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

The editors and publishers of the journal Brain Injury have retracted an academic paper following advice from The University of Queensland.

2 November 2017

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

4 September 2017

Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are not only fuelling underage drinking but are increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily.

5 July 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

People experiencing homelessness who reject being defined ‘homeless’ not only reduce stigma associated with the label but are also more likely to increase their feeling of self-worth.

14 November 2016

If you’re a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you’re better off dead.

22 September 2016
UQ's Young Tall Poppy winners

Investigating what we look for in a partner – and how that has affected human evolution – has led the University of Queensland’s Dr Barnaby Dixson to be named the Queensland Tall Poppy of the Year.

18 August 2016
Researchers are recruiting volunteers for a study

One in six Australians is affected by hearing loss, and that figure rises to 70 per cent for older people.

21 July 2016

Significant decreases in cannabis use by young Australians have been tempered by a warning about challenges to physical and psychological health.

10 May 2016
Professor Alex Haslam

Most terrorists are not psychopaths or sadists, nor are they people who would necessarily be inclined to shoot a gun or plant a bomb.

31 March 2016

A University of Queensland researcher is a major contributor to a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report on the adverse health effects of nonmedical cannabis use.

17 March 2016

A Queensland researcher’s goal of using smartwatches to combat the effects of multiple sclerosis (MS) will see her fly to the USA on an MS Research Australia grant.

11 March 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

The total number of regular methamphetamine users in Australia is 270,000 - greater than the populations of either Hobart or Townsville.

29 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

In one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind, The University of Queensland’s Melanie Hoyle is assessing exactly what helps – and what hinders – people who have experienced a stroke from achieving a fulfilling life.

7 December 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
Professor Maree Smith (centre), with Johnson & Johnson Medical CEO Gavin Fox-Smith and AusBiotech CEO Dr Anna Lavelle

The University of Queensland’s Professor Maree Smith and the company founded on the ground-breaking pain drug she developed have won awards at the AusBiotech 2015 Conference.

7 October 2015
The Broncos take on the Cowboys this weekend in Sydney.

They’ve set the pace for much of the National Rugby League season, and the Brisbane Broncos are working with the University of Queensland to lead the competition off the park as well.

1 October 2015