Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new research has shown.

4 December 2017

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017
The CP Channel app will bring info to the fingertips

Queensland researchers will feature on a new app being released for World Cerebral Palsy Day today.

5 October 2017

Researchers from The University of Queensland have provided key statistics which support this year's World Health Day theme – depression and common mental disorders

6 April 2017
Dr Peter Simpson

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, an international research collaboration has shown.

14 March 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
A blood vessel within a wound

The discovery of a regenerative stem cell active in human blood vessels could help patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

20 December 2016
Owen Finegan, Professor Brandon Wainwright, Dr Laura Genovesi

A future where no children suffer deadly brain tumours may be within reach, thanks to the vision of a team of researchers from The University of Queensland and generous funding.

2 November 2016
Staying mobile via public transport can help with social activities

Stopping driving is linked to depression in older women, but the negative mental effects can be buffered by maintaining social contact and participating in social activities.

21 September 2016
Anna-Liisa Sutt has won the UQ 3MT final

A PhD candidate whose research is giving a voice back to critically ill patients has won The University of Queensland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final.

15 September 2016
UQ's Young Tall Poppy winners

Investigating what we look for in a partner – and how that has affected human evolution – has led the University of Queensland’s Dr Barnaby Dixson to be named the Queensland Tall Poppy of the Year.

18 August 2016

Calls to a poisons hotline have revealed a disproportionate number of young children referred to hospital following suspected exposure to a household bug and spider spray.

15 August 2016

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
Women are warned a healthy weight before pregnancy is important to ensure the best outcomes for their babies.

Women are being encouraged to ensure their body mass index (BMI) is within a healthy range before pregnancy to ensure the best outcomes for their babies.

28 July 2016
The second version of CommFit is being tested now

Dr Caitlin Brandenburg’s award-winning research is certainly something to get people talking.

25 July 2016

A University of Queensland researcher has made a big step toward the holy grail of biomedical science — a new form of effective pain relief.

11 April 2016
Professor Sunil Lakhani ... seeking to offer improved quality of life and more targeted treatments to beat the most common female cancer

Three of Queensland’s leading breast cancer researchers have joined forces to lead a $6.5 million National Health and Medical Research Council-funded program that is set to change the future of breast cancer diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

14 March 2016

Reef fish are helping a University of Queensland scientist discover how visual tasks such as object recognition and face perception are achieved by the human brain.

9 December 2015
Dr Yeo was the first scientist to identify that severe mutations in brain genes can cause human obesity.

How much does your genetic make-up have to do with your weight? A University of Cambridge scientist will discuss the issue at a public lecture at The University of Queensland on 2 November.

26 October 2015
Researchers are seeking families of ADHD children for a sleep study

Sleep is vital to wellbeing, but children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have trouble drifting off.

23 June 2015