• Sepsis plan needs action

    Doctors from leading Australian institutions including The University of Queensland have called on the government to implement a national action plan to fight one of Australia’s biggest killer diseases, sepsis.

    5 August 2019
  • Campus versus campus – the Australasian University Health Challenge

    The University of Queensland has rung out a challenge to eleven other universities in Australia and New Zealand to step out for health.

    5 August 2019
  • Super-resolution microscopy sheds light on dementia

    University of Queensland researchers have used super-resolution microscopy to observe key molecules at work inside living brain cells, further unravelling the puzzle of memory formation and the elusive causes of dementia.

    2 August 2019
A placement in Bundaberg provides a rich learning experience

The University of Queensland has announced a new scholarship intended to train and keep future doctors in Bundaberg.

1 August 2019
Autism is a multi-faceted disorder characterised by distinct clusters of features

A new framework for understanding the diverse features of autism could help University of Queensland researchers develop an intervention for people with the disorder who have mental health problems.

29 July 2019
UQ's Professor Matt Trau and Evolution Mining's Anika McManus

The development of a rapid cancer test at The University of Queensland will be aided by a $300,000 donation from an Australian gold mining company.

26 July 2019

Researchers from The University of Queensland are investigating whether low-intensity physical exercise may help people suffering from chronic neck pain due to whiplash.

25 July 2019

A group of international doctors has uncovered the genes that contribute to the development of ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia.

24 July 2019

Experts are urging parents to brush up on national guidelines following a rapid rise in screen time on electronic devices for children under two.

24 July 2019

The University of Queensland has smashed the Guinness World Record for the Largest Mindfulness Lesson (Single Venue).

23 July 2019
LGB disadvantage in health and wellbeing an early starter

Australian lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) adolescents are worse off than their heterosexual peers across health and wellbeing outcomes, according to a University of Queensland study.

22 July 2019

A vaccine for childhood respiratory viral infections is a step closer after a University of Queensland immunopathology specialist was awarded a prestigious Children’s Hospital Foundation grant.

19 July 2019
We don’t have an accurate estimate of the number of people in Australia who have dementia

Crunching the real numbers behind the ageing disease of dementia will lay the foundation for Australia’s future treatment approaches.

18 July 2019
A smart watch and mobile phone used for the study.

University of Queensland researchers are exploring the effect of an e-health exercise program for managing type 2 diabetes.

17 July 2019

A grant from the Children’s Hospital Foundation will help a working mother from The University of Queensland tackle childhood brain cancer treatments.

17 July 2019
Gram-negative bacteria

A crucial step in the way bacteria construct their defences has been revealed by an international team, including a University of Queensland researcher.

16 July 2019

High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be doing more than just keeping you fit and strong – it may also help prevent age-related cognitive illnesses, such as dementia.

15 July 2019

The University of Queensland has ranked ninth in the world for Nursing in global subject rankings released last week.

2 July 2019