Good social support for mums - before and after birth - prevents mental health decline.

New mums are at lower risk of postnatal depression if they stay connected with their important social networks.

29 September 2015

Research into identity, prejudice, oppression, mental health and social groups has led Professor Jolanda Jetten to be awarded a prestigious fellowship.

29 September 2015

Same-sex couples are missing out on relationship assistance available to other members of the community.

29 September 2015

New Queensland research is indicating that green turtles living near urban and farming areas are absorbing possibly thousands of chemicals.

25 September 2015
UQ student Stella Law

Meeting Governor-General Peter Cosgrove was not among the initial expectations of Stella Law’s work placement with Grow Queensland.

24 September 2015
Jolanda Jetten.

Research into social identity and group dynamics, particularly the response to stigma and oppression, has led Professor Jolanda Jetten to be awarded a prestigious fellowship.

24 September 2015

Dangerous bacteria in babies can be held at bay by a unique chemical reaction that occurs between breastmilk and baby saliva, a UQ breakthrough study has shown.

23 September 2015
Dr Sean Tweedy

A Paralympic athlete classifier has been highly commended at the 2015 University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science Research Awards.

22 September 2015
Prof Bruce Abernethy and Dr Matthew Gullo

Researching how impulsivity impacts addiction and substance abuse has led Dr Matthew Gullo to win the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Early Career Research Excellence Award.

22 September 2015
Prof Timothy Carroll with Prof Bruce Abernethy

The ability to create an “inspirational research environment” underpins Associate Professor Timothy Carroll’s recent commendation by the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

22 September 2015
Assoc Prof David Jenkins

Glowing testimony from both current and former students led to Associate Professor David Jenkins’ recognition at the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Awards.

22 September 2015
Professor Virginia Slaughter

Described as a “constant source of counsel”, Professor Virginia Slaughter has been recognised with a 2015 Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Mentorship Award.

22 September 2015
Prof Gregory Monteith accepts award from Prof Bruce Abernethy

“Exceptional students make a good supervisor” was Professor Greg Monteith’s humble reaction when commended at the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Awards.

22 September 2015
Prof Wendy Brown (foreground) and Prof Christina Lee

Guiding a nation in the fight against a sedentary lifestyle has led to Professor Wendy Brown winning the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Translation Award.

22 September 2015
Professor Bruce Abernethy, Dr David Jenkins, Professor Virginia Slaughter, Professor Christina Lee, Professor Wendy Brown, Dr Matthew Gullo

The University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science held its annual research awards today, announcing the cream of the crop for 2015.

14 September 2015
Increased fractures linked to common treatment.

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing one of the world’s most commonly issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture risks in older Australian women.

11 September 2015
Dr Alan Pegna, a new researcher at the School of Psychology, has an ongoing fascination with the field of visual recognition.

Imagine your partner goes for a quick swim while you sunbathe, but when they return you are unable to recognise them, despite them looking exactly the same as when they entered the water.

8 September 2015

Same-sex attracted people are justified in mentioning their partner’s gender early in a conversation, as it could prevent people from becoming fixated on sexuality and deeming it a defining characteristic.

8 September 2015

Five clear goals underpin a new strategic plan for the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD).

7 September 2015
Dr Alan Pegna

Imagine your partner goes for a quick swim while you sunbathe, but when they return you are unable to recognise them, despite them looking exactly the same as when they entered the water.

7 September 2015
What part do incentives play in an environmentally friendly office?

Why are some people more or less environmentally friendly at work than they are in the privacy of their home?

7 September 2015
Priscilla Tjokrowijoto and Lulu Zhen

They are the odd couple of University of Queensland’s School of Psychology.

1 September 2015

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