The beauty and majesty of birds in flight has long captured the attention of artists and photographers.

28 October 2011

Researchers at The University of Queensland's Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) have taken a significant step towards unravelling the mechanism by which communication between brain cells occurs.

4 October 2011

A study in worms that are less than a millimetre long has yielded clues that may be important for understanding how nerves grow.

20 September 2011

Researchers are a step closer to unravelling the genetic underpinnings of schizophrenia following the largest genome-wide association study of the disorder ever undertaken.

15 September 2011

Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) researchers have discovered a genetic mechanism that may explain why the children of older fathers are more likely to develop schizophrenia or autism.

29 August 2011

Australian researchers have discovered a new way to block the action of botulinum toxin, which may pave the way for more effective treatments of the life-threatening disease botulism.

22 August 2011

Neuroscientists at UQ's Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) have discovered a previously unrecognised layer of gene regulation associated with fear extinction, which is an inhibitory learning process thought to be critical for controlling fear-related...

15 August 2011
Professor Jason Mattingley and Professor Bernie Degnan

The University of Queensland has been awarded three prestigious Australian Research Council Australia Laureate Fellowships announced today by Federal Science Minister Kim Carr.

10 August 2011
Volker Karle has just spent two weeks working at QBI after winning the Jugend Forscht national science research competition.

The joint winner of a major German youth science competition is considering studying at The University of Queensland (UQ), after spending two-weeks as an intern at The Queensland Brain Institute (QBI).

8 August 2011

An undergraduate student at The University of Queensland is packing her bags for a trip to Germany after winning a coveted international Award.

2 August 2011

The Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) and The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) will further strengthen their research ties with China following the opening in Shanghai today of a joint laboratory dedicated to exploring how genes...

2 August 2011

Nina Ruzsicska from Darwin High School has been crowned the 2011 Northern Territory Brain Bee Champion in a battle of neuroscience knowledge held in Brisbane.

19 July 2011

Teresa Tang from Brisbane State High School has been crowned the 2011 Queensland Brain Bee Champion in a battle of neuroscience knowledge held in Brisbane.

19 July 2011

More than 130 of the smartest high school students from Queensland and the Northern Territory will converge on the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) next week to contest state and territory crowns in the State Finals of the 2011 Australian Brain Bee...

15 July 2011

Fancy taking a peek inside the classroom of the future? Australia’s first Science of Learning Symposium, to be hosted by UQ's Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) next week, will shine a spotlight on how the latest advances in neuroscience can inform...

14 July 2011

Queensland Brain Institute researchers are a step closer to unlocking the mysteries of disorders like schizophrenia and autism – through peering into the brains of bees.

1 June 2011

In humans, regeneration of the peripheral nervous system after injury remains a hit-or-miss affair, while brain and spinal cord damage usually results in lifelong disabilities.

30 March 2011

Surprising findings from a study into the brains of transgenic mice carrying the Huntington’s disease mutation could pave the way for treatments which delay the onset and progression of this devastating genetic disease.

25 March 2011

For up to five per cent of the population, checking the time, counting change at the cash register or practically anything else to do with numbers can be a nightmare.

14 February 2011

A Queensland Brain Institute researcher is one of only 10 in the country to be honoured in a new publication to highlight the life-saving work conducted by Australia’s top researchers.

14 February 2011