The University of Queensland

Campuses: St Lucia, Gatton, Herston

The University of Queensland (UQ) is in the top 100 universities worldwide, measured through a number of major independent university rankings.


The University's outstanding 215,000-plus alumni include a Nobel laureate, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, an Academy Award winner, and leaders in government, law, science, public service and the arts. The University celebrates its alumni as its greatest assets. Their achievements make the University great - and, in return, the University will work hard to strengthen its reputation.


UQ is one of only three Australian members of the global Universitas 21, a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) universities, and a member of Universities Australia.

Research and Key Research Areas

UQ people are aiming ever higher to deliver benefits to society and the environment worldwide.  These ambitions are underpinned by research excellence - a quality manifest in the rising number of peer-reviewed publications from UQ researchers.

UQ's Top 30 Research Strengths

1.Agriculture and Food Sciences
2.Applied and Theoretical Economics
3.Biological Sciences
4.Business, Management and Finance
5.Cancer Studies
6. Chemical Engineering
7. Chemical Sciences and Materials Engineering
8. Clinical Sciences and Experimental Medicine
9. Communication, Media and Cultural Studies
10.Ecology and Environmental Science
11. Education
12. Environmental Engineering and Water Management
13. Genetics and Genomics
14. Human Movement and Sports Science
15. Immunology and Infectious Diseases
16. Information Systems and Data Management
17. Law
18. Literary Studies
19. Mathematics and Statistics
20. Mechanical Engineering
21. Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
22. Mining and Minerals Processing
23. Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
24. Nanotechnology and Bioengineering
25. Neurosciences
26. Performing Arts and Creative Writing
27. Physics
28. Psychology and Cognitive Science
29. Public Health and Health Services
30. Social and Political Science

Data Profile
The University of Queensland has 1166 data records in Research Data Australia, which cover 1950 subjects areas including BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES and 452511 and involve 7 group(s). All of the information provided by The University of Queensland can be accessed from the box on the right hand side of this page.
Research Support

UQ provides researchers with Training & Advisory, Data Storage and Research Infrastructure coordinated by key units across the university including UQ Research and Innovation (management, development, capabilities and partnerships and integrity and ethics), Research Computing Centre (technical expertise in supercomputing, tera-scale data archives, visualisation and network connections) and the Library (training in Data Information Literacy, DMP Online tool, Research Data Management Guide, metadata entry in UQ Repository eSpace).

Subjects Covered