• 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

Rowing coaches in the United States will be the first outside Australia to use an online coaching course designed by The University of Queensland and Rowing Australia.

29 June 2017
The Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival attracted more than 400 participants

The University of Queensland has welcomed the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health’s (IUIH) Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival to the St Lucia campus.

27 June 2017

Men often appear to have an advantage over women in the workplace, but that is not always the case in female-dominated industries.

26 June 2017
Young people listen to an average 18 hours of music a week

For high school students suffering from academic anxiety, Taylor Swift or Kanye West might be just what they need to alleviate stress.

23 June 2017
Dark Mofo Nude Solstice Swim - 2016

Would you attend a sacrificial ritual art performance involving 500 litres of blood and an animal carcass? Or go for a group nude swim on a cold winter morning?

16 June 2017

Research into the impact of the 2011 Queensland floods on pregnant women and their babies has found stress from natural disasters affects infant development and temperament.

14 June 2017
Countries accounting for around 85 per cent of the world’s population are largely overlooked

Lack of diversity in psychological research is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to an Australian academic.

13 June 2017

Stereotypes which portray nurses as sexual objects or merely doctors’ helpers need to be smashed in order to encourage school leavers to the profession, according to a University of Queensland study.

12 June 2017
Dental students at St George

The launch of a new dental clinic in St George in south-west Queensland will ease the shortage of dental services available to the community.

9 June 2017
Q-122 is used for the treatment of hot flashes in women

A clinical-stage biotechnology company established by The University of Queensland and Emory University (Atlanta, USA) to develop novel cancer supportive care and anticancer therapies has raised US$16 million in series A investment.

6 June 2017
Turtles also ingested chemicals used in industrial products such as adhesive, sealant and lubricant

Chemicals including heart and gout medications, herbicides, pesticides, metals and industrial chemicals have been found in the blood of Great Barrier Reef turtles.

5 June 2017

Office workers who use sit-stand or treadmill desks are on track to being more productive and attentive with fewer signs of workplace stress than their sedentary chair-dwelling colleagues.

31 May 2017
Dr Dittman says while seemingly mundane, minor daily issues tend to create stress in the home.

An online program designed to short circuit the conflict cycle between teens and parents is being evaluated by University of Queensland researchers.

29 May 2017

Australian and Chinese experts in antibiotic resistance meet today to focus their attention on one of the biggest threats to global health.

26 May 2017
definition of research

Around the world International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of clinical trials and research in healthcare, including here at UQ.

18 May 2017
Dr Emma Beckman

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to exercise – it’s important to undertake the right type of exercise for your physical ability and the goal you set out to achieve.

17 May 2017
Professor Matt sanders

An international parenting program developed at The University of Queensland is featuring in United Kingdom election campaigning.

17 May 2017
businessman and health professional shaking hands

The State Government has appointed five UQ Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences affiliates to the Hospital and Health Boards.

15 May 2017

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017
Brahman cattle grazing on an Australian property

Increasing fertility in cows, building better computers for aerospace, more accurately predicting land values, and revolutionising athletic footwear are research projects about as diverse as could be imagined.

5 May 2017
Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger on Friday 28th April, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.

3 May 2017
Dr Katharine Greenaway's small smile

Her research found that it’s better not to grin when you win, but could she keep the smile from her face when receiving a prestigious psychology award?

3 May 2017

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