Obesity and diabetes are among the most pressing challenges facing human health

Gene therapy aimed at treating diabetes and obesity is the subject of an agreement between Australian researchers and a Canadian health and wellness company.

18 July 2017
Recognising and supporting teaching excellence is part of UQ's commitment to meeting international teaching quality standards.

Twenty-two University of Queensland staff are being celebrated for their commitment to teaching after they were presented with Higher Education Academy (HEA) fellowships on Friday.

17 July 2017
Leah Davis.

University students from across the globe will explore the connections between society, economics, environment and health at the U21 Health Sciences Summer School in Johannesburg this week.

13 July 2017

Research students from schools in the Health and Behavioural Sciences Faculty will describe their research in engaging three-minute presentations and compete for a spot in the UQ 3MT® Final.

11 July 2017

What inspired two former presidents of the Australian Dental Association Queensland Branch (ADAQ) to take up leadership positions in rural dental clinics?

6 July 2017

Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are not only fuelling underage drinking but are increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily.

5 July 2017
Dr Iman Azimi

Switching off a protein produced in breast cancer cells can stop cancer progression, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.

5 July 2017

Rowing coaches in the United States will be the first outside Australia to use an online coaching course designed by The University of Queensland and Rowing Australia.

29 June 2017
The Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival attracted more than 400 participants

The University of Queensland has welcomed the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health’s (IUIH) Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival to the St Lucia campus.

27 June 2017

Men often appear to have an advantage over women in the workplace, but that is not always the case in female-dominated industries.

26 June 2017
Young people listen to an average 18 hours of music a week

For high school students suffering from academic anxiety, Taylor Swift or Kanye West might be just what they need to alleviate stress.

23 June 2017
Dark Mofo Nude Solstice Swim - 2016

Would you attend a sacrificial ritual art performance involving 500 litres of blood and an animal carcass? Or go for a group nude swim on a cold winter morning?

16 June 2017

Research into the impact of the 2011 Queensland floods on pregnant women and their babies has found stress from natural disasters affects infant development and temperament.

14 June 2017
Countries accounting for around 85 per cent of the world’s population are largely overlooked

Lack of diversity in psychological research is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to an Australian academic.

13 June 2017

Stereotypes which portray nurses as sexual objects or merely doctors’ helpers need to be smashed in order to encourage school leavers to the profession, according to a University of Queensland study.

12 June 2017
Dental students at St George

The launch of a new dental clinic in St George in south-west Queensland will ease the shortage of dental services available to the community.

9 June 2017
Q-122 is used for the treatment of hot flashes in women

A clinical-stage biotechnology company established by The University of Queensland and Emory University (Atlanta, USA) to develop novel cancer supportive care and anticancer therapies has raised US$16 million in series A investment.

6 June 2017
Turtles also ingested chemicals used in industrial products such as adhesive, sealant and lubricant

Chemicals including heart and gout medications, herbicides, pesticides, metals and industrial chemicals have been found in the blood of Great Barrier Reef turtles.

5 June 2017

Office workers who use sit-stand or treadmill desks are on track to being more productive and attentive with fewer signs of workplace stress than their sedentary chair-dwelling colleagues.

31 May 2017
Dr Dittman says while seemingly mundane, minor daily issues tend to create stress in the home.

An online program designed to short circuit the conflict cycle between teens and parents is being evaluated by University of Queensland researchers.

29 May 2017

Australian and Chinese experts in antibiotic resistance meet today to focus their attention on one of the biggest threats to global health.

26 May 2017
definition of research

Around the world International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of clinical trials and research in healthcare, including here at UQ.

18 May 2017

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