Staying mobile via public transport can help with social activities

Stopping driving is linked to depression in older women, but the negative mental effects can be buffered by maintaining social contact and participating in social activities.

21 September 2016
Anna-Liisa Sutt has won the UQ 3MT final

A PhD candidate whose research is giving a voice back to critically ill patients has won The University of Queensland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final.

15 September 2016
UQ's Young Tall Poppy winners

Investigating what we look for in a partner – and how that has affected human evolution – has led the University of Queensland’s Dr Barnaby Dixson to be named the Queensland Tall Poppy of the Year.

18 August 2016

Calls to a poisons hotline have revealed a disproportionate number of young children referred to hospital following suspected exposure to a household bug and spider spray.

15 August 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
Women are warned a healthy weight before pregnancy is important to ensure the best outcomes for their babies.

Women are being encouraged to ensure their body mass index (BMI) is within a healthy range before pregnancy to ensure the best outcomes for their babies.

28 July 2016
The second version of CommFit is being tested now

Dr Caitlin Brandenburg’s award-winning research is certainly something to get people talking.

25 July 2016

A University of Queensland researcher has made a big step toward the holy grail of biomedical science — a new form of effective pain relief.

11 April 2016

Scientists at the The University of Queensland and the University of California San Francisco have found a new way to inhibit the growth of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB).

5 April 2016
Professor Sunil Lakhani ... seeking to offer improved quality of life and more targeted treatments to beat the most common female cancer

Three of Queensland’s leading breast cancer researchers have joined forces to lead a $6.5 million National Health and Medical Research Council-funded program that is set to change the future of breast cancer diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

14 March 2016

Patients experiencing communication problems after having a stroke could see long-term benefits from low-current electrical stimulation therapy, according to an international study led by The University of Queensland.

1 March 2016

University of Queensland scientist Dr Matt Fogarty will begin a two year research project focusing on breathing at the prestigious Minnesota Mayo Clinic in April.

9 February 2016

Reef fish are helping a University of Queensland scientist discover how visual tasks such as object recognition and face perception are achieved by the human brain.

9 December 2015
Dr Yeo was the first scientist to identify that severe mutations in brain genes can cause human obesity.

How much does your genetic make-up have to do with your weight? A University of Cambridge scientist will discuss the issue at a public lecture at The University of Queensland on 2 November.

26 October 2015
Researchers are seeking families of ADHD children for a sleep study

Sleep is vital to wellbeing, but children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have trouble drifting off.

23 June 2015
UQ's Professor Ian Frazer is president of the new academy

RESEARCHERS from The University of Queensland feature prominently in the newly formed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, launched this evening in Canberra.

25 March 2015
UQ PhD student Hosam Zowawi. © Rolex Awards/Julian Kingma.

A University of Queensland researcher waging a war on antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been awarded a $360,000 fellowship from a charitable foundation established by the businessman who founded the Billabong surfwear company.

24 March 2015