Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010

Most parents would like more information about how to talk to their teenager about Schoolies, according to preliminary results of a University of Queensland survey.

10 November 2010

Cortisone injections which offer short term relief for painful tendon problems, such as tennis elbow, can actually prolong the condition, a University of Queensland study has shown.

26 October 2010
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Max Lu

The University of Queensland will receive $33.32 million in federal government research funding through 94 successful Australian Research Council Discovery Projects grants announced yesterday.

26 October 2010

The impact of the health system on women’s health will be examined by a multi-million dollar Centre of Research Excellence at The University of Queensland (UQ).

23 October 2010

A new multi-million dollar University of Queensland research project aims to improve the quality of care for patients moving between hospitals and community-based care.

22 October 2010

A University of Queensland researcher will serve on Australia’s first regulatory board for naturopaths and herbalists, which from next year will make seeing a complementary medicine practitioner a lot safer.

19 October 2010

Promotional tactics by pharmaceutical companies can influence some doctors and may harm their prescribing according to an international team of researchers led by The University of Queensland.

16 October 2010

Placing speed cameras on roads reduces the number of road traffic injuries and deaths, according to a new study by University of Queensland and QIMR researchers.

4 October 2010

Starting this afternoon, Brisbane local Louise Bellchambers will campout in the Queen Street Mall for 100 hours inside a 3x3 metre transparent cube to raise awareness about mental health issues.

4 October 2010

Students shouldn’t have to pick between sport and academia, according to champion swimmer and former St Edmund’s College, Ipswich student, James Devin.

3 October 2010
Associate Professor Greg Monteith and Associate Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson

Researchers from the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence - home to UQ's School of Pharmacy - have identified a potential new target for breast cancer therapy.

1 October 2010

Being goal-oriented has helped former Toowoomba State High School student Genevieve Brook earn a $24,000 UQ Excellence Scholarship.

29 September 2010
Dr Michel Coppieters

Dr Michel Coppieters’ research into the unexplained world of nerve pain aims to contribute to improved treatment and prevention of this mystifying and increasingly common condition.

28 September 2010
The winners of the UQ Foundation Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision awards. From Left: Associate Professor Melissa Brown, Professor Ian Godwin, Professor Ottmar Lipp and Professor Zhiguo Yuan.

The University of Queensland has recognised seven of its most inspiring research higher degree supervisors.

27 September 2010

Queensland Brain Institute neuroscientist Dr Michael Piper has topped off a remarkable year by receiving a 2010 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award and $90,000 of funding for his project.

23 September 2010

A University of Queensland researcher is set to enhance disease-detecting technology through quantum mechanics after winning a $100,000 UQ Foundation Research Excellence award.

23 September 2010

Most women with ovarian cancer in Australia are investigated and diagnosed promptly, despite anecdotal suggestions to the contrary, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

20 September 2010

Graphic television commercials and newspaper ads have been used to reduce the incidence of young males being burned by throwing petrol on campfires, bonfires and outdoor BBQs.

20 September 2010

Overweight Australian adolescents aged 14 to 17 years are needed for a University of Queensland and Wesley Research Institute study that aims to achieve more accurate body measurement for this group.

17 September 2010