Up to 90% of people experience back pain at least once in their life

A team of researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ) has won a prestigious clinical science award from the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS).

21 March 2018
Parents of teens with a developmental disability faced enormous challenges.

Simple strategies could help families of teenagers with a developmental disability gain confidence about their teen’s future.

20 March 2018

Children’s refrigerator artwork could help design one of Brisbane’s newest playgrounds, with The University of Queensland calling on kids to get creative with coloured markers to draw their dream play space.

14 March 2018
women conducting research in the lab

Women in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences share their stories about the barriers they’ve faced, and what they would like to see change for the next generation of women.

7 March 2018

The achievements of leading doctors, scholars, executives and policy makers in Indigenous health will be celebrated at a University of Queensland symposium.

2 March 2018
UQ's 2018 Fulbright Scholars - Dr Anna Urbanowicz, James Hill, Karri Neldner and Dr David Ireland

Four researchers are preparing to travel to the United States of America to advance their work after being awarded Fulbright Scholarships.

28 February 2018
Kunal and Nate

Dr Tweedy and his research team from the UQ School of Human Movements and Nutrition Science have developed the Para START Program.

28 February 2018

With the Gold Coast to host the largest Para sport program in Commonwealth Games history, classification is integral to ensure competitions are contested on a level playing field.

26 February 2018
Professor Barbara Masser

Professor Barbara Masser has been appointed as the Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s Chair of Donor Research within the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland (UQ).

26 February 2018

Setting reminders and visual cues for forgetful children could be a solution for parents frustrated over missed chores and homework.

23 February 2018

Claims that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States have been challenged by a University of Queensland drug abuse expert.

23 February 2018
Support is key to breastfeeding success

While medicines used to boost milk supply for new mothers are generally safe, all options should be considered carefully, a University of Queensland researcher has cautioned.

21 February 2018
Donald Trump

If you think followers of your own political party are intelligent and hardworking while followers of the opposition party are ignorant and brainwashed, you’re not alone.

14 February 2018
Jaclyn Narracott. Photo by Veisturs Lacis

University of Queensland alumni Pita Taufatofua and Jaclyn Narracott will compete this week at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

13 February 2018
Professor Matt Sanders

Policy makers, practitioners and researchers can now draw on parenting interventions that have changed the lives of millions of families across the globe in a single reference - The Power of Positive Parenting.

7 February 2018
People tend to underestimate the importance of social factors for health

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – but that message is failing to get through to the community.

5 February 2018
CarFreeMe program prepares older Australians for life without a car

Researchers from The University of Queensland have developed an innovative program that prepares older Australians for life without a car.

4 February 2018
The strategy is to prevent pain through a different mechanism to the available opioid drugs

Research to develop non-addictive analgesics that could potentially be used as alternatives to addictive opioid drugs such as codeine will be undertaken by UQ under an agreement with Canadian biomedical company PreveCeutical Medical Inc.

31 January 2018
Spatial neglect often occurs after damage to the right side of the brain, making it difficult for stroke survivors to see things on their left.

Eating food from only the right side of the plate, shaving or applying make-up to only one side of the face, and running into objects on the left are common traits post stroke and for some survivors current therapies aren’t working.

31 January 2018
Professor Laurence Walsh AO

A long-serving University of Queensland Senate member and a Professor of Dental Science have each received an Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List.

29 January 2018
Emma Sievwright. Photo credit: Nick Wilson / Foxtel

The ovens are preheated and a fresh batch of Australia’s best amateur bakers is ready to knead the dough – with one of The University of Queensland’s own rising to the heat in The Great Australian Bake Off.

23 January 2018

A fictional crime drama that prompts students to explore the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective has won an international award.

19 January 2018

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