University of Queensland

St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
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Environment - Jul 9
Environment
Two University of Queensland environmental scientists have been named 2020 Australian Laureate Fellows. The prestigious Australian Research Council awards bring a combined $6.2 million to research projects led by Professor Catherine Lovelock and Professor Jochen Mueller.
Health - Jul 9

A novel rapid cancer diagnostic technology with the potential to quickly and easily detect cancer has been licensed for further development. The methylscape technology which uses gold sensors to determine if 3D nanostructures of cancer DNA are present in blood or biopsy tissue was developed at The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN).

Environment - Jul 7
Environment

Artificial watering points in rangelands are posing an increasing threat to surrounding biodiversity long after the removal of livestock, according to University of Queensland research.

Health - Jul 6

Sterile water injections provide effective pain relief for women with labour back pain, according to University of Queensland-led research. Dr Nigel Lee from the UQ School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work said the injections were previously seen as controversial but this study shows they are safe and effective.

Health - Jul 2

New research from The University of Queensland has found that women who have hot flushes and night sweats after menopause are 70 per cent more likely to have heart attacks, angina and strokes. School of Public Health PhD student Dr Dongshan Zhu has found women of any age who experience hot flushes and night sweats, also known as vasomotor symptoms or VMS, are more likely to experience non-fatal cardiovascular events.

Health - Jun 29

It only takes a moment to fall off a ladder, but the psychological impacts are long-lasting, particularly for older males. In the world's first study of long-term impacts from ladder falls, Queensland researchers have found half of fallers experience a deterioration in their psychological wellbeing for at least six months after the incident.

Life Sciences - Jul 8

Increasing the levels of a chemical found in all human cells could boost a woman's fertility and help select the best eggs for IVF, according to University of Queensland research. In the world's most in-depth study of the final steps of egg maturation, the quality of a woman's eggs was found to be significantly dependent on the important metabolic coenzyme called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+).

Environment - Jul 6
Environment

A team of scientists has warned that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) , designed to bring together environmental protection and socioeconomic development, are failing to protect biodiversity.

Health - Jul 3
Health

A portable MRI device which could offer safe diagnostic imaging to patients who are unable to be moved, travel or have medical implants is a step closer following a $1 million federal government grant.

Health - Jul 2

New research from The University of Queensland has found that women who have hot flushes and night sweats after menopause are 70 per cent more likely to have heart attacks, angina and strokes. School of Public Health PhD student Dr Dongshan Zhu has found women of any age who experience hot flushes and night sweats, also known as vasomotor symptoms or VMS, are more likely to experience non-fatal cardiovascular events.

Economics - Jun 29

Serving in East Timor was a positive experience for most of the 1200 Australian Defence Force personnel surveyed by University of Queensland researchers. But some personnel also criticise their Commanders in the survey, most commonly blaming “poor military leadership” for their negative experiences while deployed in the fledgling nation to Australia's north.





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