Caitlin Hall on the left, with her classmates

University of Queensland Master of Dietetics Studies graduate Caitlin Hall has twice the reason to celebrate today.

18 July 2017
Some healthy children become critically ill from common cold viruses

A gene mutation making young children extremely vulnerable to common viruses may represent a new type of immunodeficiency, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

18 July 2017
Obesity and diabetes are among the most pressing challenges facing human health

Gene therapy aimed at treating diabetes and obesity is the subject of an agreement between Australian researchers and a Canadian health and wellness company.

18 July 2017
Recognising and supporting teaching excellence is part of UQ's commitment to meeting international teaching quality standards.

Twenty-two University of Queensland staff are being celebrated for their commitment to teaching after they were presented with Higher Education Academy (HEA) fellowships on Friday.

17 July 2017
Joshua Li's 'Biological hardwiring’ - neurons in the developing visual system of a fruit fly. 2017 NHMRC Science to Art Award winner.

University of Queensland research projects on inflammatory arthritis, infectious diseases and tissue regeneration have won prestigious national awards.

13 July 2017
Leah Davis.

University students from across the globe will explore the connections between society, economics, environment and health at the U21 Health Sciences Summer School in Johannesburg this week.

13 July 2017

The combination of a rural background and rural undergraduate training has a multiplier effect on the likelihood of medical graduates practicing outside metropolitan areas, a study has found.

11 July 2017

Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are not only fuelling underage drinking but are increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily.

5 July 2017
Tiger shark

Tiger sharks roam huge distances across the Indo-Pacific, contributing to a single, large population, a study has found.

5 July 2017
Dr Iman Azimi

Switching off a protein produced in breast cancer cells can stop cancer progression, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.

5 July 2017

Rowing coaches in the United States will be the first outside Australia to use an online coaching course designed by The University of Queensland and Rowing Australia.

29 June 2017
The Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival attracted more than 400 participants

The University of Queensland has welcomed the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health’s (IUIH) Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival to the St Lucia campus.

27 June 2017

The implementation of an Indigenous-led suicide intervention program will begin in Queensland’s rural and remote communities in July.

26 June 2017

Men often appear to have an advantage over women in the workplace, but that is not always the case in female-dominated industries.

26 June 2017
Young people listen to an average 18 hours of music a week

For high school students suffering from academic anxiety, Taylor Swift or Kanye West might be just what they need to alleviate stress.

23 June 2017

Older Game of Thrones fans planning a marathon recap before the new TV season premieres might want to reconsider binge-watching their favourite show.

22 June 2017
Dark Mofo Nude Solstice Swim - 2016

Would you attend a sacrificial ritual art performance involving 500 litres of blood and an animal carcass? Or go for a group nude swim on a cold winter morning?

16 June 2017
Most children are within arm’s reach of an adult when a hot drink scald happens

More than two-thirds of toddlers burned in hot drink accidents are not treated with correct first aid, according to new research.

15 June 2017

Research into the impact of the 2011 Queensland floods on pregnant women and their babies has found stress from natural disasters affects infant development and temperament.

14 June 2017
Countries accounting for around 85 per cent of the world’s population are largely overlooked

Lack of diversity in psychological research is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to an Australian academic.

13 June 2017

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