• Daniel Innes with a resident ... "every morning the stereo went on and I was on my feet, being led around the make-shift dancefloor"

    Senior salsa brings home the power of staying active

    University of Queensland physiotherapy student Daniel Innes can list salsa dancing as one of his skills when he graduates next year.

    21 April 2017
  • Rhopalurus junceus is described as a blue scorpion due to the colouring in its tail

    Developing therapeutic peptides from scorpion venom

    Canadian health and wellness company PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (PMI) has signed a research and option agreement with UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s main commercialisation company, to develop stabilised natural and synthetic peptides from...

    21 April 2017
  • Nurses, midwives, doctors and allied health workers will benefit from the initiatives.

    UQ to provide major boost to regional health

    Regional communities and future health professionals studying through The University of Queensland are big winners from a multi-pronged $54.4 million Federal Government initiative.

    19 April 2017

Working together to provide the best support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families during pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

6 May 2014
To like or not to like - that is the question.

Loneliness and a lack of self-worth could result from a lack of ‘likes’ on Facebook, according to researchers from The University of Queensland.

29 April 2014

The International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (IJSLP) has retracted an academic paper and is expected to publish a ‘reader alert’ for a second paper following advice from the University of Queensland.

28 April 2014
Motion capture technology follows boxer Alex Leapai.

A team of UQ researchers is helping Australian world heavyweight title contender Alex Leapai prepare to win the heavyweight championship of the world in Germany later this month.

15 April 2014

The journal Aphasiology has retracted an academic paper following advice from the University of Queensland.

4 April 2014

A young researcher from The University of Queensland will network with Nobel Prize winners in Germany at one of the world’s most prestigious annual science events.

2 April 2014
Textured insoles

University of Queensland research is investigating the effects textured shoe insoles have on walking problems associated with multiple sclerosis.

2 April 2014
UQ research looks at high intensity interval training to treat child obesity.

University of Queensland research is investigating if high intensity interval training is an effective treatment to improve health conditions in overweight children and adolescents.

31 March 2014
TEDxUQ 2014 – “Old Ideas, New World”.

Some of Queensland’s finest minds will converge on The University of Queensland on 29 March for TEDxUQ 2014 – themed “Old Ideas, New World”.

28 March 2014
Tomika Steele says the UQ Summer Research Program is rewarding.

Taking and sharing photographs on Instagram can increase people’s awareness of what is going on around them, according to one research project from The University of Queensland's Summer Research Program.

27 March 2014
Students were welcomed at the annual Student Engagement Ceremony.

A sea of white coats flanked The University of Queensland’s Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) as first-year students were welcomed at an official ceremony.

21 March 2014
Professor Stewart Trost of the UQ Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health.

Playing active video games could help overweight and obese children lose weight, a University of Queensland study has found.

18 March 2014
UQ is seeking participants in a trial to investigate the effects of sprouted broccoli capsules on Type 2 diabetic patients.

The University of Queensland is seeking participants in a trial to investigate the effects of sprouted broccoli capsules on Type 2 diabetic patients.

13 March 2014
Wayne Hall

The University of Queensland researchers are seeking to identify more effective ways of treating drug addiction to tackle the perceived prevalence of injecting drug use worldwide. In 2009, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)...

12 March 2014
New Dean Bruce Abernethy with first year psychology students Emma-lee Wardle and Sanjay Vasudeva

Almost 2000 undergraduate students starting their studies in University of Queensland Health and Behavioural Sciences courses this week will be welcomed by a new Dean leading a new faculty.

5 March 2014
School of Nursing and Midwifery student Lucy Finlay helped deliver a baby in a Cambodian health clinic.

Fifteen University of Queensland nursing and midwifery students have put their skills into practice in Cambodian health clinics during a four-week placement in the country’s north-west.

5 March 2014
UQ Leadership award winner Professor Louise Hickson

The behind-the-scenes achievements of The University of Queensland’s professional staff took centre stage at the Chancellor’s Awards for 2014 on Friday.

3 March 2014
UQ Head of Dentistry: Professor Lakshman Samaranayake

The University of Queensland has appointed an internationally recognised academic as the new Head of the School of Dentistry.

25 February 2014

Federal and State Governments should ensure The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is accessible to all families, the program’s founder told a conference in Sydney yesterday (20 February).

21 February 2014
New guidelines on physical activity are a “wake up call” for Australians.

New guidelines on physical activity that double the levels previously recommended are a “wake up call” for Australians, the lead author says.

14 February 2014
Retro-reflective skin markers for three-dimensional motion capture were applied to the right foot of each human participant of a UQ-led study on how foot muscles support the arch.

New insights into how foot muscles support the arch of the foot could spark a change in the design of running shoes, following a study led by The University of Queensland.

7 February 2014
UQ School of Human Movement Studies PhD student Emma McMahon has monitored factors relating to heart and kidney health.

Reducing salt consumption may help prolong the lives of patients with chronic kidney disease, a study from The University of Queensland study has found

31 January 2014