The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016

Consumers of Asian alternative medicine derived from Australian marine life may be inadvertently consuming toxins, according to research by The University of Queensland.

2 August 2016
World health authorities estimate antimicrobial resistant superbugs will kill 10 million people a year by 2050.

University of Queensland researchers are leading an international effort to slow the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant superbugs forecast to kill more people than cancer by 2050.

29 July 2016

Living a YOLO (you only live once) lifestyle doesn’t mean abandoning any sense of consequence, but it does mean seizing opportunities for self-improvement.

29 July 2016
In Australia women are still about 30 per cent less likely than men to meet physical activity guidelines

Increasing women’s participation in sport is important for improving physical health globally, but also offers significant benefits for mental, social, political and economic health.

28 July 2016
Physical inactivity incurs a conservative estimated global cost of $US67.5 billion a year

Physical inactivity incurs a conservative estimated global cost of $US67.5 billion a year, leading a Queensland researcher to emphasise that prevention should be a priority.

28 July 2016
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

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