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Glowing praise for levitating light

A hovering light bulb invented by a 19-year-old student from the University of Queensland has been singled out as an exciting industry innovation by an American lighting firm. Chris Rieger’s invention, LevLight, which levitates below a ceiling while glowing, has ...

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A smile a day keeps the doctor away

University of Queensland academics say that a cheeky grin can improve your level of happiness and those of the people around you – and improve people’s health and wellbeing.   Professor Ottmar Lipp, a senior research fellow in psychology who studies ...

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FOI letters detail regulator interest in UQ

The University of Queensland has announced the appointment of a new vice-chancellor, Professor Peter Hoj, VC at the University of South Australia, but the scandal that led to his predecessor’s downfall remains unsettled. Documents obtained by Campus Review under freedom ...

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UQ defends coal seam gas centre

The head of a new research centre says the University of Queensland is not prepared to stand by and just watch as a new energy source is developed. Susan Woodward reports. Global energy demands are skyrocketing and the University of ...

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UQ to meet coal seam gas opponents

Bowing to pressure from staff and students, the University of Queensland will hold an information session on a controversial new coal seam gas (CSG) research centre later this month. As reported in Campus Review online last week, funding links between the ...

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The Blog Rankings -students recruit students

As anyone who has ever attended university knows, the difference between the world presented in the glossy publicity material and the one where you actually attend lectures can be stark. Students with older siblings or friends who have been to uni ...

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Holding UQ to account

Does the University of Queensland have more questions to answer about the situation that has led to changes in its top management? The university, which received $792 million in Australian government financial assistance in 2010, thinks not. UQ cites privacy laws ...

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Geez mate, I’m feelin’ crook

A you-beaut program is teaching pharmacy students the Aussie lingo.  Pharmacy students from international backgrounds are learning Australian colloquialisms - as a matter of life and death. “Someone might tell a pharmacist they have a gut-ache, had a chunder, caught ...

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