• People with whiplash sought for combined treatment study

    Researchers are working to develop a combined physiotherapy and psychology treatment program for people with chronic whiplash.

    19 June 2018
  • UQ’s Dr Jason Tangen (centre) with Sergeant Kristine Nedwich and Acting Inspector Duncan McCarthy of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Services Branch

    Funding to create forensic expertise

    A group of universities and law enforcement agencies has received a funding boost from the Australian Government to train the next generation of forensic experts.

    15 June 2018
  • Professor Matt Sanders, Triple P

    Community-minded leaders recognised in awards

    Dedication to improving the lives of people in the community is a common goal for Professor Matt Sanders, Anne Cross and Derek Tuffield who were recognised in the 2018 Queensland Greats Awards and Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

    13 June 2018

A free six-week exercise program for people recently diagnosed with cancer or undergoing treatment will begin at The University of Queensland next month.

24 March 2015
Flying a plane through virtual-reality goggles

Fun virtual-reality goggles that allow patients to fly a digitised plane are being used to combat neck pain.

20 March 2015

Understanding the frequent emotional and mental struggles involved in weight management and wellbeing is at the heart of a new University of Queensland study.

18 March 2015
UQ exercise physiology students are providing exercise and lifestyle programs to people with mental illness.

Following the mantra that a healthy body equals a healthy mind, exercise physiology students from the University of Queensland are providing exercise and lifestyle programs to people with mental illness.

16 March 2015
Live music creates $1.2 billion of economic activity in Australia each year

Australia’s musicians are a happy bunch, despite many being poorly paid, having little job security, working long hours – and drinking heavily.

13 March 2015
School students learning about science careers at an InspireU camp at UQ in 2014

Improving health outcomes for urban Indigenous people will be the focus of the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, a new centre at The University of Queensland that was officially opened tonight.

9 March 2015
One in six Australians record some form of auditory loss.

With one in six Australians recording some form of auditory loss, a new study by The University of Queensland is examining how exposure to chemicals in the workplace can affect employee hearing.

4 March 2015
Academics, psychologists, teachers and other professionals attended workshops in Japan late last year.

University of Queensland experts are working with Japanese schools to help identify and reduce the long-term effects of trauma in children after a disaster.

24 February 2015
Dentistry PhD student and budding software developer Dr William Ha created the BraceMate app.

Fancy decorating your mouth in the colours of your favourite Cricket World Cup team? It’s now entirely possible thanks to the work of University of Queensland dentistry PhD student and budding software developer Dr William Ha.

24 February 2015
How can two people come up with two completely different Lego models while working from the same instructions? It can depend on who people believe wrote the instructions.

How can two people come up with two completely different Lego models while working from the same instructions?

11 February 2015

A group of seven University of Queensland Psychology students have a renewed appreciation for their educational opportunities and student lifestyle after an intensive cultural experience in Indonesia.

6 February 2015
Professor Alpha Yap (left) has received $200,000 in funding from the Cancer Council Queensland for breast cancer research

University of Queensland research to prevent, treat and diagnose a range of cancers has been boosted by the injection of $1.78 million in Cancer Council Queensland funding.

4 February 2015

Congratulations to Professor Sylvia Rodger of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences who was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2015 Australia Day Honours.

2 February 2015
Doctors are ill-equipped to determine financial capacity of elderly.

Doctors need improved tools to test the capacity of elderly patients to manage their finances, University of Queensland research shows.

2 February 2015
Syntouch robot

World leading neuroscientist and biomedical engineer Professor Gerald Loeb will share his expertise on the development of robots and sensors that mimic the workings of the human body at the annual Sensorimotor Control Conference next month.

29 January 2015
The Indigenous Youth Sports Program offers sporting, academic and cultural activities to Indigenous high school students.

More than 200 Indigenous youngsters had a taste of university life at the annual Indigenous Youth Sports Program last week.

27 January 2015
This map shows the wide-spread contribution to the ENIGMA consortium, and involves neuroimaging and genetic information from both normal populations and cohorts with a variety of disorders.

Brisbane researchers are part of an international team that has identified genetic variants that influence the structure of the brain – potentially helping determine the genetics underlying neurological diseases.

22 January 2015
Hoang (Boyd) Nguyen and Linh Dao receive their bursary awards

Vietnamese students Linh Dao and Hoang (Boyd) Nguyen are looking forward to launching their health careers at UQ in 2015, especially with a financial boost for their chosen undergraduate degrees.

21 January 2015
Acting Head of the new School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

The University of Queensland’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, and the School of Social Work and Human Services, have joined to become the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work.

14 January 2015
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