2011 floods, Queensland - State Library of Queensland image

History has a devastating tendency to repeat itself when it comes to extreme flooding in South-East Queensland, researchers behind a new study have warned.

11 January 2017
The collaboration fosters medical innovation by bringing together complementary skills.

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and UniQuest have formed an “open innovation” program to support academic research that holds promise of new therapeutic drugs.

30 April 2015
A strain of flies was generated with fluorescent brain cells

Fluorescent fruit flies have helped University of Queensland researchers take a critical step toward understanding the human brain’s neuronal “wiring” and how it can go awry.

30 October 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

New research from a University of Queensland sociologist shows many doctors over-prescribe antibiotics because they want the best outcomes for individual patients.

28 March 2014
Gonorrhoea is a bacterial infection with similar characteristics to chlamydia.

A pandemic of super-resistant gonorrhoea could be kept in check using new methods to track outbreaks of the disease, according to a University of Queensland infectious diseases expert.

11 March 2014
Dr Emma Hutchison, Dr Leanne Sakzewski and Dr Margaret Hardy.

As the world prepares to celebrate annual International Women’s Day tomorrow, The University of Queensland is celebrating the groundbreaking research of three of its leading female early-career researchers.

7 March 2014

The University of Queensland is playing a part in a clinical trial of the only known effective treatment for humans exposed to Hendra virus.

1 November 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013

A new University of Queensland program aimed at changing the lives of people who experience language difficulties after stroke will be trialled in South East Queensland major hospitals.

20 August 2013

Healthcare will soon be more accessible for more Australians, thanks to a $2.5 million Federal Government grant to The University of Queensland to advance telehealth research.

19 August 2013

Health programs for women planning a pregnancy will be improved thanks to a joint appointment by the University of Queensland and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

28 June 2013
Innovative pulse-reading technology is at the centre of UQ's blood pressure study to reduce cardiovascular disease.

In a world-first study, researchers from The University of Queensland are using innovative pulse-reading technology to measure blood pressure to reduce cardiovascular disease.

28 May 2013
Joyce Ramos helps Karen O'Brien work the treadmill controls

Short bursts of high-intensity exercise could be a one-stop solution for many health problems.

28 May 2013

Research from The University of Queensland has reconfirmed oily fish or fish supplements are vital for heart health and debunked popular myths about coconut oil.

27 May 2013
A new customised chart can provide better information about a growing fetus

A new way of interpreting information from a low-tech, age-old method used in pregnancy care is expected to more accurately identify potential health issues for mothers and babies.

24 May 2013

Mentally ill Australians are dying an average of 16 years earlier than the general population, and the gap is growing.

24 May 2013

An Australian-first aphasia program conducted by The University of Queensland is changing lives for people who experience language difficulties after stroke or neurological injury.

22 May 2013

Middle-aged women who have depression are almost twice as likely to have a stroke as women the same age who are not depressed, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

17 May 2013

Researchers from The University of Queensland and The University of Newcastle are conducting a national survey to combat unintended pregnancy, which accounts for half of all pregnancies in Australia.

13 May 2013