Papilloma virus infections and superbug tuberculosis strains will come under renewed attack, after the federal government today agreed to support two University of Queensland research projects.

18 December 2012
UQ Health Sciences Executive Dean Professor Nicholas Fisk, Professor Christopher Chen, UQ Dean of Medicine and Head of School, Professor David Wilkinson and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj.

A $10.5 million gift from an internationally renowned clinician and research leader will advance The University of Queensland’s global contributions to reproductive medicine.

14 December 2012

Increased lifespan brings with it more chronic disease and reduced quality of life, according to a landmark global health study.

12 December 2012

The University of Queensland's Centre for Clinical Research has received $2 million in funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) for state-of-the-art imaging equipment that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in...

3 December 2012

The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ipswich Campus is hosting the Ipswich Prostate Cancer Support Group Awareness Evening tonight.

28 November 2012
Professor Nick Shaw (HoS, Pharmacy), Christine Bundesent (Director, ICTE-UQ), Marg Cannell, Jacqueline Bond, Michele Feinberg, Alex Rossi, Leigh McKauge, Professor Mick McManus (DVC-A), Lynne Emmerton.

The University of Queensland has been recognised for the calibre of its pharmacy training, receiving an Award for Programs that Enhance Learning at the 2012 Australian Awards for University Teaching in Canberra yesterday.

20 November 2012
UQ PhD student Kate Hayward from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences helps a stroke patient use SMART Arm, a device developed by UQ and James Cook University to assist stroke survivors with their rehabilitation.

A non-robotic device that helps stroke survivors regain upper limb movement is expected to be commercially available in Australia within the next 12 months.

9 November 2012

A project based at The University of Queensland is helping women who have survived breast cancer to lose weight and live healthier, longer lives.

26 October 2012
DVD cover of The Magic Glasses, which aims to improve child health in China and the Philippines

Almost $1.5 million in funding has been awarded to researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) who are working to reduce one of the world’s most common chronic infections.

25 October 2012
Students Lauren Isherwood, Audric Co, Jacqueline Sale, Tamara Nganeko, Lucy Simpson, Emily Missenden, Jane Sandstrom, Amy Dunning, Laurelie Wall, Lisa Edwards with clinical educators Teresa Quinlan and Gail Woodyat, and Kirsten, a German disability support teacher working in one of the orphanages.

Ten students from The University of Queensland ‘s Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) completed a five-week clinical placement in Hue, Vietnam working with children with disabilities in schools and orphanages.

17 October 2012

New approaches to cancer treatment and improved nickel mining output were the winning ideas from the grand final of UniQuest’s annual Trailblazer competition held at The University of Queensland on September 4.

10 September 2012
Image of a grass pollen, a major trigger of hay fever says UQ's Dr Janet Davies.

Queenslanders can expect to endure a longer hay fever season than the rest of Australia thanks to flowering subtropical grasses.

3 September 2012

Libya is facing a mental health crisis with experts warning of a lack of qualified health professionals to deal with the problem.

14 August 2012
World leaders in deep brain stimulation, Professor Peter Silburn, Associate Professor Terry Coyne and his team.

Neurologist Professor Peter Silburn and Neurosurgeon Associate Professor Terry Coyne have performed their 500th deep brain stimulation surgery on a 61-year-old woman with Parkinson’s disease.

13 August 2012

A new study from The University of Queensland shows monitoring the brain of stroke patients using Quantitative EEG (QEEG) studies could inform treatments and therefore, minimising brain damage of stroke victims.

13 August 2012
Professor Ian Frazer with the Gardasil vaccine.

In a world first, Australian schoolboys will be able to receive the Gardasil vaccine, protecting them against developing a range of cancers - a move which will improve the effectiveness of the vaccine in women.

13 July 2012
Associate Professor Ernst Wolvetang.

Researchers at UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) are a step closer to understanding and combating the degenerative brain disease ataxia-telangiectasia.

3 July 2012

An International surgical practice network has recognised the achievements of Associate Professor of Surgery Mark Smithers from the University of Queensland (UQ).

2 July 2012
Associate Professor Camile Farah of the UQ School of Dentistry.

The University of Queensland School of Dentistry’s Oral Oncology Research Program has secured major grant funding to support new research.

19 June 2012
The Herston Imaging Research Facility is now able to purchase essential imaging machines with funding from the Queensland Government.

A new world-class imaging research facility in Brisbane will provide cutting edge imaging methods to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, mental disorders and neurological diseases associated with ageing.

19 June 2012