It’s finals time across Australia’s major sporting codes – and it’s no different for academics as UQ prepares to defend a treasured crown.

14 September 2015
Initial research suggests if your grandparents were obese, you have a greater chance of being obese as well. Photo: iStock

A University of Queensland study is one of the world’s first to investigate whether obesity and chronic diseases can be passed down three generations.

10 November 2014

An investigation of more than 100 published papers associated with two former University of Queensland academics has not revealed any further instances of research apparently not supported by data.

20 January 2014

The University of Queensland is restructuring its faculties from 1 January 2014.

9 December 2013

New research from The University of Queensland has found that women who regularly drink as little as two glasses of wine per drinking session while pregnant can adversely impact their child’s results at school.

9 October 2013

Drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week or four cups a day may be bad for under-55s, according to a study by The University of Queensland and the University of South Carolina.

13 September 2013

Mental and substance use disorders were the leading cause of non-fatal illness worldwide in 2010, according to a new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study, published in The Lancet today.

29 August 2013
The Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH) Academic and Research Facility is nearing completion and is set to make the state a world leader in paediatric research.

A new research facility to place Queensland at the forefront of international paediatric research in Australia is one step closer with the building reaching street level today.

1 August 2013

Alarming research from The University of Queensland has found young ex-prisoners are at much higher risk of early death than their peers in the community.

31 July 2013

Former tennis pro Karen Stewart-Smith has aced her studies to be named valedictorian of her class at her mid-year graduation ceremony on Friday at The University of Queensland.

17 July 2013

University of Queensland researchers warn the Middle East Gulf States are facing a rapid growth in superbugs due to the overuse of antibiotics, poor hand-hygiene in hospitals and medical tourism.

16 July 2013

Thousands of Australians suffer communication and swallowing disorders for various medical reasons that make the field of speech pathology more complex than ever before.

21 June 2013

A researcher from The University of Queensland presented at an ethical meeting for the Pope to persuade governments to provide substantial resources to improve the health and wellbeing of people with an intellectual disability.

12 June 2013

A study of hospital admissions in one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations has shown no reduction in alcohol-related harm since the tax increase on alcopops.

6 June 2013

Adults suffering from asbestos-related diseases are needed to participate in a University of Queensland study on the role nutrition plays in the quality of life for patients diagnosed with asbestosis or mesothelioma.

3 June 2013

Invasive procedures for removing non-melanoma skin cancers such as freezing or surgery may soon be a thing of the past.

24 May 2013

Cancer, mental disorders and neurological diseases could soon be detected earlier with cutting edge equipment available at the new $22 million Herston Imaging Research Facility (HIRF).

15 May 2013

Researchers at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, The University of Queensland and Hunan Institute of Parasitic Diseases have reported huge success with a cartoon DVD promoting hygiene across rural China.

26 April 2013

Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Griffith University and University of Queensland scientists researching a degenerative brain disease have developed a new way to understand its progression and safely test potential treatments.

22 March 2013

A new book written by researchers from The University of Queensland and Queensland Health offers a unique guide for therapists and professionals to successfully work with children.

28 February 2013