It's an exciting time in medical discovery, says UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Anton MIddelberg

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded six new Research Fellowships at The...

2 September 2014
Professor Götz from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute

A newly discovered method of identifying the creation of proteins in the body could lead to new insights into how learning and memories are impaired in Alzheimer’s disease.

2 September 2014
The program will enable couples to discuss retirement planning in a supportive manner.

A University of Queensland researcher is developing a program to help couples make the most of their retirement.

2 September 2014
The app will make it easier for young people to get quick and accessible help

A University of Queensland project to develop a smartphone app to prevent Indigenous youth suicide in the State has received more than $800,000 from the Federal Government.

1 September 2014
Prostate cancer survivor, John Brady, participating in exercise session with UQ Clinical Exercise Physiology students Nicholas Edwards(left) and Daniel Harth (Right)

Caffeine may improve exercise capacity and reduce fatigue in cancer survivors, a University of Queensland study has found. The study is the first of its kind to investigate whether caffeine, the world’s most commonly used stimulant...

1 September 2014
Leafy-green better than lean

An office enriched with plants makes staff happier and boosts productivity by 15 per cent, a University of Queensland researcher has found.

1 September 2014

A leading environmental researcher from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will offer an insight into mineral wealth in Congo during a visit to The University of Queensland next week.

28 August 2014

Western Downs communities now have better access to specialist medical care, after QGC Pty Limited invested $1.3 million to expand telehealth services in the region.

28 August 2014
Working at the nanoscale, using materials with dimensions thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair, allows researchers to accurately target treatments with minimal harm to surrounding cells

The quest to better understand human biology at a minuscule level has led to the creation of a $26 million international research centre in Melbourne.

28 August 2014
The Honey and the Bunny by Karla Dickens.

The University of Queensland’s Great Court will be filled with challenging artworks for the Courting Blakness art installation next month.

28 August 2014
Professor Matt Sanders

Divorce doesn’t have to spell disaster for children or their parents, says the author of a University of Queensland program designed to help families after separation.

28 August 2014
Side on view of a gall on a eucalypt branch, belonging to one of the new species. Photo: Lyn Cook.

The diversity of plants, mammals and birds in Australia is well-known, but scientists have very little idea of how many hundreds of thousands of species of Australian insects exist.

27 August 2014
Queensland would escape a devastating tsunami but our southern neighbours could be at risk. Image source: iStock

Queensland is relatively safe from the threat of a devastating tsunami but our southern neighbours on the east coast may not be so lucky, a recent study has found.

27 August 2014
‘Children in the Ancient World’ is the topic of The University of Queensland’s Ancient History Day on Saturday. Image source: iStock

If you think that smacking a child is bad, then you would have found it confronting to live in ancient times.

27 August 2014
Study leader Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani.

Stem cells from placenta usually discarded after childbirth can now be used to develop treatments for conditions such as diabetes, with each placenta containing enough stem cells to potentially treat 100 patients.

27 August 2014
The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) joined with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biophysics (IBP) to create a research centre.

The world’s leading researchers will work together to tackle dementia after The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) joined with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biophysics (IBP) to create a research centre.

26 August 2014
Laidley State High School students David Ketterer, left, Rhianna Carroll Kelly, Josh McPherson Merritt, Megan Einam and Tegan Osborne won the Division 3 of Science Engineering section of Opti-MINDS.

Creativity, co-operation and innovation were on display as students competed in the Opti-MINDS Toowoomba Regional Final held at The University of Queensland Gatton Campus.

26 August 2014
Professor Mark Kendall created the Nanopatch.

The company responsible for a revolutionary method of delivering vaccines using needle-free technology has been named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.

26 August 2014
Ms Julieanne Alroe, Brisbane Airport Corporation CEO and Managing Director.

A globally influential Australian investor, one of the only women in the world to run a privatised airport, and leaders in engineering, diplomatic services and agriculture are among 17 outstanding graduates who will receive The University of...

26 August 2014
ISSR Director Professor Mark Western, Senior Sergeant Mike Newman, Dr Sarah Bennett, UQ Vice Chancellor Peter Høj, Amelia Gray, Portia Christie, Matthew Klotz, Yu Hin Cheng, Bogdan Berar and Professor Lorraine Mazerolle (clockwise from back row).

Social science researchers will evaluate the success of a new mobile community policing van launched at St Lucia in Brisbane.

25 August 2014