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Sport Sciences - Life Sciences
04.12.2017
Virtual reality users must learn to use what they see
Anyone with normal vision knows that a ball that seems to quickly be growing larger is probably going to hit them on the nose. But strap them into a virtual reality headset, and they still may need to take a few lumps before they pay attention to the visual cues that work so well in the real world, according to a new study from University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologists.
Sport Sciences - Life Sciences
29.11.2017
Soccer success is all about skill
Soccer success is all about skill
A soccer player's performance on the field is determined by their skill rather than their athletic ability, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
15.11.2017
New Yale lab will use virtual reality games to reduce risks in teens
Yale's Center for Health & Learning Games will establish a new lab, play4REAL, with a gift from Oculus, a Facebook-owned technology company specializing in Virtual Reality (VR) hardware and software products.
Sport Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
13.11.2017
Politics - Sport Sciences
01.11.2017
"I-Cut-You-Choose" Cake-Cutting Protocol Inspires Solution to Gerrymandering
CMU researchers say fair redistricting possible even with partisan maneuvering Getting two political parties to equitably draw congressional district boundaries can seem hopeless, but Carnegie Mellon University researchers say the process can be improved by using an approach children use to share a piece of cake.
Sport Sciences
01.11.2017
Champions to defend 1500m Classic titles
Champions to defend 1500m Classic titles
Australian middle-distance runners UQ alumnus Brittany McGowan and Jordan Williamsz will return to The University of Queensland tomorrow to defend their race titles at the 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic.
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
01.11.2017
Lead the field in sportstech innovation
Do you want to run alongside the major players in global sports technology innovation or - even better - set the pace? In partnership with the Queensland Government, The University of Queensland has been enlisted by the HYPE Foundation to champion sports entrepreneurship and sportstech innovation.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
26.10.2017
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers in leukemia and lymphoma fundraiser
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers in leukemia and lymphoma fundraiser
The Lakers legend and former Bruin will serve as celebrity ambassador for the annual Light the Night Walk Amy Albin Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is teaming up with UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers at the 2017 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Los Angeles Light the Night Walk.
Sport Sciences - Social Sciences
25.10.2017
Astronomy - Sport Sciences
24.10.2017
UChicago astrophysicists to catch particles from deep space on NASA balloon mission
UChicago scientists have a long history of using balloons to study cosmic rays, such as this 1946 experiment at Stagg Field.
Sport Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
22.10.2017
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
A new dynamic 20-minute exercise programme, performed by rugby players before training and pre-match, could dramatically reduce injuries in the sport according to a benchmark study published today (Sunday 22 October). Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine , the collaborative project between health researchers at the University and England Rugby shows that the introduction of a simple injury prevention exercise programme has significant impacts in reducing rates both for concussion and lower limb injuries.
Sport Sciences - Careers/Employment
17.10.2017
History/Archeology - Sport Sciences
16.10.2017
Minecraft slavery plantation programme for classrooms
Historians at the University of Glasgow will today (Monday 16 October 2017) officially launch a computer representation of 18th century plantations in Minecraft to help school children engage with the history of slavery.
Sport Sciences - Media
13.10.2017
The Risk of "Unity" Is The Discomfort Will Be Swept Away
NFL owners have locked arms with players, and Jerry Jones took a knee.
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
13.10.2017
Blues and Reds Game To Aid Research
A new mobile game called Blues and Reds , now available worldwide, aims to help researchers study interactive behavior.
Sport Sciences - Careers/Employment
11.10.2017
Recent Anthem Protests Are the New Breed of Patriotism
Once again President Donald Trump has inserted himself into the latest iteration of the culture wars with his recent comments targeting Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry and the National Football League.
Sport Sciences
03.10.2017
Team UQ places fourth at Uni Games
Team UQ places fourth at Uni Games
The University of Queensland has finished fourth overall, and Queensland's top-ranked university, at the 2017 Australian Uni Games (AUG) on the Gold Coast.
Sport Sciences - Event
29.09.2017
Sport Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
27.09.2017
High costs of college and high school contact sports
Reducing the injury rates in football and other male contact sports to those of non-contact sports like tennis or baseball would result in 49,600 fewer injuries per year in colleges and 601,900 injuries per year in high school, according to a new study by Yale economist Ray C. Fair.
Sport Sciences
27.09.2017
Team UQ making right moves for Uni 7s clean sweep
Team UQ making right moves for Uni 7s clean sweep
The University of Queensland is focussed on finishing undefeated in the inaugural Aon Uni 7s Series which concludes this weekend on the Gold Coast.
Sport Sciences - Social Sciences
25.09.2017
Taking a knee in Oakland, and other forms of resistance: 50 years of photos
Taking a knee in Oakland, and other forms of resistance: 50 years of photos
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Sport Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
20.09.2017
Sport Sciences - Careers/Employment
19.09.2017
Striking while the gridiron is hot
As the clock ticked down toward zero, tensions were running high in the crowded room. Anthony Firkser, A.B. '17, had just stepped out to take a phone call, and the crowd was growing restless.
Astronomy - Sport Sciences
18.09.2017
Travel app wins top prize at App Camp
Travel app wins top prize at App Camp
An app that uses satellite imagery to give flight travellers an interactive, bird's-eye view of their routes took the top prize at this year's Space App Camp at ESA's centre in Frascati, Italy.
Sport Sciences
18.09.2017
Home ground success edges UQ closer to historic sevens title
Home ground success edges UQ closer to historic sevens title
The University of Queensland female rugby union team has extended its lead in the Aon Uni 7s Series after winning its third-consecutive tournament.
