The app will make it easier for young people to get quick and accessible help

A University of Queensland project to develop a smartphone app to prevent Indigenous youth suicide in the State has received more than $800,000 from the Federal Government.

1 September 2014
Study leader Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani.

Stem cells from placenta usually discarded after childbirth can now be used to develop treatments for conditions such as diabetes, with each placenta containing enough stem cells to potentially treat 100 patients.

27 August 2014
The genome sequencing machine, PacBio RSII, (pictured) at UQDI is the only one of its kind in Australia and identifies different variations in a genome

Genetic research will be in the spotlight next week when the most advanced genome sequencing facility in the Southern Hemisphere opens its doors to the public.

25 August 2014
Becoming a part of a social group can significantly reduce the effects of depression.

Becoming a part of a social group can significantly reduce the effects of depression, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

25 August 2014

A career devoted to improving the health and nutrition of children with cancer has drawn a prestigious World Cancer Research Fund International...

22 August 2014

A University of Queensland study has found no evidence of an increase in autism in the past 20 years, countering reports that the rates of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are on the rise. ...

22 August 2014

University of Queensland Psychology student Ms Ellie Keane has rural Australia in her sights thanks to a scholarship from health and employment service provider Artius.

21 August 2014
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Research into blood cancer will be boosted with a new high-level appointment at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.

12 August 2014
Expert available for Dental Health

A University of Queensland dental health expert, who has a focus on children’s dental health, is available to speak to media for Dental Health Week this week.

5 August 2014

More than a decade since the human genome was first sequenced The University of Queensland has hosted a gala event to discuss its implications for medical practice and ethics.

1 August 2014

A Queensland nurse who proved her mettle treating Anzac casualties on a Greek island in World War One is being honoured with a $30,000 RSL University of Queensland (UQ) scholarship.

29 July 2014

University of Queensland students and alumni representing Australia have already scooped up two gold and three bronze medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

25 July 2014

A University of Queensland researcher has found that restructuring our daily routine to include exercise can have unexpected effects on health.

25 July 2014

A study co-authored by Professor Bill von Hippel from UQ’s School of Psychology has found it is crucial to recognise when the rules of social engagement shift in order to get along well with others.

25 July 2014

Using mental health research to bring about social change will be the focus of a University of Queensland seminar this week.

23 July 2014

Researchers from the Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health at UQ’s School of Human Movement Studies hope to improve the wellbeing of people with mental illness by comparing high-intensity to moderate-intensity exercise.

21 July 2014

The University of Queensland is Scoring Goals to increase the number of Indigenous health and physical education teachers in Queensland.

21 July 2014
More than 250 people develop diabetes in Australia every day. Source: iStock

The University of Queensland has several senior researchers available to speak to media during National Diabetes Week from 13 to 19 July, 2014.

11 July 2014

The University of Queensland has several senior researchers available to speak to media during National Diabetes Week from 13 to 19 July, 2014.

11 July 2014

Six University of Queensland students are heading to Japan to hone their research skills in an international setting.

9 July 2014

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