University of Queensland

University of Queensland  
Social Sciences - Jul 23
The University of Queensland has smashed the Guinness World Record for the Largest Mindfulness Lesson (Single Venue). The successful attempt saw 1417 staff, students, alumni and community flock to the Great Court to break the previous record of 569 participants.
Social Sciences - Jul 22
Social Sciences

Australian lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) adolescents are worse off than their heterosexual peers across health and wellbeing outcomes, according to a University of Queensland study.

Psychology - Jul 19

Hard work, time management and taking every opportunity on offer was the key to success for Arts/Psychology Valedictorian Ayu Namira Paramecwari. Ayu studied a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminology under The University of Queensland and Universitas Indonesia linked dual degree, and was awarded the UQ-UI Psychology Tuition Fee Scholarship to study in Australia.

Health - Jul 18

Crunching the real numbers behind the ageing disease of dementia will lay the foundation for Australia's future treatment approaches.

Mathematics - Jul 18

Mathematics has been a lifelong passion for University of Queensland graduand Ivan Zelich. “Ever since I was young, I always enjoyed playing around with numbers and I liked to find tricks to solve mathematical equations quickly,” he said.

Health - Jul 17

University of Queensland researchers are exploring the effect of an e-health exercise program for managing type 2 diabetes. UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences researcher Professor Jeff Coombes said the program aimed to help people design and tailor exercise options that suited their preferences and lifestyle.

Health - Jul 19

A vaccine for childhood respiratory viral infections is a step closer after a University of Queensland immunopathology specialist was awarded a prestigious Children's Hospital Foundation grant. Mater Research Institute-UQ scientist Dr Sumaira Hasnain has dedicated the last 13 years to researching treatment options for the most common chronic diseases.

Social Sciences - Jul 19

Social justice and Indigenous issues are subjects close to the heart of University of Queensland Arts Valedictorian Amila Sargeant. But that wasn't what she was considering when she began her Bachelor of Arts in French and Conflict Studies and Diploma in Spanish five years ago.

Life Sciences - Jul 18

Years of hard work have led Dr Alessandra Donato to the cusp of a discovery that could result in new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. After moving to Australia from Italy in 2013, she completed her PhD in Neuroscience in the Hilliard laboratory at the Queensland Brain Institute in March, 2019.

Environment - Jul 18

A mesmerising, seven-channel video installation by Western Australian artist Jacobus Capone will have its Queensland premiere at The University of Queensland Art Museum from 26 July.

Health - Jul 17

The 18-year life expectancy gap between people with mental illness and the general population can only be bridged by protecting patients' physical and mental health, according to a new study. As part of a Lancet Psychiatry Commission into mental illness, University of Queensland researchers found patients' physical health was often overlooked in pursuit of treating the mind.

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