• 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
  • Aged care fieldwork inspires students

    UQ speech pathology students have had the opportunity to learn from aged care residents, as part of one of their first year courses ‘Communication across the lifespan’.

    12 December 2017
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj with alumni and donor Mr Paul Taylor.

A generous donation from two University of Queensland alumni will kick-start a new research centre focused on one of Australia’s most pressing problems – providing affordable and sustainable healthcare.

5 November 2015
Metabolic syndrome is a combination of obesity with specific risk factors

A finding that cardiorespiratory fitness is more important than fat loss for people suffering so-called ‘Syndrome X’ has landed a Queensland researcher a New Investigator Award.

5 November 2015
Professor Michael Sullivan

A world-renowned expert in the psychology of pain and disability has been appointed to lead Australian researchers in discovering better ways to help people recover after injury.

3 November 2015
The presentations were definitely a treat.

Final-year University of Queensland speech pathology students showcased innovative concepts to health industry professionals as part of their community education projects.

3 November 2015

More than a quarter of new nurses and midwives are unaware of the standards for social media in their workplace, though for the most part, they are a responsible bunch.

29 October 2015
Physiotherapy students visiting Brig-O-Doon Aged Care Service.

UQ physiotherapy students given an insight into the world of caring for older people when they visited a Brisbane aged care services as part of their first practical experience.

28 October 2015
Michael Catchpole presents Kate Amos with her award.

A University of Queensland graduate who developed an interactive program to help primary school children look after their teeth has been named Young Professional of the Year.

26 October 2015
Caleb Bull spoke from the heart.

A wheelchair-bound graduate now working in youth justice was a source of inspiration at the 2015 University of Queensland Social Work Professional Development Day.

23 October 2015
Dr Allison Mandrusiak was one of only two Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award recipients globally.

The acclaim of University of Queensland physiotherapy lecturer Dr Allison Mandrusiak will span the globe following a Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

21 October 2015

Researchers from The University of Queensland have taken significant strides towards solving one of the key mysteries in psychology and neuroscience – why humans struggle to do two things at once.

21 October 2015

It’s not only office workers who need to pay attention to their health, as shown by a series of short videos aimed at the blue collar sector.

20 October 2015

If you are a perpetrator with a history of domestic violence, you cannot hide anymore. That’s the message from Dr Deborah Walsh from The University of Queensland’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work who is imploring other states to follow...

15 October 2015

A three-pronged approach of parole system review, tailored substance abuse rehabilitation and stable accommodation is needed to help break a vicious cycle for prisoners with mental illness.

9 October 2015
Professor Maree Smith (centre), with Johnson & Johnson Medical CEO Gavin Fox-Smith and AusBiotech CEO Dr Anna Lavelle

The University of Queensland’s Professor Maree Smith and the company founded on the ground-breaking pain drug she developed have won awards at the AusBiotech 2015 Conference.

7 October 2015
Head and brain injuries are infants' most frequent injuries from assault

Assault-related injuries are significantly more severe and lead to greater long term disability in Queensland than do childhood injuries from accidents, a child safety researcher says.

1 October 2015

Queensland – home to not only the nation’s champion rugby league and netball teams – but also Australia’s most ingenious health students.

1 October 2015
The Broncos take on the Cowboys this weekend in Sydney.

They’ve set the pace for much of the National Rugby League season, and the Brisbane Broncos are working with the University of Queensland to lead the competition off the park as well.

1 October 2015
Dr Stacey Parker

How do you cope with the daily grind? Is it a chat over the water cooler, a lunchtime jog or a dip into the lolly jar at 3pm?

30 September 2015
Good social support for mums - before and after birth - prevents mental health decline.

New mums are at lower risk of postnatal depression if they stay connected with their important social networks.

29 September 2015

Research into identity, prejudice, oppression, mental health and social groups has led Professor Jolanda Jetten to be awarded a prestigious fellowship.

29 September 2015

Same-sex couples are missing out on relationship assistance available to other members of the community.

29 September 2015

New Queensland research is indicating that green turtles living near urban and farming areas are absorbing possibly thousands of chemicals.

25 September 2015

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