The impacts of sexual abuse include a range of long-term psychological, interpersonal, and health-related difficulties.

Psychotherapy that encourages self-compassion may help treat survivors of sexual abuse, University of Queensland researchers have found.

4 December 2017
Professor Justin Kenardy, Assoc Prof Vanessa Cobham, Dr Karen Milligan, HRH Prince Charles

An international team of mental health experts, including two University of Queensland researchers, has developed a framework to help children recover from trauma, with the support of The Prince of Wales.

25 October 2017
The IT program Patchwork failed to be useful

Failed information technology systems implemented in social welfare agencies – costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars - have provided valuable insight for agencies looking to adopt new systems.

29 September 2017
Children have a strong propensity for fairness

Children as young as seven have the same capacity as adults to make judgements on the anti-social behaviour of others.

9 August 2017
Concern over the rise in use of super potent cannabis

University of Queensland researchers are concerned the recent legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Australia may give rise to super-potent cannabis concentrates with associated harmful effects.

21 July 2017
Is 12 minutes of exercise all that is needed to fight diabetes?

A University of Queensland researcher is trialling a 12-minute exercise plan that aims to fight type 2 diabetes in a flash.

7 December 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

Triple Olympian Lisa Curry will be the key speaker — addressing ageing and staying healthy —at a non-profit event organised by and featuring research from University of Queensland health experts.

27 February 2016

Christine Grey would have been just as sexy as Christian Grey as the lead character in Fifty Shades of Grey – and resulted in less ambivalence about rape.

10 February 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
Ms Ramos won 'best new investigator' at the 2015 Sports Medicine Australia Conference for her findings.

A finding that cardio-respiratory fitness is more important than fat loss for people suffering so-called ‘Syndrome X’ has landed a Queensland researcher a New Investigator Award.

5 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

Same-sex attracted people are justified in mentioning their partner’s gender early in a conversation, as it could prevent people from becoming fixated on sexuality and deeming it a defining characteristic.

8 September 2015