Prof Bruce Abernethy and Dr Matthew Gullo

Researching how impulsivity impacts addiction and substance abuse has led Dr Matthew Gullo to win the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Early Career Research Excellence Award.

22 September 2015
Prof Timothy Carroll with Prof Bruce Abernethy

The ability to create an “inspirational research environment” underpins Associate Professor Timothy Carroll’s recent commendation by the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

22 September 2015
Assoc Prof David Jenkins

Glowing testimony from both current and former students led to Associate Professor David Jenkins’ recognition at the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Awards.

22 September 2015
Professor Virginia Slaughter

Described as a “constant source of counsel”, Professor Virginia Slaughter has been recognised with a 2015 Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Mentorship Award.

22 September 2015
Prof Gregory Monteith accepts award from Prof Bruce Abernethy

“Exceptional students make a good supervisor” was Professor Greg Monteith’s humble reaction when commended at the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Awards.

22 September 2015
Prof Wendy Brown (foreground) and Prof Christina Lee

Guiding a nation in the fight against a sedentary lifestyle has led to Professor Wendy Brown winning the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Translation Award.

22 September 2015
Professor Bruce Abernethy, Dr David Jenkins, Professor Virginia Slaughter, Professor Christina Lee, Professor Wendy Brown, Dr Matthew Gullo

The University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science held its annual research awards today, announcing the cream of the crop for 2015.

14 September 2015
Increased fractures linked to common treatment.

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing one of the world’s most commonly issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture risks in older Australian women.

11 September 2015
Dr Alan Pegna, a new researcher at the School of Psychology, has an ongoing fascination with the field of visual recognition.

Imagine your partner goes for a quick swim while you sunbathe, but when they return you are unable to recognise them, despite them looking exactly the same as when they entered the water.

8 September 2015

Same-sex attracted people are justified in mentioning their partner’s gender early in a conversation, as it could prevent people from becoming fixated on sexuality and deeming it a defining characteristic.

8 September 2015

Five clear goals underpin a new strategic plan for the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD).

7 September 2015
Dr Alan Pegna

Imagine your partner goes for a quick swim while you sunbathe, but when they return you are unable to recognise them, despite them looking exactly the same as when they entered the water.

7 September 2015
What part do incentives play in an environmentally friendly office?

Why are some people more or less environmentally friendly at work than they are in the privacy of their home?

7 September 2015
Priscilla Tjokrowijoto and Lulu Zhen

They are the odd couple of University of Queensland’s School of Psychology.

1 September 2015
Professor Helen McCutcheon has been in the nursing profession for more than 35 years.

It may come as a surprise that entry requirements for nursing and midwifery at The University of Queensland are higher than many other courses around Australia – including most engineering, science and journalism degrees.

1 September 2015
Teresa Brown with a patient enrolled in the trial

Head and neck cancer patients stand to benefit from a $55,000 scholarship awarded to a University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences researcher.

1 September 2015

It’s a case of you don’t know what you’ve been missing out on. UQ researchers Mr Paul Miller and Associate Professor Derek Arnold say most people don’t even know they have a blind spot in their vision, let alone understand that they could reduce...

1 September 2015

University of Queensland researcher and clinical lecturer Dr Christopher Freeman is celebrating after being named one of the “12 Most Influential People in Pharmacy”.

28 August 2015
Ms Cheryl Chew

It was a representative of another Australian university that ultimately helped Cheryl Chew decide she wanted to study at The University of Queensland’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work.

25 August 2015
Third year psychology students from Universitas Indonesia, Nihal Kaur and Amanda Soengadie and Professor Bruce Abernethy

The University of Queensland will celebrate one of its most significant and enduring international partnerships when Professor Bruce Abernethy visits Universitas Indonesia on August 28.

25 August 2015
Tracking point of gaze using an eye tracker.

An online video game championship has paid out almost $20 million in prize money — placing it among some of the world’s most lucrative sports tournaments.

24 August 2015
Can understanding compassion make the world a better place?

Can the world become a better place if we unravel the motivations that drive people to display compassion?

21 August 2015

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