UQ’s Faculty of Science is recognised as a powerhouse for some of the world’s leading scientists, teachers, science programs and commercial outcomes. The Faculty is one of the largest Science groupings in Australia, with approximately 1100 (equivalent full-time) staff, and about 7500 (equivalent full-time) students.
The Faculty unites the disciplines of agriculture and animals, biomedical and biological sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, food sciences, geography, marine science, maths and physics, planning, the environment and veterinary science.
With strong links between the enabling and applied sciences, UQ researchers and graduates are working on a wide range of groundbreaking projects from the molecular characterisation of drug resistant bacteria that affect piglets through to finding better treatments for illness and rehabilitation of the environment.
- School of AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCES
- School of BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
- School of CHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCES
- School of EARTH SCIENCES
- School of GEOGRAPHY, PLANNING & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
- School of MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS
- School of VETERINARY SCIENCE
Biotechnology applies scientific and engineering principles to living organisms in order to produce products and services of value to society. It is used in processes ranging from cheese production