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
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
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

Children may have a greater understanding of how to innovate and problem solve than previously realised.

4 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
Caitlin Hall on the left, with her classmates

University of Queensland Master of Dietetics Studies graduate Caitlin Hall has twice the reason to celebrate today.

18 July 2017
Dental students at St George

The launch of a new dental clinic in St George in south-west Queensland will ease the shortage of dental services available to the community.

9 June 2017

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017
Dr Katharine Greenaway's small smile

Her research found that it’s better not to grin when you win, but could she keep the smile from her face when receiving a prestigious psychology award?

3 May 2017
Patients with fatty liver disease may need a more intense dose of exercise

Short bursts of high-intensity exercise could help people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes.

1 March 2017
Health costs ... a big challenge for Australia. Image: iStock

The University of Queensland’s new Centre for the Business and Economics of Health has opened its doors and will host an international forum on health expenditure this week.

21 February 2017
Dr Hooman Baghaie

A decade after fleeing his native Iran, Dr Hooman Baghaie, knows the importance of being able to smile.

20 February 2017
Tawal locals, Nepal

More than a year after the Gorkha earthquake killed nearly 9000 people in Nepal, two University of Queensland students visiting the region found destroyed classrooms and a health clinic replaced with a tent.

21 December 2016
James Watson's research on declining wilderness features at number 59 on the Altmetric Top 100 'most discussed' journal articles of 2016.

A list of the world’s top-100 ‘most-discussed’ journal articles of 2016 features research from The University of Queensland in 16th and 59th spots.

14 December 2016
Jamin and Brigitta Day and family

Kids weren’t really on the horizon when graduating University of Queensland PhD student Jamin Day first considered working with one of the world’s leading experts in family interventions.

13 December 2016
Professor Christina Lee

A Queensland researcher’s decades of devotion to influencing women’s health policy has resulted in international recognition.

8 December 2016
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

Why is prejudice so persistent? It was that burning question which led University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Dr Fiona Barlow to contact an American teacher who has become part of modern folklore.

15 November 2016
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