One hour of physical activity can offset the risk of sitting for eight hours a day

The increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours a day could be offset by one hour of physical activity a day.

28 July 2016
The second version of CommFit is being tested now

Dr Caitlin Brandenburg’s award-winning research is certainly something to get people talking.

25 July 2016
L to R: Danielle Prince, Dane Bird-Smith, Maddison Keeney and Bianca Hammett

Six University of Queensland students and five graduates are preparing to step onto the world stage at next month’s Rio Olympics (5-21 August).

21 July 2016
Researchers are recruiting volunteers for a study

One in six Australians is affected by hearing loss, and that figure rises to 70 per cent for older people.

21 July 2016

University of Queensland research about the growing acceptance of homosexuals in sport has been honoured by the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH).

18 July 2016
Traditional pain treatments become less effective over time

Could mindfulness and meditation be more powerful than opioids for lower back pain?

13 July 2016

Imagine receiving homework where the task is to “find a high-energy, pleasant song to share next week” and the goal of the subject is to achieve happiness.

12 July 2016

Why does a mild-mannered person flip out completely when they are cut off in traffic? What is it that so infuriates us in a car that wouldn’t bother us in other scenarios?

12 July 2016
Four Seasons Hotel at Singapore

Exciting initiatives and opportunities concerning The University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences will be highlighted at a special alumni event in Singapore.

11 July 2016

Would politician Pauline Hanson have committed to “exposing the false claims” of climate change if environmental data were presented to her as the profit margins of a business?

6 July 2016
The ability to drive plays a large part of who we are

We spend the majority of our childhood years waiting to do it, and in adulthood we try to hang on for as long as possible before giving it up.

27 June 2016

Ever wondered why you sometimes ‘get that lovin’ feeling’ out of the blue, but at other times you feel you’ve lost your mojo?

24 June 2016
30 minutes in the outdoors has significant health benefits

People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t, according to new research by Australian and UK environmental scientists.

24 June 2016
A patient showing symptoms of oral candidiasis.

A fungal infection of the mouth doesn’t sound particularly appealing does it?

23 June 2016

Popular wrist-worn fitness monitors underestimate energy expenditure with variances of more than 40 per cent, University of Queensland researchers have found.

23 June 2016

Don’t underestimate the intelligence of your foot. A study led by Dr Luke Kelly of The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has explored the intimate relationships between our feet and running shoes.

23 June 2016
First edition of QBI's Brain Series magazine

Scientists at The University of Queensland have teamed up with the peak body for Australian athletes, the Australian Athletes’ Alliance, to tackle concussion and its long-term effects.

21 June 2016
Is hot and cold water immersion gainful?

First, researchers discovered cold water immersion after a workout can ruin your gym gains. Now there’s evidence hot water immersion does the same.

21 June 2016

Partners of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of Queensland research suggests.

20 June 2016
Sherene Devlin

Nurse of the Year recipient, health care ambassador, clinic owner and mother-of-four – University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work alumnus Sherene Devlin is wearing several prestigious hats as her career trajectory...

17 June 2016
Volunteer gives blood. Credit: Red Cross Australia

University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Associate Professor Barbara Masser has identified a similar sensation for first-time blood donors.

14 June 2016
Ageing well in a foreign land

The vulnerability of older adults from non-English speaking backgrounds living in Australia will be central to a new joint research project.

9 June 2016

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