Regional teachers with Qld Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, and SPARQ-ed coordinator Anne Brant

University of Queensland researchers hope to spark excitement about medical research among regional school students by inspiring their science teachers.

27 September 2016
Kei Owada on assignment in Sierra Leone

A new study shows flawed data management practises may have contributed to the magnitude of the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak in Sierra Leone.

27 September 2016
Dr Andrew Brooks

A University of Queensland researcher has received a prestigious international grant recognising his pioneering research into new treatments for growth disorders.

23 September 2016
UQ has announced a new partnership with Boeing.

A key partnership will soon take off at The University of Queensland, as Boeing Research and Technology Australia establishes a presence at the UQ St Lucia campus, in an Asia-Pacific first.

22 September 2016
Geoff Green

Unemployed 60 year-old Geoff Green’s daily struggle to crack a smile is coming to an end.

22 September 2016

If you’re a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you’re better off dead.

22 September 2016
Mentors encourage parents to interact with children

An extensive European trial has shown that incorporating The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program into a home visiting program can improve children’s cognitive development.

22 September 2016
Dr Michael Finnegan.

The University of Queensland will host one of the world’s most respected forensic anthropologists when Dr Michael Finnegan delivers a guest lecture later this month.

21 September 2016
Staying mobile via public transport can help with social activities

Stopping driving is linked to depression in older women, but the negative mental effects can be buffered by maintaining social contact and participating in social activities.

21 September 2016
Professor Paul Colditz and Professor Roslyn Boyd with the first preterm baby to be scanned using the MR compatible incubator, which is used to detect cerebral palsy.

University of Queensland research to battle superbugs, save koalas, produce advanced manufacturing materials, help infants with cerebral palsy and more has attracted $4.87 million in Queensland Government funding.

19 September 2016
Motor neurons in the spinal cord.

University of Queensland researchers have identified a potential treatment to delay motor neuron loss and symptoms in the inevitably fatal motor neuron disease (MND).

14 September 2016

A low sense of attachment between an expectant mother and her unborn child could be associated with some infant developmental delays.

13 September 2016
Dr Wilson ... has had an outstanding career by combining her talents in finance, banking and medicine

University of Queensland deputy chancellor Dr Jane Wilson has been presented with the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ 2016 Gold Medal Award.

9 September 2016
The ECP device as a form of recovery

A secret experiment has allowed Brisbane Broncos players to approach their games with fresher legs, as the club strives to become Australia’s most scientifically advanced football team.

8 September 2016

Researchers from The University of Queensland have shown for the first time that “brain training” for specific tasks can also improve broader brain performance, in findings with major implications for ageing brains.

6 September 2016
The incidence of oesophagael cancer is increasing, particularly among obese men with reflux (heartburn) and a history of smoking.

International research has found some patients with oesophageal cancer should receive a combination of treatments, due to multiple genetic changes or mutations contributing to their disease.

6 September 2016
Military veterans' long-term suffering shows that time does not resolve all issues. (Shutterstock image).

University of Queensland researcher Dr Robyne Le Brocque believes trauma is a fact of life. That’s why the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work senior lecturer sees such importance in her role as organising committee chair of next week’s...

2 September 2016
University of Queensland School of Pharmacy researcher Dr Harendra Parekh.

University of Queensland School of Pharmacy researcher Dr Harendra Parekh will host a morbid but fascinating discussion at the upcoming event Murder in Brisbane – The Science of Life and Death.

2 September 2016
Debris from the gut of a short-tailed shearwater

A University of Queensland study has found widespread ingestion of debris by Australian marine and coastal birds – including among vulnerable and threatened species.

31 August 2016
Classes were held in various hastily adapted buildings across the city, until the purpose-built Mayne Medical School at Herston was officially opened in 1939.

Generations of the state’s doctors have started their medical careers at The University of Queensland, which is celebrating 80 years of medicine in 2016.

29 August 2016

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