University of Queensland

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University of Queensland  
Social Sciences - Nov 12
Not enough physical activity and too much sitting and screen-time have been linked with suicidal thoughts and behaviours in adolescents in developing countries, in a University of Queensland-led study.
Event - Nov 11

University of Queensland PhD candidate Rhys Pirie is the first Australian to win Young Innovator of the Year at the world's premier conference for research and innovation, Falling Walls Berlin. The chemical engineering researcher won the international competition with his presentation about a process that could turn waste glass into every day products ranging from fertilisers to toothpaste.

Agronomy - Nov 11

Maintaining normal weight and quitting smoking before the age of 40 may significantly prevent symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats in menopausal women, known as vasomotor symptoms (VMS).

Environment - Nov 8

A group of international conservationists is urging governments across the globe to adopt a new approach to address the impact of economic development on the natural world.

Social Sciences - Nov 6

Jokes targeting certain groups of people are better received when the joke teller is part of the group being mocked, research from The University of Queensland has found. Dr Michael Thai from UQ's School of Psychology examined whether people's reactions to disparaging jokes changed based on who was telling the joke.

Earth Sciences - Nov 4

A new way to date a common mineral could help pinpoint ore deposits and improve mineral exploration globally, according to University of Queensland scientists. The researchers have identified a new reference material and used a state-of-the-art instrument to better date rock formations in central Asia.

Earth Sciences - Nov 11
Earth Sciences

Climate change, erupting volcanoes and the achievements of women in earth science will be discussed at a University of Queensland symposium this week.

Social Sciences - Nov 11
Social Sciences

Four University of Queensland professors have been elected as fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia for their contribution to topics of national importance.

Health - Nov 6

A national study has found that longer rural doctor postings and more rural training positions are needed to provide regional areas with the right doctor, at the right time and in the right place.

Life Sciences - Nov 5
Life Sciences

Flexible jaws may help wombats better survive in a changing world by adapting to climate change's effect on vegetation and new diets in conservation sanctuaries.

Health - Nov 1

A potential therapy targeting difficult-to-treat immune system disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis will progress to clinical trials next year after securing $20 million in Series A funding.

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