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University of Queensland researchers are seeking solutions that could save billions of dollars by helping almost half a million Australians avoid the need for knee joint replacements.

1 October 2014
Researchers make ‘virtual’ changes to identify if particular treatments will improve a patient’s ability to move more freely

University of Queensland researchers are using computer modelling to predict the most effective way to help cerebral palsy patients walk and move more easily.

30 September 2014
Psychologist Dr Frank Ascione will speak at a free public seminar at UQ. Photo Credit: Wayne Armstrong, University of Denver.

Research indicating women stay in violent relationships for the good of their pets will be the focus of a free seminar in Brisbane on Monday 29 September.

25 September 2014
UQ researchers scoop Scopus awards

University of Queensland researchers won two of five Scopus Young Researcher awards and placed in two other categories at a celebration of academic research excellence in Canberra yesterday (18 September).

19 September 2014
Just following orders? Obedient zombies in the spotlight

One of history’s most iconic social psychology experiments may have been completely misinterpreted, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

15 September 2014
Dr Irina Vetterwon the WiT Rising Star Award for her research to understand the causes of pain and develop new treatments for the one in five Australians living with chronic pain.

Two University of Queensland early-career researchers have been recognised by their peers for their promising medical and technology research at the 17th annual Women in Technology (WiT) awards ceremony.

15 September 2014
A positive attitude can boost your immune system and help you live longer. Image source: iStock

A positive attitude can improve your immune system and may help you live longer, according to a University of Queensland study.

15 September 2014
UQ experts for National Stroke Week

National Stroke Week begins today (8 September) and The University of Queensland has two leading speech pathology experts available to speak to media.

8 September 2014
The UQ team consisted of Carmel Blackburn, Emily Frawley, Rebekah Moran, Courtney Scott-Hunter, Wei Fern Yee and Tereza Stillerova.

A team of six University of Queensland students has won the annual Australian HealthFusion Team Challenge.

8 September 2014
UQ School of Psychology Associate Professor and course co-cordinator Blake McKimmie features in the videos.

Become part of a murder investigation by registering for The University of Queensland’s latest Massive Open Online Course on edX, Crime101x: The Psychology of Criminal Justice.

4 September 2014
Becoming a part of a social group can significantly reduce the effects of depression.

Becoming a part of a social group can significantly reduce the effects of depression, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

25 August 2014
Expert available for Dental Health Week

A University of Queensland dental health expert, who has a focus on children’s dental health, is available to speak to media for Dental Health Week this week.

5 August 2014
Professor Jolanda Jetten, from UQ’s School of Psychology.

A focus on the psychology behind group dynamics, social identity and discrimination has led to the prestigious Kurt Lewin Medal for a University of Queensland researcher.

30 July 2014
More than 250 people develop diabetes in Australia every day. Source: iStock

The University of Queensland has several senior researchers available to speak to media during National Diabetes Week from 13 to 19 July, 2014.

11 July 2014
Young Australian women out-drink their mothers

Young Australian women are ignoring the dangers of excessive drinking and consuming more alcohol than their mothers did at the same age.

1 July 2014
 Dr Chris Freeman has been named Consultant Pharmacist of the Year.

University of Queensland alumnus and lecturer Dr Chris Freeman has been named Consultant Pharmacist of the Year in recognition of his contributions to improving patient care.

30 June 2014
Caption: Clinical Educator Teresa Quinlan joins students Tereza Stillerova, Anthony Truong, Kaitlin Nielsen, Joseph Bisgrove, Ashleigh Allman and Rachel Lucas at the outdoor area (not pictured: Allison Mandrusiak).

University of Queensland students have built an outdoor play area to help disabled children in Vietnam enhance their motor skills.

27 June 2014
Homeless most at risk of poor oral health

New research from The University of Queensland has highlighted poor dental health as one of the most detrimental, but least understood, aspects of homelessness in Australia.

16 June 2014
Researchers want to talk wills

About 40 per cent of Australians do not have a will, but what happens when people die without one, and what does this mean for your family?

11 June 2014

Lack of exercise is a greater risk for heart disease in women over 30 than smoking, obesity and high blood pressure, University of Queensland researchers have found.

28 May 2014

Professor Jeff Coombes from The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies is leading research that aims to reduce the high mortality rate associated with kidney disease through exercise interventions.

26 May 2014

The benefits of high-intensity interval training for people with chronic kidney disease is the focus of a team of researchers at The University of Queensland.

26 May 2014