UQ experts are available to comment on various issues relating to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

29 March 2018
James Watson's research on declining wilderness features at number 59 on the Altmetric Top 100 'most discussed' journal articles of 2016.

A list of the world’s top-100 ‘most-discussed’ journal articles of 2016 features research from The University of Queensland in 16th and 59th spots.

14 December 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
One hour of physical activity can offset the risk of sitting for eight hours a day

The increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours a day could be offset by one hour of physical activity a day.

28 July 2016

Well done if you took your Easter eggs on a hike of Mount Coot-tha and only ate them once you reached the summit.

7 April 2015
Encouraging active workplaces focus of UQ study

University of Queensland research is identifying key factors that will encourage businesses to promote more physical activity in the workplace.

7 November 2014

Lack of exercise is a greater risk for heart disease in women over 30 than smoking, obesity and high blood pressure, University of Queensland researchers have found.

28 May 2014
New guidelines on physical activity are a “wake up call” for Australians.

New guidelines on physical activity that double the levels previously recommended are a “wake up call” for Australians, the lead author says.

14 February 2014

Thousands of Australians suffer communication and swallowing disorders for various medical reasons that make the field of speech pathology more complex than ever before.

21 June 2013
UQ develops the sitting pad to tackle the 'chair disease'.

To prevent the risk of ‘chair disease’, The University of Queensland researchers have developed a ‘sitting pad’ device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.

4 December 2012

Women in Australia are exercising less and most are not eating nearly enough vegetables, researchers have found.

26 September 2012

University of Queensland researchers from the School of Human Movement Studies have together scooped four of the fourteen prestigious 2011 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Awards (ASMF Fellow Awards).

16 November 2011

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 May 2011

A University of Queensland study has found that women who live with a partner gain more weight than those without a partner or child.

8 January 2010

Quiet achievers had no chance of slipping under the radar at UQ’s annual Miracle Workers awards luncheon, held on Wednesday, September 10, at the St Lucia campus.

18 September 2008

UQ has increased its share of national medical research funding by 10 percent, receiving more than $44.6 million under the latest round of National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) grants.

25 September 2007

University of Queensland researchers have shown for the first time older women who exercise are more likely to not get stiff or painful joints.

19 April 2007

Researchers in the School of Human Movement Studies at The University of Queensland are seeking volunteers to trial a novel treatment for symptoms of osteoarthritis.

22 August 2006