University of Queensland experts are available to comment during Queensland Seniors Week, August 18 to August 26. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

14 August 2018

Women who spend more time sitting down as they age are at higher risk of becoming frail, a University of Queensland study has found.

25 June 2018

Money might not guarantee happiness, but it could buy you physical health in older age, new University of Queensland research shows.

24 February 2016
PICTURE:  The number of people with dementia in Australia is projected to triple by 2050.

Six University of Queensland researchers will received a total of almost $3.6 million in federal funding over four years to continue their work on dementia.

19 October 2015
Doctors are ill-equipped to determine financial capacity of elderly.

Doctors need improved tools to test the capacity of elderly patients to manage their finances, University of Queensland research shows.

2 February 2015

Australians aged 60 and over spend more time watching TV than other adults and are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study from The University of Queensland has found.

24 July 2012

Changing maternal views and practices regarding television viewing for infants is the focus of one paper to be presented at an international conference in Brisbane today.

10 February 2010

University of Queensland staff, students and alumni have been honoured in the Australia Day awards, featured as Australia Day Ambassadors or became new Australian citizens at ceremonies across the State.

27 January 2010

Talking scientists, animals being born and helping us celebrate our 100th birthday are just some of the things being showcased by UQ at this year’s Ekka.

7 August 2009

How much disease costs Australia will be the focus of a keynote address by UQ’s Professor Theo Vos at today's Public Health Association of Australia Queensland State Conference.

23 July 2009

Older people who watch more than two hours of television per day are invited to participate in a UQ research study.

6 May 2009