Autism is a multi-faceted disorder characterised by distinct clusters of features

A new framework for understanding the diverse features of autism could help University of Queensland researchers develop an intervention for people with the disorder who have mental health problems.

29 July 2019

The University of Queensland has ranked ninth in the world for Nursing in global subject rankings released last week.

2 July 2019

A program to address social isolation and reduce burden on the health care system is being trialled in Australia, thanks to a partnership led by The University of Queensland.

1 July 2019
No particular type of exercise was identified as better than any other

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of falling pregnant, a University of Queensland study has found.

28 June 2019
Woman leaning forward on couch with hand on lower back

University of Queensland researchers are looking at how pain can be influenced by how we think and feel, to improve treatment for chronic pain sufferers.

10 June 2019

A psychology outreach clinic for high school students is the first of its kind in Australia, thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland and Marsden State High School.

16 May 2019
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Diversity training for physiotherapists could help overcome care concerns among LGBTIQ+ clients, a University of Queensland study has found.

9 April 2019

The University of Queensland and Cricket Australia are developing a new standard giving community cricket clubs and associations access to high quality, competitively-priced cricket balls.

28 March 2019
A teenager wearing a hoodie leans against a wall.

Adolescents in developing countries are more likely to make suicide attempts or have suicidal thoughts than those living in high-income countries, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

14 March 2019
A clinician works with a child at the UQ Audiology clinic.

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on hearing loss during Hearing Awareness Week this week. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

4 March 2019
A silhouette of a mum with a baby in a pram.

A clinical psychologist who personally experienced ‘mum-shaming’ is leading a study aimed at addressing the effects of self-criticism among new mothers.

27 February 2019
A man wearing a hat looks out the open door of a car.

Researchers are calling for Australia’s system of managing driver retirement for people with dementia to be overhauled.

21 February 2019
Researchers are keen to hear from people with neck pain from a whiplash injury following a car crash within the last three months

Researchers are investigating the effectiveness of non-opioid pain relief for people with acute whiplash.

18 February 2019

Researchers have taken strides in understanding how human feet evolved to enhance walking and running, setting us apart from species such as chimpanzees.

21 January 2019
Stepping on to the scales

People struggling with their weight are being offered training to reduce self-criticism and shame they feel about their bodies.

8 January 2019