A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under.

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.

31 May 2018

Children may have a greater understanding of how to innovate and problem solve than previously realised.

4 September 2017
Children have a strong propensity for fairness

Children as young as seven have the same capacity as adults to make judgements on the anti-social behaviour of others.

9 August 2017
Countries accounting for around 85 per cent of the world’s population are largely overlooked

Lack of diversity in psychological research is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to an Australian academic.

13 June 2017

The University of Queensland has recognised staff members and teams in the 2017 UQ Awards for Excellence.

7 June 2017

Patients at risk of life-threatening infections following chemotherapy could benefit from a new cell-based treatment developed from University of Queensland research.

6 December 2016
Rugby league player Johnathan Thurston

In the wake of winning the first match of this year’s State of Origin series, Queensland rugby league maestro Johnathan Thurston advised students from Cape York to prioritise their education.

2 June 2016
UQ's new Laureate Fellows - Professor Alan Rowan, left, and Professor Paul Burn

The University of Queensland has received $24.5 million in the competitive Australian Research Council grants announced in Canberra today, securing a greater share of the pool than any other university.

6 May 2016
Chances are they aren’t copying it from you.

That cute thing your newborn is doing that you’ve been telling everyone about… Chances are they aren’t copying it from you.

6 May 2016

A collaborative research project aimed at discovering a drug to treat a highly resistant form of breast cancer is one of two projects given the green light by the Queensland Emory Development (QED) Alliance.

7 November 2013

The University of Queensland’s School of Medicine has celebrated the coming graduation of its inaugural UQ-Ochsner class of nine medical students, who have been trained in two continents, at a culmination celebration.

16 November 2012
UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry.

Medical imaging technologies, diabetes II treatments, animal health vaccines and biomedical implants are among University of Queensland research activities to receive vital Queensland Government support, announced this week.

19 June 2012

UQ staff members and teams who have made an exceptional contribution to the University were recognised this month at the annual UQ Staff Recognition Awards.

23 February 2012

Professor Helen Edwards OAM will be presented with the 2011 Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony later this month, said Professor Bill von Hippel, Head of the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland.

10 November 2011

The spotlight will be on UQ’s quiet achievers this evening, with the annual Miracle Workers Awards set to recognise a record number of devoted staff members.

20 May 2010

Eleven University of Queensland researchers have been honoured as international leaders in their fields at a ceremony today.

13 April 2010

Five talented Vietnamese researchers will share in a $1 million University of Queensland scholarship package for PhDs in UQ’s leading research institutes.

22 April 2009
Dr Claudia Vickers

A University of Queensland researcher has co-authored a new theory that can help predict how different plant species might respond to climate change, and may enable the production of better stress-resistant crops in the future.

16 April 2009

UQ psychologists are working on new research which one day may improve the social and communication skills of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

15 February 2008

Some of the world’s leading primate experts will meet at UQ from March 9-11 for the 25th annual conference of the Australasian Primate Society.

1 March 2007