University of Queensland
About the University of Queensland:
The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ ranks among the world’s top universities, as measured by several key independent rankings, including the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2017 (35), the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (41), US News Best Global Universities Rankings (45), QS World University Rankings (48), Academic Ranking of World Universities (55), and Times Higher Education World University Rankings (65). More than 164 UQ staff (including honorary and adjunct appointments) and emeritus professors are Fellows of Australia’s learned academies, which include AAS, AAHMS, ASSA, ATSE, and AAH.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.
About the Partnership:
The University of Maryland (UMD) and the University of Queensland (UQ) are both members of the Universitas 21 global network, and participate in U21's Researchers Collaborators Group. The UMD BRAKE team has previously visited UQ to deliver workshops on campus. UMD and UQ are building collaborations in research areas as diverse as fire protection engineering and autism. To learn more, contact us.