Dancing ‘in the zone’ lasts a lifetime for professionals

Dancers often report achieving transcendent states of consciousness during peak performance, and a University of Queensland study has shown these ‘in the zone’ states continue into later life.

10 December 2018

High-achieving graduate dreams a dream

In name alone, I Dreamed a Dream could well be the appropriate title track to multi-talented Sarah Copley’s time at The University of Queensland.

7 December 2018
Sarah Copley in the cloisters of UQ's Great Court

Dancers often report achieving transcendent states of consciousness during peak performance, and a University of Queensland study has shown these ‘in the zone’ states continue into later life.

10 December 2018
Sarah Copley in the cloisters of UQ's Great Court

In name alone, I Dreamed a Dream could well be the appropriate title track to multi-talented Sarah Copley’s time at The University of Queensland.

7 December 2018

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported.

7 December 2018

Two University of Queensland students are exploring whether solar power could provide around the clock electricity and thermal energy for a moon base or settlement.

7 December 2018
Gatton Gold Medal winner Dr Glen Simpson

Agriculture and soil scientist Dr Glen Simpson has been awarded The University of Queensland’s Gatton Gold Medal for improving the welfare of communities around the world.

6 December 2018
Molly the Kelpie.

Better behaviour assessment could be the key to more successful adoptions and reducing risk of euthanasia for shelter dogs, according to new University of Queensland research.

6 December 2018

The jacarandas have bloomed, the late nights and the stress of assignments and exams have passed, and The University of Queensland is celebrating the graduation of more than 8070 students across 22 ceremonies.

6 December 2018

An app developed by a University of Queensland student is helping the visually impaired navigate the stars and planets in our solar system.

5 December 2018

The University of Queensland launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) today.

5 December 2018
Professor Matt Trau, Dr Abu Sina and Dr Laura Carrascosa

A quick and easy test to detect cancer from blood or biopsy tissue could eventually result in a new approach to patient diagnosis.

5 December 2018
Wheat starch blend tested as the controlled release fertiliser

The Great Barrier Reef and Australia’s delicate ecosystems will benefit from a research project that aims to cut the amount of nitrogen fertiliser that ends up in our waterways.

4 December 2018

University of Queensland researchers have partnered with institutes in Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam to investigate the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents.

4 December 2018

Female sapphire miners in Madagascar are among the nation’s hardest workers and poorest people, but their future is looking brighter, thanks to University of Queensland research.

4 December 2018

Advertising and education campaigns to reduce consumer demand for wildlife products could be more cost effective than trying to catch and punish poachers, a University of Queensland study has found.

4 December 2018

The University of Queensland is Australia’s top-ranked sporting university after being crowned inaugural UniSport Nationals Div 1 champions.

4 December 2018

Developing thermal protection systems to enable Mars return missions, creating more efficient solar energy conversion, and improving invasive pest management are some of the 95 University of Queensland projects that have netted $38.6 million in...

30 November 2018
An artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

The University of Queensland has officially taken ownership of the Warwick Solar Farm project, sealing a 25-year commitment to the Southern Downs.

30 November 2018
Soil revealed after vegetation is cleared on a block of land

Australia has some of the highest rates of private land deforestation in the world, despite policies designed to prevent the practice.

29 November 2018
A whole body imaging machine

A $10 million grant will revolutionise the early detection of melanoma with the installation of 15 3D whole body imaging machines across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

29 November 2018
A clownfish hiding away in the anemones. Credit: Stefan Andrews.

Predators have been identified as the shaping force behind mutually beneficial relationships between species such as clown fish and anemones, or bees and flowers.

28 November 2018