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
Professor Kwun Fong

The University of Queensland and The Prince Charles Hospital will lead a new centre dedicated to the early detection of lung cancer thanks to $1 million in funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF).

10 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
Dr Benfer plans to establish a community-based, parent-delivered intervention program in Bangladesh.

University of Queensland paediatrics and child health researcher Katherine Benfer will travel to Bangladesh next year to lay the groundwork for babies with cerebral palsy to receive better diagnosis and treatment.

25 November 2015
Professor David Paterson

Two medical experts from The University of Queensland are urging China to curb its use of antibiotics in animals to avoid what could be a ‘major health catastrophe’ for humans.

20 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
Dr Yeo was the first scientist to identify that severe mutations in brain genes can cause human obesity.

How much does your genetic make-up have to do with your weight? A University of Cambridge scientist will discuss the issue at a public lecture at The University of Queensland on 2 November.

26 October 2015
Caption (back, from left): Professor Nicholas Fisk, Mr Stephen Bennett MP, Dr Vanessa Greig, Mr Keith Pitt MP, (front, from left) Councillor Mal Forman, Professor Peter Høj, Ms Leanne Donaldson MP, Mr John Story AO, Professor Darrell Crawford Associate Professor Riitta Partanen. Full titles in body of article.

The University of Queensland has opened medical training centres at Bundaberg and Hervey Bay to boost the stream of ‘home-grown’ doctors to rural communities.

22 October 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
Professor Helen McCutcheon has been in the nursing profession for more than 35 years.

It may come as a surprise that entry requirements for nursing and midwifery at The University of Queensland are higher than many other courses around Australia – including most engineering, science and journalism degrees.

1 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
Tara Telehealth

How does a speech pathologist treat a rural child without ever setting foot in their town? Tara Shire State College (TSSC) students are now being linked directly with Brisbane-based health professionals via real-time video, thanks to the latest roll...

25 August 2015
Mr Glen Wimberley and Professor H. Peter Soyer using the VECTRA Whole Body 360

University of Queensland researchers now have access to technology that is set to be a game changer in the fight against skin cancer.

23 August 2015
UQ researchers have have worked with rare metastatic brain tumour samples to discover genetic information that could lead to new cancer treatments.

Checking what’s in the bank – the Brisbane Breast Bank, that is – has paid dividends for UQ cancer researchers.

17 August 2015

The Metro North Public Health Unit has advised that a third case of measles since mid-July has been identified in the student community at The University of Queensland St Lucia campus.

11 August 2015
Associate Professor Judith Greer

A clever new research model being developed at The University of Queensland aims to fast-track new treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS).

10 August 2015

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland.

21 July 2015