Director of the Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences, Professor Mike Gidley, will lead QAAFI's involvement in the national High Fibre Grains Cluster project.

The University of Queensland’s newest institute, the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), is part of a national effort to fast-track development of new ‘healthier’ varieties of three of the world’s most widely cultivated...

20 December 2010

Primary Care research has received a boost with today's announcement of $2.5m in funding from the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) to establish a Centre of Excellence.

17 December 2010

UQ Health Care expands Ipswich GP services with the appointment of four new doctors to the clinic.

14 December 2010

HEALTH students will get immediate feedback during practical skills assessments, thanks to new technology being developed at The University of Queensland.

24 November 2010

A study to identify why prolonged sitting could be fatal is one of 16 prestigious national awards and fellowships granted to health and medical researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).

18 November 2010
Professor Melissa Little

UQ has received almost $29 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants - the fourth-largest share of the $447.5 million awarded to institutions across Australia.

12 November 2010

The impact of the health system on women’s health will be examined by a multi-million dollar Centre of Research Excellence at The University of Queensland (UQ).

23 October 2010

A University of Queensland researcher will serve on Australia’s first regulatory board for naturopaths and herbalists, which from next year will make seeing a complementary medicine practitioner a lot safer.

19 October 2010

UQ’s Dr Elizabeth Stephens is set to investigate why consumers are more likely to buy a “clinically proven” cosmetic product.

28 September 2010
The Teddy Bear Hospital student volunteers

Medical Student volunteers from The University of Queensland have created a free, kids-friendly mobile clinic to foster positive relations between the community and health professionals and ultimately reduce morbidity from preventable diseases.

8 September 2010

After four weeks of work, UQ’s top three interprofessional teams of health students will come together to compete as part of the annual University of Queensland HealthFusion Team Challenge (UQ HFTC).

26 August 2010

Research into the health care needs and issues of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force veterans, serving personnel and their families will receive renewed focus, with the Centre for Military and Veterans’ Health (CMVH), The University of...

17 August 2010

A discovery by researchers at UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) will enable better methods to grow stem cells for use in cancer research and regenerative medicine.

16 August 2010

Discussion will be rife at The University of Queensland on Friday afternoon, when eight of the nation’s best high school debaters battle it out at the St Lucia campus.

6 August 2010
Dean of Medicine and Head of School, Professor David Wilkinson

In an Australian first, The University of Queensland’s School of Medicine has launched a new Medical Student Leadership Program, designed to provide formal leadership training to an elite group of students enrolled in its medical degree.

19 July 2010

The Queensland Heritage Council (QHC) has approved the development of an Oral Health Centre within the heritage-listed Mayne Medical School site at Herston.

1 July 2010
Queensland Reds player and UQ student James Hanson with students from St Ita’s Primary School at the Active Tribes launch

UQ Sport's new-look kids program, Active Tribes, was officially launched on June 16 by Queensland Parliamentary Secretary for Healthy Living, Murray Watt.

28 June 2010

The Centre for Military and Veterans’ Health (CMVH), through its University of Queensland Node, is helping to deliver a $12 million health study, which is the most extensive health study to be undertaken by Defence.

22 June 2010

The University of Queensland is one of four leading Australian schools of pharmacy to form the National Alliance for Pharmacy Education (NAPE).

16 June 2010

The University of Queensland leads an Australian research team that will help usher in the age of personalised medicine, following announcement of $40.2 million by the Deputy Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, today.

12 June 2010