Lack of exercise is a greater risk for heart disease in women over 30 than smoking, obesity and high blood pressure, University of Queensland researchers have found.

28 May 2014

Professor Jeff Coombes from The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies is leading research that aims to reduce the high mortality rate associated with kidney disease through exercise interventions.

26 May 2014

The benefits of high-intensity interval training for people with chronic kidney disease is the focus of a team of researchers at The University of Queensland.

26 May 2014
Study finds that personality traits influence activity in punishment-related brain areas.

In a neuroimaging study, a UQ psychologist has examined whether having allegiances with someone can affect feelings of empathy when punishing and rewarding others.

8 May 2014
Acute myeloid leukaemia cells as appeared in haematology journal Blood

A molecular ‘target’ that could lead to a drug to fight leukaemia is in the sights of a team of University of Queensland researchers.

7 May 2014
pregnant belly

Working together to provide the best support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families during pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

6 May 2014
To like or not to like - that is the question.

Loneliness and a lack of self-worth could result from a lack of ‘likes’ on Facebook, according to researchers from The University of Queensland.

29 April 2014

The International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (IJSLP) has retracted an academic paper and is expected to publish a ‘reader alert’ for a second paper following advice from the University of Queensland.

28 April 2014
Motion capture technology follows boxer Alex Leapai.

A team of UQ researchers is helping Australian world heavyweight title contender Alex Leapai prepare to win the heavyweight championship of the world in Germany later this month.

15 April 2014

The journal Aphasiology has retracted an academic paper following advice from the University of Queensland.

4 April 2014

A young researcher from The University of Queensland will network with Nobel Prize winners in Germany at one of the world’s most prestigious annual science events.

2 April 2014
Textured insoles

University of Queensland research is investigating the effects textured shoe insoles have on walking problems associated with multiple sclerosis.

2 April 2014
UQ research looks at high intensity interval training to treat child obesity.

University of Queensland research is investigating if high intensity interval training is an effective treatment to improve health conditions in overweight children and adolescents.

31 March 2014
TEDxUQ 2014 – “Old Ideas, New World”.

Some of Queensland’s finest minds will converge on The University of Queensland on 29 March for TEDxUQ 2014 – themed “Old Ideas, New World”.

28 March 2014
Tomika Steele says the UQ Summer Research Program is rewarding.

Taking and sharing photographs on Instagram can increase people’s awareness of what is going on around them, according to one research project from The University of Queensland's Summer Research Program.

27 March 2014
Students were welcomed at the annual Student Engagement Ceremony.

A sea of white coats flanked The University of Queensland’s Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) as first-year students were welcomed at an official ceremony.

21 March 2014
Professor Stewart Trost of the UQ Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health.

Playing active video games could help overweight and obese children lose weight, a University of Queensland study has found.

18 March 2014
UQ is seeking participants in a trial to investigate the effects of sprouted broccoli capsules on Type 2 diabetic patients.

The University of Queensland is seeking participants in a trial to investigate the effects of sprouted broccoli capsules on Type 2 diabetic patients.

13 March 2014
Wayne Hall

The University of Queensland researchers are seeking to identify more effective ways of treating drug addiction to tackle the perceived prevalence of injecting drug use worldwide. In 2009, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)...

12 March 2014
New Dean Bruce Abernethy with first year psychology students Emma-lee Wardle and Sanjay Vasudeva

Almost 2000 undergraduate students starting their studies in University of Queensland Health and Behavioural Sciences courses this week will be welcomed by a new Dean leading a new faculty.

5 March 2014
School of Nursing and Midwifery student Lucy Finlay helped deliver a baby in a Cambodian health clinic.

Fifteen University of Queensland nursing and midwifery students have put their skills into practice in Cambodian health clinics during a four-week placement in the country’s north-west.

5 March 2014
UQ Leadership award winner Professor Louise Hickson

The behind-the-scenes achievements of The University of Queensland’s professional staff took centre stage at the Chancellor’s Awards for 2014 on Friday.

3 March 2014