• Dr Whelan said another benefit was that participants were able to more easily include their families

    Online speech therapy gives brain injury sufferers a voice

    An online program delivering targeted treatment to people suffering from speech disorders after brain injury is the focus of a University of Queensland study.

    14 September 2018
  • Drug and alcohol use in young people

    UQ researchers have long been interested in the topic of substance abuse, whether alcohol, tobacco, narcotics or prescription drugs, and have been researching the subject from a variety of perspectives.

    13 September 2018
  • What the health: Fasting - health fix or fad?

    Dr Veronique Chachay from UQ's School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences explains the long history of fasting and the more modern approach to fasting for metabolic health issues.

    13 September 2018
Volunteer gives blood. Credit: Red Cross Australia

University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Associate Professor Barbara Masser has identified a similar sensation for first-time blood donors.

14 June 2016
Ageing well in a foreign land

The vulnerability of older adults from non-English speaking backgrounds living in Australia will be central to a new joint research project.

9 June 2016
Rugby league player Johnathan Thurston

In the wake of winning the first match of this year’s State of Origin series, Queensland rugby league maestro Johnathan Thurston advised students from Cape York to prioritise their education.

2 June 2016
Professor Pauline Ford

The University of Queensland has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to appoint a woman to a permanent head of dentistry position.

25 May 2016

Six health professionals with strong associations with the Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences have been appointed to membership of Hospital and Health Boards across the state, as part of the refreshing of these Boards announced last week.

23 May 2016

Do social workers have the potential to be a danger to the public? Should they be registered just like nurses?

23 May 2016
Exeter Cathedral.

Churches are good for the health of Christians but less therapeutic for atheists.

13 May 2016
Brenden Hall: Paralympian, volunteer surf lifesaver and UQ student.

This week is National Volunteer Week. We pay tribute to the extraordinary work of Brendan Hall – UQ student, paralympian and volunteer surf lifesaver.

11 May 2016
Students from the UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences heading to Vietnam and Timor Leste.

Students from The University of Queensland School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will spend the coming month in Vietnam and Timor Leste.

11 May 2016
The Crime101x team.

The psychology of crime and justice has fascinated people for centuries – and it continues to do so, with the University of Queensland’s CRIME101x online course winning an international award.

10 May 2016

Significant decreases in cannabis use by young Australians have been tempered by a warning about challenges to physical and psychological health.

10 May 2016

Nearly three quarters of Australian 14-year-olds have tried alcohol, but how much of that is being provided by their parents?

9 May 2016
Chances are they aren’t copying it from you.

That cute thing your newborn is doing that you’ve been telling everyone about… Chances are they aren’t copying it from you.

6 May 2016

Leicester City’s against-all-odds English Premier League football title teaches us that a leader is “the one who makes us feel special”, not somebody who considers themselves “the special one”.

4 May 2016
Dr John Drayton has studied the toll involved in identifying and handling the dead. Photo: Shutterstock.

As the nation paused this week to remember the Port Arthur Massacre and ANZAC Day, a former Senior Coronial Counsellor has spoken of the toll involved in identifying and handling the dead.

29 April 2016
Whitty Building

One of Mater’s oldest buildings at South Brisbane, the Whitty Building, has been returned to its former glory and transformed into a unique education precinct.

27 April 2016
James Devin has studied the effects of exercise on colorectal cancer survivors.

A researcher who was born in the year that actress Audrey Hepburn and footballer Bobby Moore died of colorectal cancer is helping to lead recovery from the deadly condition.

26 April 2016
Assoc Prof Cottrell with staff and students at Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Neil Cottrell fell in love with the place, the food and the people.

19 April 2016
Families reported high concern levels about end-of-life matters.

A University of Queensland research paper advocating better communication between families and palliative caregivers has received an international award.

8 April 2016

The University of Queensland will help St George slay dental problems, thanks to a new clinic run in partnership with Goondir Health Services.

6 April 2016

Social media and electronic gaming strategies can have an extremely positive influence on the lives of impoverished families, a study of The University of Queensland’s Triple P Online program has found.

4 April 2016
Dr Ralph Kelsey.

In a major win for rural health, a former president of the Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) has been appointed to Goondir Health Clinic at Dalby.

31 March 2016