Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences building

The Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences is proud to announce the promotion to professor of two academic staff members.

21 December 2017
Professor Kenneth Pakenham

A resilience training program to improve the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been developed by University of Queensland researchers.

20 December 2017

Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

15 December 2017

Academic, research and professional staff who have made outstanding contributions to the Faculty and wider university have been recognised at the 2017 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Awards.

14 December 2017

UQ speech pathology students have had the opportunity to learn from aged care residents, as part of one of their first year courses ‘Communication across the lifespan’.

12 December 2017
SPARK is a multidisciplinary health service providing centre and school based assessment, intervention and education services for children with developmental, behavioural and learning difficulties and their families

A physiotherapy assessment provided by a University of Queensland student gave a five year old girl the chance to learn without difficulties.

12 December 2017
L-R: Rifani Bhakti Natari, Kari Steele (Health World Limited), Reearna Janke

The risks of hormone therapy when compared to complementary and alternative medicines in menopausal Australian women will be the focus of a new study.

11 December 2017
Residents are experiencing stress

Retirement village contracts are a minefield for older residents, with complex legal and financial restraints impacting on their lives and preventing some residents from moving out.

11 December 2017

Three members of the University of Queensland’s esteemed dentistry community have joined the leadership ranks of the Australian Dental Association Queensland Branch.

5 December 2017
The impacts of sexual abuse include a range of long-term psychological, interpersonal, and health-related difficulties.

Psychotherapy that encourages self-compassion may help treat survivors of sexual abuse, University of Queensland researchers have found.

4 December 2017

Anyone watching the Ashes this summer and struggling to see the pink cricket ball used in day-night matches should try wearing rose-tinted glasses, according to University of Queensland researchers.

30 November 2017

Humour is a free underestimated resource with many benefits older adults can use in their everyday lives to promote their health and wellness. Research by registered psychologist and Master of Psychology student Ms Sharon Taylor from The...

27 November 2017

Singing in harmony with a choir and penning a song may decrease the rising number of older adults in retirement villages who experience social isolation and memory decline. Researchers from The University...

27 November 2017

A group of four students from The University of Queensland have been selected to attend the National Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) Conference under a sponsorship arrangement supported by...

24 November 2017
Award winners: Dr Nik Steffens, Professor Alex Haslam and Dr Kim Peters from the UQ School of Psychology

A team of organisational psychologists from The University of Queensland has been recognised for their ground-breaking leadership development program.

22 November 2017
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Exercise is an important part of recovery for people with brain injury, University of Queensland researchers have found.

20 November 2017
Volunteers sought for knee pain study

Researchers at The University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences are seeking participants for a kneecap pain research project.

20 November 2017
Gossiping provides people a clearer sense of appropriate behaviour, UQ researchers found.

Gossiping helps a person develop a better understanding of their society’s expected behaviours, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.

17 November 2017

Accessible dental services have been provided to rural and Indigenous communities, thanks to the new St George Dental Clinic that was officially launched last week. The UQ St...

15 November 2017

The tone words are spoken in affect the way we learn new words, according to a University of Queensland study.

10 November 2017
Supportive parenting can help teenagers be happy and healthy.

Can parent-adolescent relationships influence a teen’s mental health? University of Queensland researchers are seeking families with teenagers to help them find out.

8 November 2017
Alex Haslam

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘I was only following orders’, but how much truth does it contain? Not a lot, according to UQ School of Psychology researcher Professor Alex Haslam.

1 November 2017

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