• Dr Melissa Day

    Researcher spotlight: Dr Melissa Day

    To coincide with National Pain Week (23-29 July 2018), we spoke to Dr Melissa Day, Senior Research Fellow in the UQ School of Psychology.

    23 July 2018
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    2018 Higher Education Academy Fellows

    Congratulations to 10 of our staff members for their recent recognition by the Higher Education Academy as leaders in teaching and learning.

    13 July 2018
  • two boys at the Murri Carnival

    Children make deadly healthy choices

    More than 400 children got a taste for healthy living and university life through rugby league and netball matches at the Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus this month.

    12 July 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
UQ is looking for participants in a workplace survey

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland are looking for participants to explore the benefits and consequences of task variety in the workplace.

12 January 2018

Mimicking sleep processes in the awake brain of elderly people could prevent age-related decline in brain function.

3 January 2018
Professor Wayne Hall

At a Festschrift jointly sponsored by The University of New South Wales and The University of Queensland ...

21 December 2017

A University of Queensland study has highlighted the importance of students working alongside parents to better equip the future speech pathology workforce. Researchers from...

21 December 2017
Professor Peter Little AM, Head of UQ’s School of Pharmacy

Professor Peter Little AM, Head of The University of Queensland’s School of Pharmacy has been elected president of the Council of Pharmacy Schools Australia and New Zealand (CPS).

21 December 2017

Listening to white noise can increase your ability to learn new words, a study by The University of Queensland has revealed.

21 December 2017
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences building

The Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences is proud to announce the promotion to professor of two academic staff members.

21 December 2017
Professor Kenneth Pakenham

A resilience training program to improve the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been developed by University of Queensland researchers.

20 December 2017

Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

15 December 2017

Academic, research and professional staff who have made outstanding contributions to the Faculty and wider university have been recognised at the 2017 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Awards.

14 December 2017

UQ speech pathology students have had the opportunity to learn from aged care residents, as part of one of their first year courses ‘Communication across the lifespan’.

12 December 2017

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