Professor Nancy Pachana ... we need to find ways to enhance our functioning and wellbeing in the later decades of life

What is the key to positive and successful ageing? How can society best provide for our greying population?

7 March 2017
Patients with fatty liver disease may need a more intense dose of exercise

Short bursts of high-intensity exercise could help people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes.

1 March 2017

A Queensland infectious diseases expert has warned more open-heart surgery patients could be diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection stemming from contaminated heater-cooler units.

24 February 2017

Understanding how exercise affects language learning could help patients with brain conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

23 February 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
Health costs ... a big challenge for Australia. Image: iStock

The University of Queensland’s new Centre for the Business and Economics of Health has opened its doors and will host an international forum on health expenditure this week.

21 February 2017
Dr Hooman Baghaie

A decade after fleeing his native Iran, Dr Hooman Baghaie, knows the importance of being able to smile.

20 February 2017

Mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy will be the focus of a University of Queensland researcher’s work on a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark.

17 February 2017
Dr Tom Aechtner ... Over the past decade communities in scientifically advanced nations have experienced devastating vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks

The influence of media and religion on anti-vaccine attitudes in Australia will be the focus of University of Queensland research enabled by a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation fellowship.

16 February 2017
The research has implications for intervention

Research by The University of Queensland may provide a better understanding of the social functioning difficulties of people with autism.

15 February 2017
Recovering drug addicts are often impaired socially

Negative stereotypes about injecting drug-users may be hampering their recovery. A study has found that recovering drug addicts who believe they are the target of stereotypes find it harder to function within society.

7 February 2017
IVIg therapy can reduce harmful inflammation in spinal cord injuries

Queensland researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries.

20 January 2017
Uncontrolled inflammation can cause pain and drive disease

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a molecular trigger for inflammation that could lead to new treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

19 January 2017
Tawal locals, Nepal

More than a year after the Gorkha earthquake killed nearly 9000 people in Nepal, two University of Queensland students visiting the region found destroyed classrooms and a health clinic replaced with a tent.

21 December 2016
A blood vessel within a wound

The discovery of a regenerative stem cell active in human blood vessels could help patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

20 December 2016