Clever campaigns persuade, not alienate

An expert in the psychology of political and social change has described the US election result as a perfect example of “the illusion of momentum building”.

10 November 2016
Living in a state akin to constant jet-lag increases meth addicts' craving for the drug

Exercise coupled with controlled methamphetamine use prior to withdrawal could be a powerful new tool to treat “meth” addiction.

3 November 2016
Associate Professor Michelle Hill.

A five-year trial at a Brisbane Hospital has increased the accuracy of diagnosing patients with amyloidosis, a group of rare and incurable diseases caused by abnormal protein deposits in tissues and organs.

2 November 2016
Professor Simon Biggs, the Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology ... internationally acclaimed for his research in particle, colloid and interface engineering.

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has named a University of Queensland Executive Dean, and a prominent alumnus and adjunct Associate Professor, as Fellows.

28 October 2016
The UQ study worked with 157 healthy full-term infants

Almost one in five babies has a respiratory virus in their first month of life, research shows, but many do not exhibit signs of illness.

28 October 2016

The University of Queensland has secured $13.95 million over five years from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to help tackle some of the world’s biggest health challenges.

27 October 2016
Dr Alize Ferrari (Queensland Centre for Mental Health),  Associate Professor Margaret Mayfield, School of Biological Sciences and Director of the Ecology Centre and Dr Eugenia Sampayo, School of Biological Sciences and ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Three University of Queensland researchers have been honoured in the inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards for their influential work in public health and plant and marine ecology.

26 October 2016
Quality research on vaping is needed

The rapid emergence of vaping (e-cigarette use) has led a University of Queensland researcher to seek Australian participants for a large-scale international study.

18 October 2016

The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program will be showcased at the White House today as part of an initiative to improve outcomes for boys and young men of colour, and all youth.

17 October 2016
Dr Emma Beckman

Dr Emma Beckman was already on a high from working as a Paralympic Games athletics classifier, and then she got an extra boost of a rare Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

14 October 2016
Professor Geoff Faulkner ... studying whether long-term memory is stored in DNA

Ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease has earned University of Queensland Professor Geoff Faulkner a $1.25 million five-year CSL Centenary Fellowship.

11 October 2016
An embedded pharmacist could result in better patient outcomes

Medication-related problems are one of the most common reasons for patients to be readmitted to hospital.

11 October 2016
The UQ team performed the mental and substance use disorder modelling used in the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015

MORE effort is needed to reduce the global and Australian burden of mental and substance abuse disorders – the world’s leading cause of disability – University of Queensland researchers say.

10 October 2016

Australian researchers have identified Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum ’No’ campaign had a deeply negative impact on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people and their families.

10 October 2016
UQ researchers are calling for a greater ADHD focus earlier

University of Queensland researchers are calling for a greater focus on addressing common mental disorders in children to avoid a potential ‘tsunami’ of long-term issues in adulthood.

10 October 2016
Professor Ken Ho

Innovative research into Alzheimer’s, brain development, pituitary medicine, cystic fibrosis and mental health has led to five University of Queensland academics being named Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

7 October 2016
Opportunity knocks for disadvantaged choir members

A charity which helps disadvantaged adults empower themselves via the arts - called the School of Hard Knocks - has had its praises sung by a University of Queensland psychology expert.

6 October 2016

A University of Queensland online program has been shown to alleviate children’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and parents’ stress.

29 September 2016
Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight.

Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight, a major international study jointly led by The University of Queensland has found.

29 September 2016
Blood glucose readings are sent directly via blue-tooth technology from the glucose meter to a smartphone and then immediately to secure servers on the Internet where doctors and nurses can access the readings.

Researchers are trialling a new mobile app which helps people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels and enables health professionals to manage their patients remotely.

28 September 2016

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