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Social Sciences - Apr 8
Researchers have shown healthy sleep for children is not just about getting 10 hours a night, revealing a link between late bedtimes and unhealthy weight gain. A University of Queensland and James Cook University study highlights the importance of parents looking beyond sleep duration and into the benefits of a consistent early bedtime .
Astronomy - Apr 8

An online driver training course developed by researchers at The University of Queensland has been shown to reduce speeding and improve driving ability. UQ School of Psychology 's Professor Mark Horswill , along with Dr Andrew Hill, Dr Lisa Buckley, and Associate Professor Marcus Watson, developed the program that teaches drivers how to identify hazards earlier to avoid accidents.

Health - Apr 6

Nursing students can progress their studies and enter the workforce sooner, thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland (UQ) and Metro South Hospital and Health Service (MSHHS). Professor Tracy Humphrey , Head of the UQ School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work , said the partnership was designed to ease pressure on the health workforce.

Life Sciences - Apr 2

Genetic variations in the skin can create a natural sunscreen, according to University of Queensland researchers investigating the genes linked with vitamin D. Professor John McGrath from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute said this was one of a number of ways vitamin D affected the body iden

Health - Apr 1

A program to help parents reduce the severity of their children's eczema will be tested by the University of Queensland. Dr Amy Mitchell from UQ's Parenting and Family Support Centre said managing a child's eczema can be hugely challenging for parents.

Health - Mar 28

By David King , The University of Queensland New cases of the coronavirus are reported every day, and as yet there's no vaccine. So what treatments are available if you're one of the unlucky ones who gets infected? If your symptoms are mild, you should treat them the same way you would a cold or flu.

Transport - Apr 7

Freeways have failed to solve traffic congestion, but transport planners globally are hesitant to remove or rethink them, according to University of Queensland research.

Pedagogy - Apr 3

A special COVID-19 online parenting resource has been launched to help parents cope more effectively with the unique challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The University of Queensland and Triple P International resource is available now for parents who need support.

Environment - Apr 2

It's not too late to rescue global marine life, according to a study outlining the steps needed for marine ecosystems to recover from damage by 2050.

Environment - Mar 31

At just six, Grace Fulton is possibly Australia's youngest scientist, participating in field research to help protect precious owl species.

Health - Mar 27

Researchers found SARS-CoV-2 remains infectious in airborne droplets for at least three hours. This doesn't mean infected humans produce enough virus in a cough to infect another person, but they might .

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