Turtles also ingested chemicals used in industrial products such as adhesive, sealant and lubricant

Chemicals including heart and gout medications, herbicides, pesticides, metals and industrial chemicals have been found in the blood of Great Barrier Reef turtles.

5 June 2017
Dr Dittman says while seemingly mundane, minor daily issues tend to create stress in the home.

An online program designed to short circuit the conflict cycle between teens and parents is being evaluated by University of Queensland researchers.

29 May 2017
Brahman cattle grazing on an Australian property

Increasing fertility in cows, building better computers for aerospace, more accurately predicting land values, and revolutionising athletic footwear are research projects about as diverse as could be imagined.

5 May 2017
UQ Associate Professor Ben Hogan

Repairing damaged heart and vascular tissues will be the unique focus of a new University of Queensland research centre, established to combat cardiovascular disease.

2 May 2017
Rhopalurus junceus is described as a blue scorpion due to the colouring in its tail

Canadian health and wellness company PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (PMI) has signed a research and option agreement with UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s main commercialisation company, to develop stabilised natural and synthetic peptides from...

21 April 2017
Research suggests calcium movement in cells goes awry in both breast cancers and metastatic tumours in the brain

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has committed more than A$1.3 million from its Breast Cancer Research Program to a Queensland study tackling the spread of tumours to the brain.

21 April 2017
Nurses, midwives, doctors and allied health workers will benefit from the initiatives.

Regional communities and future health professionals studying through The University of Queensland are big winners from a multi-pronged $54.4 million Federal Government initiative.

19 April 2017
Jacinta Carroll and Dane Bird-Smith

Olympic medallist Dane Bird-Smith and world number one water-skier Jacinta Carroll have been named The University of Queensland Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.

12 April 2017
Prolonged screen time and low physical activity is a "double burden" on public health

Low levels of physical activity combined with high recreational screen time have been linked to poor mental health of adolescents in developing countries.

3 April 2017
Meth was the most commonly consumed illicit drug tested across all Australian regions

A high use of methylamphetamine and prescription medications is a problem for regional Australia, according to an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) report designed to combat illicit drugs.

28 March 2017
Is 12 minutes of exercise all that is needed to fight diabetes?

A University of Queensland researcher is trialling a 12-minute exercise plan that aims to fight type 2 diabetes in a flash.

7 December 2016

People experiencing homelessness who reject being defined ‘homeless’ not only reduce stigma associated with the label but are also more likely to increase their feeling of self-worth.

14 November 2016

Leicester City’s against-all-odds English Premier League football title teaches us that a leader is “the one who makes us feel special”, not somebody who considers themselves “the special one”.

4 May 2016

Australian women having their first child as teenagers are at increased risk of experiencing domestic violence, according to new data presented at the United Nations headquarters today.

22 March 2016

Australian women raped by a colleague after a party are judged more suspiciously if they neither physically resist nor fully cooperate with police when their attacker is from a Western background.

8 March 2016
"Methamphetamine consumption increased 4.8 times in the metropolitan area over the timeframe,"

Methamphetamine residue found in the wastewater of a Queensland city has multiplied five times since 2009.

7 March 2016

Triple Olympian Lisa Curry will be the key speaker — addressing ageing and staying healthy —at a non-profit event organised by and featuring research from University of Queensland health experts.

27 February 2016

Christine Grey would have been just as sexy as Christian Grey as the lead character in Fifty Shades of Grey – and resulted in less ambivalence about rape.

10 February 2016

The Brisbane Broncos are known to have big appetites, but they’ll be paying special attention to what they eat after announcing a scholarship for their own nutritional advisor.

11 December 2015

The Australian government’s action plan for mental health contains “significant potential pitfalls”, according to a University of Queensland mental health services expert.

4 December 2015