UQ's Professor Matt Trau and Evolution Mining's Anika McManus

The development of a rapid cancer test at The University of Queensland will be aided by a $300,000 donation from an Australian gold mining company.

26 July 2019

Researchers from The University of Queensland are investigating whether low-intensity physical exercise may help people suffering from chronic neck pain due to whiplash.

25 July 2019

A group of international doctors has uncovered the genes that contribute to the development of ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia.

24 July 2019

Experts are urging parents to brush up on national guidelines following a rapid rise in screen time on electronic devices for children under two.

24 July 2019
LGB disadvantage in health and wellbeing an early starter

Australian lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) adolescents are worse off than their heterosexual peers across health and wellbeing outcomes, according to a University of Queensland study.

22 July 2019

Years of hard work have led Dr Alessandra Donato to the cusp of a discovery that could result in new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

18 July 2019
A smart watch and mobile phone used for the study.

University of Queensland researchers are exploring the effect of an e-health exercise program for managing type 2 diabetes.

17 July 2019

A grant from the Children’s Hospital Foundation will help a working mother from The University of Queensland tackle childhood brain cancer treatments.

17 July 2019

Increasingly scarce metals are being recovered from mining waste by University of Queensland researchers, who are making the most of native plants’ metal-absorbing nature.

16 July 2019

High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be doing more than just keeping you fit and strong – it may also help prevent age-related cognitive illnesses, such as dementia.

15 July 2019
An informal settlement in India

Attempts to redevelop informal settlements with apartment buildings could cause more harm than good in developing regions, according to a University of Queensland PhD architecture student.

8 July 2019

A superfood bread roll made with Australian native bush foods and developed by University of Queensland researchers is now on the menu at Qantas Club in Darwin.

8 July 2019

Virtual reality pilot training and better monitoring of water pollution are among University of Queensland research funded in the latest round of Australian Research Council Linkage Projects.

5 July 2019
Studying the DNA of Indian populations has revealed a new gene for schizophrenia

An 18-year joint Australian-Indian study made possible by the recruitment, diagnosis and DNA screening of thousands of people in India has identified a new clue in the quest for causes of schizophrenia and potential treatments.

4 July 2019

Award-winning journalist and free speech advocate Peter Greste is set to feature in a “realistic and comedic dramatisation of the darker side of academia”.

4 July 2019

The fate of coral reefs under climate change could improve if management efforts take evolution and adaptation into account, according to an international study.

2 July 2019
A scrapped computer board

Melting metals from scrapped electronic devices are among solutions for the sustainable supply of critical materials being investigated by University of Queensland researchers.

1 July 2019

A diagnostic test developed at The University of Queensland might soon determine if a breast cancer patient requires chemotherapy or would receive no benefit from this gruelling treatment.

28 June 2019
Dr Will Harrison used his expertise in visual perception to predict how the brain processes groomed snow. Photo credit: Dr Will Harrison

A spectacular stack on a ski slope in Canada has led to a University of Queensland researcher determining a simple modification that could improve skier safety on the snow.

18 June 2019

New mums can access helpful online information and guided activities as part of a research trial at The University of Queensland.

17 June 2019