Children encouraged to be fearless, not anxious

University of Queensland researchers are seeking families of anxious children to participate in a ground-breaking intervention called Fear-less.

17 April 2015
UQ PPP Fear-less

UQ’s Professor Frazer warns against suspected scam

RAW VIDEO FOOTAGE FOR MEDIA USE IS AVAILABLE The University of Queensland’s Professor Ian Frazer has stressed he has no intention of moving overseas, in the wake of concerns that door-knock scammers could be using the Gardasil cervical cancer vaccine inventor’s name in an effort to cash in on the generosity of Brisbane residents.

16 April 2015
UQ's Professor Ian Frazer.
UQ PPP Fear-less

University of Queensland researchers are seeking families of anxious children to participate in a ground-breaking intervention called Fear-less.

17 April 2015
UQ's Professor Ian Frazer.

RAW VIDEO FOOTAGE FOR MEDIA USE IS AVAILABLE The University of Queensland’s Professor Ian Frazer has stressed he has no intention of moving overseas, in the wake of concerns that door-knock scammers could be using the Gardasil cervical cancer...

16 April 2015
UQ Alumni Book Fair volunteers Maureen Hummel, Harry Thompson and Maria Antonatos sort books.

Seeking a beloved novel from your childhood? Trying to hunt down every edition in a series? Perhaps you’ll strike gold at the 18th biennial University of Queensland Alumni Book Fair.

16 April 2015
Research shows Botox travels to our central nervous system

New research might bring a frown to even the most heavily botoxed faces, with scientists finding how some of the potent toxin used for cosmetic surgery escapes into the central nervous system.

16 April 2015
UQ law students, from left, Ella Rooney, Georgina Morgan and Amina Karcic with their trophy

The University of Queensland mooting team has taken out another international title, winning the 6th International Air Law Moot Court Competition, held in Beijing.

15 April 2015
Extensive areas of forest still remain in Borneo, but their protection needs to be considered in the context of other land uses

Borneo can successfully meet conservation targets for protecting orangutan and elephant habitats if its three national jurisdictions work together, an international study has found.

15 April 2015
Law reform is necessary to avoid complex court cases and to end uncertainty for surrogate babies, mothers and contracting parents.

Australia should urgently legalise commercial surrogacy, says the Family Court’s Chief Justice Diana Bryant.

15 April 2015
UQ’s Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine  has received funding to develop a new system to assist older patients.

Vulnerable older hospital patients will benefit from an early warning-and-response system that has attracted more than $777,000 in Federal funding.

15 April 2015

Dangerous superbug clones have successfully spread beyond the borders of the Middle East Gulf States, University of Queensland researchers have found.

14 April 2015

University of Queensland MBA students and alumni will launch the first MBA Business Symposium early next month, the only one of its kind in Australia.

14 April 2015
Adrienne Kneebone. As rough as grass undies, 2006/2015. Mixed media installation: Clothes hoist, cotton underwear, Cockatoo Grass seeds (Dicanthium sereciun) and Spear Grass seeds (Sorgum intrans). Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

Hung out to dry: Space, memory and domestic laundry practices, a new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum, is more than a homage to the backyard rotary hoist.

14 April 2015

Birth weight, the amount of time a mother spends with her child, and the education level of both parents will have more impact on a child than whether they attend a private or public school.

13 April 2015
Ben Quilty Self Portrait Dead (Over The Hills And Far Away) 2007. Collection of The University of Queensland. Gift of the Margaret Hannah Olley Foundation, 2007. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane.

Five University of Queensland students will debut as curators in a series of exhibitions opening at the UQ Art Museum on Friday, 17 April.

10 April 2015
Professor Sara Dolnicar.

Trendy California is going for it, but recycled water still won’t wash in Queensland – and a University of Queensland researcher is warning that we need to stop being squeamish about drinking treated water.

9 April 2015
Independent research has shown a UQ parenting program can help children with behavioural issues.

Parents of children with developmental disabilities can take heart from new research which shows that a University of Queensland program can reduce serious emotional and behavioural problems.

9 April 2015
Wheat growing in Cecile Richard's clear-plastic pots

A University of Queensland scientist has developed a method to help grain growers become more resilient to expected changes in climate.

9 April 2015
Artist's impression of the new space.

New student accommodation and retail outlets feature among key developments proposed in The University of Queensland’s new draft Master Plan for its St Lucia campus.

8 April 2015

Well done if you took your Easter eggs on a hike of Mount Coot-tha and only ate them once you reached the summit.

7 April 2015

A trip to the stunning shores of the Torres Strait Islands has reinforced the need to make a difference to dementia sufferers in even the remotest of locations.

7 April 2015

Young Australians often underestimate the importance of having a will and fail to plan ahead, according to the results of a national study.

7 April 2015