Climate change, threats to our migratory shorebirds and polarisation - a type of light that humans cannot see - will be studied by University of Queensland researchers announced as prestigious Queensland-Smithsonian Fellows tonight.

26 November 2012

Researchers from Queensland and the USA have made a unique discovery about how the brain computes sensory information.

15 November 2012
MND and Me Founder Scott Sullivan, QBI Development Board Chair Jeff Maclean, and QBI Director Professor Perry Bartlett

UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) has welcomed the support of the MND and Me Foundation in its quest to improve the understanding of Motor Neuron Disease (MND).

26 October 2012
Dr Judith Reinhard from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute

Honeybees are also discerning art critics, according to scientists from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute and the Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil.

23 October 2012

One small change to the DNA sequence can cause more weighty changes to the human body, according to a new study released today.

17 September 2012

Size really does matter according to scientists looking for ways to cure Alzheimer’s disease.

22 August 2012

The Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) at The University of Queensland has secured $2 million in research funding from the estate of Clem Jones, prompting advocacy group Alzheimer’s Australia to call on the Federal Government to follow their lead.

20 August 2012

Teresa Tang from Brisbane State High School in Queensland has won the International Brain Bee championship (IBB) held in Cape Town, South Africa this week.

25 July 2012

The University of Queensland congratulates 11 researchers named as 2011-2012 Queensland International Fellows.

27 June 2012

Jackson Huang from Queensland Academy of Mathematics and Science is the winner of Queensland’s State Finals of the prestigious Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC) at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) at The University of Queensland (UQ).

19 June 2012

134 aspiring neuroscientists from across Queensland will tomorrow (Tuesday, June 19) compete in the State Finals of the prestigious Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC) at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) at The University of Queensland (UQ).

18 June 2012

People with a curious condition that causes them to apply make-up on only one side of their face, or ignore food on half of their plate, are playing a new role in understanding stroke recovery.

21 May 2012

A new mathematical model predicting how nerve fibres make connections during brain development could aid understanding of how some cognitive disorders occur.

9 May 2012

Scientists at UQ's Queensland Brain Institute are one step closer to developing new therapies for treating dementia.

9 May 2012
The Forgan Smith building at the UQ St Lucia campus is lit up red in support of MS Awareness Month.

The University of Queensland will glow red for the month of May to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease that researchers at the university are working to combat.

2 May 2012

Australian and US scientists have developed a new technology for studying the genetics of a common roundworm used to understand nerve development and nerve degeneration.

30 April 2012

To celebrate Brain Awareness Week, the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC) has opened the first round of its competition across the country this week.

16 March 2012

Australian and UK researchers have made new findings about a form of secret language in the animal kingdom using polarization, a type of light that humans cannot see.

21 February 2012

A new method of genetic analysis developed by Queensland researchers has shed fresh light on the elusive genetic underpinnings of schizophrenia and shown that schizophrenia-causing genetic variations are common in the general population.

20 February 2012

Professor Jason Mattingley, Foundation Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience at The University of Queensland, released his findings into ‘brain waves’ at the Australian Neuroscience Society’s (ANS) annual conference last week.

7 February 2012