Associate Professor Louise Cullen

Researchers have shown a single blood test could identify which patients reporting to hospital with chest pain were at low risk of imminent heart attacks.

15 November 2017
Associate Professor Benjamin Hogan received $1,228,364

University of Queensland health and medical research projects aimed at improving the nation’s healthcare will benefit from a national allocation of more than $483 million announced today.

3 December 2016
Research to keep elephants in captivity on their feet

New research from The University of Queensland could help elephants in captivity enjoy longer, more comfortable lives by detecting foot disease earlier.

5 October 2016
Dr Andrew Brooks

A University of Queensland researcher has received a prestigious international grant recognising his pioneering research into new treatments for growth disorders.

23 September 2016

A new research collaboration led by The University of Queensland’s Child Health Research Centre and funded by Queensland’s Children’s Hospital Foundation aims to help children with disfigurements feel better about themselves.

22 September 2016

Calls to a poisons hotline have revealed a disproportionate number of young children referred to hospital following suspected exposure to a household bug and spider spray.

15 August 2016
Professor Andreas Obermair (right) and the team

The Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer (QCGC) Research has paid tribute to women who participate in clinical trials, ahead of a patient symposium on research outcomes.

11 August 2016
Cholesterol in cells

University of Queensland research has revealed how fats – including cholesterol – could increase the progression of aggressive cancers.

8 August 2016

A pilot program aimed at stemming antibiotic resistance has successfully reduced prescribing rates among participating doctors.

24 June 2016

A new drug with the potential to reverse or slow the development of asthma is being tested by researchers at The University of Queensland.

22 June 2016
A 19th century whaler originally proposed the hypothesis on the battering ram function of the sperm whale head. Image: iStock

The idea that a sperm whale can use its massive head as a battering ram to sink ships has been hotly debated at least since Moby Dick was published in 1851.

5 April 2016

Women from lower socio-economic families face twice the risk of delivering a stillborn baby than their wealthier counterparts, an international study led by a Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) researcher has found.

19 January 2016
Robbie Wilson’s research will enhance understanding of how native species cope with changing natural environments

The Australian Research Council has awarded five new Future Fellows at The University of Queensland, from a total of only 50 awarded across the nation.

16 December 2015
 L to R: Professor Frank Gannon, the Hon Leeanne Enoch MP, Dr Paul Alexander AO, the Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier of Queensland, Professor Peter Høj, the Hon Cameron Dick MP, Grace Grace MP, Christopher Coyne

The diagnosis and treatment of cancers, mental health disorders and conditions such as dementia is set to reach new heights in Brisbane with the launch of a $24 million facility that combines state-of-the-art equipment with world-class research and...

14 December 2015

Reef fish are helping a University of Queensland scientist discover how visual tasks such as object recognition and face perception are achieved by the human brain.

9 December 2015
The Centre for Children's Health Research

Queensland’s first centre dedicated to child and adolescent health research opened at South Brisbane today.

27 November 2015
Professor Jason Roberts

Researchers at a new national research centre based at The University of Queensland are working to redefine antibiotic use in a bid to overcome antibiotic resistance.

18 November 2015
Associate Professor Simon Phipps

University of Queensland research into the effects of dust mite and cockroach allergens has found that different types of asthma respond differently to a new experimental treatment.

7 October 2015
Adolescents can use exclusion to get others offside and isolate them, thereby exerting their own dominance and power in a group.

A UQ researcher has found that social exclusion among teens can be more harmful than direct bullying.

3 September 2015

Stand up and be counted: That’s the message from a University of Queensland study that found more time standing could improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels while lowering fats in the blood.

27 August 2015