What is the economic impact of teledermoscopy as a viable method of skin cancer triage?

The cost-effectiveness of an online skin cancer screening program is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

10 May 2018
person donating blood

UQ psychology lecturer Professor Barbara Masser has continued a 15-year collaboration with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service to allay donors' fears and bolster attendance rates.

9 May 2018
Researchers have analysed the link between climate scepticism and political conservatism.

The widely held belief that people with conservative political views are more likely to reject climate change science has been challenged by University Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018
Cognitive training and brain stimulation study

Brain training and stimulation in older adults may be the key to tackling cognitive decline and dementia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018

A newly formed federally-funded entity, Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH), has begun work on increasing numbers of rural health professionals that can be recruited and retained throughout the Darling Downs and South West.

7 May 2018
Analysing cycling performance in 3D

The University of Queensland (UQ) celebrated National Biomechanics Day by inviting high school students and their teachers to a series of hands-on biomechanics workshops.

27 April 2018
The best time is the time you’ll actually do it. (photo: Trust Katsande, unsplash)

Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it’s worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep.

24 April 2018
UQ Sportsman of the Year Michael Mercieca, and UQ Sportswoman of the Year Gabi Simpson

Australian netball vice-captain Gabi Simpson and national gymnastics champion Michael Mercieca have been named The University of Queensland’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.

24 April 2018

Queensland school teachers are chalking up around $230 million a year in health-related work, according to University of Queensland research.

17 April 2018
100 international academics analysed alcohol use in 599,912 drinkers

Thresholds for safer alcohol use might need lowering, University of Queensland drug and alcohol experts have cautioned.

13 April 2018
Participants will attend three initial 2-hour group exercise sessions

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) is looking for volunteers to participate in a study aimed at increasing physical activity in people living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD).

11 April 2018

In anticipation of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, we caught up with several UQ students who are contributing to this slice of Australian history.

4 April 2018

If you want to be told a secret you’re better off being assertive and compassionate rather than enthusiastic and polite, according to University of Queensland researchers.

3 April 2018

There may be more benefits to deleting your Facebook account than just protecting your private data – it could also reduce your stress levels.

28 March 2018
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

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