Researchers at UQ's Queensland Brain Institute are one step closer to unlocking the role of colour in animal courtship rituals after identifying a unique feather structure in birds of paradise.

14 December 2010
Honey bees have taught researchers how to guide planes through complex manoeuvres

Australian scientists have developed a novel autopilot that guides aircraft through complex aerobatic manoeuvres by watching the horizon like a honey bee.

1 December 2010

A study to identify why prolonged sitting could be fatal is one of 16 prestigious national awards and fellowships granted to health and medical researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).

18 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
Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010

If you have ever lost your sense of direction in an unfamiliar place, then researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute may be able to help.

29 September 2010

Most people don’t think twice about the roundworms in their backyard, however Dr Massimo Hilliard has built his career studying them – and now the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) neuroscientist has been rewarded for his efforts.

28 September 2010

The Queensland Brain Institute today opened the first joint neuroscience research laboratory between Australia and China.

23 September 2010

Queensland Brain Institute neuroscientist Dr Michael Piper has topped off a remarkable year by receiving a 2010 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award and $90,000 of funding for his project.

23 September 2010

Computational neuroscientists at the Queensland Brain Institute have done the sums – and found that a mathematical model could help improve the understanding of developmental disorders.

15 September 2010

A leading researcher from the Queensland Brain Institute has been awarded the 2010 Boycott Prize for career achievement in the field of retinal neuroscience.

3 August 2010
Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Greenfield presents Prime Minister
Julia Gillard with copies of Coral Reefs and Climate Change at UQ on July 23

A new book demystifying the science surrounding coral reefs and climate change has been launched by the Queensland Governor Her Excellency Dr Penelope Wensley at Brisbane’s Customs House.

27 July 2010

Brisbane researchers are almost halfway through the biggest ever study into Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – and they are seeking additional research participants.

1 July 2010

A leading cognitive neuroscientist from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute and School of Psychology has been honoured by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) for his research into attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

28 June 2010
A cichlid fish

Neurobiologists at the Queensland Brain Institute have found that animals are not always as brightly coloured as they seem – at least not to their counterparts.

22 June 2010

SHANGHAI: New collaborations between The University of Queensland and China could help unravel the causes of brain disorders like schizophrenia and combat Hendra Virus.

21 June 2010

Nine UQ researchers will travel the world building research links and bringing that knowledge back to Queensland thanks to funding from the Queensland Government.

19 May 2010

If you have ever looked up from the depths of the ocean, you will understand how difficult it can be to identify objects above the surface.

14 April 2010

Scientists at the Queensland Brain Institute have uncovered a vital clue into how the brain is wired, which could eventually steer research into nervous system disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and cognitive disorders including autism.

28 February 2010

Researchers at UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute and School of Population Health have found young adults who use cannabis from an early age are three times more likely to suffer from psychotic symptoms.

28 February 2010