cannabis

Understanding psychotic-like experiences in young cannabis users is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2018
Professor Sue Kildea and Dr Yvette Roe

A devotion to closing the gap in maternity care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women has led to Professor Sue Kildea being awarded the Health Services Research Award.

9 November 2018
speech pathology services via telerehabilitation

A University of Queensland researcher has been awarded one of five inaugural Metro North Clinician Research Fellowships to develop her work in speech pathology telepractice services.

8 November 2018
older and younger employees

Older employees may be prematurely exiting the workforce because they feel stereotyped on the basis of their age.

7 November 2018
Rebecca Olive surfing

Q+A with Dr Rebecca Olive, Lecturer in the UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences.

1 November 2018
fish on beach surrounded by plastics

Researchers from the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) discuss microplastics and how they get into our food.

29 October 2018
checkboard test

UQ researchers have shown that visual hallucinations in people with macular degeneration are associated with abnormally heightened activity in the visual cortex of the brain.

26 October 2018
Exercising with a buddy could be key to maintaining an exercise regime for cancer survivors

The benefits of peer-supported exercise regimes for survivors of breast, colon and prostate cancer are being studied by University of Queensland researchers.

24 October 2018
mother and daughter

UQ researchers are seeking families with teenagers to take part in an anonymous online survey to help them learn how parent-adolescent relationships influence teen mental health.

24 October 2018
staff meeting

Bosses with exorbitant pay packets are seen as less effective leaders than their counterparts on lower incomes, and less able to influence those they seek to lead, according to UQ research.

23 October 2018
young hand shaking an old hand

A social connection program developed by University of Queensland researchers could help shape the future of the aged care sector.

22 October 2018
pharmacy video finalists

A glimpse into the lives of UQ international students was captured in a student video competition that showcased their experiences studying and living in Brisbane.

19 October 2018
drawing of robot teacher

Humanoid robots are now more than just fictional characters; they’re finding their way into new roles as teachers, ready to shape the way students learn in the classroom.

17 October 2018
woman drinking coffee

Women who drink a daily cuppa are more likely to be physically active, University of Queensland researchers have found.

12 October 2018

In recognition of World Food Day we spoke to Dr Anthony Tuckett fabout the work he is doing with the Burnie Brae Project Pantry Market Day to improve access to nutritional food for older pensioners in need.

12 October 2018
Dr Matthew Gullo

Q+A with Dr Matthew Gullo, Clinical Psychologist and Acting Director of the Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research (CYSAR).

11 October 2018
older woman thinking about taking a tablet

Karl Winckel, Conjoint Associate Lecturer in the UQ School of Pharmacy, answers the question regarding a daily dose of aspirin.

4 October 2018

When people with dementia hang up their car keys, the sudden loss of mobility can have devastating effects.

27 September 2018
Gerard Sutton (left) refereeing the 2015 Grand Final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys. Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys (right) and Justin Hodges of the Broncos (centre).

This weekend’s rugby league Grand Final sees the Sydney Roosters face the Melbourne Storm in front of a stadium crowd of thousands – and even more on television. All eyes will be on the referee to make sure the play is fair.

27 September 2018
Dr Popat receives his award from Professor Jenny Martin AC, 2018 selection committee chair

A Nanotechnologist from The University of Queensland's School of Pharmacy has been awarded a Queensland Young Tall Poppy award for excellence in science.

25 September 2018
L-R: Professor Helen McCutcheon (Head of School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Ms Tahlia van Raders, Ms Stephanie Davidson, and Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson (Associate Dean, Academic)

Students from The University of Queensland (UQ) have taken part in a two-week Summer School at Lund University in Sweden, learning how to take an inter-professional approach to health as an outcome of climate change.

21 September 2018

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