Asking patients to take a ‘wait-and-see’ approach before having their antibiotic prescriptions filled significantly reduces unnecessary use, a University of Queensland study has shown.

21 September 2017

More than 400,000 Australians live with dementia and that number is expected to climb to 1.1 million by 2056.

21 September 2017
Dr Louise Ainscough

New research is helping academics understand factors hindering students from achieving academic success in the transition from secondary school to university.

20 September 2017
An interdisciplinary approach to research

The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked among the best in the world for sport science for the second year in a row.

20 September 2017
Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans)

A discovery in a transparent roundworm has brought scientists one step closer to understanding why nerves degenerate.

20 September 2017

A 400-plus University of Queensland contingent will converge on the Gold Coast for the 2017 Australian Uni Games (AUG) from 24-29 September.

20 September 2017

Turning on your lights with your smart phone might make you feel secure, but advances in wi-fi technology are also making it easier for domestic violence perpetrators to spy on victims.

19 September 2017

What do slush funds, smart home safety, smuggling and sport have in common?

18 September 2017
Professor Hoy says improved health outcomes should be "celebrated".

Unique data from the Tiwi Islands and trends in ages and causes of death shows that health outcomes for some remote Indigenous communities have improved at an astonishing rate.

15 September 2017
2017 UQ 3MT Winner Edwin Davis

University of Queensland PhD candidate Edwin Davis’s research into more efficient and safer drones has helped him win UQ’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

14 September 2017
Team UQ undefeated in Round 2 of Aon Uni 7s Series (Credit: ARU Media/Karen Watson)

The University of Queensland will be out to extend its Aon Uni 7s Series winning streak when it hosts Round 3 at the UQ Sport Athletics Centre in St Lucia this weekend, 16 and 17 September.

14 September 2017
UQ Research Week FREA and HDR award winners

A record number of researchers and research supervisors has been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 UQ Research Week awards.

13 September 2017

Strategic delays in conservation efforts could be the key to protecting more species according to researchers at The University of Queensland.

12 September 2017

One of The University of Queensland’s most popular edX courses has hit a 500,000 enrolment milestone.

11 September 2017

In a ground-breaking study, tiny sound recorders will be set up near the nests of south-eastern red-tailed black-cockatoos to monitor the nesting habits of the endangered species.

7 September 2017