A smart watch and mobile phone used for the study.

University of Queensland researchers are exploring the effect of an e-health exercise program for managing type 2 diabetes.

17 July 2019

A grant from the Children’s Hospital Foundation will help a working mother from The University of Queensland tackle childhood brain cancer treatments.

17 July 2019

High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be doing more than just keeping you fit and strong – it may also help prevent age-related cognitive illnesses, such as dementia.

15 July 2019

A diagnostic test developed at The University of Queensland might soon determine if a breast cancer patient requires chemotherapy or would receive no benefit from this gruelling treatment.

28 June 2019

New mums can access helpful online information and guided activities as part of a research trial at The University of Queensland.

17 June 2019
Dr Divya Ramnath working to identify key proteins that contribute to the severity of chronic liver disease.

A possible drug target for chronic liver disease has been identified by an international research collaboration involving a University of Queensland team.

14 June 2019

People living in countries that have experienced armed conflict are five times more likely to develop anxiety or depression, a University of Queensland research collaboration has found.

12 June 2019

Instead of slowing down, New Zealanders appear to increase their pre-drinking after the age of 30, a University of Queensland study has found.

13 May 2019

Adolescents who self-harm experience heightened sensations across their skin and misjudge bodily cues such as hunger and headaches, University of Queensland-led research has found.

8 May 2019

Administering ibuprofen immediately after birth may reduce brain damage in tiny growth-restricted babies, University of Queensland researchers have found.

18 April 2019
 A group of children at the UQ camp.

An eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy hopes to be able to put on his socks by himself and stand at the kitchen bench to make his own lunch following a trial of intensive therapy this school holidays.

11 April 2019
LGBTQI graphic

Diversity training for physiotherapists could help overcome care concerns among LGBTIQ+ clients, a University of Queensland study has found.

9 April 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019
Mosquitoes transmit the Zika virus.

Scientists looking at the genetics of Zika virus have found a way to fast-track research which could lead to new vaccines.

19 March 2019
A teenager wearing a hoodie leans against a wall.

Adolescents in developing countries are more likely to make suicide attempts or have suicidal thoughts than those living in high-income countries, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

14 March 2019
Associate Professor Jess Mar in the lab at The University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

Australian and US researchers have developed a way to discover elusive cancer-promoting genes, and have already identified one that appears to promote aggressive breast cancers.

8 March 2019
Dr Richard Gordon and assistant in his lab

Researchers from The University of Queensland will investigate the potential of existing drugs to be repurposed to fight Parkinson’s disease thanks to a new research grant.

7 March 2019
Three generations of women sit on a couch.

An international study has revealed the age at which women experience major reproductive events, such as their first period or giving birth, has changed significantly over time.

6 March 2019
A silhouette of a mum with a baby in a pram.

A clinical psychologist who personally experienced ‘mum-shaming’ is leading a study aimed at addressing the effects of self-criticism among new mothers.

27 February 2019
A man wearing a hat looks out the open door of a car.

Researchers are calling for Australia’s system of managing driver retirement for people with dementia to be overhauled.

21 February 2019