Dr Jian Yang is one of two recipients of the Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation’s Senior Medical Research Fellowship.

A University of Queensland researcher has been awarded $1.2 million to unlock the genetic underpinning of thousands of diseases, including schizophrenia, Motor Neuron Disease (MND) and cancer.

5 November 2013

The influence of genes on body mass index scores is substantially lower than previously thought, researchers at The University of Queensland have found.

31 October 2013

University of Queensland (UQ) scientists have made a fundamental breakthrough into how the brain decodes the visual world.

30 October 2013

Scientists at The University of Queensland (UQ) have discovered how the honeybee can land anywhere with utmost precision and grace – and the knowledge may soon help build incredible robot aircraft.

29 October 2013
Beverley Trivett ... important progress made in brain research but we still don’t understand why people develop these dreadful tumours and why they grow so rapidly

After years of losing patients to brain tumours — despite having access to the best of modern medicine — a Brisbane neurosurgeon has had enough.

15 October 2013
Study participants were shown pictures designed to elicit an emotional response, positive, negative or neutral, and some scenes of "attack and threat"

Bad experiences enhance memory formation about places, scientists at The University of Queensland have found.

25 September 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013

People with dementia have new hope with a significant boost to research funding following the Premier's announcement of $9 million in funding over the next 5 years for The Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research (CADR) at The University of...

30 May 2013

To celebrate Brain Awareness Week, the Australian Brain Bee Challenge opens the first round of its nation-wide competition this week.

11 March 2013