Aphasia therapy being conducted by Jade Dignam, UQ PhD student.

Sufferers of strokes, brain injuries and brain cancers will benefit from new research by The University of Queensland which has revealed a more effective therapy for language disorders.

22 July 2015

When it comes to the punch, can you rely on an Aussie, a Canadian or an American?

21 July 2015
Diabetes is a significant contributor to cardiovascular disease

​University of Queensland diabetes expert Professor Peter Little AM has used National Diabetes Week to remind people of the often-overshadowed consequences and contributors to the condition.

16 July 2015
Like other skill sets, mental approach can be improved.

Tennis players with a “me against the world” attitude are hampering their own success, says a University of Queensland sports coaching expert.

14 July 2015

Is the use of so-called ‘study drugs’ among tertiary students as common as depicted, or is it a subject of exaggeration?

10 July 2015
Triple P founder and UQ Parenting and Family Support Centre Director Professor Matt Sanders.

More Queensland families are set to benefit from The University of Queensland’s award-winning Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, after the State Government announced $6.6 million in funding today (9 July).

9 July 2015

Former University of Queensland student and global adventurer Aaron Austin-Glen has been likened to “Superman” after returning to UQ to have his fitness checked.

8 July 2015

How hard can it be getting pulled across the water by a boat? Pretty tough actually, according to University of Queensland high performance coach Vince Kelly.

8 July 2015

“Suicidal thought doesn’t need to be fatal to be serious” is the mantra of a University of Queensland expert who has spent five years developing a new mental health test.

6 July 2015
Analysing the mind games behind the big games.

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

6 July 2015
VIPs at the opening today (left to right): Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice, Health and Behavioural Sciences Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy, Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick, Federal Minister for Health Sussan Ley, UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj, Federal Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro, School of Dentistry head Professor Lakshman Samaranayake and State member for Brisbane Central Grace Grace.

The University of Queensland has unveiled the nation’s largest and most advanced tertiary dental facility, a $134 million Oral Health Centre at Herston in Brisbane’s inner north.

2 July 2015
Most parenting programs are aimed at mums. This one's aimed at fathers.

Participation in parenting programs has traditionally been more likely to involve women, but new research suggests adapting The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program can increase fathers’ engagement and benefit the whole...

1 July 2015
UQ pain researcher Professor Maree Smith.

A chronic pain treatment discovered at The University of Queensland is a step closer to clinical use with a global pharmaceutical giant acquiring the Australian-founded company developing the drug.

29 June 2015
Old versus new – UQ dental facilities have had an upgrade.

As The University of Queensland prepares for this week’s launch of its new $134 million Oral Health Centre, Australian Dental Association Federal President Dr Rick Olive has provided a snapshot of how far dental education has come.

29 June 2015
Former School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences student Aaron Austin-Glen will finish a 15,000km bike ride through 20 countries when he visits his alma mater on Tuesday 7 July.

More than 600,000 cycle trips are made to and from The University of Queensland each year, but it’s unlikely any have come from as far afield as London.

25 June 2015
Firebirds players celebrate victory

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

22 June 2015

Extreme music – such as heavy metal – can positively influence those experiencing anger, a study by The University of Queensland has revealed.

17 June 2015
Molly Shevill helps a participant with the exercise program

Ask University of Queensland graduate Molly Shevill to share an inspirational story from her ground-breaking work with blood cancer patients, and she is spoilt for choice.

16 June 2015

University of Queensland research suggests overconfidence may help people win romantic partners.

16 June 2015
Winning the game between the ears just as what happens between the sidelines.

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

15 June 2015
Image: Former State of Origin forward Ben Ross suffered a broken right humerus in a charity arm-wrestling competition with fellow ex-footballer Wendell Sailor.

In the wake of Ben Ross’s shocking broken arm live on The Footy Show last night (11 June), The University of Queensland Telerehabilitation Clinic has issued simple steps for those witnessing similar injuries.

12 June 2015
Images courtesy Brad Jones Racing

The demands of a big race can make some motorsports athletes go to water – and that’s where the University of Queensland comes in.

11 June 2015

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