• 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

A University of Queensland academic who helped invent the term “glass cliff” has celebrated its appearance on the Oxford Dictionaries 2016 Word of the Year shortlist.

18 November 2016

Why is prejudice so persistent? It was that burning question which led University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Dr Fiona Barlow to contact an American teacher who has become part of modern folklore.

15 November 2016
Why lovebirds have better teeth

Being struck by Cupid’s arrow can be good for your teeth. According to University of Queensland researcher Grace Branjerdporn, finding a soul mate puts a smile on your face in more ways than one.

15 November 2016
Clever campaigns persuade, not alienate

An expert in the psychology of political and social change has described the US election result as a perfect example of “the illusion of momentum building”.

10 November 2016
Professor Simon Biggs, the Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology ... internationally acclaimed for his research in particle, colloid and interface engineering.

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has named a University of Queensland Executive Dean, and a prominent alumnus and adjunct Associate Professor, as Fellows.

28 October 2016

The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program will be showcased at the White House today as part of an initiative to improve outcomes for boys and young men of colour, and all youth.

17 October 2016
Dr Emma Beckman

Dr Emma Beckman was already on a high from working as a Paralympic Games athletics classifier, and then she got an extra boost of a rare Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

14 October 2016
Linda Ng

University of Queensland researcher Linda Ng has a passion for helping others – a passion that prompted her to leave a burgeoning legal career to pursue nursing.

13 October 2016
An embedded pharmacist could result in better patient outcomes

Medication-related problems are one of the most common reasons for patients to be readmitted to hospital.

11 October 2016

Australian researchers have identified Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum ’No’ campaign had a deeply negative impact on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people and their families.

10 October 2016
Opportunity knocks for disadvantaged choir members

A charity which helps disadvantaged adults empower themselves via the arts - called the School of Hard Knocks - has had its praises sung by a University of Queensland psychology expert.

6 October 2016

Professor Kenneth Pakenham from the UQ School of Psychology has been recognised in the 2016 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

30 September 2016

A University of Queensland online program has been shown to alleviate children’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and parents’ stress.

29 September 2016
UQ has announced a new partnership with Boeing.

A key partnership will soon take off at The University of Queensland, as Boeing Research and Technology Australia establishes a presence at the UQ St Lucia campus, in an Asia-Pacific first.

22 September 2016
Geoff Green

Unemployed 60 year-old Geoff Green’s daily struggle to crack a smile is coming to an end.

22 September 2016

If you’re a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you’re better off dead.

22 September 2016
Mentors encourage parents to interact with children

An extensive European trial has shown that incorporating The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program into a home visiting program can improve children’s cognitive development.

22 September 2016
Professors Chirstina Lee and Bruce Abernethy with winners of the 2016 HaBS Faculty Research Awards.

Professors Jolanda Jetten, Julie Henry and Louise Hickson, and Dr Tegan Cruwys are winners of the 2016 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Awards.

15 September 2016

A low sense of attachment between an expectant mother and her unborn child could be associated with some infant developmental delays.

13 September 2016
The ECP device as a form of recovery

A secret experiment has allowed Brisbane Broncos players to approach their games with fresher legs, as the club strives to become Australia’s most scientifically advanced football team.

8 September 2016

Researchers from The University of Queensland have shown for the first time that “brain training” for specific tasks can also improve broader brain performance, in findings with major implications for ageing brains.

6 September 2016
Military veterans' long-term suffering shows that time does not resolve all issues. (Shutterstock image).

University of Queensland researcher Dr Robyne Le Brocque believes trauma is a fact of life. That’s why the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work senior lecturer sees such importance in her role as organising committee chair of next week’s...

2 September 2016

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