L to R: Danielle Prince, Dane Bird-Smith, Maddison Keeney and Bianca Hammett

Six University of Queensland students and five graduates are preparing to step onto the world stage at next month’s Rio Olympics (5-21 August).

21 July 2016
Researchers are recruiting volunteers for a study

One in six Australians is affected by hearing loss, and that figure rises to 70 per cent for older people.

21 July 2016
Scalds from hot drinks account for 20 per cent of all burns in children

A collaboration between injury prevention researchers at The University of Queensland and digital health company iPug has resulted in a 21st Century approach to tackling childhood scalds.

19 July 2016

University of Queensland research about the growing acceptance of homosexuals in sport has been honoured by the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH).

18 July 2016
Dr Olga Panagiotopoulou

An international research team is working to understand how horseshoes affect foot skeleton stress in racehorses, in a project that is likely to benefit the racing industry and protect horses from injury.

18 July 2016
Traditional pain treatments become less effective over time

Could mindfulness and meditation be more powerful than opioids for lower back pain?

13 July 2016

Imagine receiving homework where the task is to “find a high-energy, pleasant song to share next week” and the goal of the subject is to achieve happiness.

12 July 2016

Why does a mild-mannered person flip out completely when they are cut off in traffic? What is it that so infuriates us in a car that wouldn’t bother us in other scenarios?

12 July 2016

Would politician Pauline Hanson have committed to “exposing the false claims” of climate change if environmental data were presented to her as the profit margins of a business?

6 July 2016

Up to one-third of young Australian women experience episodes of binge or overeating, with socially disadvantaged women at greater than average risk.

28 June 2016
The ability to drive plays a large part of who we are

We spend the majority of our childhood years waiting to do it, and in adulthood we try to hang on for as long as possible before giving it up.

27 June 2016

Ever wondered why you sometimes ‘get that lovin’ feeling’ out of the blue, but at other times you feel you’ve lost your mojo?

24 June 2016

A pilot program aimed at stemming antibiotic resistance has successfully reduced prescribing rates among participating doctors.

24 June 2016
30 minutes in the outdoors has significant health benefits

People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t, according to new research by Australian and UK environmental scientists.

24 June 2016

Popular wrist-worn fitness monitors underestimate energy expenditure with variances of more than 40 per cent, University of Queensland researchers have found.

23 June 2016

Don’t underestimate the intelligence of your foot. A study led by Dr Luke Kelly of The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has explored the intimate relationships between our feet and running shoes.

23 June 2016

A new drug with the potential to reverse or slow the development of asthma is being tested by researchers at The University of Queensland.

22 June 2016

University of Queensland scientists are honing in on drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in a project which could lead to new antibiotics.

22 June 2016
First edition of QBI's Brain Series magazine

Scientists at The University of Queensland have teamed up with the peak body for Australian athletes, the Australian Athletes’ Alliance, to tackle concussion and its long-term effects.

21 June 2016
Is hot and cold water immersion gainful?

First, researchers discovered cold water immersion after a workout can ruin your gym gains. Now there’s evidence hot water immersion does the same.

21 June 2016

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