• Queensland Seniors Week – HaBS experts available

    UQ Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences experts are available to comment during Queensland Seniors Week, August 18 to August 26. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at...

    16 August 2018
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    What the health: Why do your ears ring after a concert?

    When you listen to loud music at a concert, this exposes the fine nerves in your inner ear to possible damage. The ringing that you hear after a concert is called tinnitus and is a sign that the nerves have been damaged to some extent. ...

    16 August 2018
  • 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
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
Professor Helen McCutcheon has been in the nursing profession for more than 35 years.

It may come as a surprise that entry requirements for nursing and midwifery at The University of Queensland are higher than many other courses around Australia – including most engineering, science and journalism degrees.

1 September 2015
Teresa Brown with a patient enrolled in the trial

Head and neck cancer patients stand to benefit from a $55,000 scholarship awarded to a University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences researcher.

1 September 2015

It’s a case of you don’t know what you’ve been missing out on. UQ researchers Mr Paul Miller and Associate Professor Derek Arnold say most people don’t even know they have a blind spot in their vision, let alone understand that they could reduce...

1 September 2015

University of Queensland researcher and clinical lecturer Dr Christopher Freeman is celebrating after being named one of the “12 Most Influential People in Pharmacy”.

28 August 2015
Ms Cheryl Chew

It was a representative of another Australian university that ultimately helped Cheryl Chew decide she wanted to study at The University of Queensland’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work.

25 August 2015
Third year psychology students from Universitas Indonesia, Nihal Kaur and Amanda Soengadie and Professor Bruce Abernethy

The University of Queensland will celebrate one of its most significant and enduring international partnerships when Professor Bruce Abernethy visits Universitas Indonesia on August 28.

25 August 2015
Tracking point of gaze using an eye tracker.

An online video game championship has paid out almost $20 million in prize money — placing it among some of the world’s most lucrative sports tournaments.

24 August 2015
Can understanding compassion make the world a better place?

Can the world become a better place if we unravel the motivations that drive people to display compassion?

21 August 2015

Primary school students from Tara in Western Queensland will be the first to benefit from the new University of Queensland Telerehabilitation Clinic...

19 August 2015

School of Psychology PhD student, Rohan Kapitany won the HaBS Faculty Three Minute Thesis Competition with his engaging presentation about the absurdity of behaviour and understanding human culture. Mr Kapitany asked the audience,...

18 August 2015

Researchers from UQ's Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences featured with a wealth of literary talent at this year's Brisbane Writers Festival that ran from September 3- 6. The University of Queensland ...

18 August 2015

Australia’s most desired bachelors are those dispensing professional health advice – not roses – according to a University of Queensland professor.

13 August 2015

Do you ever feel guilty about your parenting? UQ Triple P Innovation Precinct Head Mr John Pickering shares his top tips on dealing with parental guilt. Read more on The Conversation and listen to his interview on ABC Sydney 702 at 10am AEST.

13 August 2015

Same-sex couples with children have a particularly high preference for being married, underpinned by a desire for acceptance and security, researchers from The University of Queensland have said.

11 August 2015

Sports coaches and trainers may soon be pulling the plug on athletes’ ice baths in the off-season after new findings by The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology.

10 August 2015
UQ Oral Health Centre

The UQ Oral Health Centre (UQOHC) is the nation’s largest and most advanced tertiary oral health facility.

5 August 2015