UQ researchers are calling for a greater ADHD focus earlier

University of Queensland researchers are calling for a greater focus on addressing common mental disorders in children to avoid a potential ‘tsunami’ of long-term issues in adulthood.

10 October 2016
Professor Ken Ho

Innovative research into Alzheimer’s, brain development, pituitary medicine, cystic fibrosis and mental health has led to five University of Queensland academics being named Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

7 October 2016
Opportunity knocks for disadvantaged choir members

A charity which helps disadvantaged adults empower themselves via the arts - called the School of Hard Knocks - has had its praises sung by a University of Queensland psychology expert.

6 October 2016

A University of Queensland online program has been shown to alleviate children’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and parents’ stress.

29 September 2016
Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight.

Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight, a major international study jointly led by The University of Queensland has found.

29 September 2016
Blood glucose readings are sent directly via blue-tooth technology from the glucose meter to a smartphone and then immediately to secure servers on the Internet where doctors and nurses can access the readings.

Researchers are trialling a new mobile app which helps people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels and enables health professionals to manage their patients remotely.

28 September 2016
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

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