• People with whiplash sought for combined treatment study

    Researchers are working to develop a combined physiotherapy and psychology treatment program for people with chronic whiplash.

    19 June 2018
  • UQ’s Dr Jason Tangen (centre) with Sergeant Kristine Nedwich and Acting Inspector Duncan McCarthy of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Services Branch

    Funding to create forensic expertise

    A group of universities and law enforcement agencies has received a funding boost from the Australian Government to train the next generation of forensic experts.

    15 June 2018
  • Professor Matt Sanders, Triple P

    Community-minded leaders recognised in awards

    Dedication to improving the lives of people in the community is a common goal for Professor Matt Sanders, Anne Cross and Derek Tuffield who were recognised in the 2018 Queensland Greats Awards and Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

    13 June 2018

People choose role models who have achieved success in ways that are in line with their own moral values, according to University of Queensland research.

13 June 2018

UQ School of Psychology's James Sherlock explains what psychology can reveal about why people like pimple popping and ingrown hair removal videos.

11 June 2018

An anonymous donation of $500,000 will fund Australia’s first dedicated aphasia rehabilitation and research centre.

1 June 2018
UQ Healthy Living will offer assessments and interventions in exercise, diet and lifestyle to support better health for older people.

Healthy ageing and wellbeing is the focus of a new community-based clinic launched by The University of Queensland.

1 June 2018
A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under.

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.

31 May 2018

A tax on sweetened drinks would save $666 million in oral health costs, a study by The University of Queensland has found.

31 May 2018
From the cover of New Psychology of Health

Psychology researchers are pushing for greater recognition that social connections are as important to health as regular exercise or not smoking.

31 May 2018

Researchers are working to understand attitudes towards chronic pain in a project designed to help improve the way we approach pain management treatments.

28 May 2018

People with what many consider the hardest job in the world are being offered free self-compassion training by University of Queensland researchers.

18 May 2018

Wanted: your urine is needed to help University of Queensland researchers make a splash in science by flushing out the relationship between nitrate in the diet and disease.

18 May 2018
MNHHS Chief Executive Shaun Drummond and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj sign the alliance agreement.

A specialist rehabilitation and surgery centre has taken a major step forward with the formal signing of a 20-year partnership between Metro North Hospital and Health Service and The University of Queensland.

18 May 2018
car crash

To reduce the risk of road and traffic accidents, UQ researchers are training drivers to take a more hazard-conscious approach at the steering wheel, potentially saving countless lives in the process.

11 May 2018
What is the economic impact of teledermoscopy as a viable method of skin cancer triage?

The cost-effectiveness of an online skin cancer screening program is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

10 May 2018
person donating blood

UQ psychology lecturer Professor Barbara Masser has continued a 15-year collaboration with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service to allay donors' fears and bolster attendance rates.

9 May 2018
Researchers have analysed the link between climate scepticism and political conservatism.

The widely held belief that people with conservative political views are more likely to reject climate change science has been challenged by University Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018
Cognitive training and brain stimulation study

Brain training and stimulation in older adults may be the key to tackling cognitive decline and dementia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018

A newly formed federally-funded entity, Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH), has begun work on increasing numbers of rural health professionals that can be recruited and retained throughout the Darling Downs and South West.

7 May 2018
Analysing cycling performance in 3D

The University of Queensland (UQ) celebrated National Biomechanics Day by inviting high school students and their teachers to a series of hands-on biomechanics workshops.

27 April 2018
The best time is the time you’ll actually do it. (photo: Trust Katsande, unsplash)

Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it’s worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep.

24 April 2018
UQ Sportsman of the Year Michael Mercieca, and UQ Sportswoman of the Year Gabi Simpson

Australian netball vice-captain Gabi Simpson and national gymnastics champion Michael Mercieca have been named The University of Queensland’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.

24 April 2018

Queensland school teachers are chalking up around $230 million a year in health-related work, according to University of Queensland research.

17 April 2018
100 international academics analysed alcohol use in 599,912 drinkers

Thresholds for safer alcohol use might need lowering, University of Queensland drug and alcohol experts have cautioned.

13 April 2018

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