Professor Sue Kildea and Karina Hogan, one of the first mums through the Birthing On Country program

A maternity program designed to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

11 October 2017
An interdisciplinary approach to research

The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked among the best in the world for sport science for the second year in a row.

20 September 2017
Professor Simon Biggs, the Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology ... internationally acclaimed for his research in particle, colloid and interface engineering.

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has named a University of Queensland Executive Dean, and a prominent alumnus and adjunct Associate Professor, as Fellows.

28 October 2016
"Methamphetamine consumption increased 4.8 times in the metropolitan area over the timeframe,"

Methamphetamine residue found in the wastewater of a Queensland city has multiplied five times since 2009.

7 March 2016

The Brisbane Broncos are known to have big appetites, but they’ll be paying special attention to what they eat after announcing a scholarship for their own nutritional advisor.

11 December 2015

The Australian government’s action plan for mental health contains “significant potential pitfalls”, according to a University of Queensland mental health services expert.

4 December 2015
Do you need protein supplements to get ripped?

Many people spend hours in the gym every week and fill up on protein supplements in the quest for a ripped physique, but could all that hard work and money spent on sweet tasting powder be in vain?

19 November 2015
UQ becomes home to a new Centre of Research Excellence focusing on the study of skin cancers, in collaboration with Cancer Council Queensland, QUT, QIMR and the University of Sydney.

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded a total of almost $54 million to 84 projects, fellowships and centres at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2015
Dr Allison Mandrusiak was one of only two Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award recipients globally.

The acclaim of University of Queensland physiotherapy lecturer Dr Allison Mandrusiak will span the globe following a Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

21 October 2015
Brad Jones Racing drivers Dale Wood, Jason Bright and Fabian Coulthard

The quest to find even the slightest advantage has led V8 Supercars team Brad Jones Racing to the University of Queensland.

30 July 2015
The collaboration fosters medical innovation by bringing together complementary skills.

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and UniQuest have formed an “open innovation” program to support academic research that holds promise of new therapeutic drugs.

30 April 2015
School students learning about science careers at an InspireU camp at UQ in 2014

Improving health outcomes for urban Indigenous people will be the focus of the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, a new centre at The University of Queensland that was officially opened tonight.

9 March 2015

We tend to notice mucous only when it’s abnormal and the sticky fluid is expelled from orifices. But actually it’s pretty amazing stuff. Every moment of our lives mucus is protecting our internal organs, including the sexual organs and bowels. Here...

1 December 2014
A strain of flies was generated with fluorescent brain cells

Fluorescent fruit flies have helped University of Queensland researchers take a critical step toward understanding the human brain’s neuronal “wiring” and how it can go awry.

30 October 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014

New research from a University of Queensland sociologist shows many doctors over-prescribe antibiotics because they want the best outcomes for individual patients.

28 March 2014
Dr James Scott.

An expert on bullying and its effects on mental health in adolescents is available to speak to media in conjunction with the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence, 21 March 2014.

20 March 2014

An expert in kidney disease and lifestyle intervention is available to speak to media in conjunction with World Kidney Day, Thursday March 13.

11 March 2014
Gonorrhoea is a bacterial infection with similar characteristics to chlamydia.

A pandemic of super-resistant gonorrhoea could be kept in check using new methods to track outbreaks of the disease, according to a University of Queensland infectious diseases expert.

11 March 2014
UQ School of Human Movement Studies PhD student Emma McMahon has monitored factors relating to heart and kidney health.

Reducing salt consumption may help prolong the lives of patients with chronic kidney disease, a study from The University of Queensland study has found

31 January 2014