Gossiping provides people a clearer sense of appropriate behaviour, UQ researchers found.

Gossiping helps a person develop a better understanding of their society’s expected behaviours, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.

17 November 2017
Associate Professor Louise Cullen

Researchers have shown a single blood test could identify which patients reporting to hospital with chest pain were at low risk of imminent heart attacks.

15 November 2017
UQ’s Diamantina Institute Professor Ranjeny Thomas.

Human trials of an innovative treatment for rheumatoid arthritis developed by The University of Queensland have begun in Brisbane.

14 November 2017
Professor Wendy Hoy

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017
Women who consume alcohol around the time of conception could be putting their sons at greater risk of obesity in later life.

Women who consume alcohol around the time of conception could be putting their male offspring at greater risk of obesity in later life.

14 November 2017

The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine has promoted 24 Academic Title Holders (ATHs) to Associate Professor titles in 2017. The...

8 November 2017
Supportive parenting can help teenagers be happy and healthy.

Can parent-adolescent relationships influence a teen’s mental health? University of Queensland researchers are seeking families with teenagers to help them find out.

8 November 2017
(L-R) Ms Inge Matt, Dr Barbara Maenhaut, Associate Professor Tim McIntyre, Dr Chris Landorf, Ms Rhea Jain

The cream of The University of Queensland’s teaching crop has been fêted at the annual UQ Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

31 October 2017
Professor Riccardo Dolcetti and Professor Ranjeny Thomas

Global health care leader MSD has signed an agreement with The University of Queensland to develop a platform for new immuno-oncology therapies.

25 October 2017

University of Queensland researchers have unravelled the cellular process which may help to explain why tall people are at increased risk of several types of cancer.

25 October 2017
Professor Justin Kenardy, Assoc Prof Vanessa Cobham, Dr Karen Milligan, HRH Prince Charles

An international team of mental health experts, including two University of Queensland researchers, has developed a framework to help children recover from trauma, with the support of The Prince of Wales.

25 October 2017

A University of Queensland study is helping parents and teachers understand the capacity of young children to learn independently, by providing insight into children’s understanding of practice.

24 October 2017
Professor Sunil Lakhani and Professor Gita Mishra

Two University of Queensland researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

20 October 2017
Global alliance on health and pollution

Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for an estimated nine million premature deaths in 2015, a global report has found.

20 October 2017
Professor Michael Yu is working on revolutionary termiticide products

Challenges of a modern Australia – ranging from melanoma, to termites, to degenerative disorders, reef protection and food provision – are in the sights of six UQ projects to share $4.2 million in State Government funding.

20 October 2017

State and local government targets to get people out of cars and into more active transport would reduce heart disease and diabetes by tens of thousands of cases.

12 October 2017
Professor Sue Kildea and Karina Hogan, one of the first mums through the Birthing On Country program

A maternity program designed to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

11 October 2017
How do we ensure ‘age-friendly environments’?

Streetscapes, cafes, buses and planes aren’t set up to deal with the ageing population explosion, however older people can advocate change to their environment by voicing concerns.

11 October 2017
Reduced training stress may mean a greater number of training sessions can be performed in shorter periods

The belief that lifting heavy weights is necessary to build muscles is being challenged by UQ researchers.

10 October 2017
There are several factors that contribute to the sensations felt while watching pimple popping videos

Why is the internet going crazy for videos of pimples popping, cysts exploding and stomach-churning ingrown hairs?

9 October 2017

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