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Scientists have developed a new method to measure and remove sulfate from water, potentially leading to cleaner waterways and more effective nuclear waste treatments.

15 February 2024
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Researchers at UQ have found meals provided in early education and childcare centres in some low socio-economic communities are not meeting national dietary recommendations.

12 February 2024
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DNA changes consistent with life-threatening pregnancy complications have been found in the placentas of pregnant women infected by COVID-19, according to University of Queensland researchers.

9 February 2024

A new way to deliver brain cancer treatment and how socioeconomic status impacts on health care access are among projects to be investigated by this year’s University of Queensland Fulbright scholars.

6 February 2024
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Researchers at UQ have revealed the crucial role of saturated fatty acids in the brain’s consolidation of memories.

6 February 2024
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University of Queensland researchers have used machine learning to help predict the risk of secondary bacterial infections in hospitalised COVID-19 patients.

2 February 2024
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University of Queensland researchers have found there are two key reasons people choose to be anonymous online – self-expression or toxic behaviour.

24 January 2024
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Researchers have found Queenslanders from lower socio-economic areas are at higher risk of dental disease due to a lack of fluoridated water.

22 January 2024
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A spider venom molecule being investigated by a University of Queensland team has met critical benchmarks towards becoming a treatment for heart attack and stroke.

17 January 2024
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More than 4,750 students have received offers to study at UQ in the state’s major offer round taking the total number so far to more than 9,900 for Semester 1.

15 January 2024
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Researchers from ͼ have launched the world’s biggest drug survey, to gain insight into drug use around the globe.

10 January 2024
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A new dust testing methodology developed by University of Queensland researchers offers workers better protection from diseases such as black lung and silicosis.

9 January 2024
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Children with cerebral palsy (CP) have reported significant gains in cardiovascular fitness and mobility after taking part in a landmark research project led by ͼ.

3 January 2024
A young woman in profile with long dark hair falling across her face, holding a vape and a mobile phone.

A ͼ research project will investigate the online influences behind young people taking up vaping - and develop social media content to support them in quitting.

15 December 2023

Researchers from ͼ have found that women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) respond well to fertility treatments and have the same birth rate as women without the condition.

13 December 2023