University of Queensland (UQ) researchers have made a significant discovery that could one day halt a number of neurodegenerative diseases.

27 December 2013

Exercise programs to prevent falls in aged care facilities may be as effective as they are enjoyable for residents, a recent University of Queensland study has shown.

23 December 2013

Women’s perceptions of what is considered normal and desirable female genitalia may be influenced by exposure to modified images, a new study suggests.

20 December 2013
UQ exercise and nutrition sciences graduate William Maish is pursuing a medical career.

William Maish, formerly of the Sunshine Coast, has his sights set on a medical career that will ultimately combine his passion for exercise, nutrition and medicine.

20 December 2013
 This is a pseudo-colored image of a human skin tissue (brown) obtained by a micro-sized biopsy device (blue) developed to address the need for a minimally invasive sampling of photoaged skin. Courtesy of Ms Li Lin, The University of Queensland.

A strategic partnership between The University of Queensland and global pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma will investigate the genetic causes of squamous cell carcinoma, the world’s second most common skin cancer.

17 December 2013

A University of Queensland researcher has been awarded $948,000 to improve diagnosis of mental illness in Indigenous Australians.

6 December 2013

University of Queensland researchers have pioneered a drug development technique that could pave the way for a new class of low-cost medicines.

5 December 2013
Dr Matthew Gullo, from The University of Queensland’s Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, was presented the award at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs conference in Brisbane on Tuesday night.

A researcher working to help prevent addiction and substance misuse has been recognised with an Early Career Award for his outstanding achievements.

29 November 2013
Cartoon, The Magic Glasses, promotes good hygiene behaviour to children in rural China.

A cartoon that has helped halve parasitic worm infection rates among rural Chinese children has earned a University of Queensland (UQ) researcher a prestigious award.

28 November 2013

University of Queensland researchers hope to devise new measures and approaches to the impact of animal infections on humans, thanks to a US$100,000 grant through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill and Melinda Gates...

26 November 2013

Exciting new research collaborations in areas ranging from the arts to zoology are under way between The University of Queensland and The University of Western Australia.

22 November 2013

An international team engineers and biologists has developed a new technique that could lead to improved infection diagnosis for cystic fibrosis patients.

19 November 2013
The sitting pad: Prompts workers to stand up.

University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $136,000 for two innovative ideas designed to get people off their seats to combat ‘chair disease’.

13 November 2013
3D structure of the protein responsible for zinc starvation of lethal bacteria.

Australian researchers have found that zinc can ‘starve’ one of the world’s most deadly microbes by preventing its uptake of an essential metal.

13 November 2013

The University of Queensland is hosting a Townsville Rural Birth Summit designed to strengthen and keep birth services viable in the region and in many rural communities.

12 November 2013

Statement by UQ President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj.

7 November 2013

A collaborative research project aimed at discovering a drug to treat a highly resistant form of breast cancer is one of two projects given the green light by the Queensland Emory Development (QED) Alliance.

7 November 2013
University of Queensland student Montague Summers.

University of Queensland student Montague Summers has set two world records at the World Transplant Games in South Africa, despite having a bone marrow transplant after treatment for leukaemia.

5 November 2013

Children caught up in the emotional aftermath of the NSW bushfires need ongoing support to help them understand their feelings are natural and normal, according to a University of Queensland clinical psychologist.

4 November 2013

Research projects understanding how cells migrate and developing improved treatments for drug-resistant tuberculosis have been recognised as some of the best in the country by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

1 November 2013