UQ School of Human Movement Studies PhD student Emma McMahon has monitored factors relating to heart and kidney health.

31 January 2014

A University of Queensland study has found high-intensity short-duration exercise provides better results than the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise.

30 January 2014

A study from The University of Queensland, led by researcher Maike Neuhaus, found that a multicomponent intervention program was far more effective in getting office staff to stand up, than stand-up work stations alone.

29 January 2014

“The University of Queensland is delighted that members of its staff and alumni have received public recognition of their significant national and international contributions,” Professor Høj said.

28 January 2014

UQ researcher Dr Xin Liu from UQ's School of Medicine, proves ancient Chinese mind-body movement therapy could offer dramatic health benefits for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes or obesity.

28 January 2014

Researchers at the University of Queensland are using nano-engineered oil droplets to target infectious diseases and cancer cells.

24 January 2014

Dr Roberta Mazzieri from UQ’s Diamantina Institute is working with cancer researchers in Italy to develop a treatment in which a molecule that can help destroy the tumour is hidden in a cell that the tumour recruits for its own growth and...

23 January 2014

More than 140 Indigenous young people are experiencing university life on The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus this week for the annual Indigenous Youth Sports Program.

17 January 2014

The University of Queensland is warmly congratulating almost 11,000 students who have received an offer to study at UQ in 2014.

16 January 2014

Young teenage bullies and their victims face increased risks of developing mental health and substance use problems later in adolescence, a University of Queensland study has found.

14 January 2014

Employees and group members respect leaders who embody the goals of the team, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

8 January 2014

An international study that has identified new genetic regions involved in rheumatoid arthritis has shed light on existing medicines that could be effective in treating the disease.

6 January 2014

Researchers from UQ’s School of Human Movement Studies found that only 42 per cent of residents who took part in a twice-weekly exercise program experienced at least one fall, compared to 81 per cent in the non-exercise group.

23 December 2013

Women’s perceptions of what is considered normal and desirable female genitalia may be influenced by exposure to modified images, a new study suggests.

20 December 2013

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

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 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

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