• Outstanding UQ alumni honoured

    The University of Queensland’s 2018 Alumni Awards have recognised a broad range of leaders who have made exemplary contributions in fields ranging from science to social enterprise.

    14 August 2018
  • Researcher spotlight: Dr Nigel Lee

    Q&A with Dr Nigel Lee, a lecturer and researcher with the UQ School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and the Midwifery Research Unit.

    13 August 2018
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    2018 HaBS 3MT Faculty Finalists

    PhD students from the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (HaBS) will compete in the Faculty Final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition on Thursday 9 August.

    3 August 2018
pregnant woman holding a pill

While Viagra is generally used to treat erectile dysfunction in men, there is growing evidence that it may be used in select situations during pregnancy.

3 August 2018
Jolanda Jetten

Six UQ researchers have been named ARC Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme's history.

2 August 2018
terrorism definition highlighted in dictionary

Terrorism, religious fundamentalism, cyber-racism, political separatism and violent extremism are among topics on the agenda at a global conference at UQ this week.

30 July 2018
catfish definition

What sort of person becomes a social catfish? UQ researchers spoke to people who cultivate fake personas online about their feelings and motivations.

26 July 2018

Each year Chronic Pain Australia, the national voice of people living with chronic pain, organises National Pain Week to champion the needs of the many Australians living with some form of chronic pain.

25 July 2018
Dr Melissa Day

To coincide with National Pain Week (23-29 July 2018), we spoke to Dr Melissa Day, Senior Research Fellow in the UQ School of Psychology.

23 July 2018
UQ sign

Congratulations to 10 of our staff members for their recent recognition by the Higher Education Academy as leaders in teaching and learning.

13 July 2018
two boys at the Murri Carnival

More than 400 children got a taste for healthy living and university life through rugby league and netball matches at the Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus this month.

12 July 2018
Some of the members of a soccer team trapped in a section of Tham Luang cave in Thailand. (Photo: Royal Thai Navy/AAP)

Why does one tragedy capture the world’s attention, when more long-term issues such as children in detention don’t to the same extent?

9 July 2018
Social connectedness is a key to healthy ageing

Maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle, cultivating social connections and enhancing mental health will be the focus of the 2018 Positive Ageing Journey event.

6 July 2018
Guards with a blindfolded prisoner in the Stanford Prison Experiment, 1971. (photo source: PrisonExp.org)

A classic psychological study that suggests people will behave brutally when the situation demands it, has been challenged by a University of Queensland researcher.

4 July 2018
QAEHS researcher Jake O'Brien working with the new mass spectrometer

New instruments, lab and archiving spaces have provided researchers from the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) with more capacity to address current and emerging environmental health challenges.

21 June 2018

Researchers are working to develop a combined physiotherapy and psychology treatment program for people with chronic whiplash.

19 June 2018
UQ’s Dr Jason Tangen (centre) with Sergeant Kristine Nedwich and Acting Inspector Duncan McCarthy of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Services Branch

A group of universities and law enforcement agencies has received a funding boost from the Australian Government to train the next generation of forensic experts.

15 June 2018
Professor Matt Sanders, Triple P

Dedication to improving the lives of people in the community is a common goal for Professor Matt Sanders, Anne Cross and Derek Tuffield who were recognised in the 2018 Queensland Greats Awards and Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

13 June 2018

People choose role models who have achieved success in ways that are in line with their own moral values, according to University of Queensland research.

13 June 2018

UQ School of Psychology's James Sherlock explains what psychology can reveal about why people like pimple popping and ingrown hair removal videos.

11 June 2018

An anonymous donation of $500,000 will fund Australia’s first dedicated aphasia rehabilitation and research centre.

1 June 2018
UQ Healthy Living will offer assessments and interventions in exercise, diet and lifestyle to support better health for older people.

Healthy ageing and wellbeing is the focus of a new community-based clinic launched by The University of Queensland.

1 June 2018
A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under.

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.

31 May 2018

A tax on sweetened drinks would save $666 million in oral health costs, a study by The University of Queensland has found.

31 May 2018
From the cover of New Psychology of Health

Psychology researchers are pushing for greater recognition that social connections are as important to health as regular exercise or not smoking.

31 May 2018