School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement Studies will change its name to the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, on 1 January 2015.

13 January 2015
free retirement planning

Brisbane Baby Boomer couples can plan for a happier and healthier retirement with help from a new program developed at The University of Queensland.

13 January 2015

University of Queensland researchers are investigating whether high-intensity interval training can help women quit smoking.

8 January 2015
Professor Sue Kildea is leading a pain management trial.

One in three women experience severe back pain during labour and birth, but that might change thanks to a safe, simple and effective treatment developed by University of Queensland researchers.

10 December 2014
Image: Evidence suggests that men who react adversely to romantic rejection and act violently towards women are more likely to be socially dominant (iStock).

University of Queensland researchers have found evidence to suggest that men who react adversely to romantic rejection and act violently towards women are more likely to be socially dominant. In two online surveys of more than 550 men, researchers...

4 December 2014
Triple P founder Matt Sanders says the findings are remarkable

An independent evaluation of The University of Queensland’s Triple P − Positive Parenting Program has concluded that Triple P can improve the wellbeing of families across an entire community.

1 December 2014
Professor Linda Worrall has been awarded the prestigious Robin Tavistock Award

A leading University of Queensland researcher has been awarded the prestigious Robin Tavistock Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of the language disorder aphasia.

27 November 2014
Anne Cross, 2014 Telstra Australian Business Women of the Year

University of Queensland alumnus Anne Cross has been named the 20th Telstra Australian Business Women of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the health and community services sector.

26 November 2014
Dr Caroline Gaus aims to identify how contaminants enter the environment, and predict how those contaminants are likely to influence both wildlife and human health.

University of Queensland scientists are seeking to understand contaminant exposure of green turtles and evaluate their impact on near shore populations.

7 November 2014
Dr Felicity Brown will undertake research at Harvard University into refugee mental health

A University of Queensland researcher is bound for Harvard University, thanks to the Australian Government’s Endeavour Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship for 2015.

7 November 2014
Encouraging active workplaces focus of UQ study

University of Queensland research is identifying key factors that will encourage businesses to promote more physical activity in the workplace.

7 November 2014
Jacqueline Bond

Outstanding teachers from the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to enhancing student learning at the inaugural Teaching and Learning Awards Presentation and Panel Discussion, held...

7 November 2014
Dr Geeske Peeters from UQ’s Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health received the Wendy Ey, Women in Sport Award.

A University of Queensland researcher has been recognised for her work on reducing the risk of developing osteoarthritis in Australian women.

4 November 2014
UQ has a range of experts able to speak on the Ebola virus.

Looking for interview talent on Ebola and its impact? The University of Queensland has several researchers and experts happy to take media calls on the subject, listed below.

3 November 2014

Industry engagement at The University of Queensland has been strengthened.

29 October 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014
Dr Mujcic's study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day can improve mental health

Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being. A University of Queensland study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day not only leads to better physical health but improves mental well...

17 October 2014

Sixty Brisbane Telstra office workers are at the front line of a University of Queensland project that aims to combat the health risks that result from prolonged sitting.

10 October 2014
The 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year is a distinguished UQ graduate and CEO of UnitingCare Queensland.

University of Queensland alumnus Anne Cross has been named the 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the health and community services sector.

9 October 2014

A University of Queensland nutrition expert has been named in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence list for 2014.

8 October 2014
Psychology clinic

UQ's School of Psychology Clinics provide high quality care to the community through two specialist onsite psychology clinics. Appointments are available to people of all ages, including children, adolescents and adults.

6 October 2014
Image sourced from iStock

People aged over 50 are more agile mentally if they are socially active, a study has found – and the effect is even more pronounced in 80-year-olds.

2 October 2014

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