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

The total number of regular methamphetamine users in Australia is 270,000 - greater than the populations of either Hobart or Townsville.

29 February 2016

Triple Olympian Lisa Curry will be the key speaker — addressing ageing and staying healthy —at a non-profit event organised by and featuring research from University of Queensland health experts.

27 February 2016

How likely are you to take a bullet for somebody? University of Queensland researchers have helped develop a way of predicting the strength of your convictions.

18 February 2016

Joining a book club after retirement could extend your life just as much as doing weekly exercise.

16 February 2016
Greg Poche AO and Kay E. Van Norton Poche at their conferral ceremony in Sydney, with Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Professor Cindy Shannon (left), Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Advancement) Ms Claire Pullar, and Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.  Photo: Maja Baska

The University of Queensland has awarded honorary doctorates to philanthropists Greg Poche AO and Kay E. Van Norton Poche, in recognition of their life-changing dedication to Indigenous health.

11 February 2016
Dragon boat racing is both a physical and cultural experience.

They are four University of Queensland colleagues who are not simply happy with training their dragon. They want to make it one of the fastest in the world.

11 February 2016

Christine Grey would have been just as sexy as Christian Grey as the lead character in Fifty Shades of Grey – and resulted in less ambivalence about rape.

10 February 2016

With over 30 years of service in the social work field UQ’s Professor Karen Healy was recognised for her contribution in improving community welfare and addressing child protection issues.

3 February 2016
The mercury reportedly soared to 43.3 degrees in Birdsville.

People over the age of 75 are especially at risk from the hot weather blanketing Queensland this week, particularly if they have recently had an infection.

3 February 2016

People recovering from mild stroke will soon be aided by a new smart phone app, thanks to University of Queensland researchers. UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences’...

1 February 2016

With a prolific career dedicated to helping people rehabilitate spanning over 45 years, Emeritus Professor Gwendolen Jull was among the 2016 Australia Day Honours recipients.

29 January 2016

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