• 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
A new UQ study has revealed that independent women have more romantic success.

Women have an outdated idea of what men want in a potential partner – and they should feel more comfortable being themselves, according to University of Queensland research.

23 April 2015

Adolescents will be able to use the internet to treat their Obsessive Compulsive Disorder thanks to a free initiative being run by The University of Queensland.

20 April 2015
UQ PPP Fear-less

University of Queensland researchers are seeking families of anxious children to participate in a ground-breaking intervention called Fear-less.

17 April 2015
Thought Sport

Each week three UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

17 April 2015
Professor Richard Ryan

Thank you to Professor Richard Ryan, co-founder of Self-Determination Theory for sharing his research and insights in a guest lecture.

15 April 2015

Birth weight, the amount of time a mother spends with her child, and the education level of both parents will have more impact on a child than whether they attend a private or public school.

13 April 2015
Thought Sport

Each week UQ coaching and sports psychology experts will offer their opinions on five sporting events where mindgames will be at the forefront.

10 April 2015
Independent research has shown a UQ parenting program can help children with behavioural issues.

Parents of children with developmental disabilities can take heart from new research which shows that a University of Queensland program can reduce serious emotional and behavioural problems.

9 April 2015

Well done if you took your Easter eggs on a hike of Mount Coot-tha and only ate them once you reached the summit.

7 April 2015

A trip to the stunning shores of the Torres Strait Islands has reinforced the need to make a difference to dementia sufferers in even the remotest of locations.

7 April 2015

Young Australians often underestimate the importance of having a will and fail to plan ahead, according to the results of a national study.

7 April 2015
University of Queensland academics have weighed in on the topic of bullying in school sport.

A new ‎Australian anti-bullying documentary takes the battle to the school-yard, with two University of Queensland academics weighing in on the topic of bullying in school sport.

31 March 2015

Bubbles invisible to the naked eye could provide the next breakthrough in treating heart and eye problems – and present an alternate treatment for cancer and cellulite as well.

30 March 2015
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has given $8.3 million in funding to a UQ musculoskeletal project.

University of Queensland-led research into solutions for musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain and osteoarthritis has attracted more than $8 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

25 March 2015

A free six-week exercise program for people recently diagnosed with cancer or undergoing treatment will begin at The University of Queensland next month.

24 March 2015
Flying a plane through virtual-reality goggles

Fun virtual-reality goggles that allow patients to fly a digitised plane are being used to combat neck pain.

20 March 2015

Understanding the frequent emotional and mental struggles involved in weight management and wellbeing is at the heart of a new University of Queensland study.

18 March 2015
UQ exercise physiology students are providing exercise and lifestyle programs to people with mental illness.

Following the mantra that a healthy body equals a healthy mind, exercise physiology students from the University of Queensland are providing exercise and lifestyle programs to people with mental illness.

16 March 2015
Live music creates $1.2 billion of economic activity in Australia each year

Australia’s musicians are a happy bunch, despite many being poorly paid, having little job security, working long hours – and drinking heavily.

13 March 2015
School students learning about science careers at an InspireU camp at UQ in 2014

Improving health outcomes for urban Indigenous people will be the focus of the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, a new centre at The University of Queensland that was officially opened tonight.

9 March 2015
One in six Australians record some form of auditory loss.

With one in six Australians recording some form of auditory loss, a new study by The University of Queensland is examining how exposure to chemicals in the workplace can affect employee hearing.

4 March 2015
Academics, psychologists, teachers and other professionals attended workshops in Japan late last year.

University of Queensland experts are working with Japanese schools to help identify and reduce the long-term effects of trauma in children after a disaster.

24 February 2015