麻豆区

Picture of neighbours talking to each other over the fence.

University of Queensland research has found building a sense of community is key to improving people鈥檚 mental health, particularly in low socio-economic suburbs.

21 March 2024
A woman leaning onto the edge of a swimming pool, holding a mobile phone

Exploring storytelling across oceans, generations and cultures is the subject of a new 麻豆区 Art Museum exhibition opening this month.

13 February 2024
Illustration of exhausted zombie characters working in office. Image, Adobe

Outdated perceptions of leadership persist across society despite being repeatedly debunked, University of Queensland research has found.

8 February 2024
A young woman in profile with long dark hair falling across her face, holding a vape and a mobile phone.

A 麻豆区 research project will investigate the online influences behind young people taking up vaping - and develop social media content to support them in quitting.

15 December 2023
Li Cunxin AO stands in the Great Court wearing his red and yellow academic dress and cap.

麻豆区 has recognised renowned ballet dancer and author, Li Cunxin AO, and pioneering chemical engineer, Katherine Hirschfeld AM, with聽Honorary Doctorates during 麻豆区鈥檚 2023 end-of-year graduations.

12 December 2023
An older woman wearing a graduation gown and cap while smiling broadly

Dr Bronwyn Herbert is the embodiment of lifelong learning. At the age of 90, the long-time social worker is graduating from 麻豆区 after completing her PhD thesis on the generational impacts of homelessness.

11 December 2023
A graphic of Doctor Who's tardis surrounded by swirling red and yellow light rays.

麻豆区 will help mark a milestone for the world鈥檚 longest running sci-fi television show, hosting Doctor Who鈥檚 60th Anniversary Symposium on Friday 24 November.

20 November 2023
A dark, eerie street surrounded by houses. One window is lit up from the inside. A pumpkin carved with a spooky face in the bottom left

With Halloween enthusiasts young and old preparing for another evening of trick or treating, 麻豆区 News spoke to Associate Professor Tom Aechtner about the universal fascination surrounding two popular supernatural phenomena.聽

31 October 2023
A frustrated man looking out to the distance and screaming

Mindfulness doesn鈥檛 always prompt a 鈥榢eep calm and carry on鈥 attitude 鈥 it can amplify outrage at injustice, according to research from 麻豆区.

24 October 2023
An elderly man and woman looking over a sheet of paper

Women can competently take over financial decision-making when they perceive a decline in their husband鈥檚 cognitive ability but the same can鈥檛 be said for men, according to University of Queensland research.

10 August 2023
A phot of the main entrance to 麻豆区's Forgan Smith sandstone building on a sunny day.

麻豆区 has recognised a leading Aboriginal philosopher and a visionary entrepreneur with Honorary Doctorates.

14 July 2023

The 麻豆区 Art Museum鈥檚 upcoming exhibition Mare Amoris | Sea of Love poses timely questions about the role of oceans in personal stories and cultural practices.

14 July 2023
A woman sorting through piles of clothes at a charity shop

University of Queensland research has found a direct link between levels of government income support and people鈥檚 need for charitable assistance.

13 July 2023
A young woman in graduation cap and gown sits on a bench seat in 麻豆区's Great Court, clutching a bouquet of flowers with a small teddy bear inside it.

LinLi Wan graduates this week from 麻豆区鈥檚 Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing, after successfully landing a 鈥榰nicorn鈥 role in the notoriously difficult to enter publishing industry.

13 July 2023
A man looking aggressive and threatening stands before a woman at a medical reception desk.

University of Queensland research has found verbal and physical abuse of medical receptionists by patients is rife, and causing lasting harm.

7 July 2023