Live music creates $1.2 billion of economic activity in Australia each year

Australia’s musicians are a happy bunch, despite many being poorly paid, having little job security, working long hours – and drinking heavily.

13 March 2015
School students learning about science careers at an InspireU camp at UQ in 2014

Improving health outcomes for urban Indigenous people will be the focus of the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, a new centre at The University of Queensland that was officially opened tonight.

9 March 2015
One in six Australians record some form of auditory loss.

With one in six Australians recording some form of auditory loss, a new study by The University of Queensland is examining how exposure to chemicals in the workplace can affect employee hearing.

4 March 2015
Academics, psychologists, teachers and other professionals attended workshops in Japan late last year.

University of Queensland experts are working with Japanese schools to help identify and reduce the long-term effects of trauma in children after a disaster.

24 February 2015
Dentistry PhD student and budding software developer Dr William Ha created the BraceMate app.

Fancy decorating your mouth in the colours of your favourite Cricket World Cup team? It’s now entirely possible thanks to the work of University of Queensland dentistry PhD student and budding software developer Dr William Ha.

24 February 2015
How can two people come up with two completely different Lego models while working from the same instructions? It can depend on who people believe wrote the instructions.

How can two people come up with two completely different Lego models while working from the same instructions?

11 February 2015

A group of seven University of Queensland Psychology students have a renewed appreciation for their educational opportunities and student lifestyle after an intensive cultural experience in Indonesia.

6 February 2015
Professor Alpha Yap (left) has received $200,000 in funding from the Cancer Council Queensland for breast cancer research

University of Queensland research to prevent, treat and diagnose a range of cancers has been boosted by the injection of $1.78 million in Cancer Council Queensland funding.

4 February 2015

Congratulations to Professor Sylvia Rodger of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences who was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2015 Australia Day Honours.

2 February 2015
Doctors are ill-equipped to determine financial capacity of elderly.

Doctors need improved tools to test the capacity of elderly patients to manage their finances, University of Queensland research shows.

2 February 2015
Syntouch robot

World leading neuroscientist and biomedical engineer Professor Gerald Loeb will share his expertise on the development of robots and sensors that mimic the workings of the human body at the annual Sensorimotor Control Conference next month.

29 January 2015
The Indigenous Youth Sports Program offers sporting, academic and cultural activities to Indigenous high school students.

More than 200 Indigenous youngsters had a taste of university life at the annual Indigenous Youth Sports Program last week.

27 January 2015
This map shows the wide-spread contribution to the ENIGMA consortium, and involves neuroimaging and genetic information from both normal populations and cohorts with a variety of disorders.

Brisbane researchers are part of an international team that has identified genetic variants that influence the structure of the brain – potentially helping determine the genetics underlying neurological diseases.

22 January 2015
Hoang (Boyd) Nguyen and Linh Dao receive their bursary awards

Vietnamese students Linh Dao and Hoang (Boyd) Nguyen are looking forward to launching their health careers at UQ in 2015, especially with a financial boost for their chosen undergraduate degrees.

21 January 2015
Acting Head of the new School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

The University of Queensland’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, and the School of Social Work and Human Services, have joined to become the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work.

14 January 2015
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement Studies will change its name to the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, on 1 January 2015.

13 January 2015
free retirement planning

Brisbane Baby Boomer couples can plan for a happier and healthier retirement with help from a new program developed at The University of Queensland.

13 January 2015

University of Queensland researchers are investigating whether high-intensity interval training can help women quit smoking.

8 January 2015
Professor Sue Kildea is leading a pain management trial.

One in three women experience severe back pain during labour and birth, but that might change thanks to a safe, simple and effective treatment developed by University of Queensland researchers.

10 December 2014
Image: Evidence suggests that men who react adversely to romantic rejection and act violently towards women are more likely to be socially dominant (iStock).

University of Queensland researchers have found evidence to suggest that men who react adversely to romantic rejection and act violently towards women are more likely to be socially dominant. In two online surveys of more than 550 men, researchers...

4 December 2014
Triple P founder Matt Sanders says the findings are remarkable

An independent evaluation of The University of Queensland’s Triple P − Positive Parenting Program has concluded that Triple P can improve the wellbeing of families across an entire community.

1 December 2014
Professor Linda Worrall has been awarded the prestigious Robin Tavistock Award

A leading University of Queensland researcher has been awarded the prestigious Robin Tavistock Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of the language disorder aphasia.

27 November 2014

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