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Postgraduate Research

Research

Queensland is an internationally recognised hub for scientific education, research, development, commercialisation and innovation.

Queensland's research Institutes

The Queensland Government understands that students want world-class education, the flexibility to choose the right course from a comprehensive range of options and to study in an enjoyable diverse, safe and vibrant community.

All of Queensland's universities conduct research into a wide range of discipline areas and participate in national and international projects through collaboration with government, industry and other research institutes.

Major Innovations in Queensland

Choosing Queensland for your postgraduate and research studies

 

 
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Sterile Blade Remover

Developed by Brisbane based company Qlicksmart to make scalpels safer, reducing the risk of injury to doctors and nurses and reducing local accidents involving scalpels by half.

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MRI technology

A medical technology called Magnetic Resonance Imaging was invented at the University of Queensland and 75% of the MRI scanners in the world today use this technology.

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Nanopatch

A needle-free vaccine delivery device was invented by a Professor from the University of Queensland. The technology has been licensed to US-based pharmaceutical company.

 
 
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Contact lens

The world's first multi-focal contact lens was invented by optical research scientist, Stephen Newman in Queensland.

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Research Leaders

The world's first vaccine to prevent cervical cancer with the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives was developed by Professor Ian Frazer and collegues at UQ.

University Guide

University Research Guide

Important information to help you make the right decision about choosing Queensland, Australia for your postgraduate and research studies.

Download the University Research Guide brochure

 

Choosing Queensland for your postgraduate and research studies

The Queensland Government understands that students want world-class education, the flexibility to choose the right course from a comprehensive range of options and to study in an enjoyable diverse, safe and vibrant community.

The Excellence In Research Australia (ERA) released a report that identifies the excellence in research across a broad range of universities and the outstanding performances in areas of specialisation. Overall the quality of Australian university research continues to improve. Check out the courses that were rated 5 stars within our 10 Queensland universities. Please be aware, the table below only displays research courses that received five stars, please check the full era report to see if your nominated university has received any star ratings.

Courses

Australian Catholic University

Southern Cross University

Bond University

Griffith University

Central Queensland University

Agricultural and Veterinary Science

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Applied mathematics

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Astronomical and space science

Biological Sciences

Biomedical engineering

Business and management

Cardiovascular medicine and haematology

Chemical engineering

Chemical science

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Civil engineering

Clinical sciences

Commerce, management, tourism and services

Communication and media science

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Condensed matter physics

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Criminology

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Crop and pasture production

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Cultural studies

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Dentistry

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Ecological applications

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Ecology

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Economic theory

Education

Engineering

Environmental engineering

Environmental science

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Environmental Science and Management

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Evolutionary biology

Forestry Sciences

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Genetics

Geochemistry

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Geology

History and philosophy of specific fields

Horticultural production

Human movement and sports science

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Immunology

Information systems

Inorganic chemistry

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Language, Communication and Culture

Literary studies

Macromolecular and materials chemistry

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Materials Engineering

Mathematical science

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Mechanical engineering

Medical and health science

Medical Microbiology

Microbiology

Neuroscience

Numerical and Computational mathematics

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Oceanography

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Oncology and carcinogenesis

Other medical and health sciences

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Other Psychology and cognitive science

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Pharmacology and pharmaceutical science

Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience

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Plant Biology

Political science

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Psychology

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Public health and health services

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Quantum physics

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Social Work

Specialist studies in education

Statistics

Studies in human society

Theoretical and computational chemistry

Tourism

Zoology

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Courses

Queensland University Of Technology

University of Southern Queensland

University Of Queensland

James Cook University

University of the Sunshine Coast

Agricultural and Veterinary Science

Applied mathematics

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Biological Sciences

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Business and management

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Chemical engineering

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Chemical science

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Civil engineering

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Clinical sciences

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Commerce, management, tourism and services

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Communication and media science

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Complementary and alternative medicine

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Criminology

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Curriculum and Pedagogy

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Dentistry

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Ecology

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Education

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Engineering

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Environmental engineering

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Geochemistry

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Geology

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Horticultural production

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Human movement and sports science

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Immunology

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Information systems

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Inorganic chemistry

Language, Communication and Culture

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Literary studies

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Macromolecular and materials chemistry

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Materials Engineering

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Medical and health science

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Medical Microbiology

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Microbiology

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Neuroscience

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Numerical and Computational mathematics

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Nursing

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Oceanography

Oncology and carcinogenesis

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Other medical and health sciences

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Pharmacology and pharmaceutical science

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Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience

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Physical science

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Plant Biology

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Political science

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Psychology

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Psychology and cognitive sciences

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Public health and health services

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Quantum physics

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Social Work

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Specialist studies in education

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Statistics

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Studies in human society

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Theoretical and computational chemistry

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Tourism

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Zoology

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