With obesity at epidemic levels, The University of Queensland’s Children’s Nutrition Research Centre is opening its Body Composition Laboratory in the New Year to help Brisbane residents keep fit, not fat, in 2012.

22 December 2011
Professor Robert Parton, from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, is leading a $7.1 million research project to study the mechanisms behind healthy cells transforming into cancerous cells.

Cutting-edge research that aims to stop the transformation of healthy cells into cancerous cells is one of nine prestigious grants and scholarships awarded to health and medical researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).

15 December 2011

The graduation of more than 150 nurses and midwives from The University of Queensland's School of Nursing and Midwifery this month will continue to boost ranks amongst the Queensland health system.

15 December 2011

A University of Queensland research team have evaluated the effectiveness of the 'alcopops' tax by studying binge drinking-related admissions at the Gold Coast Hospital.

9 December 2011

People with a close relative with premature cardiovascular disease are being sought for a UQ study.

6 December 2011

Visionary philanthropist Mr Andrew Brice and a mainstay of quality current affairs journalism on Australian television screens for more than 40 years Mr Kerry O’Brien will each receive honorary doctorates during UQ's December 7–16 graduation period.

5 December 2011

an Sri Dato’ Dr Abu Bakar Suleiman completed his postgraduate training in nephrology – the study of the structure and function of kidneys – and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians.

5 December 2011

Today, MontroseAccess, in partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ), announced a major new initiative which is set to benefit children with disabilities worldwide.

29 November 2011

University of Queensland telemedicine researchers want to know which virtual health services are most needed by western down residents.

29 November 2011

University of Queensland researchers from the School of Human Movement Studies have together scooped four of the fourteen prestigious 2011 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Awards (ASMF Fellow Awards).

16 November 2011

UQ's performance in the highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) funding arena has gone from strength to strength with the announcement of successful Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) yesterday (...

15 November 2011

University of Queensland research into the world's most deadly influenza pandemic in 1918 has shed light on a major medical mystery.

15 November 2011

ThermoTouch, a portable device for diagnosing the severity of whiplash developed by University of Queensland (UQ) Faculty of Health Sciences researchers, is one of more than 25 cutting-edge medical innovations that UQ's main university research...

14 November 2011

Australia’s largest student training facility in a private hospital has been opened in a partnership between Greenslopes Private Hospital and The University of Queensland (UQ).

10 November 2011

A sports program delivered by a volunteer group of pre-service teachers from UQ's School of Human Movement Studies (HMS) provided welcome relief to flood-affected children of Graceville State School in September.

3 November 2011
International pharmacy student Shirin Hui Tan with project team leader Jacqueline Bond

Pharmacy students from international backgrounds are learning Australian colloquialisms — as a matter of life and death.

2 November 2011

Screening for the “obesity gene” would be ineffective and the battle against obesity should focus on society-wide action like banning junk food advertising, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

2 November 2011

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural Brain Awareness Video Contest is University of Queensland’s Shiree Heath, a graduate student in Dr David Copland’s Language Neuroscience Laboratory.

24 October 2011

A new national report shows that women living in regional and remote areas experience poorer health than their city counterparts.

14 October 2011

University of Queensland pharmacy students are being given the opportunity to build on their internship experience, thanks to a new UQ training program.

12 October 2011