Women who maintain connections with their social groups after having a baby are at lower risk of developing postnatal depression, according to University of Queensland research.

8 March 2017

Being able to tell your family you love them, order a meal at a cafe, and talk to friends are all things most people take for granted – but for people living with dementia, communication difficulties can lead to isolation.

6 March 2017

The age at which girls start menstruating could flag a later risk of diabetes during pregnancy, according to a University of Queensland study.

6 March 2017

Three University of Queensland researchers have joined the ranks of a distinguished group of almost 5000 scholars worldwide after being awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships and Fellowships.

2 March 2017

New research could pave the way for more precise treatments for potentially deadly respiratory infections in children with the rare disease ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T).

28 February 2017

Understanding how exercise affects language learning could help patients with brain conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

23 February 2017
Associate Professor Lachlan Coin, Devika Ganesamoorthy, Dr Minh Duc Cao

Researchers from The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have developed a faster and more accurate method for assembling genomes which could help clinicians rapidly identify antibiotic-resistant infections.

22 February 2017

A new study could pave the way for a simple blood or saliva test to predict whether an expectant mother is likely to have a preterm birth.

22 February 2017
Dr Tom Aechtner ... Over the past decade communities in scientifically advanced nations have experienced devastating vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks

The influence of media and religion on anti-vaccine attitudes in Australia will be the focus of University of Queensland research enabled by a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation fellowship.

16 February 2017
The research has implications for intervention

Research by The University of Queensland may provide a better understanding of the social functioning difficulties of people with autism.

15 February 2017
The Mountain Gorilla is one of the species found to already be affected by climate change. Photo by Liana Joseph.

An international study published today involving University of Queensland research has found large numbers of threatened species have already been affected by climate change.

14 February 2017

Australia’s food-centric culture – illustrated by the popularity of dining out, healthy eating and television cooking shows – will benefit from a new $1 million facility at The University of Queensland.

9 February 2017

If you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture.

6 February 2017
Hypothetical structural model of the assembly of TIR domains during signalling, from the SNC1 immunity receptor found in Arapidopsis plants. Individual subunits are shown in different colours, with β-strands shown as arrows and α-helices shown as cylinders.  Image: Bostjan Kobe.

A University of Queensland-led study has highlighted the minute details of how the plant’s immune system leads to its ability to resist disease.

31 January 2017

The Australian Research Council has backed three projects led by The University of Queensland to deliver innovative solutions to the resources sector with $1.2 million in competitive funding announced today.

30 January 2017