According to the Federal Department of Health and Ageing, 25 per cent of children aged between five and 17 are overweight or obese, but UQ Sport is offering a program that aims to help reduce this statistic.

3 December 2010

A UQ academic has contributed to Australia's first comprehensive consumer guide to seafood.

2 December 2010
Charmine Hartel, Madelein McKechnie and Victor Callan

People who work in stigmatised professions, such as debt collection, legitimise what they do by coming up with creative descriptions of their role, according to research from the University of Queensland Business School.

30 November 2010

The University of Queensland and its main research commercialisation company, UniQuest, congratulate Triple P International on the opening of Australia’s first dedicated Triple P parenting centre in Brisbane this week.

26 November 2010

Australia’s biggest-ever humanities research grant will lead to a number of new postdoctoral research fellowships and PhD “top-up” scholarships at UQ, says Professor Peter Holbrook.

23 November 2010

Between 40 - 57 per cent of women will experience physical or sexual violence by a man at some point in their lives, according to a University of Queensland academic.

22 November 2010

The expansion of mining in Australian resource regions is continuing to place pressure on regional environments and communities.

18 November 2010
Yang Mei, Chinese Bayberry, or Red Bayberry

Early last century a New Zealand nurseryman planted the first seeds of a Chinese fruiting plant called Yang Tao, or Chinese Gooseberry.

18 November 2010

Now in its second year, The School of Political Science and International Studies’ Annual International Photography Competition has attracted an outstanding field of entries.

17 November 2010

UQ’s Master of Development Practice students received a welcome opportunity to speak with industry leaders and to gain valuable internship opportunities at a workshop held on campus recently.

15 November 2010
Dr David Ball and Professor Janet Wiles examine iRat

Do you navigate well or lose your way easily and never understand why?

14 November 2010
Dr Andrew Robins

Terms like “giving the evil eye” and “right hand man” have been commonplace since the ancient Greeks realised that humans perceive their world very differently on the left and right sides of their body.

14 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
An Australian sea lion on Kangaroo Island which will be protected under the Ecology Centre’s Marine Reserve Blueprint

What is believed to be the first science-based blueprint for managing Australia’s oceans has been developed to safeguard marine life and protect economic and social interests.

10 November 2010

One of the world’s leading native title law experts will investigate past and future challenges of native title legislation in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States at an annual public lecture to honour the late Justice Richard Cooper.

8 November 2010

A world renowned US relationships expert will discuss factors that predict marital success and distress, at a University of Queensland talk tomorrow.

4 November 2010

Generous giving is paramount for UQ's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (SBS) to continue to support students from all corners of the world to attend university.

4 November 2010
Dr Andrew Liveris

A Brisbane-educated boy who is now the CEO of a $45 billion global company will deliver a free public talk as part of The University of Queensland’s Centenary Oration Series on Monday, 22 November 2010.

3 November 2010

Associate Professor Andrew Hindmoor and Dr Greg Marston have advanced teaching and learning practices at UQ as part of The University of Queensland's Teaching Fellowship Scheme.

2 November 2010

University of Queensland PhD candidate Qamar Schuyler and Port Douglas-based Wavelength Marine Charters will host a live webcast on Sunday, November 7 of the TEDxGreatPacificGarbage patch conference, the only event of its kind in Australia.

1 November 2010