• UQ program prepares older Australians for a car-free life

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

    18 December 2017
  • Office work can be a pain in the neck

    Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

    15 December 2017
  • HaBS Faculty recognises staff excellence

    Academic, research and professional staff who have made outstanding contributions to the Faculty and wider university have been recognised at the 2017 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences...

    14 December 2017

University of Queensland ageing experts have rejected calls for all older drivers to relinquish their licences.

7 January 2016

The Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD) is changing its name to Recover Injury Research Centre.

4 January 2016
Professor Nancy Pachana with her father, Joseph T Pachana

The festive season can provoke positive and negative feelings in people of all ages, but can pose particular challenges for some older people, a University of Queensland expert has warned.

21 December 2015
Dr James Kirby

It’s been a dream come true for a University of Queensland psychology researcher who received a fellowship to work at Stanford University in California.

17 December 2015

The Brisbane Broncos are known to have big appetites, but they’ll be paying special attention to what they eat after announcing a scholarship for their own nutritional advisor.

11 December 2015
Michael Jennings ... helping students create change, in themselves and in the world.

Two University of Queensland lecturers have won national teaching excellence awards at the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching presentation at Parliament House in Canberra last night.

9 December 2015

In one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind, The University of Queensland’s Melanie Hoyle is assessing exactly what helps – and what hinders – people who have experienced a stroke from achieving a fulfilling life.

7 December 2015
Faculty Executive Dean Bruce Abernethy

The University of Queensland has performed outstandingly in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 evaluation in areas covered by the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

4 December 2015
Dr Cliff Mallett and the North Queensland Cowboys.

A sports psychology and coaching expert credited with playing a role in the North Queensland Cowboys’ maiden NRL premiership is expected to become one of Australia’s first professors of sports coaching.

4 December 2015

The Australian government’s action plan for mental health contains “significant potential pitfalls”, according to a University of Queensland mental health services expert. ...

4 December 2015
Dr Roy Baumeister

He gave the world an equation for passion – now one of the most intriguing and highly-cited psychology researchers in the world is preparing to call Australia home.

26 November 2015
Six promotions to full Professor will take place on Jan 1.

Six leading academics from the University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences have earnt promotion to the status of Professor in 2016.

25 November 2015

Schoolies can be a time for secrecy and fake bravado, but dozens of 2015 school leavers are documenting every raw emotion during their stay on the Gold Coast this week.

24 November 2015
Rousey's fight build-up was criticised for displays of cockiness.

It was more than just a tactical error that led to the demise of UFC champ Ronda Rousey, according to a Queensland sports scientist who specialises in mixed martial arts (MMA).

23 November 2015
Unlocking complex mysteries of the brain will be vital to Dr Copland's projects.

Can exercise improve language problems related to aging? Is noise always distracting? Can we better predict the outcomes for stroke survivors?

23 November 2015

The University of Queensland continues to cement its place among the world’s top 50 universities, with its strengths in life sciences and clinical and pre-clinical health recognised by the Times Higher Education subject rankings.

23 November 2015
Professor Adam Ye

Although it’s not a punchline, the arrival of well-travelled Professor Adam Ye to The University of Queensland School of Dentistry is sure to bring a smile to many faces.

20 November 2015
Do you need protein supplements to get ripped?

Many people spend hours in the gym every week and fill up on protein supplements in the quest for a ripped physique, but could all that hard work and money spent on sweet tasting powder be in vain?

19 November 2015

The loss of three babies, and almost 30 years in the realm of psychology have led University of Queensland author Dr Judith Murray to a profound conclusion.

11 November 2015

The cost of electing and employing overconfident people is one of several University of Queensland psychology studies to receive fresh Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.

11 November 2015
Award winners with Associate Dean Sarah Roberts-Thomson (far left) and Executive Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy (centre)

On the same week that jockey Michelle Payne rode to a Melbourne Cup win, females also cracked the whip in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Teaching and Learning Awards.

10 November 2015
Professor Louise Hickson and Professor Virginia Slaughter among the inductees

There’s little doubting University of Queensland’s health sciences are in good hands, after two Heads of School were made Fellows of the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences.

9 November 2015

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