Among the almost 900 new graduates to be injected into the health system by The University of Queensland this week is a young doctor who has already been recognised as a leader.

10 December 2009

Cleverly marketed convenience foods combined with time-poor households have resulted in changed eating habits for Australian families, a recent UQ PhD has found.

10 December 2009

One in five young people experience a cannabis use disorder, according to a UQ and Mater Hospital study published today in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

9 December 2009
Dr Lane Strathearn

UQ researcher Dr Lane Strathearn sees strengthening the bond between mother and baby as a possible way of reducing childhood neglect.

9 December 2009

More than 160 graduands are preparing for The University of Queensland Ipswich Campus graduation ceremonies tomorrow.

8 December 2009

Final-year University of Queensland student Amy Winner sees a career in dentistry as the perfect opportunity to combine her passions for science and art.

7 December 2009

Stereotypes about Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) being a ‘boring’ profession are being challenged, thanks to a DVD that is being shown at Queensland schools.

6 December 2009

University of Queensland student Hayley Haggarty will become part of a new generation of nurses when she graduates next week.

4 December 2009

If people were given a pill to make them live longer what would they do with that extra time? According to a new study by University of Queensland researchers, they would spend it with their family.

30 November 2009

High Court Justice Susan Kiefel and acclaimed poet Professor Emeritus Thomas Shapcott AO are among seven recipients of University of Queensland honorary doctorates this year.

30 November 2009

In an Australian first, a new $1million MRI compatible incubator designed for babies, will allow University of Queensland researchers to develop earlier and more effective treatments for newborns with brain impairment.

22 November 2009

The prestigious 2009 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards and the Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year $10,000 prize were announced in Brisbane last night at UQ's Customs House.

17 November 2009
An aerial view of the PACE construction site

UQ’s School of Pharmacy is set to relocate to its new home within the $96 million Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) precinct at the end of 2009.

9 November 2009

University of Queensland researcher Ryan Stafford has won the 2009 Delsys Prize for his work on a novel electrode to record activity from muscles of the pelvic floor in men.

5 November 2009

A new $7.5million GP Super Clinic, servicing Logan and Brisbane's south side, will help fill health service gaps, particularly for high-need groups.

5 November 2009
Dr Sam Hawgood

UQ has produced a multitude of talented leaders – but only one of them has a team that includes an Australian female Nobel laureate.

3 November 2009

The University of Queensland has honoured its outstanding teachers and education programs at its 9th UQ Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards at Customs House tonight.

2 November 2009

Medical research worth $40 million will commence at The University of Queensland in 2010, thanks to funding announced by the Federal Government today.

29 October 2009

Next-generation approaches in disease detection and prevention are being developed by biotechnologists at The University of Queensland (UQ) in a bid to curb the influence of a changing climate and sprawling population.

27 October 2009
UQ medical student Bayden Sales checks on Tamasipini Palenapa, 5, at Apia Hospital. Photo Bruce Long, The Courier-Mail

A group of UQ medical students have sprung into action in the wake of the Samoan tsunami, raising $2000 in a distinctly Australian way before heading to the island nation for a month-long internship.

20 October 2009