Violent partners exploit the relationship between owners and their companion animals

Women in domestic violence relationships delay leaving due to concern their abusive partner might hurt or neglect their animals left at home.

8 October 2017
Professor Saso Ivanovski

An opportunity to reinstate and lead a specialist training program in periodontics has attracted Professor Saso Ivanovski to return to UQ.

29 September 2017
The IT program Patchwork failed to be useful

Failed information technology systems implemented in social welfare agencies – costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars - have provided valuable insight for agencies looking to adopt new systems.

29 September 2017
man in wheelchair

Research into recovery from motor vehicle accidents will benefit from an additional $3.8 million in funding.

21 September 2017
An interdisciplinary approach to research

The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked among the best in the world for sport science for the second year in a row.

20 September 2017
Heightened levels of inconsistent sleep are unfavourable for athletes wanting to perform at their optimum. Credit: Sergio Montenegro

Junior rugby league players go to bed later than their senior counterparts and are therefore at risk of burning the candle at both ends if this isn’t considered in their routine.

15 September 2017
Professor Hall calls for "rigorous evaluation"

The future of international drug control treaties is in question because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalise non-medical cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay.

14 September 2017
The research aims to reduce the frequency of tripping and injuries

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy.

5 September 2017

Children may have a greater understanding of how to innovate and problem solve than previously realised.

4 September 2017
Vital clues may be disrupted between the feet and brain for people with diabetes

Shoe insoles are being trialled to improve balance, walking and physical activity in adults with type 2 diabetes and associated foot nerve damage.

1 September 2017

Self-compassion is an important part of recovery for people with eating disorders, University of Queensland researchers have found.

29 August 2017

Federal and State Government funding alone won’t reduce public dental service waiting lists in Queensland, unless preventative measures are introduced, a University of Queensland researcher warns. Associate Professor Ratilal Lalloo...

28 August 2017
Inia Maxwell and John Eales in a scene from the documentary John Eales Reveals: The Haka

New Zealand’s sacred ritual, the Haka will be the subject of a new documentary in the John Eales Reveals series, with a University of Queensland expert weighing in on the science behind the performance. UQ alumnus and rugby union...

18 August 2017

University of Queensland work to reduce the risk of alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related harm among young people has benefited from $2.31 million in Federal Government funding.

18 August 2017

The University of Queensland’s speech pathology program has been ranked number one Australia wide by students for teaching quality and educational experience. Over 178,000 students from Australian universities and non-university...

9 August 2017
Children have a strong propensity for fairness

Children as young as seven have the same capacity as adults to make judgements on the anti-social behaviour of others.

9 August 2017
Popular television series The Handmaid's Tale. Photo: Vic Hinterlang / Shutterstock.com

Women like Serena Joy from The Handmaid’s Tale might be more common than you think.

7 August 2017
UQ will undertake seven NHMRC-funded dementia initiatives

The University of Queensland has been awarded almost $7.5 million to accelerate improvements in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of dementia.

7 August 2017
3MT logo

Announcing the PhD students from the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (HaBS) who will compete in the Faculty Final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition on Thursday, 3 August.

1 August 2017
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in Queensland women

Queensland researchers have discovered a new way to target a rare form of breast cancer, giving hope for improved treatment options.

1 August 2017
Patients were encouraged to use stimulating resources such as iPads

A Queensland hospital has become the first to trial how increased activity in an acute stroke unit impacts on patients.

31 July 2017

After being strongly discouraged from changing research pathways 30 years ago, one of Australia’s – and the world’s - most highly cited social scientists has been honoured by the UK Society for the Study of Addiction. ...

27 July 2017

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