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Elite swimmers training in pool.

Only a small proportion of elite swimmers regularly checked their skin for signs of cancer despite being at increased risk, according to University of Queensland research.

11 June 2024
A small child is held by medical staff with a mask with tubes over their nose and mouth

A ͼ-led study has found multiple doses of anaesthetics do not compromise brain function in young children.

10 June 2024
Close up of mine worker in high vis writing on a piece of paper

ͼ research is at the forefront of finding ways to improve the return to work for people diagnosed with dust lung disease.

7 June 2024
Emeritus Professor Peter Andrews AO

A University of Queensland Emeritus Professor has been named a Queensland Great for his efforts to create and foster the state’s knowledge economy.

7 June 2024
A street in daylight with people with pedestrians looking at their phones as they walk with a young woman in the foreground.

Young Australians are being exposed to an alcohol advertisement on social media every 2 minutes and 43 seconds on average, according to ͼ research.

7 June 2024
A microscopic view of brain organoids

A first-of-its-kind brain organoid grown at UQ has helped researchers identify therapies that reduce the impact of COVID-19 on people with Down syndrome.

6 June 2024
Four smiling people wearing safety equipment in a laboratory

Queensland will be a major international hub for vaccine discovery and development with a $32 million partnership between ͼ and US-based Emory University to establish the Queensland Emory Vaccine Centre at UQ.

31 May 2024

The Queensland Aphasia Research Centre at UQ has been awarded almost $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund to improve treatment for the growing number of Australians living with post-stroke aphasia.

31 May 2024
Three carved statues in a glass case

Three sculptures carved by an Indigenous elder are on display together for the first time in 90 years at an exhibition at UQ Anthropology Museum.

27 May 2024
A close up of a woman vaping

Young people are encouraged to participate in a University of Queensland study that will use artificial intelligence technology to develop campaign materials to reduce youth vaping rates.

23 May 2024
A woman with her head in her hands, surrounded by people trying to hand her things

A team of researchers from ͼ has found employees experience more stress at work when interrupted with requests for unnecessary or unreasonable tasks.

21 May 2024
A microscope snapshot of brightly coloured flecks of blue, green and pink against a black background.

University of Queensland research has found exercise can help prevent or slow cognitive decline during ageing.

20 May 2024
A group of people dressed in corporate wear clinking champagne glasses

People from a higher socioeconomic status drink more alcohol on average than those of lower socioeconomic background, according to new ͼ research.

17 May 2024
Crown-of-thorns starfish covering coral on Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists are one step closer to combatting coral-destroying crown-of-thorns starfish, following a University of Queensland study into the pest’s genetics.

15 May 2024
Bright light over rocks showing voltage being discharged

Zapping rocks with a high-voltage pulse – similar to a lightning strike – could be the answer to decarbonising the mining industry according to researchers from ͼ.

14 May 2024