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
A positive attitude can boost your immune system and help you live longer. Image source: iStock

A positive attitude can improve your immune system and may help you live longer, according to a University of Queensland study.

15 September 2014
An example of highly-effective telehealth is the mobile telemedicine program in Cherbourg.

Queensland has claimed a knockout blow against the tyranny of distance in health care today with the opening of The University of Queensland’s Centre of Research Excellence in Telehealth.

10 September 2014
Article UQ experts for National Stroke

National Stroke Week begins today (8 September) and The University of Queensland has two leading speech pathology experts available to speak to media.

8 September 2014
The UQ team consisted of Carmel Blackburn, Emily Frawley, Rebekah Moran, Courtney Scott-Hunter, Wei Fern Yee and Tereza Stillerova.

A team of six University of Queensland students has won the annual Australian HealthFusion Team Challenge.

8 September 2014
UQDI's Professor Ranjeny Thomas.

The University of Queensland’s efforts to translate research on autoimmune diseases into life-changing treatments has attracted a nomination in the Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) Research Commercialisation Awards.

4 September 2014
UQ School of Psychology Associate Professor and course co-cordinator Blake McKimmie features in the videos.

Become part of a murder investigation by registering for The University of Queensland’s latest Massive Open Online Course on edX, Crime101x: The Psychology of Criminal Justice.

4 September 2014
The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing.

The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing, however indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, according to researchers from The University of...

3 September 2014
It's an exciting time in medical discovery, says UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Anton MIddelberg

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded six new Research Fellowships at The University of Queensland, and extended funding on another four.

2 September 2014
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