• 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

Leicester City’s against-all-odds English Premier League football title teaches us that a leader is “the one who makes us feel special”, not somebody who considers themselves “the special one”.

4 May 2016
Dr John Drayton has studied the toll involved in identifying and handling the dead. Photo: Shutterstock.

As the nation paused this week to remember the Port Arthur Massacre and ANZAC Day, a former Senior Coronial Counsellor has spoken of the toll involved in identifying and handling the dead.

29 April 2016
Whitty Building

One of Mater’s oldest buildings at South Brisbane, the Whitty Building, has been returned to its former glory and transformed into a unique education precinct.

27 April 2016
James Devin has studied the effects of exercise on colorectal cancer survivors.

A researcher who was born in the year that actress Audrey Hepburn and footballer Bobby Moore died of colorectal cancer is helping to lead recovery from the deadly condition.

26 April 2016
Assoc Prof Cottrell with staff and students at Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Neil Cottrell fell in love with the place, the food and the people.

19 April 2016
Families reported high concern levels about end-of-life matters.

A University of Queensland research paper advocating better communication between families and palliative caregivers has received an international award.

8 April 2016

The University of Queensland will help St George slay dental problems, thanks to a new clinic run in partnership with Goondir Health Services.

6 April 2016

Social media and electronic gaming strategies can have an extremely positive influence on the lives of impoverished families, a study of The University of Queensland’s Triple P Online program has found.

4 April 2016
Dr Ralph Kelsey.

In a major win for rural health, a former president of the Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) has been appointed to Goondir Health Clinic at Dalby.

31 March 2016
Professor Alex Haslam

Most terrorists are not psychopaths or sadists, nor are they people who would necessarily be inclined to shoot a gun or plant a bomb.

31 March 2016
Big data should be used with caution, a UQ researcher warns.

Big data that could be used to identify people as likely child abusers or alcoholics should be treated with the utmost caution, according to University of Queensland researcher Dr Philip Gillingham.

23 March 2016

Australian women having their first child as teenagers are at increased risk of experiencing domestic violence, according to new data presented at the United Nations headquarters today.

22 March 2016

They made global headlines by proving the importance of social groups in retirement, and now Australian researchers are transforming the lives of young adults who feel socially isolated.

22 March 2016
The QEII Jubilee Hospital in Brisbane's south

Clinical training for University of Queensland (UQ) medical and allied health students will be boosted with the opening of student training centres this week at the QEII Jubilee and Redland hospitals.

18 March 2016

A University of Queensland researcher is a major contributor to a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report on the adverse health effects of nonmedical cannabis use.

17 March 2016

A Queensland researcher’s goal of using smartwatches to combat the effects of multiple sclerosis (MS) will see her fly to the USA on an MS Research Australia grant.

11 March 2016
Jemima Spathis

An educational intervention designed for exercise physiology students has awarded a University of Queensland PhD graduate the opportunity to present at an annual conference to health professionals across Australasia.

10 March 2016

Australian women raped by a colleague after a party are judged more suspiciously if they neither physically resist nor fully cooperate with police when their attacker is from a Western background.

8 March 2016
"Methamphetamine consumption increased 4.8 times in the metropolitan area over the timeframe,"

Methamphetamine residue found in the wastewater of a Queensland city has multiplied five times since 2009.

7 March 2016

Research from The University of Queensland could help address one of the most common disorders in children – hearing loss in the middle ear.

3 March 2016
Judy Burrows (left) and Dina Kamowa at the University of Malawi, where they had been invited to take part in an academic procession for graduating students.

When Judy Burrows first arrived in the African country of Malawi to help improve medication management at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, what she saw was often “appalling, jaw-dropping”.

3 March 2016
Prof Peter Little AM, Dr Gary Osmond, Prof Sarah Roberts-Thomson, Eric Yung-Shen Su, Karman Lee and Professor Andrew Cresswell

Baseball was the flavour of the month in Brisbane – and it was no different at The University of Queensland, where Taiwan’s Eric Yung-Sheng Su has been awarded a $5000 bursary.

29 February 2016

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