Professor Adam Ye

Although it’s not a punchline, the arrival of well-travelled Professor Adam Ye to The University of Queensland School of Dentistry is sure to bring a smile to many faces.

20 November 2015
Do you need protein supplements to get ripped?

Many people spend hours in the gym every week and fill up on protein supplements in the quest for a ripped physique, but could all that hard work and money spent on sweet tasting powder be in vain?

19 November 2015

The loss of three babies, and almost 30 years in the realm of psychology have led University of Queensland author Dr Judith Murray to a profound conclusion.

11 November 2015

The cost of electing and employing overconfident people is one of several University of Queensland psychology studies to receive fresh Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.

11 November 2015
Award winners with Associate Dean Sarah Roberts-Thomson (far left) and Executive Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy (centre)

On the same week that jockey Michelle Payne rode to a Melbourne Cup win, females also cracked the whip in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Teaching and Learning Awards.

10 November 2015
Professor Louise Hickson and Professor Virginia Slaughter among the inductees

There’s little doubting University of Queensland’s health sciences are in good hands, after two Heads of School were made Fellows of the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences.

9 November 2015
UQ becomes home to a new Centre of Research Excellence focusing on the study of skin cancers, in collaboration with Cancer Council Queensland, QUT, QIMR and the University of Sydney.

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded a total of almost $54 million to 84 projects, fellowships and centres at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2015
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj with alumni and donor Mr Paul Taylor.

A generous donation from two University of Queensland alumni will kick-start a new research centre focused on one of Australia’s most pressing problems – providing affordable and sustainable healthcare.

5 November 2015
Metabolic syndrome is a combination of obesity with specific risk factors

A finding that cardiorespiratory fitness is more important than fat loss for people suffering so-called ‘Syndrome X’ has landed a Queensland researcher a New Investigator Award.

5 November 2015
Professor Michael Sullivan

A world-renowned expert in the psychology of pain and disability has been appointed to lead Australian researchers in discovering better ways to help people recover after injury.

3 November 2015
The presentations were definitely a treat.

Final-year University of Queensland speech pathology students showcased innovative concepts to health industry professionals as part of their community education projects.

3 November 2015

More than a quarter of new nurses and midwives are unaware of the standards for social media in their workplace, though for the most part, they are a responsible bunch.

29 October 2015
Physiotherapy students visiting Brig-O-Doon Aged Care Service.

UQ physiotherapy students given an insight into the world of caring for older people when they visited a Brisbane aged care services as part of their first practical experience.

28 October 2015
Michael Catchpole presents Kate Amos with her award.

A University of Queensland graduate who developed an interactive program to help primary school children look after their teeth has been named Young Professional of the Year.

26 October 2015
Caleb Bull spoke from the heart.

A wheelchair-bound graduate now working in youth justice was a source of inspiration at the 2015 University of Queensland Social Work Professional Development Day.

23 October 2015
Dr Allison Mandrusiak was one of only two Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award recipients globally.

The acclaim of University of Queensland physiotherapy lecturer Dr Allison Mandrusiak will span the globe following a Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

21 October 2015

Researchers from The University of Queensland have taken significant strides towards solving one of the key mysteries in psychology and neuroscience – why humans struggle to do two things at once.

21 October 2015

It’s not only office workers who need to pay attention to their health, as shown by a series of short videos aimed at the blue collar sector.

20 October 2015

If you are a perpetrator with a history of domestic violence, you cannot hide anymore. That’s the message from Dr Deborah Walsh from The University of Queensland’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work who is imploring other states to follow...

15 October 2015

A three-pronged approach of parole system review, tailored substance abuse rehabilitation and stable accommodation is needed to help break a vicious cycle for prisoners with mental illness.

9 October 2015
Professor Maree Smith (centre), with Johnson & Johnson Medical CEO Gavin Fox-Smith and AusBiotech CEO Dr Anna Lavelle

The University of Queensland’s Professor Maree Smith and the company founded on the ground-breaking pain drug she developed have won awards at the AusBiotech 2015 Conference.

7 October 2015
Head and brain injuries are infants' most frequent injuries from assault

Assault-related injuries are significantly more severe and lead to greater long term disability in Queensland than do childhood injuries from accidents, a child safety researcher says.

1 October 2015

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