A world-first study has found medical hypnosis can reduce pain and anxiety in children being treated for serious burns.

9 December 2016
Professor Christina Lee

A Queensland researcher’s decades of devotion to influencing women’s health policy has resulted in international recognition.

8 December 2016
Is 12 minutes of exercise all that is needed to fight diabetes?

A University of Queensland researcher is trialling a 12-minute exercise plan that aims to fight type 2 diabetes in a flash.

7 December 2016
Associate Professor Benjamin Hogan received $1,228,364

University of Queensland health and medical research projects aimed at improving the nation’s healthcare will benefit from a national allocation of more than $483 million announced today.

3 December 2016
Leigh Sainty and his mother Rose (right), with wife Yuka, daughter Momo and stepfather Stuart McKenzie (left)

Imagine being 36 years old, father to a young daughter, paralysed in a foreign country and unable to communicate. This happened to Australian Leigh Sainty earlier this year when he underwent drastic surgery in Japan to remove a malignant brain...

2 December 2016
Giant mantas can grow up to seven metres across, weighing up to 1350kg, but the average size is four to five metres.  Photo: Andrea Marshall

Research revealing that giant manta rays are deep-sea predators is likely to be critical to efforts to protect the species.

30 November 2016
Kirsten Adlard with Graham Day.

New research about what type of exercise best helps cancer survivors overcome fatigue has won PhD student Kirsten Adlard a Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) award.

25 November 2016

It’s a supplement that could be the difference between running first in a race or finishing outside the top 10 – and its benefits can be replicated by eating a bowl of vegetables.

22 November 2016
Kirsten Cusack (far left) with her teammates.

From spinal fusion to a national HealthFusion champion – it’s been a whirlwind four years for graduating University of Queensland student Kirsten Cusack.

21 November 2016

Is walking home alone at 2am more risky during Schoolies celebrations than at other times?

19 November 2016
Trump establishes himself as a champion and as a voice for people who feel unchampioned and voiceless, the professors said.

United States President-elect Donald Trump’s “crudity and incivility” increase his appeal, says a prophetic book chapter co-authored by a Queensland academic several months ago, and due to be published in the New Year.

18 November 2016

A University of Queensland academic who helped invent the term “glass cliff” has celebrated its appearance on the Oxford Dictionaries 2016 Word of the Year shortlist.

18 November 2016

Why is prejudice so persistent? It was that burning question which led University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Dr Fiona Barlow to contact an American teacher who has become part of modern folklore.

15 November 2016
Why lovebirds have better teeth

Being struck by Cupid’s arrow can be good for your teeth. According to University of Queensland researcher Grace Branjerdporn, finding a soul mate puts a smile on your face in more ways than one.

15 November 2016
Professor Jason Roberts.

Antimicrobial researchers at The University of Queensland are focusing their attention on one of the biggest sources of antibiotic resistance in the world

14 November 2016
Clever campaigns persuade, not alienate

An expert in the psychology of political and social change has described the US election result as a perfect example of “the illusion of momentum building”.

10 November 2016
Living in a state akin to constant jet-lag increases meth addicts' craving for the drug

Exercise coupled with controlled methamphetamine use prior to withdrawal could be a powerful new tool to treat “meth” addiction.

3 November 2016
Associate Professor Michelle Hill.

A five-year trial at a Brisbane Hospital has increased the accuracy of diagnosing patients with amyloidosis, a group of rare and incurable diseases caused by abnormal protein deposits in tissues and organs.

2 November 2016
Professor Simon Biggs, the Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology ... internationally acclaimed for his research in particle, colloid and interface engineering.

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has named a University of Queensland Executive Dean, and a prominent alumnus and adjunct Associate Professor, as Fellows.

28 October 2016
The UQ study worked with 157 healthy full-term infants

Almost one in five babies has a respiratory virus in their first month of life, research shows, but many do not exhibit signs of illness.

28 October 2016

Pages