People choose role models who have achieved success in ways that are in line with their own moral values, according to University of Queensland research.

13 June 2018
A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under.

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.

31 May 2018
From the cover of New Psychology of Health

Psychology researchers are pushing for greater recognition that social connections are as important to health as regular exercise or not smoking.

31 May 2018
MNHHS Chief Executive Shaun Drummond and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj sign the alliance agreement.

A specialist rehabilitation and surgery centre has taken a major step forward with the formal signing of a 20-year partnership between Metro North Hospital and Health Service and The University of Queensland.

18 May 2018
Professor David Paterson with Federal Minister Greg Hunt and others in the laboratory

University of Queensland research into antibiotic resistance links between nursing homes and hospitals has received a $1.8 million government funding boost.

17 May 2018
Professor Peter Visscher

A University of Queensland geneticist has joined the ranks of eminent scientists around the world with his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

15 May 2018
Cognitive training and brain stimulation study

Brain training and stimulation in older adults may be the key to tackling cognitive decline and dementia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018
(L-R) UQ VC Peter Høj, Professor Perry Bartlett, The Honorable Leeanne Enoch MP, Emeritus Professor Andrew Boyd, Professor Pankaj Sah

A potential drug to treat motor neurone disease (MND) is set to emerge from a partnership between The University of Queensland and the Queensland Government.

20 April 2018
Professor Matt Trau and PhD student Jing Wang

A new blood test using gold nanoparticles could give oncologists an early and more accurate prognosis of how cancer treatment is progressing and help guide the on-going therapy of patients.

19 April 2018
UQ Centre for Clinical Research group leader Dr Hosam Zowawi.

A new wave of highly antibiotic resistant superbugs has been found in the Middle East Gulf States, discovered by University of Queensland researchers.

18 April 2018
A child has a finger prick test for blood sugar levels

University of Queensland researchers have found a way to identify infants who will go on to develop type 1 diabetes.

9 April 2018

If you want to be told a secret you’re better off being assertive and compassionate rather than enthusiastic and polite, according to University of Queensland researchers.

3 April 2018
Bootlace worm

A family of potent protein neurotoxins has been discovered in bootlace worms.

23 March 2018
Parents of teens with a developmental disability faced enormous challenges.

Simple strategies could help families of teenagers with a developmental disability gain confidence about their teen’s future.

20 March 2018
Rattlesnake

Researchers have shown why a fragment of a protein from the venom gland of rattlesnakes could be the basis for an alternative to conventional antibiotics.

15 March 2018
A road sign reads 'Menopause ahead'

Being underweight or overweight could affect the age at which women experience menopause, a University of Queensland study has found.

9 March 2018

Setting reminders and visual cues for forgetful children could be a solution for parents frustrated over missed chores and homework.

23 February 2018
Assassin bug: photo Jiayi Jin

Venom researchers from The University of Queensland have uncovered a unique and complex venom system within the tiny assassin bug.

23 February 2018

Researchers say almost half of Australian families tracked in a 30-year study have experienced poverty at least once.

24 January 2018

Tiger sharks appear to be genetically monogamous – and it could be putting the species at risk.

17 January 2018