100 international academics analysed alcohol use in 599,912 drinkers

Thresholds for safer alcohol use might need lowering, University of Queensland drug and alcohol experts have cautioned.

13 April 2018
Participants will attend three initial 2-hour group exercise sessions

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) is looking for volunteers to participate in a study aimed at increasing physical activity in people living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD).

11 April 2018

In anticipation of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, we caught up with several UQ students who are contributing to this slice of Australian history.

4 April 2018

If you want to be told a secret you’re better off being assertive and compassionate rather than enthusiastic and polite, according to University of Queensland researchers.

3 April 2018

There may be more benefits to deleting your Facebook account than just protecting your private data – it could also reduce your stress levels.

28 March 2018
Up to 90% of people experience back pain at least once in their life

A team of researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ) has won a prestigious clinical science award from the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS).

21 March 2018
Parents of teens with a developmental disability faced enormous challenges.

Simple strategies could help families of teenagers with a developmental disability gain confidence about their teen’s future.

20 March 2018

Children’s refrigerator artwork could help design one of Brisbane’s newest playgrounds, with The University of Queensland calling on kids to get creative with coloured markers to draw their dream play space.

14 March 2018
women conducting research in the lab

Women in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences share their stories about the barriers they’ve faced, and what they would like to see change for the next generation of women.

7 March 2018

The achievements of leading doctors, scholars, executives and policy makers in Indigenous health will be celebrated at a University of Queensland symposium.

2 March 2018
UQ's 2018 Fulbright Scholars - Dr Anna Urbanowicz, James Hill, Karri Neldner and Dr David Ireland

Four researchers are preparing to travel to the United States of America to advance their work after being awarded Fulbright Scholarships.

28 February 2018
Kunal and Nate

Dr Tweedy and his research team from the UQ School of Human Movements and Nutrition Science have developed the Para START Program.

28 February 2018

With the Gold Coast to host the largest Para sport program in Commonwealth Games history, classification is integral to ensure competitions are contested on a level playing field.

26 February 2018
Professor Barbara Masser

Professor Barbara Masser has been appointed as the Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s Chair of Donor Research within the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland (UQ).

26 February 2018

Setting reminders and visual cues for forgetful children could be a solution for parents frustrated over missed chores and homework.

23 February 2018

Claims that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States have been challenged by a University of Queensland drug abuse expert.

23 February 2018
Support is key to breastfeeding success

While medicines used to boost milk supply for new mothers are generally safe, all options should be considered carefully, a University of Queensland researcher has cautioned.

21 February 2018
Donald Trump

If you think followers of your own political party are intelligent and hardworking while followers of the opposition party are ignorant and brainwashed, you’re not alone.

14 February 2018
Jaclyn Narracott. Photo by Veisturs Lacis

University of Queensland alumni Pita Taufatofua and Jaclyn Narracott will compete this week at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

13 February 2018
Professor Matt Sanders

Policy makers, practitioners and researchers can now draw on parenting interventions that have changed the lives of millions of families across the globe in a single reference - The Power of Positive Parenting.

7 February 2018
People tend to underestimate the importance of social factors for health

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – but that message is failing to get through to the community.

5 February 2018
CarFreeMe program prepares older Australians for life without a car

Researchers from The University of Queensland have developed an innovative program that prepares older Australians for life without a car.

4 February 2018