Partners of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of Queensland research suggests.

20 June 2016
Sherene Devlin

Nurse of the Year recipient, health care ambassador, clinic owner and mother-of-four – University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work alumnus Sherene Devlin is wearing several prestigious hats as her career trajectory...

17 June 2016

University of Queensland pain drug pioneer Professor Maree Smith has joined an elite group of scientists tonight, receiving the prestigious ATSE Clunies Ross Award.

16 June 2016

Members of the University of Queensland community have featured in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

15 June 2016

Superbug research from Monash University and The University of Queensland could change the way critically ill patients across the world are treated.

14 June 2016
Volunteer gives blood. Credit: Red Cross Australia

University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Associate Professor Barbara Masser has identified a similar sensation for first-time blood donors.

14 June 2016
Ageing well in a foreign land

The vulnerability of older adults from non-English speaking backgrounds living in Australia will be central to a new joint research project.

9 June 2016
Archerfish can recognise faces

The tropical archerfish can recognise people and spit at familiar faces, researchers from The University of Queensland and University of Oxford have found.

9 June 2016
Dr Pascal Duijf

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a key driver in the development of most cancers, including breast, lung, liver and ovarian cancers.

3 June 2016
Rugby league player Johnathan Thurston

In the wake of winning the first match of this year’s State of Origin series, Queensland rugby league maestro Johnathan Thurston advised students from Cape York to prioritise their education.

2 June 2016
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Experts are calling for a national register of cost-effective drugs for public hospitals as medical advances push up the cost of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

2 June 2016
Professor Pauline Ford

The University of Queensland has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to appoint a woman to a permanent head of dentistry position.

25 May 2016
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Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are hoping a University of Queensland trial could help their families get a decent night’s sleep.

25 May 2016
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Do social workers have the potential to be a danger to the public? Should they be registered just like nurses?

23 May 2016
Mental illness in India and China is greater than in all high-income countries combined.

About one-third of the global disease burden for mental, neurological and substance use disorders occurs in India and China, according to University of Queensland research released today.

19 May 2016
Exeter Cathedral.

Churches are good for the health of Christians but less therapeutic for atheists.

13 May 2016
The Crime101x team.

The psychology of crime and justice has fascinated people for centuries – and it continues to do so, with the University of Queensland’s CRIME101x online course winning an international award.

10 May 2016

Significant decreases in cannabis use by young Australians have been tempered by a warning about challenges to physical and psychological health.

10 May 2016
Dr Nick Gattas ... planning to combine digital innovation skills with his medical knowledge

A prestigious scholarship is helping University of Queensland alumnus Dr Nick Gattas pursue dreams of a prototype private hospital harnessing technology to treat chronic illness.

10 May 2016

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