William Maish, formerly of the Sunshine Coast, has his sights set on a medical career that will combine his passion for exercise, nutrition and medicine.

20 December 2013

UQ School of Psychology Honorary Research Fellow Dr Renata Bongiorno suggested that using sexualised images of women could actually make a campaign backfire, particularly for ethical causes such as charities and community organisations.

19 December 2013

A joint study from The University of Queensland, the University of New South Wales and Flinders University of South Australia shows certain lifestyle behaviours like smoking, excessive drinking and physical inactivity are linked to negative brain...

18 December 2013

University of Queensland Researchers and Pathology Queensland have found women under 50 with breast cancer are more likely to develop secondary cancer in the liver or gynaecological organs.

18 December 2013

A strategic partnership between The University of Queensland and global pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma will investigate the genetic causes of squamous cell carcinoma, the world’s second most common skin cancer.

17 December 2013

A mother and daughter from Brisbane are living parallel lives . . . or so it would seem.

9 December 2013

A researcher working to help prevent addiction and substance misuse has been recognised with an Early Career Award for his outstanding achievements.

29 November 2013

The University of Queensland will launch its first World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre today with a WHO flag-raising ceremony.

29 November 2013
Magic glasses

A cartoon that has helped halve parasitic worm infection rates among rural Chinese children has earned a University of Queensland (UQ) researcher a prestigious award. Dr Franziska Bieri, from UQ’s School of Population Health, has...

28 November 2013

The University of Queensland is hosting a Townsville Rural Birth Summit designed to strengthen and keep birth services viable in the region and in many rural communities.

27 November 2013

Australian researchers have found that zinc can ‘starve’ one of the world’s most deadly microbes by preventing its uptake of an essential metal.

27 November 2013
Sitting pad

University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $136,000 for two innovative ideas designed to get people off their seats to combat ‘chair disease’.

13 November 2013

University of Queensland student Montague Summers has set two world records at the World Transplant Games in South Africa, despite having a bone marrow transplant after treatment for leukaemia.

5 November 2013

A group of outstanding teachers has been recognised at The University of Queensland's 2013 UQ Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Internationalisation ceremony last night.

29 October 2013