Researchers say almost half of Australian families tracked in a 30-year study have experienced poverty at least once.

24 January 2018
Australia ranked poorly in reducing its stillbirth rate over the past 15 years.

Forty two babies are stillborn in Australia every week, and 60 per cent of them are recorded as “unexplained”.

4 December 2017

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017
: The two pearlside species studied, Maurolicus muelleri (top) and Maurolicus mucronatus (bottom). Image: Wen-Sung Chung

A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish, and scientists say the discovery opens a new world of understanding about vision in a variety of light conditions.

9 November 2017
Professor Hoy says improved health outcomes should be "celebrated".

Unique data from the Tiwi Islands and trends in ages and causes of death shows that health outcomes for some remote Indigenous communities have improved at an astonishing rate.

15 September 2017
Daniel Innes with a resident ... "every morning the stereo went on and I was on my feet, being led around the make-shift dancefloor"

University of Queensland physiotherapy student Daniel Innes can list salsa dancing as one of his skills when he graduates next year.

21 April 2017
UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

24 March 2017
Tawal locals, Nepal

More than a year after the Gorkha earthquake killed nearly 9000 people in Nepal, two University of Queensland students visiting the region found destroyed classrooms and a health clinic replaced with a tent.

21 December 2016

From lifting a mower to trim the hedges to lopping trees with a circular saw, it seems there are endless ways for DIY enthusiasts to end up in hospital emergency departments.

19 December 2016
The UQ study worked with 157 healthy full-term infants

Almost one in five babies has a respiratory virus in their first month of life, research shows, but many do not exhibit signs of illness.

28 October 2016

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
In Australia women are still about 30 per cent less likely than men to meet physical activity guidelines

Increasing women’s participation in sport is important for improving physical health globally, but also offers significant benefits for mental, social, political and economic health.

28 July 2016
Physical inactivity incurs a conservative estimated global cost of $US67.5 billion a year

Physical inactivity incurs a conservative estimated global cost of $US67.5 billion a year, leading a Queensland researcher to emphasise that prevention should be a priority.

28 July 2016
Professor Naomi Wray

Researchers at The University of Queensland have contributed to the discovery of three new genes which increase the risk of motor neurone disease (MND), opening the door for targeted treatments.

26 July 2016

A woman’s education level and the number of children she has affects breast feeding, with the “baby of the family” most likely to miss out, University of Queensland research shows.

22 March 2016

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

24 February 2016
Dr Alan Pegna, a new researcher at the School of Psychology, has an ongoing fascination with the field of visual recognition.

Imagine your partner goes for a quick swim while you sunbathe, but when they return you are unable to recognise them, despite them looking exactly the same as when they entered the water.

8 September 2015
Professor Helen McCutcheon has been in the nursing profession for more than 35 years.

It may come as a surprise that entry requirements for nursing and midwifery at The University of Queensland are higher than many other courses around Australia – including most engineering, science and journalism degrees.

1 September 2015
Terry Starbuck before and after

Terry Starbuck didn’t run for the best part of 30 years before consulting The University of Queensland Nutrition and Dietetics Practice at Ipswich.

24 July 2015
Image: Former State of Origin forward Ben Ross suffered a broken right humerus in a charity arm-wrestling competition with fellow ex-footballer Wendell Sailor.

In the wake of Ben Ross’s shocking broken arm live on The Footy Show last night (11 June), The University of Queensland Telerehabilitation Clinic has issued simple steps for those witnessing similar injuries.

12 June 2015