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

Queensland – home to not only the nation’s champion rugby league and netball teams – but also Australia’s most ingenious health students.

1 October 2015
The Broncos take on the Cowboys this weekend in Sydney.

They’ve set the pace for much of the National Rugby League season, and the Brisbane Broncos are working with the University of Queensland to lead the competition off the park as well.

1 October 2015
Dr Stacey Parker

How do you cope with the daily grind? Is it a chat over the water cooler, a lunchtime jog or a dip into the lolly jar at 3pm?

30 September 2015
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
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 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
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

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