• 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
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    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

Federal and State Government funding alone won’t reduce public dental service waiting lists in Queensland, unless preventative measures are introduced, a University of Queensland researcher warns.

28 August 2017
Inia Maxwell and John Eales in a scene from the documentary John Eales Reveals: The Haka

New Zealand’s sacred ritual, the Haka will be the subject of a new documentary in the John Eales Reveals series, with a University of Queensland expert weighing in on the science behind the performance. UQ alumnus and rugby union...

18 August 2017

University of Queensland work to reduce the risk of alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related harm among young people has benefited from $2.31 million in Federal Government funding.

18 August 2017

The University of Queensland’s speech pathology program has been ranked number one Australia wide by students for teaching quality and educational experience. Over 178,000 students from Australian universities and non-university...

9 August 2017
Children have a strong propensity for fairness

Children as young as seven have the same capacity as adults to make judgements on the anti-social behaviour of others.

9 August 2017
Popular television series The Handmaid's Tale. Photo: Vic Hinterlang / Shutterstock.com

Women like Serena Joy from The Handmaid’s Tale might be more common than you think.

7 August 2017
UQ will undertake seven NHMRC-funded dementia initiatives

The University of Queensland has been awarded almost $7.5 million to accelerate improvements in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of dementia.

7 August 2017
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Announcing the PhD students from the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (HaBS) who will compete in the Faculty Final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition on Thursday, 3 August.

1 August 2017
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in Queensland women

Queensland researchers have discovered a new way to target a rare form of breast cancer, giving hope for improved treatment options.

1 August 2017
Patients were encouraged to use stimulating resources such as iPads

A Queensland hospital has become the first to trial how increased activity in an acute stroke unit impacts on patients.

31 July 2017

After being strongly discouraged from changing research pathways 30 years ago, one of Australia’s – and the world’s - most highly cited social scientists has been honoured by the UK Society for the Study of Addiction. ...

27 July 2017
Living with chronic low back pain leads to the brain being re-wired over time. Shutterstock.

Psychologists are working on ways to reduce the brain’s sensitivity to pain, with the aim of improving pain management techniques.

27 July 2017
Concern over the rise in use of super potent cannabis

University of Queensland researchers are concerned the recent legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Australia may give rise to super-potent cannabis concentrates with associated harmful effects.

21 July 2017

International experts from the University of Toronto armed UQ academic staff and clinical partners with valuable knowledge on how to develop interprofessional learning at a workshop held at the St Lucia Campus.

19 July 2017
Caitlin Hall on the left, with her classmates

University of Queensland Master of Dietetics Studies graduate Caitlin Hall has twice the reason to celebrate today.

18 July 2017
Obesity and diabetes are among the most pressing challenges facing human health

Gene therapy aimed at treating diabetes and obesity is the subject of an agreement between Australian researchers and a Canadian health and wellness company.

18 July 2017
Recognising and supporting teaching excellence is part of UQ's commitment to meeting international teaching quality standards.

Twenty-two University of Queensland staff are being celebrated for their commitment to teaching after they were presented with Higher Education Academy (HEA) fellowships on Friday.

17 July 2017
Leah Davis.

University students from across the globe will explore the connections between society, economics, environment and health at the U21 Health Sciences Summer School in Johannesburg this week.

13 July 2017

Research students from schools in the Health and Behavioural Sciences Faculty will describe their research in engaging three-minute presentations and compete for a spot in the UQ 3MT® Final.

11 July 2017

What inspired two former presidents of the Australian Dental Association Queensland Branch (ADAQ) to take up leadership positions in rural dental clinics?

6 July 2017

Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are not only fuelling underage drinking but are increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily.

5 July 2017
Dr Iman Azimi

Switching off a protein produced in breast cancer cells can stop cancer progression, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.

5 July 2017

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