A new Lancet paper co-authored by a UQ researcher states that Australians are the highest cannabis users in the world, only matched by USA and New Zealand.

20 October 2009

A UQ pilot study to evaluate the effectiveness of an innovative traditional Chinese exercise program on depression and obesity has produced very promising results.

19 October 2009

Help for those with type 2 diabetes is only a phone call away, thanks to a research team from UQ’s Centre for Online Health.

16 October 2009
Bachelor of Nursing student Arthur Cassin

With a health system under pressure and nurses in continued demand, The University of Queensland will offer the state’s first fast-tracked Master of Nursing Studies for graduates in 2010.

8 October 2009

A healthcare facility operated by The University of Queensland (UQ) in partnership with Queensland Health has won the Queensland General Practice of the Year Award.

7 October 2009

Limited competition in the grocery sector could be having a serious effect on public health, according to a University of Queensland study published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

6 October 2009

An international conference to be held at The University of Queensland later this month is set to scrutinise research into complementary medicine (CM) and its role in health care.

2 October 2009

Director of UQ's Clinical Centre for Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury & Health, Professor Paul Hodges, has been awarded a $10,000 prize for his work supervising research higher degree students.

28 September 2009

The complex activities that occur in the human body so people can accurately reach towards objects is the subject of a new University of Queensland study which holds promise for improved treatment of stroke patients.

24 September 2009

Understanding and preventing obesity is the driving force for University of Queensland researcher Dr Abdullah Mamun.

24 September 2009
2009 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award winners

The University of Queensland has paid tribute to its emerging research leaders, awarding $685,000 at the annual UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards tonight (Tuesday, September 22).

22 September 2009

UQ PhD candidate and nutritionist Christine Houghton is set to investigate whether broccoli could help in the fight against diabetes.

18 September 2009

A US hospital chief who was stranded with 2,000 patients and staff awaiting evacuation after Hurricane Katrina, will share his experiences with local health professionals to help prepare them for a similar disaster.

17 September 2009

UQ exercise scientist Dr Tim Henwood, who focuses on improving strength in older people, has organised two events aimed at baby boomers and the older adult.

8 September 2009

A journey that started with a bad back and the threat of a major operation is about to culminate in a study tour to a leading American medical facility for a researcher at The University of Queensland.

4 September 2009
Ryan Bayldon-lumsden accepting his Qld Young Volunteer Award from Minister for Community Services and Housing Karen Struthers.Photo courtesy of the Office for Volunteering, Strategic Partnerships, Department of Communities

First year Pharmacy student Ryan Bayldon-Lumsden has been awarded a Queensland Young Volunteer Award for 2009, in the Community Volunteers, 12-17 years division.

1 September 2009

A University of Queensland researcher is part of a national project which has received $1 million funding to discover the proteins that cause multiple sclerosis (MS).

27 August 2009

A $1million funding boost for the Queensland Centre for Health Data Services will assist development of ‘report cards’ on health service delivery.

26 August 2009

We all know that parents tend to treat their children the way their parents treated them, but why? UQ PhD candidate and developmental paediatrician Dr Lane Strathearn may have found the answer in mothers’ brains.

26 August 2009
Dr David Copland

UQ researchers have found certain drugs can change how the brain processes language in a finding that has implications for new treatments of communication disorders.

21 August 2009