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Two University of Queensland lecturers have won national teaching excellence awards at the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching presentation at Parliament House in Canberra last night.

9 December 2015

In one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind, The University of Queensland’s Melanie Hoyle is assessing exactly what helps – and what hinders – people who have experienced a stroke from achieving a fulfilling life.

7 December 2015
Faculty Executive Dean Bruce Abernethy

The University of Queensland has performed outstandingly in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 evaluation in areas covered by the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

4 December 2015
Dr Cliff Mallett and the North Queensland Cowboys.

A sports psychology and coaching expert credited with playing a role in the North Queensland Cowboys’ maiden NRL premiership is expected to become one of Australia’s first professors of sports coaching.

4 December 2015

The Australian government’s action plan for mental health contains “significant potential pitfalls”, according to a University of Queensland mental health services expert. ...

4 December 2015
Dr Roy Baumeister

He gave the world an equation for passion – now one of the most intriguing and highly-cited psychology researchers in the world is preparing to call Australia home.

26 November 2015
Six promotions to full Professor will take place on Jan 1.

Six leading academics from the University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences have earnt promotion to the status of Professor in 2016.

25 November 2015

Schoolies can be a time for secrecy and fake bravado, but dozens of 2015 school leavers are documenting every raw emotion during their stay on the Gold Coast this week.

24 November 2015
Rousey's fight build-up was criticised for displays of cockiness.

It was more than just a tactical error that led to the demise of UFC champ Ronda Rousey, according to a Queensland sports scientist who specialises in mixed martial arts (MMA).

23 November 2015
Unlocking complex mysteries of the brain will be vital to Dr Copland's projects.

Can exercise improve language problems related to aging? Is noise always distracting? Can we better predict the outcomes for stroke survivors?

23 November 2015

The University of Queensland continues to cement its place among the world’s top 50 universities, with its strengths in life sciences and clinical and pre-clinical health recognised by the Times Higher Education subject rankings.

23 November 2015
Professor Adam Ye

Although it’s not a punchline, the arrival of well-travelled Professor Adam Ye to The University of Queensland School of Dentistry is sure to bring a smile to many faces.

20 November 2015
Do you need protein supplements to get ripped?

Many people spend hours in the gym every week and fill up on protein supplements in the quest for a ripped physique, but could all that hard work and money spent on sweet tasting powder be in vain?

19 November 2015

The loss of three babies, and almost 30 years in the realm of psychology have led University of Queensland author Dr Judith Murray to a profound conclusion.

11 November 2015

The cost of electing and employing overconfident people is one of several University of Queensland psychology studies to receive fresh Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.

11 November 2015
Award winners with Associate Dean Sarah Roberts-Thomson (far left) and Executive Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy (centre)

On the same week that jockey Michelle Payne rode to a Melbourne Cup win, females also cracked the whip in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Teaching and Learning Awards.

10 November 2015
Professor Louise Hickson and Professor Virginia Slaughter among the inductees

There’s little doubting University of Queensland’s health sciences are in good hands, after two Heads of School were made Fellows of the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences.

9 November 2015
UQ becomes home to a new Centre of Research Excellence focusing on the study of skin cancers, in collaboration with Cancer Council Queensland, QUT, QIMR and the University of Sydney.

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded a total of almost $54 million to 84 projects, fellowships and centres at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2015
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj with alumni and donor Mr Paul Taylor.

A generous donation from two University of Queensland alumni will kick-start a new research centre focused on one of Australia’s most pressing problems – providing affordable and sustainable healthcare.

5 November 2015
Metabolic syndrome is a combination of obesity with specific risk factors

A finding that cardiorespiratory fitness is more important than fat loss for people suffering so-called ‘Syndrome X’ has landed a Queensland researcher a New Investigator Award.

5 November 2015
Professor Michael Sullivan

A world-renowned expert in the psychology of pain and disability has been appointed to lead Australian researchers in discovering better ways to help people recover after injury.

3 November 2015
The presentations were definitely a treat.

Final-year University of Queensland speech pathology students showcased innovative concepts to health industry professionals as part of their community education projects.

3 November 2015

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