A group shot of three teenage girls looking down at mobile devices in their hands

New research has found adolescents who are active on social media are being exposed to content that could put them at risk of developing drug and alcohol issues.

14 September 2022
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A free University of Queensland peer coaching program, designed to help rebuild the arts and culture sector in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, is set to go global.

7 September 2022
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COVID-19, rather than the threat of climate change, has spurred Australians to become more sustainable, according to research from The University of Queensland.

18 August 2022
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Young adults living with Down syndrome have high aspirations and a great zest for life according to an Australian first study by researchers from The University of Queensland.

10 August 2022
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At a time when Aboriginal people’s lives were controlled – including what language they spoke, where they could go and who they could marry – Aunty Lesley Williams was marching outside these restrictions.

3 August 2022
A woman stands in a freshwater swamp holding a bundle of long straight reeds.

Weaving is part of Sonja Carmichael’s cultural inheritance, but despite always living on Country, she only arrived at it by chance.

2 August 2022
Dylan Berger

Dylan Berger is set to explore how language is a living form of Indigenous Knowledge, as the inaugural recipient of The University of Queensland’s Indigenous Languages Scholarship.

1 August 2022
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Deadly Noize is set to showcase First Nations artists in four hours of live music at The University of Queensland.

30 July 2022
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Naomi Sweasey changed the direction of her UQ Bachelor of Arts degree after an "enthralling" elective subject in her first semester.

14 July 2022
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A University of Queensland academic has created the first artwork in the world to combine augmented reality (AR) game music with places in the community.

25 June 2022
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Countries with female leaders recorded 30 per cent fewer COVID-19 deaths than nations governed by men, according to University of Queensland research.

16 June 2022
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An international leader in audiology and an Indigenous author and poet are among an extensive list of University of Queensland representatives who have been named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year.

13 June 2022
Sleep coaches Jamie Dunne and Karen Chong and Cultural Advisor Roslyn Von Senden hold up monitoring watches

Young Indigenous people in Mt Isa will be taught about the mental health benefits of a good night’s sleep as part of a nation-leading program developed by The University of Queensland.

2 June 2022
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The ALP will rightly bask in this election victory. As the party’s Sydney MP Tanya Plibersek put it Saturday night: a win is a win is a win.

23 May 2022
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University of Queensland professor and proud Wiradjuri woman Anita Heiss has been awarded the 2022 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Indigenous Writers’ Prize.

18 May 2022