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PIA pays homage to legendary QUT urban planner, Phil Heywood

08-04-2014 He has had a hand in literally shaping the cities and towns we live in having taught generations of urban planners over more than 30 years at QUT, and so it is fitting Associate Professor Phil Heywood has been admitted to the Hall of Fame of the Planning Institute of Australia.

QUT’s swim belt could prove gold in the pool

07-04-2014 It's the simple device that could help the Australian Swim Team reach for more gold - and it was developed right here in Brisbane.

QUT names Volunteer of the Year Award winners

01-04-2014 When Blake Thornton of Eight Mile Plains started university at QUT, he didn't expect to be accepting an award for volunteering. If anything, he thought the only time his name would be called in front of a large crowd would be on graduation day.

Psst! Want to know how to improve plants? Whisper to their genes

17-03-2014 One of the world's leading discovery researchers has moved to QUT to work with the university's plant genetic scientists to help solve one of the most baffling problems facing the genetic improvement of food plants.

Aussie grass could hold key to addressing world food shortage

11-03-2014 QUT scientists say a native Australian grass found around Charleville in Queensland could hold the key to ensuring the long-term viability of a crop critical to world food security.

Taking power: hands-on engineering day for year 9 and 10 female students

06-03-2014 High schools participating in QUT's annual Power of Engineering, which gives female students from years 9 and 10 hands-on experience of solving real-world engineering challenges, has helped increase the number of students taking senior STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Robots Cubed: meet the next generation of entertainment

27-02-2014 Australia, it's time to face to your future.The first ever digital writing residency funded by the Australia Council for the Arts will launch at QUT tonight with a project that challenges our perceptions about robots - and entertainment.

Future Drive: How to slash fuel bills with technology

26-02-2014 It promises to be a car show offering a difference. Forget the classic Commodores and the fast Fords, Future Drive is a showcase of high-tech vehicles where fuel-efficiency overtakes the revs.

QUT hosts world-renowned scientist Michio Kaku’s first-ever Australian tour

05-06-2014 Revolutionary physicist, bestselling author and celebrated broadcaster Dr Michio is set to enthrall and entertain audiences at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 5.

Newly discovered marsupial the victim of fatal attraction

21-02-2014 A QUT mammalogist has discovered a highly sexed mouse-like marsupial in Queensland's Springbrook National Park.


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