the Tasmanian government to the punch, Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has named the new Queensland medical board.

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Brisbane health best in the state

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Kim Stephens Brisbane residents are the healthiest in Queensland, new figures reveal.

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Fewer women studying medicine

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Tony Moore There has been a sharp drop in the number of women accepted into the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland, latest research in the Medical Journal of Australia shows.

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Bischoffs farewelled with glowing tales at Gatton funeral

GATTON, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20: Flowers cover the coffins at the funeral of Noelene and Yvana Bischoff at the Gatton Baptist church.

Amy Remeikis Just as they did everything else, Noelene Bischoff and her daughter Yvana, known simply as "the girls", left on their final journey together.

UQ medical school looks to even gender balance

Tony Moore The University of Queensland medical school may change its medical exam weighting for graduates after research showed it may be unnecessarily favouring men over women as future doctors.

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Resurrecting dinosaurs would be cool, but silly: experts

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Natalie Bochenski It’s the question 65 million years in the making: Should we bring dinosaurs back to life?

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Bulimba commuters stranded as ferry services cut, councillor says

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Kim Stephens A Brisbane city councillor says hundreds of early morning commuters have been left stranded in Bulimba by ferry timetable changes implemented this week.

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Hendra trial for humans to start in 2014

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg inspects Hendra virus antibody production at University of Queenslamd research labs.

Tony Moore The world's first trials on humans of the antibody that neutralizes Hendra virus will begin at the University of Queensland early in 2014.

Flood fighting ferry terminal designs released

An artist's impression of the new ferry terminal at Sydney Street, New Farm.

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has released concept design plans for eight new ferry terminals, designed to weather a one-in-500-year flood event.

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UQ Campus Kindergarten kids write and film own movie

UQ Campus Kindergarten children making a film

Natalie Bochenski Budding Buster Keatons will make their silver screen debut this weekend as part of a Brisbane kindergarten's very own film festival.

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Formerly paralysed student walks across stage to accept degree

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Natalie Bochenski Walking across a stage to accept a university degree is always a special moment for graduates and their families.

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