University of Queensland experts are available to comment on various issues relating to MND Global Day on Friday 21 June. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

20 June 2019
Aerial photo of UQ

The University of Queensland has climbed higher in two global university ranking tables, enhancing its position among the world’s top 50 and confirming it as number one in the state.

19 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
Two of the study plots

The myth that modern wheat varieties are more heavily reliant on pesticides and fertilisers than older varieties has been debunked by new research.

18 June 2019
A carer with an elderly patient look at the sunset.

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on a range of aspects relating to end-of-life, palliative and aged care.

17 June 2019
Professor Peter Donnelly

Former University of Queensland mathematician Professor Peter Donnelly has been knighted for his research investigating the relationship between human genetics and disease.

17 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
Dr Divya Ramnath working to identify key proteins that contribute to the severity of chronic liver disease.

A possible drug target for chronic liver disease has been identified by an international research collaboration involving a University of Queensland team.

14 June 2019

Scientists at The University of Queensland have upended biologists’ century-old understanding of the evolutionary history of animals.

13 June 2019

People living in countries that have experienced armed conflict are five times more likely to develop anxiety or depression, a University of Queensland research collaboration has found.

12 June 2019
Professor Jennifer Stow sitting at a desk in front of a laptop

A fascination with immune cells has led to a University of Queensland researcher being elected to the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), a body promoting excellence in life sciences.

12 June 2019
Emeritus Professor Maree Smith

A respected chronic pain researcher and a leading neuroscientist are among the roll call of University of Queensland community members recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 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
Art work visible in reflection of windows at UQ Art Museum

Spanning 24 metres across The University of Queensland Art Museum’s glass façade, a striking new artwork by Elizabeth Willing has been unveiled today.

7 June 2019

Technology developed by University of Queensland researchers that analyses a person’s cough could help diagnose respiratory disorders quickly and easily in patients who lack access to doctors.

7 June 2019

The inventor of a revolutionary bridge system and the team behind the Disability Inclusion Group (DIG) are amongst the list of winners in The University of Queensland 2019 Awards for Excellence.

6 June 2019

Brisbane eye surgeon, University of Queensland (UQ) medical graduate and sporting legend Dr Mark Loane AM, Indigenous advocate and Arts graduate Mrs Patricia O’Connor, renowned conservationist Dr John Sinclair AO and philanthropist Chuck Feeney have...

6 June 2019

Protected marine areas are often in the wrong locations to stop threats to biodiversity, according to international research led by a University of Queensland team.

5 June 2019

Many people underestimate the power our homes have to heal and contribute to our wellbeing, according to University of Queensland alumnus, architect Anthony Clarke.

5 June 2019

UQ experts are available to comment on issues relating to World Environment Day on 5 June. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

4 June 2019