Sport Sciences
14.09.2017
Unbeaten UQ aim for home victory
Unbeaten UQ aim for home victory
The University of Queensland will be out to extend its Aon Uni 7s Series winning streak when it hosts Round 3 at the UQ Sport Athletics Centre in St Lucia this weekend, 16 and 17 September.
Administration/Government - Sport Sciences
11.09.2017
Campus statement on food vendor incident
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Sport Sciences
06.09.2017
Unbeaten UQ aim for Uni 7s improvement
Unbeaten UQ aim for Uni 7s improvement
University of Queensland Aon Uni 7s Series coach Reg Tayler has called on his unbeaten side to maintain its focus at this weekend's second round (9-10 September) in Sydney.
Sport Sciences
30.08.2017
UQ athletes achieve success at World Uni Games
Three University of Queensland students have recorded top five placings at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan.
Sport Sciences - History/Archeology
28.08.2017
UQ in historic victory for women's sport
UQ in historic victory for women’s sport
The University of Queensland has won the opening round of the history-making Aon Uni 7s Series , scoring victory in all five of its games at the University of Tasmania Stadium in Launceston.
Sport Sciences - Computer Science/Telecom
25.08.2017
Training a Machine to Watch Soccer
Though soccer players have assigned roles, it is routine for players to swap positions throughout the course of a game, or even during a single play. Players and fans recognize when this occurs and now, thanks to work led by engineers at Caltech, so can a computer. The Caltech team, along with colleagues at Disney Research and STATS, a major supplier of sports data, have developed an algorithm that can automatically recognize formations of teams-how they arrange themselves on the field-when analyzing player tracking data.
Sport Sciences
25.08.2017
Stanford and Rice Universities battle it out in Sydney
Stanford and Rice Universities kicked off the 2017 College Football Cup this week by touching down at the University of Sydney.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Sport Sciences
24.08.2017
Sustainable wellness with solar energy
Sustainable wellness with solar energy
There is a growing need in our society for fitness and wellness, which generally incurs environmental costs and swallows up large quantities of energy.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
23.08.2017
Building a better sports drink
Henry J. Binder, Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Medicine at Yale, didn't set out to create a better Gatorade-but in looking for a means to help people suffering from dehydration to better absorb nutrients he may have done just that.
Sport Sciences
22.08.2017
Team UQ names skipper for historic women's competition
Team UQ names skipper for historic women’s competition
The University of Queensland has named Mackenzie Sadler as its captain for the inaugural Aon Uni 7s Series.
Careers/Employment - Sport Sciences
17.08.2017
Demo day showcases serious innovation in
Demo day showcases serious innovation in "playful" tech
As "playful" technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) become increasingly prevalent in the gaming world - and the real world - MIT continues to find ways to support innovation and entrepreneurship in those areas.
Sport Sciences
10.08.2017
UQ athletes represent Australia at World Uni Games
UQ athletes represent Australia at World Uni Games
Eleven University of Queensland students - including four UQ Sports Achievement Scholarship recipients - will represent Australia's Uniroos at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan.
Sport Sciences
09.08.2017
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
With the cricket season in full swing, now cricket fans can try out their batting skills in the comfort of their own homes in a virtual reality game, developed by Stickee Studios in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bath.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
08.08.2017
Playing with your brain
Human-computer interactions, such as playing video games, can have a negative impact on the brain, says a new Canadian study published in Molecular Psychiatry . For over 10 years, scientists have told us that action video game players exhibit better visual attention, motor control abilities and short-term memory.
Sport Sciences - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
16.07.2017
Pushing the limits of athletic performance
Pushing the limits of athletic performance
The panic in the pit of your stomach as you fly over your handle bars is all too familiar to any mountain biker.
Sport Sciences - Media
14.07.2017
Women have to 'prove they are sports fans'
Women have to ’prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope , who answers some questions about her findings below.
Earth Sciences - Sport Sciences
14.07.2017
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
12.07.2017
Detecting long-term concussion in athletes
Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually have a new tool at their disposal: a diagnostic signature that uses artificial intelligence to detect brain trauma years after it has occurred.  While the short-term effects of head trauma can be devastating, the long-term effects can be equally hard for patients.
Careers/Employment - Sport Sciences
29.06.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
22.06.2017
Inspirational Stanford athlete Tyrone McGraw dies at 29
T YRONE McGRAW made me see the world differently. While working on a feature story on McGraw, a two-sport athlete in track and football at Stanford, I described him as a rare success story out of San Francisco's tough Bayview-Hunters Point.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
20.06.2017
Board game helps Mexican coffee farmers grasp complex ecological interactions
Board game helps Mexican coffee farmers grasp complex ecological interactions
ANN ARBOR'A chess-like board game developed by University of Michigan researchers helps small-scale Mexican coffee farmers better understand the complex interactions between the insects and fungi that live on their plants'and how some of those creatures can help provide natural pest control.
Sport Sciences - Life Sciences
20.06.2017
Unlock molecular secrets with mobile game BioBlox2D
BioBlox2D is a new free mobile computer game inspired by tackling one of the hardest problems in biological science - how molecules fit together.
Sport Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
16.06.2017
A video game demonstrates how energy choices affect our carbon footpr
‘Mission Possible' combines scientific rigor and good fun to help us understand the carbon impact of our personal energy choices.
Sport Sciences
15.06.2017
Let’s get everyone home safely - reflections on violence in Washington
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