With obesity at epidemic levels, The University of Queensland’s Children’s Nutrition Research Centre is opening its Body Composition Laboratory in the New Year to help Brisbane residents keep fit, not fat, in 2012.

22 December 2011

University of Queensland research into the world's most deadly influenza pandemic in 1918 has shed light on a major medical mystery.

15 November 2011

A sports program delivered by a volunteer group of pre-service teachers from UQ's School of Human Movement Studies (HMS) provided welcome relief to flood-affected children of Graceville State School in September.

3 November 2011

A University of Queensland project team has created a specialised swim club to help people living with dementia rekindle the positive memories of swimming.

3 October 2011

Third year University of Queensland medical student Scott Temple has set himself an immense challenge.

20 September 2011

A University of Queensland researcher has found that 20 babies die needlessly each year in Australia from child abuse head injuries.

12 September 2011

People with severe mental illnesses are over three times more likely to lose their teeth because of poor oral health than the general population, University of Queensland researchers have found.

1 September 2011

University of Queensland researchers have called for urgent action following a study that reveals older Australians are being over prescribed psychotropic drugs, resulting in serious safety and cost concerns.

18 August 2011

A University of Queensland PhD scholar is examining the health effects of chewing wild tobacco plants by Central Australian Aboriginal women during pregnancy.

29 July 2011

A University of Queensland student is leading the way with her world-first research on maternal and newborn co-sleeping practices in maternity units.

27 July 2011
Ipswich Hospital bound - A determined Sarah Edgecumbe will be a great asset to the hospital when she starts work next week.

When nursing student Sarah Edgecumbe lost everything in the devastating Queensland floods in January she was determined not to let it stop her from continuing her studies and graduating from The University of Queensland (UQ) today (18 July).

18 July 2011
Healing mission: Graduating with degrees from the School of Nursing and Midwifery were, from left, Sarah Edgecumbe, Connie Brown, Samantha Zurvas and Melissa Juttner.

Connie Brown will fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a midwife when she graduates from The University of Queensland (UQ) with a Bachelor of Midwifery today (18 July).

18 July 2011
Valedictorian: Melissa Juttner is heading to Africa next year to work in maternity and health care clinics.

The first of The University of Queensland's (UQ) seven mid-year graduation ceremonies kick off in Ipswich tomorrow (18 July) with two cohorts of students graduating from new degrees.

17 July 2011
2010 Australian of the Year and world-renowned researcher in the field of early psychosis and youth mental health, Professor Patrick McGorry.

Medical students got the chance to learn from the 2010 Australian of the Year and world-renowned researcher in the field of early psychosis and youth mental health, Professor Patrick McGorry, at training sessions held at The University of Queensland...

8 July 2011

Researchers in the UQ School of Medicine at Princess Alexandra Hospital have made an important discovery about how the immune system reacts to rhinoviruses, the viruses that usually cause the common cold.

22 June 2011

In the first forum of its kind, on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 The University of Queensland will host over 30 Medical Deans and senior staff from 15 Universities in Australia and New Zealand, plus Australian Medical Council and ACER representatives, to...

21 May 2011

Exposing infants to facial pictures of different races can reduce difficulty in recognising and discriminating between other-race groups later in life, according to a University of Queensland study published today.

18 May 2011

It is with great regret that The University of Queensland Physician Assistant Studies Program, offered through the School of Medicine will not be admitting any more students.

11 May 2011

University of Queensland PhD graduate Dr Simon van Rosendal has been awarded the 2010 Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Medal for his PhD thesis on “Measuring and Optimising Rehydration”.

18 March 2011