Office workers who use sit-stand or treadmill desks are on track to being more productive and attentive with fewer signs of workplace stress than their sedentary chair-dwelling colleagues.

31 May 2017
Dr Dittman says while seemingly mundane, minor daily issues tend to create stress in the home.

An online program designed to short circuit the conflict cycle between teens and parents is being evaluated by University of Queensland researchers.

29 May 2017

Australian and Chinese experts in antibiotic resistance meet today to focus their attention on one of the biggest threats to global health.

26 May 2017
definition of research

Around the world International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of clinical trials and research in healthcare, including here at UQ.

18 May 2017
Dr Emma Beckman

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to exercise – it’s important to undertake the right type of exercise for your physical ability and the goal you set out to achieve.

17 May 2017
Professor Matt sanders

An international parenting program developed at The University of Queensland is featuring in United Kingdom election campaigning.

17 May 2017
businessman and health professional shaking hands

The State Government has appointed five UQ Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences affiliates to the Hospital and Health Boards.

15 May 2017

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017
Brahman cattle grazing on an Australian property

Increasing fertility in cows, building better computers for aerospace, more accurately predicting land values, and revolutionising athletic footwear are research projects about as diverse as could be imagined.

5 May 2017
Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger on Friday 28th April, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.

3 May 2017
Dr Katharine Greenaway's small smile

Her research found that it’s better not to grin when you win, but could she keep the smile from her face when receiving a prestigious psychology award?

3 May 2017
UQ Associate Professor Ben Hogan

Repairing damaged heart and vascular tissues will be the unique focus of a new University of Queensland research centre, established to combat cardiovascular disease.

2 May 2017
man using nasal spray

Developing a soluble gel to deliver cannabinoids directly to the brain via the nasal cavity is the focus of a second research and option agreement signed between a Canadian health and wellness company and UQ's UniQuest.

26 April 2017
Daniel Innes with a resident ... "every morning the stereo went on and I was on my feet, being led around the make-shift dancefloor"

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

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
Research suggests calcium movement in cells goes awry in both breast cancers and metastatic tumours in the brain

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has committed more than A$1.3 million from its Breast Cancer Research Program to a Queensland study tackling the spread of tumours to the brain.

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

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
Student nurse and supervisor

Health education, training and research in rural south Queensland will receive a major boost thanks to the establishment of a new University Department of Rural Health.

18 April 2017
Dr Joyce Ramos

Dr Joyce Ramos from the UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious ESSA Medal.

12 April 2017
Jacinta Carroll and Dane Bird-Smith

Olympic medallist Dane Bird-Smith and world number one water-skier Jacinta Carroll have been named The University of Queensland Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.

12 April 2017

The risks of chemical contamination in air, food and water will be in the spotlight at the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences, launched at the University of Queensland today.

11 April 2017

Playful distraction can trump kisses and cuddles to reduce a child’s anxiety and pain during potentially painful burns dressing changes.

7 April 2017

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