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University of Queensland (UQ) researchers are studying the role of "third places" in the health and wellbeing of older adults in Springfield.

UQ needs study participants aged 60 years and older

Daniel Bouwmeester December 8, 2023 3 min read

Do you live or work in Springfield and are aged 60 years or older? University of Queensland (UQ) researchers are exploring the role of “third places” in the health and wellbeing of older adults in Springfield and are looking for participants. By helping, you could win a $50 Coles Group Gift Card. Third places refer…

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Vaping – a stop-smoking aid or a threat to Australia’s youth?

Daniel Bouwmeester December 1, 2023 4 min read

Smoking tobacco continues to be a major hazard to people’s long-term health and quality of life in Australia – with 50 people a day dying from smoking-related illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, lung disease, and several cancers. Rates of smoking, however, have decreased dramatically over the years through a strong public health approach regarding…

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Ball is in your court with UQ Health

Daniel Bouwmeester July 5, 2023 3 min read

Did you know the University of Queensland has a health and wellbeing research centre based right here in Springfield? The UQ Centre for Community Health and Wellbeing – led by Professor Lauren Ball – is located at the Springfield Tower office building on Sinnathamby Boulevard. Professor Ball established the Centre in January this year. It…

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