Dr Kartik Iyer (L) and Associate Professor Karen Barlow (R) in the KidStim Lab

Australia’s first laboratory dedicated to improving outcomes for children with brain injuries has opened in Brisbane.

12 November 2018

A personal experience decades ago triggered an interest in men’s mental health issues that has led to UQ researcher Professor Geoffrey Goodhill organising an event to mark International Men’s Day 2018 in Brisbane.

12 November 2018
Cannabis sits on a spiral pattern.

Understanding psychotic-like experiences in young cannabis users is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

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
Pets can be especially vulnerable to snake bites

University of Queensland experts are available for comment on the current seasonal increase in snake numbers and the impacts on people and pets.

26 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
Exercise benefits cancer survivors

The benefits of peer-supported exercise regimes for survivors of breast, colon and prostate cancer are being studied by University of Queensland researchers.

24 October 2018

Student volunteers are breathing new life into aged care facilities in a University of Queensland program that could help shape the future of the sector.

22 October 2018

A new triple-combination drug treatment being trialled at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane could increase the life expectancy of patients with cystic fibrosis.

19 October 2018

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

16 October 2018
Over one in 10 women in their seventies and eighties regularly care for their grandchildren.

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for their role as caregivers and some are at risk of being overburdened, according to a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.

15 October 2018
Coffee and tea can help promote physical activity

Women who drink a daily cuppa are more likely to be physically active, University of Queensland researchers have found.

12 October 2018
A older person with their hand on a car steering wheel.

When people with dementia hang up their car keys, the sudden loss of mobility can have devastating effects.

27 September 2018
Owner-Brenda-Douglas-pats-her-beagle-Hoover

A ten-year-old beagle with prostate cancer is helping researchers at The University of Queensland use nanomedicines to accurately diagnose and target the disease.

21 September 2018
An older man with two family members undergoes a counselling session.

An online program delivering targeted treatment to people suffering from speech disorders after brain injury is the focus of a University of Queensland study.

13 September 2018
Superbug Klebsiella

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

12 September 2018

A decade of outstanding research into fields including antibiotic resistance, fighting superbugs, and improving burns care has been celebrated at The University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) today.

10 September 2018
A hand holding a phone, texting.

SMS reminders sent to patients booked in to addiction treatment sessions significantly increase attendance rates, University of Queensland research has found.

29 August 2018