About one in ten people released from prison has an intellectual disability. Jes, CC BY-SA

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) promises to deliver better support to the one in five Australians living with a disability. But what about those inside prison or who have just left prison? Will the NDIS look after them too, or keep...

3 November 2014
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University of Queensland researchers are working on a prostate cancer test that is as simple as a pregnancy test.

31 October 2014
UQ was awarded a total of 77 health and medical research grants today

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at The University of Queensland with a $2.5 million grant announced today.

17 October 2014
Dr Mujcic's study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day can improve mental health

Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being. A University of Queensland study suggests eating eight or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day not only leads to better physical health but improves mental well...

17 October 2014
 Babies’ hearts can repair themselves, prompting UQ researchers to investigate new heart attack treatments.

The seemingly-miraculous power of babies’ hearts to repair themselves after being injured has spurred a University of Queensland research team to investigate if this ability can be harnessed for new heart attack treatments.

17 October 2014
UQ has been consistently ranked highly for its undergraduate programs in civil engineering – Advanced Engineering Building (AEB)

The University of Queensland continues to strengthen its international competitiveness, gaining 11 places to rank 56th globally in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities.

14 October 2014

Sixty Brisbane Telstra office workers are at the front line of a University of Queensland project that aims to combat the health risks that result from prolonged sitting.

10 October 2014
The 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year is a distinguished UQ graduate and CEO of UnitingCare Queensland.

University of Queensland alumnus Anne Cross has been named the 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Women of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the health and community services sector.

9 October 2014

A University of Queensland nutrition expert has been named in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence list for 2014.

8 October 2014
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People aged over 50 are more agile mentally if they are socially active, a study has found – and the effect is even more pronounced in 80-year-olds.

2 October 2014
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University of Queensland researchers are seeking solutions that could save billions of dollars by helping almost half a million Australians avoid the need for knee joint replacements.

1 October 2014

Young Australian women are fatter, fitter and more frazzled today than they were nearly 20 years ago, according to Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health researchers.

1 October 2014
Researchers make ‘virtual’ changes to identify if particular treatments will improve a patient’s ability to move more freely

University of Queensland researchers are using computer modelling to predict the most effective way to help cerebral palsy patients walk and move more easily.

30 September 2014
New hay fever blood test nothing to sneeze at

Brisbane researchers have developed a blood test that can accurately detect one of the commonest causes of hay fever, paving the way for new treatments.

29 September 2014
Psychologist Dr Frank Ascione will speak at a free public seminar at UQ. Photo Credit: Wayne Armstrong, University of Denver.

Research indicating women stay in violent relationships for the good of their pets will be the focus of a free seminar in Brisbane on Monday 29 September.

25 September 2014
Professor Carolyn Mountford will be the new TRI CEO from February 2015.

A leading expert in the areas of cancer, chronic pain and head injuries will be the new CEO and Director of Research for the Translational Research Institute (TRI).

23 September 2014
Dr Mark Loane will present at UQ's prestigious Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture 2014.

Dr Mark Loane has captained the Wallabies and tackled eye problems in the dusty outback – and this week he will blitz The University of Queensland (UQ) prestigious Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture 2014.

22 September 2014
Scopus Young Researcher Awards

University of Queensland researchers won two of five Scopus Young Researcher awards and placed in two other categories at a celebration of academic research excellence in Canberra yesterday (18 September).

19 September 2014
Just following orders

One of history’s most iconic social psychology experiments may have been completely misinterpreted, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

15 September 2014
Dr Irina Vetterwon the WiT Rising Star Award for her research to understand the causes of pain and develop new treatments for the one in five Australians living with chronic pain.

Two University of Queensland early-career researchers have been recognised by their peers for their promising medical and technology research at the 17th annual Women in Technology (WiT) awards ceremony.

15 September 2014