The rollout of low aromatic fuel has contributed to significant and sustained reduction in petrol sniffing and associated health problems in Indigenous communities, studies have found.

29 November 2017
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
Professor Hoy says improved health outcomes should be "celebrated".

Unique data from the Tiwi Islands and trends in ages and causes of death shows that health outcomes for some remote Indigenous communities have improved at an astonishing rate.

15 September 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
Dr Nasim Amiralian, Minister Leeanne Enoch and Ms Jordan Debono at the awards on Sunday.

Two University of Queensland researchers have won the Queensland Women in STEM competition in recognition of their work paving the way for young women to enter science careers.

27 March 2017

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017
Greg Poche AO and Kay E. Van Norton Poche at their conferral ceremony in Sydney, with Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Professor Cindy Shannon (left), Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Advancement) Ms Claire Pullar, and Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj.  Photo: Maja Baska

The University of Queensland has awarded honorary doctorates to philanthropists Greg Poche AO and Kay E. Van Norton Poche, in recognition of their life-changing dedication to Indigenous health.

11 February 2016
Dr Nasim Amiralian of AIBN.

Fibres from the Australian native spinifex grass are being used to improve latex that could be used to make condoms as thin as a human hair without any loss in strength.

10 February 2016
Head and brain injuries are infants' most frequent injuries from assault

Assault-related injuries are significantly more severe and lead to greater long term disability in Queensland than do childhood injuries from accidents, a child safety researcher says.

1 October 2015
Students get a taste of campus life.

Spending a day in the life of a health professional will be part of an exciting week at The University of Queensland for 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

2 July 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
Mitch Sullivan will further his research at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm with a world-leading diabetes research team

University of Queensland graduate student Mitch Sullivan’s discovery of a link between type 2 diabetes and how the liver stores blood sugar has captured the interest of leading diabetes researchers.

11 November 2014
Greg Poche AO and Kay van Norton Poche have donated $10m to Indigenous health at UQ.

A Poche Centre for Indigenous Health will be established at The University of Queensland, thanks to a $10 million gift from philanthropist Mr Greg Poche AO.

7 November 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
An example of highly-effective telehealth is the mobile telemedicine program in Cherbourg.

Queensland has claimed a knockout blow against the tyranny of distance in health care today with the opening of The University of Queensland’s Centre of Research Excellence in Telehealth.

10 September 2014
The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing.

The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing, however indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, according to researchers from The University of...

3 September 2014
The app will make it easier for young people to get quick and accessible help

A University of Queensland project to develop a smartphone app to prevent Indigenous youth suicide in the State has received more than $800,000 from the Federal Government.

1 September 2014
UQ Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education), Professor Cindy Shannon being interviewed in the JacTV mobile studio by journalism student Nicole Rowles.

Eleven UQ journalism student volunteers are reporting the international Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development Network conference on St Lucia campus this week.

27 September 2012

Brisbane residents are encouraged to help close the Indigenous health gap by donating sports equipment to a UQ drive this week.

23 March 2010