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
Shayne Neumann MP with UQ student and UQ Sport staff member, Courtney Bailey lifting weights in the new gym.

There will be no excuse for people to not keep fit this summer with the opening of the UQ Fitness and Aquatic Centre – The War Memorial Swimming Pool at The University of Queensland Gatton.

2 December 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
Winners were announced at a BBQ at the UQ Staff and Graduates Bar. From left Lorraine Hancock, Debra Laws, Rebekah Scotney, Sharon Blums and Campus Director Janelle Zahmel.

One hundred and twenty-five University of Queensland Gatton staff took more than 24 million steps in a four-week, pedometer-based walking challenge run by UQ Wellness and sponsored by the Gatton Campus.

15 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
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

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
UQ's Professor Melissa Little, who along with Professor Ian Frazer has been appointed to a new panel which will oversee a 10-year strategic health and medical research plan for the nation

Two University of Queensland researchers have been chosen as part of an expert panel to conduct an independent review on health and medical research in Australia.

27 September 2011

Professor Michael Reade has been appointed as the inaugural Chair of Military Surgery and Medicine at The University of Queensland

9 September 2011
Award winning: Dr Nigel Armfield and Dr Tim Donovan have developed a telemedicine trial that enables specialists to assess sick infants in regional and country areas. Photo: Queensland Health

A telemedicine trial that enables specialists to assess sick infants in regional and country areas has won the Queensland Health Minister’s ‘Best Innovation’ award at the 2011 Queensland Health Healthcare Improvement Awards.

5 September 2011

Teamwork, fun and a bit of healthy competition won The University Of Queensland the Audience Choice Award at the recent National HealthFusion Team Challenge (Oz HFTC).

2 September 2011

Indigenous health issues will be the focus of this year’s National HealthFusion Team Challenge (HFTC), which will be hosted by The University of Queensland tomorrow.

25 August 2011
Midwifery student Kimberley Retschleg and Bachelor of Midwifery and Dual Degree Coordinator Susannah Brady prepare birthing kits

Nursing and midwifery students from The University of Queensland recently donated their time to prepare birthing kits for expectant mothers in developing nations around the world.

24 August 2011

The University of Queensland’s School of Medicine has announced that it will seriously consider the introduction of an MD (Doctor of Medicine) program to replace the current MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery) program.

16 August 2011

Some areas in Australia have more complementary medicine practitioners delivering primary care than general practitioners even though they are largely unregulated, according to a University of Queensland study published this week in the Australian...

1 August 2011
UQ PhD student Justus Deikumah measure the bill-skull length of a Grey-Headed Bristlebill in South-West Ghana as part of his study of the health of birds post rainforest clearing.

The first ever study of the impact of habitat loss on the health and condition of birds in South-West Ghana will be conducted by a PhD student from The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Geography Planning and Environmental Management.

28 July 2011

Improvements to maternity care, and the quality and safety of GP services will be the focus of a new multi-partner research body, administered by The University of Queensland (UQ)

11 July 2011

Health threats from animal-human interaction will be the focus of the “One Health” Symposium being hosted by The University of Queensland (UQ) today (8 July).

8 July 2011