The benefits of high-intensity interval training for people with chronic kidney disease is the focus of a team of researchers at The University of Queensland. The research being done at the Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and...

26 May 2014

A leading authority on kidney disease and lifestyle intervention is available to speak to media in conjunction with Kidney Health Week, 25-31 May 2014. Professor Jeff Coombes from The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies is...

26 May 2014

Less than two per cent of Australian women are eating the recommended five servings of vegetables a day, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

26 May 2014

Queensland parents of children with a disability are the first in the world to benefit from a parenting intervention designed to reduce child behaviour problems across the state.

21 May 2014

The contributions of body donors to furthering the training of science and health professionals will be honoured this month at The University of Queensland's (UQ) annual Thanksgiving Service.

19 May 2014

New methods of preventing intestinal worms and better ways of supporting children with cerebral palsy are potential outcomes from University of Queensland research that has drawn more than $1.5 million in joint government and community funding this...

16 May 2014

In a neuroimaging study, a UQ psychologist has examined whether having allegiances with someone can affect feelings of empathy when punishing and rewarding others.

15 May 2014

A medical student from The University of Queensland has applied his background in mathematics to the field of nuclear medicine to improve liver imaging methods, which may improve diagnosis time and possibly save patients undergoing unnecessary...

8 May 2014

A molecular ‘target’ that could lead to a drug to fight leukaemia is in the sights of a team of University of Queensland researchers.

7 May 2014

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences has recorded some of the best results in The University of Queensland’s School Based Performance Framework.

5 May 2014

Postgraduate research students have presented their work to academia, industry and their peers at the annual University of Queensland Human Movement Studies Postgraduate Student Conference recently.

2 May 2014

Two aspiring nurses are among an international pool of applicants selected to attend the inaugural U21 Health Sciences Group Summer School in Auckland this July.

1 May 2014

As the 2014 World Malaria Day campaign draws to a close, 15 Asian Pacific countries have declared a commitment to eradicating malaria from the region. The countries are partners in the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN), a group...

1 May 2014

A leading authority on asthma is available to speak to media in the lead-up to World Asthma Day on 6 May 2014. Professor Peter Sly, from the Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute (QCMRI) at The University of Queensland, is recognised...

1 May 2014

Two projects led by Dr Stephanie Tobin from UQ’s School of Psychology have identified the effects social networking sites have on users’ feelings of social belonging.

29 April 2014

Helping new parents give their babies the best start in life is the focus of a program developed by The University of Queensland’s world-renowned Triple P – Positive Parenting Program.

29 April 2014

The International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (IJSLP) has retracted an academic paper and is expected to publish a ‘reader alert’ for a second paper following advice from the University of Queensland.

28 April 2014

The University of Queensland will again be bathed in red for the month of May to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis.

23 April 2014

Queensland Minister of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts Ian Walker has announced that the Government will inject $1 million into the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF).

17 April 2014

A team of UQ researchers is helping Australian world heavyweight title contender Alex Leapai prepare to win the heavyweight championship of the world in Germany later this month.

15 April 2014