Even as a child, medicine graduand Kreyen Ponen had an aptitude for science and enjoyed helping people.

11 December 2018
A whole body imaging machine

A $10 million grant will revolutionise the early detection of melanoma with the installation of 15 3D whole body imaging machines across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

29 November 2018
A gingerbread man underneath a spirit level.

University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) using an amino acid supplement.

23 November 2018
A young man uses an e-cigarette

Tobacco smokers are at increased risk of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

21 November 2018

Bullying has been recognised globally as a risk factor for mental illness, thanks to a University of Queensland research team.

9 November 2018
A pregnant woman uses a mobile phone.

A new mobile app developed by University of Queensland researchers is aiming to reduce the rate of still birth in Australia by 30 per cent.

1 November 2018
A woman lifts her shirt to show dressings from keyhole surgery on her abdomen.

A 10-year study involving University of Queensland researchers suggests laparoscopic or robotic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer is more likely to result in disease recurrence and reduced survival rates than open abdominal surgery.

1 November 2018

A promising new therapy to stop Parkinson’s disease in its tracks has been developed at The University of Queensland.

1 November 2018
Dr Chris Hay for the UQ Drama: Building Pathways to Creative Careers team and right, Dr Kay Colthorpe

The University of Queensland celebrated excellence in teaching and learning at Brisbane’s Customs House last night.

30 October 2018

Breast cancer patients will soon have a better chance of fighting the disease thanks to new pathology guidelines created by University of Queensland researchers.

25 October 2018

A new treatment strategy could increase the success rate of stem cell transplants, according to University of Queensland researchers.

16 October 2018
Superbug Klebsiella

Findings from an international trial tweaking the use of existing antibiotics may save 30,000 lives annually.

12 September 2018
Scan-of-upper-body-showing-impact-of-tuberculosis-in-the-right-lung

A team of Queensland researchers developing new antibiotics to treat tuberculosis has been awarded $1.45 million by the US Department of Defense.

24 August 2018

A drug developed in the USA is helping to reduce seizures in Australian children with epilepsy, according to a University of Queensland clinical trial.

20 August 2018

A world-first trial of a treatment for Australia’s most common genetic disorder is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

17 August 2018
Southern Queensland hub to help train regional doctors

A medical training hub designed to improve the skills and retention of doctors in rural and regional Southern Queensland will launch in Toowoomba today.

10 August 2018

A landmark research study is close to a breakthrough that would turn hospital waste into a product that can be used in agriculture or water treatment.

6 August 2018

Research reveals organ transplant recipients could reduce their risk of developing secondary skin cancer by changing their immunosuppressant medication.

1 August 2018

Three University of Queensland research projects have been named finalists in the 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

25 July 2018

Men undergoing either robot-assisted or open surgery for prostate cancer experienced equally good outcomes, a study involving University of Queensland researchers has found.

13 July 2018