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First Nations PhD candidate Emily Hall is combining her studies in high performance sport with an innovative exercise program co-designed with an Aboriginal community.

12 June 2023
Soccer ball in goal

University of Queensland scientists have developed a model that gives soccer players their best chance of kicking a penalty goal.

12 December 2022
a cyclist riding close to a line of cars

Cyclists in Brisbane don’t take the shortest or flattest routes, but rather plan their journeys to minimise traffic stress according to research from ֱ.

14 November 2022
Two women standing on a stage at an awards event

Several Commonwealth Games representatives are among 19 students recognised for their sporting achievements as ֱ celebrates 110 years of the ֱ Blues Awards.

7 November 2022
young rugby players in blue uniforms in a scrum

Researchers at ֱ are seeking volunteer school rugby and basketball players for brain scans as they work on a new blood test to help diagnose concussion.

31 August 2022
A group of teenage girls next to a smaller group of young girls. The teenagers are wearing pale blue short pleated skirts, red hats, red shirts with tassels, mid-length white socks, and white shoes. The younger children are wearing white dresses, hats, socks and shoes.

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 young hockey player guiding the ball with her stick on a blue hockey field

ֱ student and emerging hockey star Claire Colwill is experiencing a whirlwind of emotions after being selected to represent Australia at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this week.

25 July 2022
A young woman in a graduation cap and gown holds a netball and leans against a column in the St Lucia Great Court

After 11 years of juggling the demands of an elite sporting career with study, Queensland Firebird Gabi Simpson has been acknowledged for her hard work and success, graduating from ֱ as valedictorian.

15 July 2022
Woman on exercise bike while man stands nearby with laptop. Supplied.

Women in rural and regional areas recovering from gynaecological cancer and treatment will now have access to a University of Queensland rehabilitation program through telehealth.

10 June 2022
Wheelchair rugby player Conor Tweedy poses with his father and brother on court after a win

Three generations of one family have now played in premiership-winning rugby sides for the University of Queensland, after the club won the inaugural Wheelchair Rugby National League.

3 June 2022
Young boys on a field playing rugby league, with a player being tackled

Practical tips to help maximise children’s enjoyment and participation in Junior Rugby League (JRL) will soon be available for Queensland parents via an online program.

19 April 2022
Sarah Kelly and Andrew Liveris

ֱ’s position as a front-runner to help take Queensland to the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games has been further bolstered, with three of the newly appointed Organising Committee Board members possessing strong...

12 April 2022
ֱ's Natalie Grider says AFLW's growing popularity is good for achieving equity goals.

Natalie Grider has kicked many personal goals since being drafted into the Brisbane Lions’ AFLW team, including one that many professional footballers never achieve – a premiership title.

10 March 2022
Woman using lat pulldown machine under supervision of man in ֱ shirt

Women who have been treated for gynaecological cancers can help University of Queensland researchers by participating in a study to safely integrate exercise into their daily lives.

16 December 2021
A plane taking-off over water.

New data from ֱ reveals just 51 per cent of Australians plan to travel overseas now that international borders are open.

9 November 2021