Professor Robert Parton, from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, is leading a $7.1 million research project to study the mechanisms behind healthy cells transforming into cancerous cells.

Cutting-edge research that aims to stop the transformation of healthy cells into cancerous cells is one of nine prestigious grants and scholarships awarded to health and medical researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).

15 December 2011

A University of Queensland research team have evaluated the effectiveness of the 'alcopops' tax by studying binge drinking-related admissions at the Gold Coast Hospital.

9 December 2011

People with a close relative with premature cardiovascular disease are being sought for a UQ study.

6 December 2011

Today, MontroseAccess, in partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ), announced a major new initiative which is set to benefit children with disabilities worldwide.

29 November 2011

University of Queensland researchers from the School of Human Movement Studies have together scooped four of the fourteen prestigious 2011 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Awards (ASMF Fellow Awards).

16 November 2011

UQ's performance in the highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) funding arena has gone from strength to strength with the announcement of successful Future Fellowships and Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) yesterday (...

15 November 2011

ThermoTouch, a portable device for diagnosing the severity of whiplash developed by University of Queensland (UQ) Faculty of Health Sciences researchers, is one of more than 25 cutting-edge medical innovations that UQ's main university research...

14 November 2011

Australia’s largest student training facility in a private hospital has been opened in a partnership between Greenslopes Private Hospital and The University of Queensland (UQ).

10 November 2011

Screening for the “obesity gene” would be ineffective and the battle against obesity should focus on society-wide action like banning junk food advertising, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

2 November 2011

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural Brain Awareness Video Contest is University of Queensland’s Shiree Heath, a graduate student in Dr David Copland’s Language Neuroscience Laboratory.

24 October 2011

A new national report shows that women living in regional and remote areas experience poorer health than their city counterparts.

14 October 2011

A dedication to the profession of pharmacy, and a motivation to practice within the profession, has seen a UQ School of Pharmacy alumnus and PhD student, Chris Freeman, named the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s (PSA) Young Pharmacist of the...

11 October 2011
The TIME fashion parade on September 28 will help raise money for medical research and outreach programs

UQ medical students will once again strut their stuff to host a fashion parade to raise money for research projects and programs for at risk populations.

26 September 2011

New University of Queensland (UQ) research on optimising antibiotic dosages for intensive care patients aims to address the current 50 percent death rate associated with common infections.

13 September 2011
Award winning: Dr Nigel Armfield and Dr Tim Donovan have developed a telemedicine trial that enables specialists to assess sick infants in regional and country areas. Photo: Queensland Health

A telemedicine trial that enables specialists to assess sick infants in regional and country areas has won the Queensland Health Minister’s ‘Best Innovation’ award at the 2011 Queensland Health Healthcare Improvement Awards.

5 September 2011

Some areas in Australia have more complementary medicine practitioners delivering primary care than general practitioners even though they are largely unregulated, according to a University of Queensland study published this week in the Australian...

1 August 2011
An artist's impression of the Oral Health Centre, which begins construction shortly at UQ's Herston campus. Image courtesy Cox Rayner Architects

The University of Queensland has awarded the construction contract for Australia's most advanced oral health facility to be located at its Herston campus.

15 June 2011

Teamwork activities by 1800 University of Queensland health students are providing a boost to charities here and overseas.

20 May 2011

The Queensland Centre for Mothers and Babies (QCMB) is offering free training and support to women who would like to represent local women and families in the development of new maternity services.

19 May 2011

Six nursing and midwifery students from The Univeristy of Queensland School of Nursing and Midwifery were recognised for their outstanding academic achievements at an awards ceremony at Customs House last week.

13 May 2011