Why does a mild-mannered person flip out completely when they are cut off in traffic? What is it that so infuriates us in a car that wouldn’t bother us in other scenarios?

12 July 2016
Four Seasons Hotel at Singapore

Exciting initiatives and opportunities concerning The University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences will be highlighted at a special alumni event in Singapore.

11 July 2016

Would politician Pauline Hanson have committed to “exposing the false claims” of climate change if environmental data were presented to her as the profit margins of a business?

6 July 2016
The ability to drive plays a large part of who we are

We spend the majority of our childhood years waiting to do it, and in adulthood we try to hang on for as long as possible before giving it up.

27 June 2016

Ever wondered why you sometimes ‘get that lovin’ feeling’ out of the blue, but at other times you feel you’ve lost your mojo?

24 June 2016
30 minutes in the outdoors has significant health benefits

People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t, according to new research by Australian and UK environmental scientists.

24 June 2016
A patient showing symptoms of oral candidiasis.

A fungal infection of the mouth doesn’t sound particularly appealing does it?

23 June 2016

Popular wrist-worn fitness monitors underestimate energy expenditure with variances of more than 40 per cent, University of Queensland researchers have found.

23 June 2016

Don’t underestimate the intelligence of your foot. A study led by Dr Luke Kelly of The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has explored the intimate relationships between our feet and running shoes.

23 June 2016
First edition of QBI's Brain Series magazine

Scientists at The University of Queensland have teamed up with the peak body for Australian athletes, the Australian Athletes’ Alliance, to tackle concussion and its long-term effects.

21 June 2016
Is hot and cold water immersion gainful?

First, researchers discovered cold water immersion after a workout can ruin your gym gains. Now there’s evidence hot water immersion does the same.

21 June 2016

Partners of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of Queensland research suggests.

20 June 2016
Sherene Devlin

Nurse of the Year recipient, health care ambassador, clinic owner and mother-of-four – University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work alumnus Sherene Devlin is wearing several prestigious hats as her career trajectory...

17 June 2016
Volunteer gives blood. Credit: Red Cross Australia

University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Associate Professor Barbara Masser has identified a similar sensation for first-time blood donors.

14 June 2016
Ageing well in a foreign land

The vulnerability of older adults from non-English speaking backgrounds living in Australia will be central to a new joint research project.

9 June 2016
Rugby league player Johnathan Thurston

In the wake of winning the first match of this year’s State of Origin series, Queensland rugby league maestro Johnathan Thurston advised students from Cape York to prioritise their education.

2 June 2016
Professor Pauline Ford

The University of Queensland has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to appoint a woman to a permanent head of dentistry position.

25 May 2016

Six health professionals with strong associations with the Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences have been appointed to membership of Hospital and Health Boards across the state, as part of the refreshing of these Boards announced last week.

23 May 2016
istock

Do social workers have the potential to be a danger to the public? Should they be registered just like nurses?

23 May 2016
Exeter Cathedral.

Churches are good for the health of Christians but less therapeutic for atheists.

13 May 2016
Brenden Hall: Paralympian, volunteer surf lifesaver and UQ student.

This week is National Volunteer Week. We pay tribute to the extraordinary work of Brendan Hall – UQ student, paralympian and volunteer surf lifesaver.

11 May 2016
Students from the UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences heading to Vietnam and Timor Leste.

Students from The University of Queensland School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will spend the coming month in Vietnam and Timor Leste.

11 May 2016

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