Australian Women’s 4x400m squad member Caitlin Sargent

UQ is set to welcome a large ‪‬‬contingent of 2016 Rio Olympians home. The last of the group, comprising students, Scholarship recipients and ‪UQ Sport ‬‬Club members, completed their events over the weekend.

21 August 2016
The majority of respondents were not using beta alanine in accordance with recommendations

Only 35 per cent of Australian professional footballers were able to identify the benefits of a supplement they were taking, and 48 per cent admitted to never reading the labels.

5 August 2016

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
In Australia women are still about 30 per cent less likely than men to meet physical activity guidelines

Increasing women’s participation in sport is important for improving physical health globally, but also offers significant benefits for mental, social, political and economic health.

28 July 2016
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
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
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
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

Leicester City’s against-all-odds English Premier League football title teaches us that a leader is “the one who makes us feel special”, not somebody who considers themselves “the special one”.

4 May 2016
James Devin has studied the effects of exercise on colorectal cancer survivors.

A researcher who was born in the year that actress Audrey Hepburn and footballer Bobby Moore died of colorectal cancer is helping to lead recovery from the deadly condition.

26 April 2016
Road Runner rollercoaster, Warner Bros. Movie World

The University of Queensland’s Confucius Institute is collaborating with Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP) to provide Chinese language and culture courses to theme park employees.

22 April 2016
Back row, left to right: Dane Bird-Smith (athletics – race walking), Clara Smith (athletics – race walking), Brenden Hall (swimming). Front row, left to right: Gabrielle Simpson (netball), Kobie Donovan (athletics – shot put/javelin)

Rio Olympic hopefuls are among a group of more than 40 University of Queensland students who have received 2016 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

17 March 2016

Staying healthy during pregnancy and building water confidence with newborns have become a whole lot easier with the launch of an aquatic initiative at The University of Queensland.

14 March 2016
Bluejays players with Queensland Firebirds Laura Clemesha (L) and  Gabi Simpson (R)

The University of Queensland and Netball Queensland today announced a formal partnership to help promote higher education to women and girls.

11 March 2016