• 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
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
Anne Cross, 2014 Telstra Australian Business Women of the Year

University of Queensland alumnus Anne Cross has been named the 20th Telstra Australian Business Women of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the health and community services sector.

26 November 2014
Dr Caroline Gaus aims to identify how contaminants enter the environment, and predict how those contaminants are likely to influence both wildlife and human health.

University of Queensland scientists are seeking to understand contaminant exposure of green turtles and evaluate their impact on near shore populations.

7 November 2014
Dr Felicity Brown will undertake research at Harvard University into refugee mental health

A University of Queensland researcher is bound for Harvard University, thanks to the Australian Government’s Endeavour Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship for 2015.

7 November 2014
Encouraging active workplaces focus of UQ study

University of Queensland research is identifying key factors that will encourage businesses to promote more physical activity in the workplace.

7 November 2014
Jacqueline Bond

Outstanding teachers from the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to enhancing student learning at the inaugural Teaching and Learning Awards Presentation and Panel Discussion, held...

7 November 2014
Dr Geeske Peeters from UQ’s Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health received the Wendy Ey, Women in Sport Award.

A University of Queensland researcher has been recognised for her work on reducing the risk of developing osteoarthritis in Australian women.

4 November 2014
UQ has a range of experts able to speak on the Ebola virus.

Looking for interview talent on Ebola and its impact? The University of Queensland has several researchers and experts happy to take media calls on the subject, listed below.

3 November 2014

Industry engagement at The University of Queensland has been strengthened.

29 October 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014
Dr Mujcic's study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day can improve mental health

Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being. A University of Queensland study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day not only leads to better physical health but improves mental well...

17 October 2014

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