Emeritus Professor Maree Smith

A respected chronic pain researcher and a leading neuroscientist are among the roll call of University of Queensland community members recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019
Agenesis of the corpus callosum is a partial or complete absence of nerve fibres connecting the sides of the brain.

A condition forcing people to involuntarily mirror movements in opposing limbs has been linked to a common developmental brain disorder. Scientists from The University of Queensland collaborated with international researchers to...

2 March 2017

The University of Queensland has secured $13.95 million over five years from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to help tackle some of the world’s biggest health challenges.

27 October 2016

University of Queensland neuroscientists have found the major cause of a common developmental brain disorder.

12 October 2016
Professor Ken Ho

Innovative research into Alzheimer’s, brain development, pituitary medicine, cystic fibrosis and mental health has led to five University of Queensland academics being named Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

7 October 2016
Shambhavi Mishra

15 year old Brisbane Student Shambhavi Mishra has been crowned the 2016 Queensland Brain Bee Champion at The University of Queensland's QBI

20 July 2016
UQ's Excellence awardees 2016

Staff who have contributed to The University of Queensland’s vision of excellence have been celebrated and awarded at the 2016 UQ Awards for Excellence.

10 June 2016

Researchers at The University of Queensland and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have identified a protein which plays a key role in brain cancer, opening the door to potential new treatments.

20 April 2016
L to R: Joseph Powell, Penelope Sanderson, Ian Hesketh, Linda Worrall, Elizabeth Worrall on behalf of Alice Hayward, Danielle Shanahan on behalf of Richard Fuller, Zhongfan Jia, Bing-Jie Ni, Eve McDonald-Madden

Research into areas as diverse as avocados, batteries and climate change has shared in a $515,182 total pool in The University of Queensland’s Research Week awards.

16 September 2015
Queensland students competing in this year's Australian Brain Bee Challenge.

Queensland will host 23 of the world’s brightest high school students for the 2015 International Brain Bee neuroscience competition in Cairns from 20-26 August.

19 August 2015
Ashton “Little Superman” Hancock, has hypoplasia of the corpus callosum, resulting in epilepsy and hearing impairment

Do you know where your corpus callosum is located? A University of Queensland researcher is on a mission to make sure more people know about the central brain structure by supporting National Corpus Callosum Awareness Day on 2 July.

1 July 2015
The Australian Academy of Science welcomed five new UQ Fellows this week.

The University of Queensland confirmed its place as a leading institution for science and innovation, with five UQ scientists being named Australian Academy of Science Fellows.

1 June 2015
Queensland’s brainiest student, 14-year-old Sophie Watson.

Queensland’s “brainiest student” has been announced, with 14-year-old Sophie Watson out-smarting 170 other high school students to become the 2014 Queensland Brain Bee Champion at The University of Queensland today.

22 July 2014
More than 170 high school students are set to battle wits at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge.

The challenge to find Queensland’s smartest teen is on again at The University of Queensland, with more than 170 high school students set to battle wits at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge.

4 July 2014
Brain Bee winner Jackson Huang.

Queenslander Jackson Huang has been named the International Brain Bee Champion.

26 September 2013

Almost 150 aspiring neuroscientists from across Queensland will compete in the state finals of the Australian Brain Bee Challenge at the at The University of Queensland on Tuesday June 18.

17 June 2013

A researcher inspiring students to learn about the brain and an alumnus on a mission to help children with cranio-facial deformities are among those acknowledged by The University of Queensland at the Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Awards...

23 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

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

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