Queensland scientists will begin clinical trials of treatment for spinal cord injuries after discovering dramatic improvements in balance and coordination when blocking a protein.

5 June 2013

A university scholarship has rewarded a student’s passion for the ancient art of slit-drum making and has reinvigorated the industry in Papua New Guinea.

3 June 2013

People with dementia have new hope with a significant boost to research funding following the Premier's announcement of $9 million in funding over the next 5 years for The Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research (CADR) at The University of...

30 May 2013

A batch of Australia’s brainiest young scientists are learning how to understand neural function through an advanced course at North Stradbroke Island.

1 May 2013

Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered that, like humans, flies sleep in stages of different intensities.

19 April 2013

A University of Queensland study has identified precisely when new neurons become important for learning.

11 April 2013

Men who become fathers at 50 or older are more likely to have grandchildren with autism compared to younger grandfathers, according to a joint international study.

20 March 2013

To celebrate Brain Awareness Week, the Australian Brain Bee Challenge opens the first round of its nation-wide competition this week.

11 March 2013

Early diagnosis and intervention of ADHD, autism and schizophrenia could be made possible after Australian scientists discovered the molecular networks in the brain showing psychiatric and developmental disorders.

27 February 2013

Scientists can now detect early features of Alzheimer’s disease using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.

11 February 2013
A UQ PhD student helped gather footage of the giant squid south of Japan.

Researchers from The University of Queensland played a key role in filming the first video images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat, in lightless water up to a kilometre under the ocean.

6 February 2013

Scientists have discovered the powerful role the molecule Myosin VI plays in communication between nerve cells in the brain.

4 February 2013
Australian Neuroscience Society President John Rostas, Australian Brain Bee Challenge winner Jackson Huang and Queensland Brain Institute Director Professor Perry Bartlett.

A Queenslander has been named Australia’s ‘neuroscientist of the future’ after the country’s brightest young minds competed in the finals of the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABCC) held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

4 February 2013

The early onset of Alzheimer’s disease could be detected using a simple online test, according to scientists from the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) at The University of Queensland (UQ).

8 January 2013